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No Fire Restriction as of Friday, May 22 at 10:00 a.m.

Effective 10:00 AM, Friday, May 22, 2020 the County of St. Paul is removing the Fire Advisory. With the significant amount of precipitation received throughout the County, the County of St. Paul will once again be issuing burn permits for open burning. Level 1 NO RESTRICTION: – safe campfires are allowed in campgrounds and in…

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Assessors Availability

The Assessors will not hold meetings at the County Administration Office this year.  Assessors from Accurate Assessment Group are still available to discuss any assessment inquiries you may have. If you have any questions regarding your tax assessment, please contact Accurate Assessment Group at 1-877-438-2305 or email Bob Daudelin at [email protected] The deadline for appealing…

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Payment Options

Payments to the County may be made in a number of ways.  Remember to include your account number on payments and the roll number on tax payments. By Mail  Please do not mail cash. Administration Front Door Drop Box  Cheque or money order only.  No cash please.  In person   The County Offices have reopened…

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Lakeshore Developments

Property development is increasing on Alberta’s lakeshores.  Shoreland development can have cumulative, detrimental effects on lakes and lakeshore areas. A Temporary Field Authorization (TFA) will be required for placing a mooring structure for personal recreational use in Crown owned-bed and shore, for longer than 14 days. Note:  This is an Alberta government requirement.  If you…

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Transfer Station Summer Hours

The Transfer Stations in the County will revert to Summer Hours starting on May 1. Please see the Evergreen Waste Management Site website for locations and hours.  On the days they are open, most of the stations will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. And, remember,  Take it or Leave it sites are…

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2020 County Budget Passed

County Council passed the 2020 Budget on April 28, 2020.  See  the link to view the document.

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FireSmart Safety and Wildfires – Protect your home and property

FireSmart Canada and its partners are committed to safety from wildfire and want to ensure your personal and home safety. With warmer weather and drying winds, our properties can be at risk to wildfires.  Burning debris can be thrown up to two kilometers ahead of a wildfire.  Sparks and embers can ignite materials on or…

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Public Information about COVID-19

Issued jointly by:  County of St. Paul, Town of St. Paul, Town of Elk Point, Summer Village of Horseshoe Bay Most services are now operating as normal. These services include road maintenance, water, wastewater, and waste management.  Services operated by the regional municipalities have started to re-open (St. Paul Aquatic Centre) or will be opening…

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County FCSS Delivery Services during COVID-19

The County of St. Paul and Elk Point FCSS will be providing grocery and prescription deliveries to those individuals in the County who are deemed at risk. Individuals must phone FCSS prior to placing their order to make sure they qualify for this service.  Information 

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