Fire Controls in the Special Areas

Fire Controls in the Special Areas The Special Areas Board is responsible for fighting and controlling fires as identified in two acts: the Fire and Prairie Protection Act and the Municipal Government Act. Fire fighting in the Special Areas is made possible through fourteen volunteer fire departments located throughout the

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Use Respect. Ask First.

Use Respect. Ask First. This hunting season, always contact landowners and leaseholders BEFORE entering private or public lands. Landowner and leaseholder information is available in the 2020 Special Areas Map Book, or through your local District Office. Special Area No. 2 - Hanna - (403) 854-5625 Special Area No. 3

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Special Areas Parks Fall 2020 Operations

With fall upon us, Special Areas Parks have moved into reduced operations. Many campgrounds remain available for camping until October 15; however, services may be impacted due to weather and staffing restrictions. Please be prepared to pay in cash as access to debit/credit machines is limited at this time. Fees

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Surplus Sale Items Up For Auction Beginning September 14, 2020

Special Areas has some items for bid on Alberta Online Auction. Items will be available for auction beginning September 14, with different online closing dates for some of the items. Viewing will be by appointment only on September 17 and 25. To make an appointment, contact the Youngstown Service Center

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Special Areas Offices Closed Labour Day – September 7

Our offices will be closed for Labour Day on Monday, September 7. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, September 8with regular office hours. Please stay safe this long weekend by maintaining physical distancing recommendations, including staying 6 ft apart, washing your hands regularly, and following public health recommendations.

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Fire Restriction in place – August 20, 2020

NOTICE Effective Thursday, August 20th the Special Areas Board is imposing a fire restriction to extend throughout all Special Areas. The restriction is imposed on all outdoor fires but does not include gas or propane barbeques, or fires contained in campfire facilities in designated camping areas unless specifically posted. Incinerator

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Special Areas Offices Closed for Heritage Day

Our offices will be closed for Heritage Day on Monday, August 3. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, August 4 with regular office hours. Please stay safe this long weekend by maintaining physical distancing recommendations, including staying 6 ft apart, washing your hands regularly, and following public health recommendations.

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Special Areas Offices Closed for Canada Day

Our offices will be closed for Canada Day on Wednesday, July 1. Offices will reopen on Thursday, July 2 with regular office hours. Please be safe this Canada Day by maintaining physical distancing recommendations, including staying 6 ft apart, washing your hands regularly, and following public health recommendations.

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2020 Ratepayer Meeting Information Now Available

With traditional ratepayer meetings deferred until fall, digital versions of reporting and presentations have been posted online this month. Annual ratepayer meetings give residents throughout the Special Areas the chance to share feedback and to get updates on current projects and planned work. With in-person meetings deferred, some of the

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Special Areas Offices Reopening to the Public – June 22, 2020

All Special Areas offices will be reopening to public access on Monday, June 22 with normal office hours. Service will continue to be provided over the phone or through email if preferred. To help keep our employees and our ratepayers safe, we have made some changes to how our offices

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