SAWSP Public Consultation Report Released

The report on the recent public consultation for the Special Areas Water Supply Project (SAWSP) is now available.  This report summarizes feedback provided during March’s consultation, including what people thought the next steps should be for the project. This feedback will be used by the Advisory Council and Board to

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Request for Tender – Hay Permit – 280 acres in Special Area No. 2

Hay Permit – Portion of Section 24-29-13-W4M The Special Areas Board is requesting bids for a Hay Permit covering the following location and area:                - Portion of Section 24-29-13-W4M                - 280 acres south of the new

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2020 Grass Cutting (Ditches) Program Beginning June 8

ATTENTION Special Areas roadside grass control (cutting ditches) will begin on June 8. If you wish to harvest the roadside vegetation for hay, please contact your local District Office as soon as possible. This will allow our road crew to plan their work accordingly. Roadside grass control crews will begin

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Offices closed for Victoria Day

Our offices will be closed for Victoria Day on Monday, May 18. Offices will resume service via phone & email on Tuesday, May 19 but will remain closed to public access. Please be safe this long weekend by maintaining physical distancing recommendations, including staying 6 ft apart, washing your hands

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Annual Assessment & Taxation Notices Being Mailed in June

As a result of COVID-19, and it's impact on Special Areas operations, 2020 combined assessment & taxation notices will be mailed out June 15. This is one month later than they are usually sent out; however, the taxation payment deadline remains November 15. For 2020 combined notices, appeals can be

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Parks & Campgrounds Opening on Limited Basis – May 15, 2020

Special Areas parks and campgrounds will be opening on a limited basis on May 15. Initially, campgrounds at Blood Indian, Prairie Oasis, and Carolside will be restricted to self-contained units only – i.e. those with internal water supply, holding tanks and personal washroom facilities like RVs and trailers. Overnight camping

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Keystone XL – What local businesses need to do now for the project

Regional economic development groups have been working hard to make sure local businesses are in a good position for the approaching Keystone XL pipeline project. The project, an 830,000-barrel-per-day pipeline, will carry oil from Alberta to the U.S. Gulf Coast home to a large concentration of heavy oil refineries. With

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Results of byelection for Special Area No. 2, Subdivision 4

A New Face on Council: Advisory Council welcomes Lee Fryberger With Brent Horner stepping down from his role as Advisory Councillor for Special Area No. 2, Subdivision 4, the group welcomed a new face this month. Lee Fryberger joined the group of locally elected representatives during their most recent virtual

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2% Liquid Strychnine Concentrate – Available for Purchase Now

For the 2020 season, producers in Special Areas 2, 3, & 4 are required to BOOK AN APPOINTMENT to purchase 2% liquid strychnine concentrate from the local District Office. Producers can book an appointment by: • Going online at https://forms.specialareas.ab.ca/forms/strychnine to book appointment with local District Office, OR • Contacting

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