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County of St. Paul 2024 Road Construction Program

Starting April 29, the County of St. Paul Public Works crews will be working on the 2024 Road Construction Program. As crews begin in a new section, the County will provide the location and detour routes for residents to plan any changes in their commutes. Please take care in all County construction areas and adhere…

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Lifting of Road Restrictions

Effective May 27, 2024 starting at 7 a.m., the loading restriction previously placed on County oiled and paved roads will be lifted. The 90% and 75% restrictions placed on March 29 will be back to 100% capacity. For any questions on this, please contact the Public Works office at 780-645-3006.

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Level 3 Fire Restriction for the County of St. Paul

St. Paul County, May 7, 2024 – The County of St. Paul has lifted the Level 4 Fire Ban issued on April 22 and is now at a Level 3 Fire Restriction. The restriction reads as follows: No open-air fires. Fire permits may be suspended or cancelled, and no new fire permits will be issued….

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County Equipment Items for Sale

The County of St. Paul is accepting sealed bids for our 2024 Equipment Sale. All items for sale can be viewed at the Public Works Shop, located at 5618 57 Street, open from 7 a.m. to 4:30 pm.  Tenders must be submitted by 4 p.m. on May 10, 2024. All sealed bids will be opened…

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2024 Tax Notices and Assessment Open House

The 2024 Property Assessment and Tax Notices for the County of St. Paul will be mailed on Friday, May 10. Taxes are due and payable on or before June 30. Payments can be made online. Visit our Tax & Assessments webpage to learn more.  Payments can also be made by mail or in person. Please…

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Alberta Wildfire presence for Mutual Aid

ST. PAUL COUNTY, April 29, 2024 – The County of St. Paul has requested Mutual Aid from Alberta Wildfire to assist with a ground fire that has burned into muskeg, west of Highway 867 along TWP Rd 622. You may have already noticed a higher amount of activity in the area, including helicopters and an…

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Level 4 Fire Ban for the County of St. Paul

St. Paul County, April 22, 2024 – The County of St. Paul has elevated the Level 2 Advisory issued on March 25 to a Level 4 Fire Ban, effective April 22 at 1:30 p.m. The ban reads as follows: No open-air fires are allowed on private land, in campgrounds, or on any other lands within…

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Blowdown Notification in the St. Paul Region

On April 15 and 16, from approximately 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days, TC Energy has a planned blowdown and maintenance 10km West of St. Paul (just West of Hwy 36 and 700m South of Cork Hall), at the LS 9-22-58-11 W4M Compressor Station – land location NE 22-58-11 W4M. Additionally, as part…

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2024 County Road Restrictions

Effective March 29, 2024 starting at 7 a.m., a loading restriction will be placed on the following posted OILED and PAVED roads, including subdivisions within the County of St. Paul, unless otherwise indicated: 90% Restrictions TWP RD 574 (Moose Hills Road) From Hwy 41 to Rge Rd 50 (Murphy Road) RGE RD 50 (Murphy Road)…

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