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Development Permit Issued

The attached Development Permit has been issued in accordance with Land Use Bylaw No.2013-50 of the County of St. Paul No. 19. Any person claiming to be affected by the Development may appeal within 21 days (to March 10, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.) of this notice.

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Efficient Grain Dryer Program

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…

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Thinking of summer?

The County of St. Paul manages 4 campgrounds in the County. The campgrounds also have gazebos for rent, and day use areas. On-line reservations through Camp Reservations Canada open on Sunday, March 1 at 8:00 a.m. The campgrounds are just a 2 hour drive east of Edmonton, and within a 1/2 hour drive of the…

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Trash Talk – Let’s Talk about Hearing Aids and Eyeglasses

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…

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Snowmobiles and unharvested crops

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…

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Agriculture Service Board Mower Operator

The County is currently accepting applications for a seasonal Mower Operator position.  Please see the job description for information.

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Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

The County of St. Paul and Elk Point FCSS has partnered with the Canada Revenue Agency on the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program from March 2 to April 30. See the link to the information as to who qualifies for this service. Note:  Qualified residents should be prepared to wait for their completed tax returns…

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Can access be denied to a wellsite?

The Farmers’ Advocate Office (FAO) answers this question and looks at potential repercussions.  Link  

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Where’s the Crime in the County?

The St. Paul RCMP Detachment actively tracks public crime.  What’s been happening in your area? Link to the app    Published with permission from the RCMP.

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