UPDATE MARCH 23, 2020 The Kinuso Truckfill will be closed for repairs. Please use the truckfill facility in the Hamlet of Faust located at #1-1st Ave during this time. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at 780-523-5955. ---- Please be advised, Grouard - Debit cards, credit cards, or setting up an account are now the required methods to purchase water from this station Faust - Debit cards, credit cards, or setting up an account…Read More
Tips for Parenting in the Time of COVID-19 The World Health Organization has compiled a list of tips to help parents interact constructively with their children during this time of confinement. From planning one-on-one time, staying positive, creating a daily routine, avoiding bad behaviour, managing stress, and talking about COVID-19, these resources were created to help parent in the time of COVID-19. Use them to your and your kids’ advantage, and have fun in doing…Read More
Wildfire season is March 1 to October 31. Fire permits are issued by County Fire Guardians. Request for Fire Permits can be made with your area fire guardian or by contacting the County Office. Look for an information flyer in the mail containing a map of the County’s area of responsibility for issuing fire permits. Residents in areas of the White Zone and Green Zone outside of the former no-permit zone will continue to get…Read More
The first application of Dust Control is due May 1st.
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During the Pandemic, Big Lakes County will continue to fully operate core services, including Fire Services, Utilities, Solid Waste, Airports, and Road Safety. The Transfer Stations will switch to summer hours on March 31st, which means Banana Belt, Heart River, Joussard, High Prairie West & Gilwood, Faust & Kinuso, and Grouard will be open Wednesdays and Sundays from 10am to 7pm and will be open on Easter. The Regional Landfill is also open to the…Read More