BULLETINS

The following information is to provide a summary of Council meetings from August 2020 and upcoming activities. Further explanations or details can be obtained by contacting the County Administration Office at 403.882.3211.

Bylaw 691-20 Emergency Management Bylaw – Council gave first to third and final readings to Bylaw 691-20 being the Emergency Management Bylaw.

RFD – Subdivision Plan Closure – MOVED by Councillor Norton the County table the cancellation of Subdivision Plan 604AJ by Bylaw to a later County meeting once all the requirements to proceed have been met.

RFD – Revisions to Policy AD 021 Schedule of Fees – MOVED by Councillor Elliott that County Policy AD 021 be renamed the Schedule of Fees Bylaw and adoption of the amendments as presented.

RFD – Emergency Management Policies – MOVED by Councillor Wiart the Emergency Management Policies as renumbered, reformatted and with the applicable corrections, be adopted as presented.

RFD – Bridge Repairs BF 13274 (SSE 29-38-14 W4) – MOVED by Councillor Glazier the County accepts the quote for $22,400.00 from Formula Alberta Ltd. for the bridge repairs to BF 13274 (SSE 29-38-14 W4).

RFD – Brownfield Water System - Engineering Work – MOVED by Councillor Blumhagen that WSP Engineering Ltd. move forward with engineering the Brownfield Water System project at an estimated cost of $10,000.00.

RFD – Culvert Installation on Undeveloped Road Allowance – MOVED by Councillor Norton the County covers no cost for the replacement of the culvert on RR 135 and TWP 402 as the culvert is not located on County property.

RFD – Culvert Installation on Field Access Road Allowance – MOVED by Councillor Wiart the County covers no cost for the replacement of the culvert on RR 111 south of 599 on SE 35-37-11-W4 as the culvert is not located on County property.

ASB Used Mower – Tender - MOVED by Councillor Glazier that the tender received for the used ASB mower be accepted as the sole tender received for a value of $5,700.00.

Alberta Municipal Affairs – Assessment Audit – MOVED by Councillor Wiart the correspondence received from Alberta Municipal Affairs advising that they are undertaking an Assessment Audit for the County of Paintearth be received as information and filed.

Upcoming Council Meetings – September 15, October 6, October 13 (Organizational Meeting) and October 20, 2020, subject to individual change and commencing at 9:00 a.m. Meetings are open to the public and delegations are always welcome. To request a time allotment, please call the office of the CAO. All requests must clearly identify the reason or purpose of the appointment and follow the guidelines as per Section 21 - Delegations of the County’s Procedure Bylaw 681-19.

Last Chance to replace your faded Rural Address Sign Ratepayers please call the County Office at 403.882.3211 if you have a faded blue unreadable rural address sign in need of replacement. Thank you.


TAX PAYMENT REMINDER

The County of Paintearth No. 18 property taxes were due June 30, 2020.  A 5.0% penalty will be applied to all outstanding tax balances, both current and arrears October 1, 2020. 

Payment can be made by cheque, cash, debit or credit card at the County Administration Office located at 01 Crowfoot Drive, TR 374 and Highway 12, at the TD Canada Trust in Coronation or the ATB Financial branches located in Halkirk, Castor or Coronation. Check our website (www.countypaintearth.ca) for financial institutions set up to accept on-line payments.


COMMUNITY SERVICES DIRECTOR’S DESK

Todd Pawsey, Director

Recent Development Permits issued by the County:

DP2015

Sheldon & Erika Grice

Lot 1 Blk 1 Pln 9421517

new residence/shop combo

DP2016

Phil Bruneau

Lot 1 Blk 1 Pln 0626643

renovation of barn into cabin

DP2017

Robert Dahmer

NW20-37-15

manufactured home placement

DP2018

Clint & Lauren Saruga

NW14-39-15

replacement residence

Parks Seasonal Closures Approaching – Just a reminder that as of the end of September, the Huber Dam Campground and Burma Park will be closed for the winter season.  We are looking forward to a more “back to normal” camping season for 2021 and would like to thank all our patrons who supported the parks this summer and our unique operating circumstances. See you next spring!


FROM THE BYLAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICE

Colm Fitz-Gerald, Community Peace Officer

Well harvest is in full swing and things are looking great. Now we must be more vigilant and keep a watch out for the unscrupulous individuals that like to take things…. like our vehicles! Let’s start getting into the habit of:

  • LOCKING UP YOUR VEHICLE
  • LEAVE NOTHING IN THE VEHICLE IN PLAIN SIGHT
  • DON’T LEAVE YOUR KEYS IN THE VEHICLE
  • IF YOU CAN, PLACE IN A WELL-LIT AREA
  • TALK TO YOUR NEIGHBOURS AND BE AWARE
  • CALL THE POLICE (the more info the better to catch the bad guys)

Let’s take away the easy theft from the car thieves, let them know this isn’t the place to steal vehicles. Keep the police informed, keep your neighbours informed!!

Be safe, be aware!


Distribution of Provincial NON-MEDICAL Disposal Masks

The County Administration Office is a distribution centre for the Province’s disbursement of non-medical masks. All Albertans can obtain 8 free disposal masks per person while supplies last.  These masks are for Albertans to use until they can obtain their own masks.

The masks are available, in the entrance of the County Administration Office, #1 Crowfoot Drive, TR 374 & Hwy 12.


REMINDER

SLOW DOWN when approaching or passing graders
and seasonal workers as it is dry and dusty.

Be patient when following graders and heavy equipment.
They will pull over for you.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation.


Paintearth Regional Waste Management Ltd.

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.     Kevin McDougall, Supervisor

Paint, Electronic and Household Hazardous Waste Roundup

September 12th, 2020
Halkirk Fire Hall – 302 Railway Avenue
10:00am to 2:00pm

Coronation Fire Hall – 4425 Victoria Avenue
10:00am to 11:00am

Castor Fire Hall – 5310 50th Avenue
11:00am to 12:00pm


Electronics Expanded Pilot Project

Halkirk, Castor, Coronation are now accepting items at each site in their designated area which include, Small Appliances, Audio Visual, Telecom, Power and Air Tools, Games, Toys and Music. Basically, any item that is plugged in or has batteries and can be carried by hand will be accepted.

Please ask Attendant on site if you have any questions.

For a detailed list of items, Please visit www.albertarecycling.ca/epilot