Important Announcements

  • Kinuso Water System

    Update August 17 at 3:34pm: the crew will begin flushing the system now until approximately 5pm. There may be some pressure loss and discolouration. Please run the water until clear before consuming.

    Update August 17 at 9:33am: the water is back on in all homes and businesses except for four

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Big Lakes County News In Brief

  • Notice of Pest Inspection Commencement

    Notice is hereby given that annual Pest Inspections will commence July 23rd, 2018 and will continue into September of 2018. Surveys conducted include: Fusarium, Blackleg, Clubroot, and Grasshopper During these surveys, Agricultural Services Staff will be accessing privately held land during reasonable hours, as per the Agricultural Pests Act, Section 17(2) and (3). All inspectors will be in marked Big Lakes County vehicles and will present identification upon request. We ask for your cooperation during Read More
  • Notice of Bridge Construction

    Order by the C.A.O. of Big Lakes County Bridge Closure No. BC-2018-02 Defining Closure of Bridge (s) on certain Big Lakes County Roads Pursuant to the Authority granted by By-Law# 41-2007 the Chief Administrative Officer orders that effective 7:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 07, 2018 The following bridge(s) will be closed to public travel: Bridge Location Bridge File 77167 Bridge Replacement and Other Work at SW 16-73-10-WSM Carrying a Local Road Over Strawberry Creek, 4 km Read More
  • Public Hearing - Faust, Joussard & Grouard Area Structure Plan Adoptions

    Hamlet of Faust Area Structure Plan Council for Big Lakes County is considering the adoption of Bylaw 08-2018 being the Hamlet of Faust Area Structure Plan. The purpose of proposed Bylaw 08-2018 is to provide for a framework and set of policies to properly guide the future use, subdivision and development of the lands within the Hamlet of Faust. Copies of the proposed Hamlet of Faust Area Structure Plan may be examined in the office Read More
  • Bridge Construction in Joussard

    Effective Friday, August 10, 2018, the Main Access Road into the Hamlet of Joussard (Range Road 134) will be closed to traffic for culvert replacement construction near the Joussard School. Local traffic is advised to follow detour routes or use an alternate route during this time. Read More
  • Notice of Public Hearing - Land Use Bylaw Amendment Legalization of Cannabis

    Council for Big Lakes County is considering proposed amendments to the Big Lakes County Land Use Bylaw No. 03-2017. The purpose of proposed Bylaw No. 11-2018 is to incorporate Cannabis and Cannabis- related uses, such as “Cannabis Production & Distribution Facility”, and “Cannabis Retail Store,” to the Land Use Bylaw. This bylaw also adds development standards, including separation distances from provincial health care facilities, schools, licensed day cares, commercial recreation facilities, indoor and outdoor recreation Read More
  • Assessors will be in Big Lakes County

    Please note that from Monday August 13, 2018 to Friday August 17, 2018 Assessors will be in Big Lakes County assessing properties. For more details please contact Lucy Girard at (780) 523 – 5955. Read More
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Meet Your Reeve and Councillors

Reeve Ken Matthews

Reeve Ken Matthews

Deputy Reeve David Marx

Deputy Reeve David Marx

Fern Welch

Fern Welch

Ken Killeen

Ken Killeen

Robert Nygaard

Robert Nygaard

Richard Simard

Richard Simard

Donald Bissell

Donald Bissell

Donald Charrois

Donald Charrois

Ann Stewart

Ann Stewart

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Friends of Big Lakes