NOTICE- County Offices closed for Heritage day

All Athabasca County offices, including Public Works and Family and Community Support Services, will be closed on Monday, August 5 for the Heritage Day holiday. We’ll resume regular business hours on August 6.

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NEWS- Athabasca County Conversation #31

Miss this week’s Athabasca County Conversation? Check it out here, and don’t forget to tune into 94.1 The River on August 7 for the next show.

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NEWS- 3rd Annual Fly-In BBQ a big success

July 23, 2013– Athabasca County would like to thank everyone who came out to the Third Annual Fly-In Barbecue on Saturday, July 20 at the Athabasca Regional Airport. We were happy to welcome 15 pilots who touched down at the event, despite grey skies, as well as the 400-plus local citizens who enjoyed the planes and […]

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NEWS- Construction season in full swing with infrastructure projects

July 18, 2013– Public Works staff are working hard to complete this year’s summer infrastructure projects. Here’s a quick rundown of the work they’re doing this season: Graveling- under Policy 3242 (Road Maintenance Standards) all County roadways will receive graveling at least once every four years. This year, over 400 kilometers will get gravel, throughout […]

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NEWS- AAMDC offering scholarship opportunity

July 18, 2013– Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties’ (AAMDC) is now accepting applications for its 2013 Scholarship Program. Rural Alberta students are invited to submit their applications, postmarked no later than August 2, 2013. Last year, Rochester’s Casey Morey received the scholarship. The program is designed to encourage young rural Albertans to pursue […]

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NEWS- Peace Officer asking citizens to pull over for emergency vehicles

July 16, 2013– Athabasca County’s Community Peace Officer Ryan Alice wants to remind all motorists of the importance of pulling over for emergency vehicles. Under the regulations stated in the Alberta Traffic Safety Act, all motorists are required to pull over for emergency vehicles with their sirens on (Section 65.1). “This is really about the safety […]

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Athabasca County Conversation #30

Miss this week’s Athabasca County Conversation? Check it out here, and don’t forget to tune into 94.1 The River on July 24 for the next show.

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NOTICE- Now accepting election officer applications

We’re currently accepting applications for the positions of Presiding Deputy & Deputy Officers for the 2013 Municipal Election to be held October 21, 2013 We’re seeking qualified personnel to fill positions at polling stations throughout Athabasca County.  Please submit your application stating previous experience and qualifications. All Deputy Officers will be required to attend a training session […]

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NOTICE- Upcoming bylaw hearings

Two public hearings have been scheduled for Tuesday, August 13, 2013 in Council Chambers to allow for public discussion of two proposed amendments to the Land Use By-Law 6-2002. The amendments affect land in the Hamlet of Grassland (NE 21-67-18 W4) and a quarter  section southwest of the Village of Boyle (LS 5-30-64-19 W4). Go […]

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