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Passing of HRH Prince Phillip

On behalf of the Council and residents of the County of St Paul, it is with a deep sense of sorrow that we pass on our most sincere sympathy to HRH Queen Elizabeth and all members of the Royal Family on the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Steve Upham…

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County Council Meeting

The regularly scheduled County Council Meeting will held on Tuesday, April 13 starting at 10:00 a.m. The meetings will be live streamed at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpToiBVrYCsqVZswlpSo_Xg Or, search ‘YouTube’ and then ‘County of St. Paul No. 19’ The Agenda for the meeting is posted the Friday before the meeting, by end of day.

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FireSmart Bingo Online Contest

Grand Prize for 6 ($200 value):  Dry-aged rib-eye steaks, foil wrapped potatoes, 1 bunch of green onions, 1 small sour cream, 1 pack of real bacon bits, 2 large Reser’s salads (winner’s choice), 1 garlic bread, 1-6 pack of pop 710 ml bottles,  2 pies (winner’s choice). Provided by Cornerstone Co-op      9 additional prizes…

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Preparing for Spring Melt

As the snow melts, water begins to accumulate in drainage ditches and roadsides. The County of St. Paul takes a pro-active approach to drainage by clearing problem areas before spring thaw by defrosting frozen culverts and clearing channels to improve drainage. If you suspect any frozen, washed out or plugged culverts that may cause flooding…

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Development Permits Issued

TAKE NOTICE that the following Development Permits have been issued in accordance with Land Use Bylaw No. 2013-50 of the County of St. Paul No. 19 Development Permits Any person claiming to be affected by the said Developments may appeal within twenty-one (21) days of this notice which is April 13, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

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Road Restrictions as of Monday, March 22, 2021 at 7:00 a.m.

Effective Monday, March 22, 2021 at 7:00 a.m., a loading restriction will be placed on OILED & PAVED roads including Subdivisions within the County of St. Paul No. 19, unless otherwise indicated As a reminder, there are substantial fines for hauling over limits. Public Works Webpage Road Restrictions    

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Recycle Your Household Batteries

The County of St. Paul and St. Paul Transfer Stations accept household batteries for recycling. The County has been collecting batteries for recycling since 2017.  Almost 4,000 lbs of batteries have been recycled! The extracted materials from batteries are recycled into cutlery, golf clubs, pots and pans, stainless steel and new batteries, to name a…

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Shop Sell Support Local – Alberta iMarket

New:  Alberta iMarket  The Alberta iMarket is looking for local vendors who are interested in selling their products online.  (see Information Brochure)   (see website) Alberta iMarket originated in a desire to promote regional, and rural, products and services to both a local, and a larger market. While many entities promote the businesses themselves, we had…

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It’s Wildfire Season

March 1 to October 31 is Wildfire Season. Wildfire has helped shape Alberta’s landscape for generations. As the province’s population grows and more people are out and about in the country, there have been more human-caused wildfires. Taking some steps now to implement proactive practices on your farm, ranch, and acreage can help reduce your…

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