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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 IDP...

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...

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....

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 [siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widgets_ImageGrid_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget]...

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...

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...

You are invited to a Rural Crime Round Table at the Badlands Community Facility in Drumheller on Friday, September 20th, 2019 from 2-4pm. Mr. Horner, MLA for Drumheller-Stettler along with Doug Schweitzer, Minister of Justice and Solicitor General will be in attendance.   ...

PUBLIC NOTICE - SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 SPECIAL AREAS BOARD ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND ENHANCEMENT ACT NOTICE OF DECISION AMENDMENT TO EXISTING WATERWORKS SYSTEM  In accordance with Section 69 of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, the Hamlet of Jenner Water Treatment Plant approval has been amended to reduce the frequency of...

Oyen and Hanna RCMP detachments are launching a joint force operation with the Special Areas Board, with the temporary operation planned to be active until October 3rd. The combined operation will allow enforcement officers to coordinate their traffic enforcement efforts, with a focus on high-volume,...

Fall may be in the air, but camping season is not over yet! The campground at Prairie Oasis Park will remain open for day-use and camping until October 15, and all sites are first-come, first-serve. Power will be available at all sites, with water depending on...