June 2020

Fees for camping at all Special Areas municipal parks will be increasing on July 1, 2020. Rates have not changed since 2018, when unserviced site fees increased from $12.50 to $15.00 per unit per night. Rates for serviced sites at various parks have not increased...

Our offices will be closed for Canada Day on Wednesday, July 1. Offices will reopen on Thursday, July 2 with regular office hours. Please be safe this Canada Day by maintaining physical distancing recommendations, including staying 6 ft apart, washing your hands regularly, and following public...

With traditional ratepayer meetings deferred until fall, digital versions of reporting and presentations have been posted online this month. Annual ratepayer meetings give residents throughout the Special Areas the chance to share feedback and to get updates on current projects and planned work. With in-person...

Effective June 16, 2020 the Fire Advisory in the Special Areas is lifted. Controlled Burn Notifications are required for any type of burning, except campfires and incinerator fires. Safe campfires are allowed in campgrounds and random camping areas. To complete a Controlled Burn Notice, please contact your...

Large group campsites at Prairie Oasis Park and Gooseberry Lake Park may be reserved for the 2020 season. These sites include the: - Camp Kitchen Site (Prairie Oasis Park) - Bullpound Loop Group Site (Prairie Oasis Park) - Group Site A (Gooseberry Lake Park) - Group Site B (Gooseberry...

Special Areas has some items for bid on Alberta Online Auction. Items will be available for auction in five batches, with different online bidding dates and in-person viewing dates. Viewing will be by appointment only on set dates. To make an appointment, contact the Youngstown Service...

Effective Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 8:00 A.M. all loading restrictions are removed, with the exception of: a specified oiled road in Special Area No. 2 restricting bus, truck and trailer traffic to Ninety percent (90%) of authorized load limits except as allowed under the act or regulation...