CANCELLED – Prairie Oasis Park Reservation System Update

You may have heard the reservation system for Prairie Oasis Park is not yet open for 2019 reservations. We understand your frustration at not being able to plan for your summer holidays when everyone else is making plans. We are working hard to get the 2019 reservations available as quickly

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Current Road Closures

Please be advised that the following road has been closed until further notice due to localized flooding. Reopened - March 26, 2019 at 9:00AM - RR 8-1 from Hwy 12 to TR 35-0 Reopened - March 25, 2019 @ 12:00PM - TR 35-0 from RR 5-0 to RR 5-5 - March 25,

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Special Areas Board Election Communications Policy in Effect

Alberta is now in a general election. In compliance with the Election Act this account will not post program or activity details until after April 16, 2019. It will continue to be monitored. Please visit www.specialareas.ab.ca or call (403) 854-5600 for program details.  

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Road Bans in effect

NOTICE Effective March 21, 2019 at 8:00AM a road ban will be placed on all municipal oiled, base coursed and paved roads in Special Areas 2, 3 and 4 restricting bus, truck and trailer traffic to Seventy-five percent (75%) of authorized load limits; and on all gravel roads restricting loads

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2% Liquid Strychnine Available

2% liquid strychnine concentrate (PCP# 30433) will be available to purchase for control of Richardson’s Ground Squirrels starting March 15 to August 1, 2019 through the Special Areas Agricultural Service Boards, while supplies last. Product will be sold in 250mL bottles of concentrate at a cost of $10.48 + GST

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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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Special Areas Advisory Council Wraps Up 2018 Meetings

The Special Areas Advisory Council finished up their quarterly meeting this past week, with the thirteen-member Advisory Council spending three days together in Hanna discussing emerging issues, providing direction to administration, and reviewing organizational performance. Although the locally elected Advisory Council meets quarterly, the December meeting is particularly busy as

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SDAB Hearing Decision

The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board held a public hearing on October 23, 2018 in Oyen, AB to hear appeals filed on the development permit issued to EDP Renewables on the Sharp Hills Wind Project. The SDAB has made a decision on these appeals, with the written decision issued on

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Reach out. Speak out. Everyone has the right to be safe.

November is Family Violence Prevention Month in Alberta. Family Violence Prevention Month started in 1986 as a local initiative in the Town of Hinton with the launch of the fire family violence education and prevention campaign. This campaign draws attention to the issue of family violence, and encourages everyone to

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Public Notice – Hamlet of Jenner

HAMLET OF JENNER WATER TREATMENT PLANT ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND ENHANCEMENT ACT NOTICE OF APPLICATION TEN-YEAR RENEWAL OF EXISTING WATER TREATMENT PLANT APPROVAL In accordance with Section 70 of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, the Hamlet of Jenner has applied to Alberta Environment and Parks for a ten-year renewal of

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