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. Paul, Town 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.
We will be providing our residents with periodic updates on the actions the Regional Municipalities are taking to stay abreast of the COVID-19 or Coronavirus situation. March 26, 2020 update We are being Proactive. We are here to help you.Learn More
The attached information was produced and provided by the Service Alberta. It may answer questions you have about applying for the funding. The information is current as of March 25, 2020Learn More
County of St. Paul Council passed several motions on March 16, 2020 regarding the closure to the public for access to the County Administration Office, Public Works, Ashmont and Mallaig Fire Halls and the Ashmont and Mallaig Community Libraries. These closures are to reduce the spread of COVID-19, otherwise known as the Coronavirus. Effective immediately,…Learn More
Issued jointly by: County of St. Paul, Town of St. Paul, Town of Elk Point, Summer Village of Horseshoe Bay March 13, 2020 – Town of St. Paul information Updated March 17, 2020 Local governments within the St. Paul region are advising the public about measures being taken pertaining to COVID-19, otherwise known as the…Learn More
Don’t throw out those old tires. Recycle them and they might show up as recycled material in playgrounds, sidewalks, floor mats … The latest edition of “Trash Talk” provides you with information about the types of tires accepted for recycling at the County’s Transfer Stations. Trash Talk about Recycling TiresLearn More
Stoney Lake Municipal Campground in the County of St. Paul is NOT closing. The Alberta Government announced that it is closing or partially closing 20 parks for the 2020 season. Stoney Lake Provincial Recreation Park is named as a full closure. This Recreation Park is located near Fairview, Alberta. PLEASE NOTE that…Learn More
Thinking of summer? Book your municipal camping site online through Camp Reservations Canada. The County of St. Paul manages 4 campgrounds in the County. The campgrounds also have gazebos for rent, and day use areas. The campgrounds are just a 2 hour drive east of Edmonton, and within a 1/2 hour drive of the Town…Learn More
The Efficient Grain Dryer Program (EGDP) was announced by the Federal and Provincial Agriculture Ministers on February 11. It is an energy efficiency program intended to assist producers with reducing the overall energy use on their operations. The program will only fund equipment that shows a significant energy efficiency improvement over standard practice. Information EGDP…Learn More
What to do with your burned out lightbulbs, eyeglasses & hearing aids, tires and more? The County’s Waste Management is here to help. Information is now available to help residents reduce what goes into the landfills through safe disposal of unusable goods at the Transfer Stations. Disposing of unusable goods is ‘Safe for you, Safe…Learn More
The County of St. Paul ASB has free signage available for property owners in the County whose fields have unharvested crops. The signs are available at the County of St. Paul Administration Office (5015 – 49 avenue in St. Paul), and at the County’s Public Works Shop (5618 – 57 Street in St. Paul). Business…Learn More
The County of St. Paul and Elk Point FCSS has partnered with the Canada Revenue Agency on the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program until April 30. Note: Although the Federal government extended the filing date deadline the filing of 2019 Income Tax to June 1, 2020 the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program is not being…Learn More
Background Details: Every County road has a right of way that belongs to the County and is required to be maintained by the County graders, trucks, and mowing crews. Request: The County of St. Paul Public Works department is kindly requesting the following be adhered to going forward. Please don’t leave signage of any kind…Learn More
The St. Paul RCMP Detachment has produced a number of helpful and informative “Crime Prevention Tip Sheets”. It’s all of our responsibility to keep our rural and town neighbourhoods safe by reporting crime and suspicious activities. Rural Crime Prevention Vehicle Crime Prevention Neighbourhood Crime Prevention – What Should I Look for in My Neighbourhood Neighbourhood…Learn More
The County of St. Paul has declared a Municipal State of Agricultural Disaster on November 26, 2019. This declaration covers the entire County of St. Paul and is based primarily on annual crop unharvested acres. The County of St. Paul has 35% of annual crops that remain unharvested as of November 26, 2019. These unharvested…Learn More
Do you want to know how much you owe on your Water Bill/ Property Taxes/ Accounts Receivable or information about your property assessment? How to register for Citizen Self-Serve To access Citizen Self Serve from the County Website – Click on “Online Services” located in the blue ribbon at the top of the home page.…Learn More
Snow Removal Agreements/ Snow flags are available year ‘round from the County Administration and Public Works Offices, and from the Town of Elk Point Office. The fee of $25.00 is based on one (1) driveway clearing of snow. There is no charge for seniors (65+ and full-time County resident) and people with disabilities.…Learn More
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We will be providing our residents with periodic updates on the actions the Regional Municipalities are taking to stay abreast of the COVID-19 or Coronavirus situation. March 26, 2020 update We are being Proactive. We are here to help you.
The attached information was produced and provided by the Service Alberta. It may answer questions you have about applying for the funding. The information is current as of March 25, 2020
County of St. Paul Council passed several motions on March 16, 2020 regarding the closure to the public for access to the County Administration Office, Public Works, Ashmont and Mallaig Fire Halls and the Ashmont and Mallaig Community Libraries. These closures are to reduce the spread of COVID-19, otherwise known as the Coronavirus. Effective immediately,…
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