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Development Permit Issued

Development Permit Any person claiming to be affected by the said Developments, may appeal within twenty one (21) days of this notice [to December 15, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.], to the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board by serving Notice of Appeal to the Secretary of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board of the County of…

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Property Tax Deadline – Penalties applied on December 1, 2020

A 10% (ten percent) penalty will be applied on December 1, 2020 on any current property tax amount owing.      

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Notice to County Building Visitors

The Administration Office is open to the public but, due to the increase in COVID-19 in the County region, the number of visitors at one time is being limited. The County is encouraging residents to pay online or through their financial institutions, if possible. See payment options The Public Works Building is closed to the…

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COVID-19:  The St. Paul Region is now on the Enhanced List

As of today (November 20), there are 29 active cases of COVID-19 in the St. Paul Region which puts the region on the Enhanced List. This means that additional measures have been put in place by Alberta Health Services to keep yourself and others in the community safe and to reduce your risk of contracting…

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Transfer Stations – Winter Hours

The County Transfer Stations will revert to Winter Hours starting on November 1. Please see the Evergreen Waste Management Site website for locations and hours.  On the days County Transfer Stations are open, the stations will be open from 10:0 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. And, remember,  Take it or Leave it sites are available at…

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Trash Talk – Let’s Talk about Electronics

The County Transfer Stations are part of the Electronics Recycling Pilot Project:  Additional electronics that can be recycled have been added. What’s included in the Pilot Project?  Audio visual equipment, cell phone & wireless devices, electronic gaming equipment, small home appliances, portable power tools, musical instruments and more.  See the edition of Trash Talk for…

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Trash Talk – Let’s Talk about Recycling Bottle Containers

County residents can now take their empty beverage containers for recycling to the County Transfer Stations. By doing so, you will be supporting the Elk Point 4-H  Beef Club, Lac Sante Recreation Society and the Mallaig Ag Society who applied and were selected to collect beverage containers until December 2021. Their work will help support…

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2020 Strategic and Operational Plans – July to September 2020 Update available

The County of St. Paul’s 2020 Strategic and Operational Plans are now available on the County Website at Strategic Plans 2020. The Operational Update for the third quarter of July to September  

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Driveway snow removal – Are you ready for winter?

Are you ready for winter?  Will your rural driveway need snow removal? Driveway snow removal agreements are available from the County of St. Paul Administration, Public Works, and Town of Elk Point offices.    Driveway Snow Removal Policy A fee of 25 dollars covers one driveway clearing.  Residents are encouraged to purchase multiple flags for each…

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