Boil Water Advisory – Blood Indian Campground

BLOOD INDIAN CAMPGROUND – BOIL WATER ADVISORY Due to a water line repair, a precautionary boil water advisory has been put in place for Blood Indian Campground, located near Big Stone, Alberta.Campers have been asked to boil potable water accessed from the shower building or at serviced sites for a

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Special Areas included in federal list of prescribed drought regions

Special Areas 2, 3 and 4 have been included in the federal government’s initial list of designated regions for the Livestock Tax Deferral provision. The Government of Canada released their initial list of prescribed regions impacted by drought or flooding on July 23rd. Extreme weather conditions – specifically low moisture

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Carp Cup Charity Classic

HOLY CARP! July 6, 2019 is free fishing weekend in Alberta (no fishing licence required) so head out to Blood Indian Reservoir for the very first Carp Cup Charity Classic! Help us reduce the Carp population while enjoying a fun weekend with your family and supporting STARS & HALO!

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Road Ban Removal

Notice Effective Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 8:00AM, all loading restrictions are removed, with the exception of: a specific oiled road in Special Areas 2 restricting bus, truck and trailer traffic to Ninety percent (90%) of authorized load limits except as allowed under the act or regulation on the following

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Nolan Ball Recognized

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 what looks to be

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Community Pasture Policy Public Consultation Now Open

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 has created a committee

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Free Grassfire Safety Toolkits Now Available!

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 you and your family

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2019 Ratepayer Meetings Announced

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 scheduled meetings, or to

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Flare Stacks PSA

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 & Protection Regulation (section 14).

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Spring 2019 Newsletter Is Out!

The 2019 Spring ratepayer newsletter is out, available in your mailbox or at your local district office. Our ratepayer newsletter is one of the key ways we communicate with you, our ratepayer. In this edition, we look at the year ahead with some detailed information on the 2019 budget, review

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