For Immediate Release
January 31, 2023

County of Paintearth No. 18 joins with Ridge Utilities Ltd. Marketing Associate Program

The County of Paintearth has joined with Ridge Utilities through their Marketing Associate Program. The County of Paintearth joins a group of forward-thinking municipalities who are looking for new ways to raise revenues outside of property taxes. By joining Ridge Utilities, the County of Paintearth can offer their residents alternative energy pricing, and put revenues back into the community.

“This offering will allow our ratepayers and surrounding community members an affordable alternative, flexible option for electricity services. The addition of new and incremental revenue streams will also help with regional investment back into our communities,” Reeve Stan Schulmeister said.

“Ridge Utilities will complement existing private sector energy marketing offerings in the market and give community minded consumers another option,” noted Scott Donselaar, General Manager of Ridge Utilities. “We are excited about our partnership with the County of Paintearth, as we see they share our vision of offering innovative options to their residents.”

Consumers wanting to explore rate offerings and bundles can visit the Ridge Utilities website, call the customer support team at (403) 308-8850 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. County of Paintearth customers are encouraged to sign up at



The County of Paintearth would like to remind our residents, that the Province has a great resource of information for facing emergency situations common to Alberta. Check out the following link for many great tips and things to consider in the event when things go wrong.


The County of Paintearth issuing a Fire Advisory, effective November 04, 2022

Fire permits will now be  issued by the County of Paintearth No.18 which will remain in effect until further notice.
Fires are only to be burned in approved fire pits, approved incinerators or approved burning barrels as per County Bylaw 675-19.

View complete FIRE ADVISORY details


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