Big Lakes County News In Brief

  • Bridge Re-Open

    Please be advised that effective July 12, 2018The following bridge has beenRe-opened to public travel: Bridge Location Bridge File 77167 Bridge Replacement and Other Workat SW 16-73-10-W5MCarrying a Local Road Over Strawberry Creek, 4 km westof Kinuso on Range Road 104, north of Hwy 2. This rescinds Bridge Closure Order No. BC-2018-01 Read More
  • Notice of Public Hearing – Land Use Bylaw Amendment

    Council for Big Lakes County is considering a proposed amendment to the Big Lakes County Land Use Bylaw No. 03-2017.  The purpose of proposed Bylaw No. 06-2018 is to incorporate the Airport Protection Overlay District into the Land Use Bylaw.   Copies of the proposed Land Use Bylaw Amendment may be examined in the office of the County Administration Building between the hours of 8:15 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.   Any person, group of persons, or person representing them who claims to be affected by the proposed bylaw amendment may make an oral or written submission to Council for consideration.  If you would like to make a presentation to Council, contact Big Lakes County at 780-523-5955.   The Public Hearing will be held on July 25, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at the Big Lakes County Administration Office.  Council will consider any oral or written presentations with respect to the proposed Land Use Bylaw amendment.   For additional information, contact County Administration at 780-523-5955. Read More
  • Pale Yellow Iris Confirmed in Big Lakes County

    Pale Yellow Iris has been confirmed within our borders.  While this is cause for concern, Big Lakes County Agricultural Services is only interested in raising awareness, finding all the locations this plant may be in, and removing the plant properly. To do this effectively, we need the help of our ratepayers!    Please click the link to read the full media release.   Questions, concerns or comments?  Please contact Sheila Kaus, Agricultural Fieldperson at 780-523-5955.  Read More
  • 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 these inspections.  Any inquiries can be directed to the Agricultural Fieldman at 780-523-8249   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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