Intermunicipal Development Plans – Public Consultation Now Open

The Special Areas recognizes meaningful public consultation is a critical part of the municipal decision-making process and is committed to creating opportunities for meaningful public participation in municipal decisions which directly impact ratepayers. The Special Areas Board is looking for your feedback about the draft Intermunicipal Development Plans (IDPs) with

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Special Areas Water Supply Project (SAWSP) Information Sessions – March 5 & 6

Want to find out the latest on the Special Areas Water Supply Project? Have questions on the proposed project design and the potential for irrigation for your operation? Want to share your feedback with Advisory Council on what the next steps for the project should be? Special Areas is hosting

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Winter 2020 Ag Newsletter Now Available!

The 2020 winter edition of the Special Areas Board Ag newsletter is now available! This edition dives into tips and information for producers, including: Feed testing and winter feed planning Ag plastic recycling in the Special Areas Coyote controls and ASB supports Proposed changes to livestock traceability Bin monitoring and

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Surplus Sales Items Up for Sale

Special Areas has some items for bid on Alberta Online Auction, including heavy equipment and vehicles. Viewing for these items will be taking place January 23 at the Youngstown Service Center from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm. For more information on the items available, or to start your bidding, head

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Public Information Session Coming Soon: IDPs

NOTICE The Special Areas Board and the below listed municipalities have created draft Intermunicipal Development Plans (IDP). Copies of the draft documents are available for viewing here and at the Consort District Office. • County of Paintearth • M.D. of Provost • Village of Consort • Village of Veteran An

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2019 Fall Newsletter Out Now!

The 2019 Fall 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 updated Community Pasture Policy, provide an update on the Special Areas

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Fire Prevention Week – October 6-12, 2019

Fire Prevention Week is here! Click here to read to the Fire Chief's 2019 Fire Prevention Week Message Fire prevention week, observed to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, gives individuals, families and communities a chance to learn more about staying safe in case of fire. Here in the

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Equipment available for purchase

Special Areas has some items for bid on Alberta Online Auction. There will be a single viewing date held on Thursday, October 10th at the Youngstown Service Center. For more information on individual surplus sale items, click the link below. http://surplus.gov.ab.ca/OnlineAuctions.aspx

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Special Areas Photo Contest

The Special Areas 2019 Fall Photo Contest is now open! From now until November 15, send in your best photos showing the people, places and things that make Special Areas special to you. The top photo from each category will win their choice of prize: Special Areas branded gear, a

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Fire Advisory Lifted – Effective September 30, 2019

Effective September 30, 2019 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 local District Office

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