Athabasca County Connection – August edition

The Athabasca County Connection is a newsletter for residents and businesses within Athabasca County. The August edition is ready for viewing and contain stories about the State of Agricultural Emergency that has been declared in the municipality, the Centennial Family Farm Award recipients, an update on the Land Use Bylaw and Municipal Development Plan review, […]

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Town and County set path to expedite pool project

        ATHABASCA, AB – Town and County Council members have reached consensus on the next steps for the new pool facility planned for Athabasca. The two councils met at the Athabasca Regional Multiplex on the evening of July 30, 2015, to discuss how to move forward given recent changes to the scope […]

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Athabasca County declares agriculture emergency

Athabasca, Alberta – Dry conditions in the agricultural sector were officially acknowledged by Athabasca County Council this week after it declared a state of agriculture emergency. The decision was made on July 30, 2015 at the Athabasca County Regular Council Meeting after councillors considered a recommendation to do so from the municipality’s Agriculture Services Board. […]

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Approved Development Permits – July 2015

Applications for Development Permits have been Approved With Conditions as follows: Permit No. 2015-D0099 Zoning:       Country Residential Use District Location:     East Park Estates; Unit 20, Plan 902309; NW-1-64-20-W4 Type:  Recreational Vehicle Placement & 2 Sheds Permit No.  2015-D0101 Zoning:   Country Residential Use District Location:   Teepee Lake Estates; Lot 12, Block 1, […]

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Campground User Survey

Athabasca County Recreation Services strives to provide an enjoyable experience for those who visit our campgrounds. Each year a survey is prepared for those who use our facilities to help us gather information about where we can improve and confirm where we are doing well. This year an online survey has been created to provide […]

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Fire Advisory now in effect

(ISSUED: July 17, 2015) Due to the recent change in weather conditions, Athabasca County has a reduced fire hazard.  A FIRE ADVISORY is now in effect for the area of the County outside of the Forest Protection Area and the FIRE RESTRICTION removed. This means that the use of permitted burn barrels and cooking and […]

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Fire Restriction Notice

(ISSUED:  July 10, 2015) Athabasca County is now under a FIRE RESTRICTION effective July 10, 2015 This restriction PROHIBITS the discharge of all fireworks and SUSPENDS all permits issued for burn barrels.  Small cooking and warming fires are still being permitted at this time; however, residents and visitors to Athabasca County are advised to use […]

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Road safety is everybody’s business

The County has a program to regularly inspect roadways to ensure stop signs, yield signs, and other regulatory signs are in place. If you notice a sign on a County roadway has gone missing, is knocked over, or is damaged, please call the Public Works Shop at 675-2404 to report it. Specific information about the exact location, the […]

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