Country Living in the County | News & Blog
We believe that country living in the County of St. Paul is a rewarding lifestyle choice. We regularly post information on this news page about council happenings, county news, lifestyle blogs and more. Check back here regularly for updated information.
St. Paul North Intermunicipal Area Structure Plan
Link to Project’s webpage that includes the draft plan and survey
Bylaw 2023-10 Tax Rate Bylaw
At the April 26 Public Works Meeting, County Council passed Bylaw 2023-10 Tax Rate. Link to Bylaw Section 353(1) of the Municipal Government Act states that Council must pass a property tax bylaw annually. Section 353(2) states that the property tax bylaw authorizes council to impose a tax in respect of property to the municipality…
2023 Operating and Capital Budget for the County of St. Paul
At the April 25 Public Works Meeting, Council approved the 2023 Operating and Capital Budget as per Sections 242(1) and 245 of the Municipal Government Act: Operating and Capital Revenues $ 37,137,435 Funding from Reserves for Future Expenditures $ 50,000 Funding from Operating Reserves $ 140,500 Funding from Replacement Reserves $ 350,000 Capital Assets Disposal…
FireSmart Home Assessment – Free!
This summer, keep your rural home and property safe. Property owners in the County of St. Paul can get a free FireSmart Home Assessment. Are your gutters and the roof free of debris? That’s just one issue around your home that’s looked at by trained assessors in about thirty minutes. You’ll receive an easy-to-understand report…
County of St. Paul Fee Schedule
County Council approved fee changes to some areas of service. See the link for the list as of April 11, 2023
Fire Permits – Suspended during Fire Restriction
Fire permits are issued through the County website at this link. What you need to do before you apply – You will need an email You will need to register for a public account. An email will be sent to your email for a password to be set up. Check the inbox and junk/spam…
Community Aggregate Levy Fund – Capital Funding
A Community Aggregate Payment Levy is placed on County of St. Paul sand and gravel shipments and businesses operating within the municipality. The purpose of the levy is to raise revenue to be used toward the payment of infrastructure and community enhancement for organizations operating within the County. Organizations are invited to apply for funding…
Wildfire Season is March 1 to October 31
Wildfire is probably the last thing on your mind, but with a little planning you can reduce the threat of wildfire. A lot of helpful information is in this guide: Farm and Acreage – A Guide to Reducing the Risk of From Wildfire (Alberta Government, FireSmart) Start planning. Stay safe.
Order Your Gravel Online
County of St. Paul residents can place their orders for gravel and gravel delivery through the County’s website as of March 1st . Link to Gravel Orders County property owners can purchase a maximum of 25 tonnes of gravel each year per rural address, or the amount indicated in an approved Development Permit. See this…