North Zone Update Please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the document. --- Up-to-date COVID-19 Information COVID-19 information for Albertans COVID-19 map: https://bit.ly/3n5sO9u --- Get the App Quickly identifying and isolating positive cases is an important part of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic and preventing the spread. The Government of Alberta has developed an app called ABTraceTogether that will notify you if you've been exposed to COVID-19 – or if you've exposed others – while…Read More
Property Taxes Property Taxes are due and payable on or before Wednesday, June 30, 2021. This is to advise the ratepayers of Big Lakes County that the Property Assessment and Tax Notices were mailed out May 7, 2021. A 7.5% penalty will be applied to current taxes and arrears if payment is received after June 30, 2021 and an additional 14.5% for payments made after last business day in January. Failure to receive a tax…Read More
The Faust Youth program will be resuming in September.
Monday & Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00pm ages 5-10 (All youth under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.)
Tuesday & Thursday 3:30pm – 5:00pm ages 11-17.
Registration is required.
BIG LAKES COUNTY Member At-Large Appointments Annually the Council for the Big Lakes County seeks interest from individuals to be part of various boards and committees to serve our public. Council seeks individuals with interest and expertise in the following areas: Agricultural Service Board - 4 members at-large The Agricultural Service Board consists of three (3) members of Council and four (4) at-large members. From a cross section of the agricultural community and with geographically diverse…Read More
Big Lakes County Fire Services is inviting Grades K-4 students in the County to participate in a colouring contest for this years Fire Prevention Week (October 3-9)! This years theme is “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.” If your child would like to participate print off the colouring page and information sheet: FPW Kids Colouring Contest Package The winning entries in each grade – as judged for neatness and creativity by County staff – will receive a…Read More
Commercial Aircraft Operators are advised that effective November 1, 2021 the High Prairie Airport will begin charging landing fees for Fixed Wing Commercial Aircraft as follows:
$50.00 per landing once a commercial operator exceeds 50 landings per calendar year. Aircraft completing agricultural operations are exempt from landing fee charges.
As per PW-22 Airport Landing Fees Policy and Schedule of Fees Bylaw 17-2021. Read More
ATTENTION BRIDGE CLOSURE
Bridge construction is now underway at Bridge File 71833 on Township Road 750 east of Range Road 155. During this time any motorists wishing to travel this portion of the road are advised to follow posted detours.
For more information please contact the Director of Public works at 780 523 5955.
Big Lakes County will be having an Organizational Meeting on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 with our newly elected Council. The organizational meeting is where Council will receive the oath of office, review specific bylaws and policies, appoint members to our committees, and elect the Reeve and Deputy Reeve. All meetings are open to the public and are held in the Council Chambers of the Big Lakes County Administration Building. Read More
ATTENTION JOUSSARD RESIDENTSEffective Thursday, October 28, 2021 Bridge File 74566, located on Peace River Avenue and 1 ST E, will be closed to traffic for bridge construction.Motorists wishing to travel this portion of the road are advised to follow posted detours. Residents are also advised that pile driving operations are a part of the bridge construction. Pile driving is exceptionally loud and will cause ground vibration near the bridge site. Pile driving is scheduled to…Read More