Hamlet and Roadway Cleanup Program

Are you a community organization or individual willing to help beautify our County? If so, Athabasca County has established the Roadside and Hamlet Clean-Up program to provide Community Groups, and individuals, the opportunity to earn an incentive payment. This is an incentive program to enhance the appearance of our Hamlets and certain roadways. Please note that all […]

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NOTICE: Approved Development Permits

Applications for Development Permits have been Approved With Conditions as follows: Permit No. 2014-D0030 Zoning: Rural Use District Location: 1323789-1-3 within SW 1-62-24 W4 Type: Expansion of Family Care Facility to Group Care Facility (Max. 9 Beds) Permit No. 2014-D0039 Zoning: Agricultural Use District Location: 1222735-1-3 within SE 4-68-22 W4 Type: Major Home Occupation (DRC […]

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Job Opportunity – Director of Community Services

Athabasca County is currently accepting applications for a Director of Community Services. Reporting to the County Manager, The Director of Community Services will be responsible for supervising the Planning and Development department. This position is responsible for the functional areas within planning and development, building inspections, economic development, tourism development and community futures as well […]

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Public Hearing – April 8 – Bylaw No. 1 & 2 – 2014

A Public Hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers of the County Office to allow the public discussion of an amendment to the Municipal Development Plan By-Law 5-2002 and Land Use By-Law 6-2002, insofar as it applies to certain lands within Athabasca County. The Municipal Government […]

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NOTICE – Spring Cleaning Approach Culverts

Attention County Residents In preparation for the spring thaw, Athabasca County is requesting your assistance in checking the culvert under the approach to your property to ensure that no blockages exist. In the event that you discover damage or unusual blockages that you feel may be a concern, please call our Public Works Department at 675-2404 to report the […]

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Wandering River Pipeline/Reservoir project awarded

Amber Mitchell, project coordinator Stantec (left) presents a 2014 Consulting Engineers of Alberta Showcase Award of Excellence to Director of Infrastructure Services, Brian Adamkewicz and County Reeve, Doris Splane. The County was also presented with a Alberta Public Works Association (APWA) Project of the Year Award by president of the Association Dean Berrecloth.  The Wandering […]

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Rural Addressing increases safety

Rural Addressing is a way Athabasca County is working to increase safety for people in the county. It means help can reach you, and the County’s 4,800 properties, more quickly during times of emergency. Once the project is complete the entrance to your property will be registered with the provincial 911 system. READ MORE

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Councilor returned to full duties

As of March 13, 2014 Athabasca County Council has voted to reinstate Councilor Jack Dowhaluk to his full scope of duties. The decision was made after time sheets and minutes taken at various committee and commission meetings were reviewed and compared. Council determined that while discrepancies are present, they are inconclusive and of insufficient quantity […]

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Local Cemetery Improvement Program

Local Community Groups & Non-Profit Organizational Cemetery Groups are invited to apply for a $2,000 grant to improve their cemetery and individual grave sites within their cemeteries. The grant is available for materials and supplies for up to a maximum of $2,000 once every 5 years for fencing, landscaping, leveling grave depressions, erecting commemorative plaques, signs, markers, recording data on […]

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NOW HIRING: Park Manager (Athabasca Area)

FULL-TIME CONTRACT To perform caretaking and management duties for a top recreational area in Athabasca County. Forfar Recreational Park  (Located on Long Lake approximately 41 km southwest of Athabasca). This contract position runs from April 15, 2014 to September 30, 2014. Couples are welcome to apply. Duties to include but not limited to: Maintenance of […]

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