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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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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Update – Temporary Road Closure Ended – RR 13-1 from Twp 24-2 to 25-0

UPDATE - MARCH 31, 2020 - ROAD CLOSURE ENDED Please be advised that the following road segment will be closed from March 31st, 2020 at 8:00 AM until further notice due to flooding: Range Road 13-1 from Township Road 24-2 To Township Road 25-0. For more information on road closures

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Special Areas closes municipal parks, campgrounds, and rest areas effective April 1, 2020

As a part of our larger response to COVID-19, effective April 1, 2020, all Special Areas parks, campgrounds, and rest areas are closed to public access, including vehicle and foot access. In support of the aggressive public health measures recommended by the Province, these closures will remain in effect until

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Special Areas Campgrounds Move to First Come, First Serve Camping for 2020 Season

For the 2020 camping season, all Special Areas campgrounds will be operating on a first-come, first-serve basis. This means there will be no reservation system in effect for all campgrounds for the 2020 season, including Prairie Oasis Park, Blood Indian Reservoir, and Carolside Campground. All sites, including group camp sites

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Special Areas Board announces utility deferral program

New financial relief measures for Special Areas water utility users were approved by the Special Areas Board, and will be in effect as of March 24, 2020. Water utility customers who receive invoices from the Special Areas for potable water will be able to request a 90 day deferral of

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Special Areas Offices Closing to Public Access Effective Monday, March 23, 2020

To ratepayers and residents in the Special Areas, First off, I’d like to thank you for taking the time to read this message. I know there are a lot of conversations happening about COVID-19 in our communities, and that the sheer amount of information can be very overwhelming. Thank you

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Special Areas Response for COVID-19

We are continuing to diligently monitor and prepare for the impacts of COVID-19 in our communities and in the larger region. What does that look like right now? We are working with staff and other partners to determine how we can most safely, effectively, and responsibly continue to deliver the

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