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Have Your Say until December 7th – Regional Multipurpose Leisure Centre Feasibility Study

Important dates  –  November 9 to December 7, 2022:  A resident survey and Community Group Survey are available through this link Tuesday, November 29 (6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.) and Wednesday, November 30 (3:00 p.m. to 4:40 p.m):  Digital Community Input Discussions.  Register for an upcoming video conference input discussion through this link. Residents are…

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Notice of Subdivision and Development Appeal Board Hearing

An appeal has been filed with the SDAB regarding a Stop Order issued with respect to Lot 165, Block 4, Plan 7922205 at it relates to number of Recreational Vehicles located in the Country Residential One (CR1) District in the County of St. Paul No. 19. A SDAB hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday, November…

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Have you paid your County of St. Paul 2022 Property Taxes?

  If you have not, an additional ten percent penalty of the property tax assessment will be added on December first to any unpaid balance of the current tax amount owing.   If you do not receive your property tax bill or your need to speak to someone about your taxes or payment options, contact…

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Fire permits are now issued through the County website  

Fire permits are now issued through the County website at this link.  Residents no longer need to visit the County Administration Office or the Town of Elk Point Office for a fire permit. What you need to do before you apply –    You will need an email You will need to register for a…

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Snow Clearing Update – November 15, 2022

Gravel Roads: After the small snow fall on November 6 , the County held off the graders as we have been allowing the regular traffic to pack the roads. This allows the roads to set up a snow pack which helps prevent the operators from sending gravel into the ditches. As of Monday November 14,…

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Fields where Clubroot was found in the County of St. Paul, 2014 – 2022

The updated list is now available at this link.  If you have any questions about this list, please contact the County of St. Paul Agricultural Service Board at 780–645–3006 Ext 2236

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Medical Emergency Access Routes

Residents who require access to emergency medical assistance during the winter can apply to have snow cleared from their private driveway while plows are in their area. To qualify for this program, residents must submit: a letter from their physician stating the reasons for requiring medical emergency access; and a signed indemnity agreement (available soon)….

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Clarification About Pihew Waciy Wind Power Project

Tthe County of St. Paul No. 19 would like to clarify that wind farms are regulated (approved or refused) by the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC), which is a Provincial agency. Under Section 619 of the Municipal Government Act, an approval from the AUC prevails over any decision of the County. If the AUC approves this…

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Non-Residential Small Business Property Sub-Class Bylaw

The County of St. Paul Council passed Bylaw 2022-20 Non-Residential Small Business Sub-Class at the October 25, 2022 Council Meeting to allow non-residential properties to be divided into sub-classes.  This Bylaw is to allow small business property owners who run a business (fewer than 10 full time employees across Canada) or who have a business…

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