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ABOUT THE COUNTY

The County of St. Paul is a people-focused, close-knit region with a population of just over 6400, a community of 1200 farms, 32 oil & gas companies and is located 208km northeast of Edmonton.

The Town of St. PaulTown of Elk Point and Summer Village of Horseshoe Bay lie within the County boundaries but have their own governance. There are numerous hamlets such as Ashmont, Heinsburg, Mallaig, Lafond, Lindbergh, Lottie Lake, St. Edouard, St. Lina, and St. Vincent which form part of the County.

We're a community that shares in your values. We work to live our core values in everything we do: we’ll be honest and transparent (even when it’s tough), we’ll be fair, we’ll share in and work towards success, we’ll be welcoming, and when it comes down to it we care. We’re not the city, we’re the un-city.

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County Offices are Open

County Administration and Public Works Offices have re-opening to the public. The County is working to ensure the safety of the public and County employees who enter the offices. Tempered glass has been installed at the reception areas, visitors to the offices will be required to social distance, and a limited number of visitors will…

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Notice of Public Hearing pertaining to the Land Use Bylaw

Notice and Information  Bylaw 2020-16 Notice is hereby given that the Council of the County of St. Paul No. 19 is considering Bylaw 2020-16 in relation to land uses within the County of St. Paul. A Public Hearing for Bylaw 2020-16 will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. or as soon…

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Property Tax Deadline and Penalties

2020 Non-residential Education Property Tax Even though the province has provided non-residential taxpayers deferral of the Education Property Tax, the County has decided to extend this deferral for all taxpayers. In order for all taxpayers to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, County Council amended the Penalty Bylaw for 2020 to allow taxpayers…

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County of St. Paul Municipal Campgrounds are open!

This is the ‘new normal’ this summer at Floatingstone, Lac Bellevue, and Stoney Lake campgrounds.  Westcove campground will remain closed although the boat launch is open. All sites, except for tenting sites, are now open.  Reservations can only be made online at Camp Reservations Canada or by phoning the park office.  The phone numbers are…

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Road closed due to road repairs

Closure of Range Road 95 between Twp 582 and Twp 590 Public Works is repairing soft spots in this section of the above road. ‘Road Closed’ signage is posted. The road is closed to all but local traffic until further notice — it is expected that the work will take until the end of the…

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Career Opportunity

The County of St. Paul, Town of St. Paul, Town of Elk Point and Summer Village of Horseshoe Bay are currently recruiting for the following opportunity that supports the regional municipalities – Health and Safety Coordinator (closes July 7, 2020) See Careers for information and application procedures pertaining to this opportunity.  

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ROAD CLOSURES

Due to the excessive rainfall, the following roads are closed indefinitely –  TWP 570A (Armistice Road) Between RR 72 & RR 73 will be closed indefinitely until the washout repairs can be completed. TWP 582 West of RR 50 (Moosehills Road) will be closed indefinitely until the water over the road subsides. TWP 571A (572)…

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Trash Talk – Let’s Talk about Demolition Materials

What should you do with your demolition materials?  The County’s Waste Management is here to help.  Information is now available to help residents with what goes into the landfills and what gets recycled at the Transfer Stations.  Disposing of unusable goods is ‘Safe for you, Safe for the environment’.  The newest Trash Talk is an…

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No Fire Restriction as of Friday, May 22 at 10:00 a.m.

Effective 10:00 AM, Friday, May 22, 2020 the County of St. Paul is removing the Fire Advisory. With the significant amount of precipitation received throughout the County, the County of St. Paul will once again be issuing burn permits for open burning. Level 1 NO RESTRICTION: – safe campfires are allowed in campgrounds and in…

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Assessors Availability

The Assessors will not hold meetings at the County Administration Office this year.  Assessors from Accurate Assessment Group are still available to discuss any assessment inquiries you may have. If you have any questions regarding your tax assessment, please contact Accurate Assessment Group at 1-877-438-2305 or email Bob Daudelin at [email protected] The deadline for appealing…

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Payment Options

Payments to the County may be made in a number of ways.  Remember to include your account number on payments and the roll number on tax payments. By Mail  Please do not mail cash. Administration Front Door Drop Box  Cheque or money order only.  No cash please.  In person   The County Offices have reopened…

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Lakeshore Developments

Property development is increasing on Alberta’s lakeshores.  Shoreland development can have cumulative, detrimental effects on lakes and lakeshore areas. A Temporary Field Authorization (TFA) will be required for placing a mooring structure for personal recreational use in Crown owned-bed and shore, for longer than 14 days. Note:  This is an Alberta government requirement.  If you…

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Where’s the Crime in the County?

The St. Paul RCMP Detachment actively tracks public crime.  What’s been happening in your area? Link to the app    Published with permission from the RCMP.

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COUNTY NEWS

We regularly post information on this news page about council happenings, county news, lifestyle blogs and more.

Click here if you are looking for information on Lakeshore Developments, Temporary Field Authorizations or the Municipal Letter of Consent.  The information is at the top of the 'Planning and Development' page.

Check back here regularly for updated information

 

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Road Restrictions Lifted

The road restrictions in the County have been lifted unless otherwise posted.    

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County Offices are Open

County Administration and Public Works Offices have re-opening to the public. The County is working to ensure the safety of the public and County employees who enter the offices. Tempered glass has been installed at the reception areas, visitors to the offices will be required to social distance, and a limited number of visitors will…

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Notice of Public Hearing pertaining to the Land Use Bylaw

Notice and Information  Bylaw 2020-16 Notice is hereby given that the Council of the County of St. Paul No. 19 is considering Bylaw 2020-16 in relation to land uses within the County of St. Paul. A Public Hearing for Bylaw 2020-16 will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. or as soon…

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