Snowplow flags available

Residents of Athabasca County wishing to utilize the County residential driveway snowplow services must purchase flags and sign a Residential Driveway Hold Harmless Agreement prior to request for service. The flags are to be purchased at the Athabasca County Administration Office at a cost of $50/Flag. Resident Senior Citizens, 65 years of age or older, […]

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Development Permits – December 2015

The following applications for development permits have been Approved With Conditions: Any person affected by this decision may appeal to Brian Pysyk, Secretary of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board, Athabasca County, 3602 – 48th Avenue, Athabasca, CAN T9S 1M8. Such an appeal to the Secretary of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board shall be […]

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Athabasca County Conversation – Dec. 9, 2015

Seasonal Campsite Applications | Farm Woman of the Year Nominations  The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs on 94.1 The River. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment reminds those interested in submitting an application for a seasonal campsite at Forfar Recreation […]

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Alberta Transportation – Winter Maintenance

Have you ever wondered how Alberta Transportation determines when to clear roads with its contractors? They have created a Winter Maintenance update explaining level of service and highway maintenance contracts. Although Athabasca County is not responsible for clearing highways, having an understanding of how all roads are maintained is important to residents of the municipality. Information specific […]

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Council adopts Bill 6 resolution

At the Regular Council Meeting of December 8, 2015 members of Athabasca County Council adopted the following resolution regarding Bill 6 which is currently being considered by the Government of Alberta: “To support the AAMDC position that safety is important in all of Alberta’s workplaces including farms, and that the Provincial Government should only proceed with passing […]

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Snow clearing priorities

Safety is something we take very seriously. Athabasca County’s priority during snow events is to keep the travelling public safe by clearing priority roads, those with hills and bus routes, as well as other rural roads first. Athabasca County also subsidizes a snow clearing service for rural residential properties called the Residential Driveway Snow Clearing […]

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2016 Seasonal Campsites – Apply Now!

Application Deadline of January 2, 2016 Seasonal Campsites at Forfar Recreational Park and Hope Lake Campground are made available each year for those interested in spending their summer enjoying the best of Alberta’s outdoors. Maps and information, as well as 2016 applications are available by clicking on the links below. Please note: follow the seasonal […]

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