Strychnine Sales – COVID-19

In an effort to keep you and our employees safe, the sale of 2% liquid strychnine will resume March 31, 2020 with added precautions due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation.

Pickup will be at the County Administration Building NOT the ASB Shop on Tuesdays and Thursdays BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. The County Admin. Building and the Public Works Shop will remain CLOSED. To make an appointment, please call ASB staff at (403) 882- 3211.

Please fill out the digital order form completely before arriving and drop it off in the mail slot. If you cannot access the digital version, please call to make other arrangements. The digital order form is available at PRODUCT CAN NOT BE PICKED UP WITHOUT A COMPLETED FORM.

Product will be sold for $288/case or $12.00/bottle (250 mL). One bottle will treat 1 kg of grain (e.g. a 5 gallon or 12kg pail would require 12 bottles). A minimum order of 24 bottles is required to a maximum of 72 (there are 24 bottles/case). Invoices will be sent to the purchaser in lieu of payment at the time of pickup.

The County will be able to sell 2% LSC until March 4, 2021.

Temporary Road Closure

RR132 South of TWP 360 is CLOSED until further notice


Please check here frequently for updates regarding the local and provincial matters of dealing with COVID19.

The County is dealing with the issue in the following manner:

Public Works operators are working away, road clearing and other operations as required. 

Administration office and Public Works Shops are CLOSED to visitors.

  • If any transactions (bill or tax payments, permit inquiries, etc) can be done online, please do so. 
  • For Administrative assistance call the office at (403) 882-3211 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • For Public Works assistance call the shop at (403) 882-3285 or Bryce at (403) 740-6311.
  • We will be processing all payments (electronic/cheques) made during this time. If you are submitting a payment in our dropbox (located to the left of the front doors), we ask that you use cheques ONLY. Reciepts will be mailed once payments have been processed.

Our first responders are ready should any emergencies in the County arise.

As the situation is fluid and ever changing, as new details or plans emerge, we will post updates below:

Childcare Essential Services
Q & A release from Alberta Emergency Management Agency - March 19, 2020
Public Health Emergency Declaration - March 17, 2020
Business Continuity Plan example - Emergency Tool Kit (Leduc)
Free Webinar to Help Business/Economy Recover from Pandemics

Thank you for your patience and cooperation in this difficult period.

Todd Pawsey
Director of Emergency Management
County of Paintearth


Farm Family Awards - Nomination form and Submission Guidelines

The objective of the Farm Family Awards is to recongnize outstanding farm familes in an area north of Township 34. The Farm Family Awards honor those who best exemplify the value of the family farm to our rural communities and society by being leaders in the industry.

Click to download the Form and Guidelines