Caslan/Golden Nodding Improvements Begin This Week

PAVING WORK BEGINS ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2019                      CASLAN – Paving crews will begin work to make improvements in the Hamlet of Caslan this week. Work will take place from the intersection by the store (50th Street) continuing just past the Fire Hall along Range…

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Surplus Equipment – For Sale by Tender

Athabasca County is offering the following items for Sale by Tender: #324 – 2013 Hyundai HL770-9A Loader (Approx 4,406 hrs) Serial No. HHKHLK04VD0000031 #330 – 2009 Kubota F3080 diesel lawnmower, 72” front mounted deck (Approx. 1,980 hrs) Serial No. 10242 #422 – 2007 Chevrolet 1500 Regular Cab, 2 WD (Approx 212,000 km) Serial No. 1GCEC14007Z558496…

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Understanding the Placement of Reception Centres

There have been some questions regarding whether the Athabasca Regional Multiplex will become a reception centre to accommodate those evacuated due to wildfires. The following information is provided to help everyone understand what is required before a reception centre is put in place. With AU moving its convocation, will a reception centre now be set…

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AU relocates convocation due to wildfires

Decision made to help increase safety for everyone     Today Athabasca County received word that Athabasca University made the tough decision to move its convocation ceremony from Athabasca to Red Deer. The event is an important one for our region and is one we all look forward to each year. Given the wildfires burning north…

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County provides support during wildfires

Athabasca, Alberta – Athabasca County is assisting in efforts to support those displaced by wildfires. On Thursday, May 30th Director of Emergency Services Ron Jackson and FCSS Athabasca Manager Deb Wood travelled to Calling Lake to visit with MD of Opportunity officials operating a reception centre for evacuees. After the visit, and responding to a…

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Vegetation Control Program 2019

Please note the herbicide vegetation control program for Athabasca County will begin June 3, 2019 and continues until about September 1, 2019. The objective of the program is to control unwanted weeds, brush and trees in County right-of-ways. The County does not use herbicides within 30 meters on either side of a farmstead or residential…

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Development Permit Approvals

For the week of May 29, 2019                Permitted Use: D19-047 988 sq. ft. single family dwelling & removal of old mobile home ENW 3-64-21-W4 (Division 2) Decision Date: May 27, 2019 D19-049 1381 sq. ft. single family dwelling, 959 sq. ft. attached garage, 58 sq. ft. porch, 240…

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2019 Seniors’ Symposium Tickets – Athabasca

The 2019 Athabasca Senior’s Symposium takes place on Thursday, June 6th from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Athabasca Seniors’ Centre. The fee to attend is $12 including lunch, prizes and all the other activities planned for the day. Please pre-register by Monday, June 3rd to help us plan enough food for the day….

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Fire Ban Now in Place

Please be advised that effective May 23, 2019 Athabasca County has issued the following FIRE BAN:   Athabasca County has upgraded the existing Fire Restriction to a FIRE BAN for the area of the County outside of the Forest Protection Area effective immediately. The fire ban prohibits all open fires including recreational fire pits, burn…

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County Conversation – May 22, 2019

The Colinton Street and Sidewalk Renewal Project is underway!          The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs on BOOM 94.1. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about work taking place in the Hamlet of Colinton to resurface…

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