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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fire advisory

Fire Advisory Lifted Effective June 16, 2020

Effective June 16, 2020 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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Special Areas Parks Lifting Restrictions – June 12, 2020

On June 12 Special Areas operated parks and campgrounds will be moving towards full operations. Service levels will vary over the next few weeks as we work hard to get spray parks, concessions, and stores up and running. Access to showers and laundry services may be limited, and with tenting

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Surplus Sale Items Up For Auction Beginning June 15, 2020

Special Areas has some items for bid on Alberta Online Auction. Items will be available for auction in five batches, with different online bidding dates and in-person viewing dates. Viewing will be by appointment only on set dates. To make an appointment, contact the Youngstown Service Center Office at 403-779-3733.

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Road Ban Removal – Effective Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Effective Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 8:00 A.M. all loading restrictions are removed, with the exception of: a specified oiled road in Special Area No. 2 restricting bus, truck and trailer traffic to Ninety percent (90%) of authorized load limits except as allowed under the act or regulation on the following roads:

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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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