2017 Municipal Election


Theresetta Grade Nine Students Visit County Office

On April 24, 2017, the County of Paintearth and Paintearth Economic Partnership Society hosted visitors from Theresetta School in Castor.

Mr. Ries and his grade nine class discussed several topics with CAO Tarolyn Aaserud, EDO Carol Thomson, DO Todd Pawsey.

Those topics included:
Developing and creating economic initiatives
Local government structure
Land use and development
Development of alternative energy

The time spent with the students was very interesting and dynamic.

Community Enhancement Fund of
Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. and
Paintearth Regional Waste Management Ltd.


For the 2017 granting cycle the Community Enhancement Fund of Progressive Waste and PRWML anticipates awarding grants up to $25,000 and invites applications for eligible projects from not for profit organizations, registered charities, and community groups that provide services to the Paintearth Region. The intent of this community fund is to distribute its grant funds to as many groups as possible. Larger amounts may be considered depending upon expressed need and granting capacity. Projects should contribute to the development of a healthy and diverse community. The charitable purposes of this community are to:

  • Foster and promote awareness and appreciation for community-based philanthropy;
  • Promote the growth, development, and success of community endeavors

Deadline for applications is Wednesday May 31, 2017.
To receive the application form, granting guidelines and/or to submit the application form, please contact the following:

Progressive Waste/Paintearth Waste Community Fund
Attention: Tarolyn Aaserud
PO Box 509
Castor, AB T0C 0X0
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Phone: 403.882. 3211

Community Fund Guidelines
Community Fund Application