May 2019

Nolan Ball recognized as 2019’s Outstanding Young Registered Technologist in Agrology by the Alberta Institute of Agrologists. “Practicality, diplomacy, he asks people to come up with solutions that might be outside the box. Exceptional people are passionate about what they do, and they do it with...

Meaningful public consultation is a critical part of the municipal decision-making process. Special Areas is committed to creating opportunities for meaningful public participation in municipal decisions which directly impact ratepayers. In response to ratepayer concerns about the current Special Areas community pasture policy, the Advisory Council...

Special Areas Board's Fire Safety booklet, first introduced last fall at community grassfire information sessions, is now available at your local District Office at no charge. Part of the larger SAB Grassfire Safety Toolkit, the red Fire Safety guide is full of useful information to help...

Mark your calendars! We are hitting the road this May and June to meet with you in your community. We are hosting the 2019 Ratepayer Meetings throughout the Special Areas, and look forward to hearing from you. Feel free to drop in at any of the...

Did you know flare stacks require a minimum of 100 feet between them and any combustible materials? If sites aren't maintained with this in mind, grassfires can - and do - start from flares. The 100 feet distance requirement is outlined under the Forest Prairie &...