Public Hearing October 18 – Change of Land Use

A Public Hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Chambers of the County Office to allow the public discussion of an amendment to the Land Use By-Law 6-2002, insofar as it applies to certain lands within Athabasca County. The Municipal Government Act, R.S.A. 2000 (“the Act”) authorizes […]

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Development Permits – September 2016

Applications for the following development permits have been APPROVED: 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, AB, T9S 1M8. Such an appeal to the Secretary of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board shall be in writing […]

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County Conversation – MDP/LUB Public Hearing

This week’s County Conversation talks about an upcoming Public Hearing that will gather further public input about the County’s new Land Use Bylaw (LUB) and Municipal Development Plan (MDP). The Public Hearing is one of the final steps before Athabasca County Council adopts the two statutory documents. This audio clip was originally aired on 94.1 The River on […]

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Farm Woman of the Year nominations

  Do you know a farm woman who makes exceptional contributions? Nominate her for one of two awards: Pioneer Farm Woman Award A tribute to farm women in the early years The nomination guidelines are as follows: 1. The nominee must have been full-time farming within the Athabasca County. 2. The nominee must not be a […]

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County Conversation – Rural addressing and emergencies

Get to know your rural address or post it in an accessible location If you missed this week’s Athabasca County Conversation on 94.1 The River you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about the importance of knowing your rural address in case of emergency. The blue signs were added to the entrance of […]

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Career Opportunity – Receptionist

FCSS ADMINISTRATIVE RECEPTIONIST The Athabasca County Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) Program is currently accepting applications for an Administrative Receptionist.  This is a full-time permanent position. FCSS provides a wide range of voluntary services designed to promote individual, family and community wellness.  The Administrative Receptionist is often the first point of contact for those […]

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New Folding Bridge Signs

      Folding bridge sign mechanisms have been installed on a number of bridges across the County. Their purpose is to allow for the passage of wide agricultural equipment such as combines and swathers without damaging the bridge marker signs. Bridges outfitted with the mechanisms can easily be identified by red folding latches on […]

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