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Big Lakes County News In Brief

  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information for Residents

    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
  • Public Notification of Borrowing Bylaw No. 16-2021

    PUBLIC NOTICE TO ELECTORS OF BIG LAKES COUNTY, PROVINCE OF ALBERTA BY-LAW NO. 16-2021 – BORROWING BYLAW SECTION 251 - THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT ACT TAKE NOTICE that the Council of Big Lakes County, in the Province of Alberta, has given first reading to Borrowing Bylaw No. 16-2021 which will, upon final passage and approval, authorize the proper officers of the said municipality to borrow monies from the Province of Alberta by way of debenture issue, to pay Read More
  • Notice of Intent for Bylaw Amendment to set Maximum Speed Limit

    NOTICE OF INTENT FOR BY-LAW AMENDMENT TO SET MAXIMUM SPEED LIMIT By-Law No. 15-2021 Notice is hereby given that Big Lakes County intends to establish maximum speed limits for highways subject to their direction, control and management described as follows: All highways within the boundaries of the Hamlet of Grouard excepting thereout Mission Street beginning at Highway 750 and continuing south westerly approximately 1 km. Maximum 40 kilometres per hour. All highways within the boundaries Read More
  • Property Taxes & Preparation of Assessment Roll

    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
  • Support on the way for Livestock Producers

    Drought-stricken livestock producers will be eligible for millions of dollars in financial relief and will benefit from new rangeland initiatives that will improve access to grazing. The Government of Alberta is making $136 million available under the AgriRecovery program, a joint program between the governments of Alberta and Canada, and has asked the federal government for additional funds. The program will be administered through Agriculture Financial Services Corporation. Submitted applications are processed and AgriRecovery payments Read More
  • Faust Youth Program

    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. For more information contact Patsy at the Faust FCSS office: 780-355-3896 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Read More
  • Peavine Access Road Construction

    PUBLIC NOTICE: ROAD CONSTRUCTION Effective September 8th, 2021, pavement repair and replacement will begin in the Peavine Metis Settlement on the main office parking lots. On September 14th, 2021, road construction will continue on the Peavine Access Road (Rge Rd 163, Twp Rd 780 and Rge Rd 160) from Jct Hwy 679 to Twp Rd 790A, north of the Peavine Metis Settlement office. The Peavine Access Road (Rge Rd 163) from Hwy 679 to Twp Read More
  • Seeking Members at Large for Municipal Boards/Committees

    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
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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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