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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.

RMA Post-Secondary Scholarship Program

The 2022 application term opens on May 2, 2022 and will close August 31, 2022. The Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA) Scholarship Program is designed to encourage young rural Albertans to pursue further education, and thereby enhance the ability of these young people to make meaningful contributions to their communities in subsequent years. A scholarship…

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County Operational Updates – January to March 2022

Council approved the Operational Updates at the April 26 Public Works Meeting.  The Operational Updates reflect progress on the priorities set in the 2022 Strategic Plan. The Operation Update can be found at this link. or under Governance/Strategic Plans/2022  

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County Transfer Stations

The County Transfer Stations are now on Summer Hours until October 31 as follows –   Mallaig, St. Edouard, St. Lina, Vincent Lake and Whitney Lake Hours Tuesday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   Ashmont Hours Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   Link to handy one-pager            …

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Financial Information

The 2022 Budget Narrative for the County and the 2021 Consolidated Financial Statement are now available for review.  The Budget Narrative provides detailed information on the County’s budgetary priorities for the 2022.

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Free FireSmart Home Assessments

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…

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Order your Gravel Online!

The County of St. Paul is happy to provide gravel and delivery to County residents. You can use the online order form if you would like to order gravel, or contact Public Works if you have any questions. County property owners may purchase a maximum of 25 tonnes of gravel annually per rural address or…

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Farm Equipment on the Roads

It’s the season when farmers are driving their equipment on the roads.  Please be patient and keep your distance.   What is the most frequent type of multi-vehicle collision? a. Farm machinery being hit as it is turning onto a public road b. Collision as a motorist attempts to pass farm machinery on the road…

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Road Restrictions as of Friday, April 1, 2022 at 7:00 a.m.

Effective Friday, April 1 at 7:00 a.m., a loading restriction will be placed on oiled and paved roads including Subdivisions within the County of St. Paul No. 19, unless otherwise indicated. These restrictions are necessary to help preserve the integrity and life span of municipal roads. However, a vehicle designed and intended for use in…

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Buffalo Trail South Inter-municipal Area Structure Plan

The Town of Elk Point and County of St. Paul are partnering to develop an Inter-municipal Area Structure Plan (ASP). The ASP will guide future growth and development of lands located at the southern gateway to Elk Point, including lands in both the Town and County. Residents will have several opportunities at key milestones to…

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