Transportation Services Roads and Streets Roads and streets are fundamental to the quality of life and economic well-being in the Special Areas. Changing traffic patterns and loadings, rail line abandonment, and continuing oil and gas development necessitates ongoing strategy adjustments. The Special Areas Board maintains over 5900 km of transportation infrastructure servicing over 5 million acres and almost 5000 residents. Provincial Highways 1,481 kms Local Roads 5,925 kms Graveled Roads 4,022 kms Graded Roads (Trails) 1,644 kms Oiled Roads 200 kms Based Roads 41 kms Paved Approach, access and park road 18 kms Undeveloped Road Allowances 12,802 kms For more information, please contact our roads and streets programs at the Youngstown Service Center (403) 779-3733. Rural Addressing Information 1. Current Road Bans The preservation of the Special Areas Board’s road network is accomplished through enforcement of road bans, issuing overweight routing and permits and encouraging compliance by all road users. The objective of these initiatives is to ensure our roadway infrastructure is maintained in an effective and efficient manner, allowing for the safe and comfortable transportation of people and goods. To obtain a permit please call: ROADATA Services at 1-888-830-7623 or visit their website at www.roadata.com For additional information please call: Terry McMahon, Community Peace Officer for the Special Areas 1-403-575-0894. 2. Road Committee Road Committees are elected at Advisory Council meetings and meet annually in the first quarter to review the previous and current year’s road programs and provide recommendations to the Board and Advisory Council. Road Committee meetings are comprised of Road Committee Members, the Director of Municipal Services, the District Administrator, the Superintendent of Roads & Equipment, the Construction Supervisor and the District Roads Foreman. Road committee members are responsible for collecting and communicating ratepayer concern and are Elected at the Annual Taxpayer Meetings . Road Committee Position Information Road Committee Members 2-1 Bob Gainer* Kevin Bossert Allan Storch Don Viste 2-2 Neal Roes* Andy Roes Evan Karg Roy Griffith Doug Lamson Darcy Oleski 2-3 Brad Slorstad* Greg Gordon Kevin Hickle Brad Slorstad 2-4 Brent Horner* Earl Kading Lyle Conners Lee Fryberger Justin Griffith 2-5 James Madge* Carter Link Sylvester Malaka Don Vincent 2-7 Daryl Swenson* Bob Monkman Wes Kornelson 2-8 Brad Osadczuk* Dave Burnat Chris Olson 3-4 Travis Foot* Ron Smigelski Doug Norris Jim Newton Dave McKinstry 3-5 Graham Caskey* Bruce Peacock Ron Rude Stephen Muzyka Steven Rude 3-6 Kevin Wilson* Ed Hogan Dale Stammers Lawrence Hanson Jerry Anderson Brad Lockhart 4-1 Lawrence Letniak* Nils Berg Ron Maron Ron Allison Murray Magill 4-2 Bonnie Sansregret* Darren Simpson Darcy Berg Leonard Babcock Ken Guenthner 4-3 Robert Worobo* John Baier Doug Noble Don Kozlinski Glen Schuetzle 3. Gravel Requests When availability allows and in accordance with Board policy, gravel may be purchased from the Special Areas Board for private use by ratepayers. To make a request to purchase gravel, please contact the Youngstown Service Center at (403) 779-3733. See current rates 4. Road Maintenance If you have a road maintenance concern, please contact your District Maintenance Foreman: Special Area No. 2 – Wade Heiland – (403) 854-8979 or (403) 854-0426 Special Area No. 3 – Kevin Goodine – (403) 664-3722 or (403) 664-0110 Special Area No. 3 – Bruce Gillespie – (403) 577-3790 or (403) 575-0294 5. Road Construction The Special Areas Board road construction program involves the ongoing upgrading of the existing road system. 6. Road Surfacing The Special Areas Board road surfacing program involves cement soil stabilization, chip seal coating, and general oil repair. 7. Dust Abatement Past Residences Dust abatement will be provided by the Special Areas Board on roadways past residences upon receipt of a written request from the resident and when approved by the Board. Ratepayers will be invoiced for a portion of the cost and are required to sign a declaration prior to application. For more information, please contact our Youngstown Service Center at (403) 779-3733 or view our current policy at the policies resource page. 8. Texas Gates Program The installation of a Texas Gate may be permitted on the road allowance subject to Special Areas Board policy. For more information, please contact our Youngstown Service Center at (403) 779-3733 or view our current policies at the policies resource page. 9. Snowplowing Program Snowplowing on private roads may be provided by the Special Areas Board upon reciept of request from the resident. Ratepayers will be invoiced as outlined in the Special Areas Board Policy – Snowplowing of Private Road. For more information, please contact our Youngstown Service Center at (403) 779-3733.