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Big Lakes County News In Brief

  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information for Residents

    North Zone Update - Jan 8 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 Read More
  • Shelterbelt Trees For Sale

    Order your shelterbelt trees today! This year, the County has for sale the following trees: Lodgepole Pine, Colorado Spruce, White Spruce, Hybrid Spruce, Siberian Larch, Hybrid Poplar, Siberian Larch, American Elm, Golden Willow, Blueberry, Northline Saskatoon, Little Leaf Linden, Serbian Spruce (Columnar), and Amur Maple.  Download the Tree Order Form and the Quick Tree Facts booklet below.   For more details, please contact Kendra Kozdroski, Assistant Agricultural Fieldperson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Read More
  • Seeking 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: Pest and Weed Control Appeal Committee 3 members-at-large This Committee consists of three (3) at-large members to decide on appeals of weed notices under the Weed Control Act and pest notices under the Agricultural Pests Act. Time Commitment: Ad hoc, Read More
  • Water Tokens

    NOTICE Effective March 1, 2021. Big Lakes County will no longer be selling water tokens. Customers may use their debit card or credit card for transactions at each station or set up an account at the Big Lakes County office.   Read More
  • Request for Quotations: Heavy/ Light Equipment Registry

    Big Lakes County has the need, from time to time, for various pieces of equipment in the delivery of services to our community. All interested individuals and contractors are invited to submit, on forms provided, their list of equipment or trades and their desired rates for the 2021 season. The County also requires proof of liability insurance and Worker’s Compensation coverage. Forms are available at: Big Lakes County Box 239 5305 – 56 Street High Prairie, Read More
  • Request for Quotations: Trades Registry

    Big Lakes County has the need, from time to time, for qualified trades people in the delivery of services to our community. All interested trades people are invited to submit, on forms provided, their trades and desired rates for the 2021 season. The County also requires proof of liability insurance and Workers' Compensation coverage. Forms are available at: Big Lakes County Box 239 5305 – 56 Street High Prairie, AB T0G 1E0 Phone: 780-523-5955 www.biglakescounty.ca/resources/forms OR Read More
  • Do You Want Better Internet?

    Big Lakes County, along with several Counties and municipalities in Northwest Alberta is working with Canadian Fiber Optics, a rural Alberta founded company to apply for a grant to connect County residents, businesses and industry to high speed fiber based internet. The Regional connectivity initiative is called Project Aurora. To increase our chances of success, we are requesting letters of support. Support from residents, businesses and industry have a meaningful impact on the assessment of Read More
  • Notice of Spray Exemption

    The Spray Exemption Program allows ratepayers to take control of weed management in municipal ditches adjacent to their property. After July 15th, the County will complete any vegetation management required. Notice is hereby given that the Spray Exemption Policy has changed – a signature on the contract will only be required once. If previously enrolled, a new contract is not required for 2021. New program participant contracts must be signed and submitted before May 3rd. This Read More
  • Notice For Farmers: Training and Testing For MELT Extension Drivers

    Team Alberta – consisting of Alberta Barley, Alberta Canola, Alberta Pulse Growers and the Alberta Wheat Commission – would like to ensure that farmers are aware of the approaching deadline of March 1, 2021, to complete the necessary testing for the Class 1 Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) equivalency under the Alberta Transportation farmer and farm worker extension program. Team Alberta is aware of the numerous concerns spanning the province that farmers and farm workers are experiencing Read More
  • Big Lakes Volunteer Appreciation

    National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to celebrate the vibrancy and impact of volunteerism in your community and across our country. Volunteer Week 2021 is April 18-24. It is a time to recognize volunteers and celebrate the power of volunteerism in our community. We’re accepting nominations! Nominations are open and being accepted for Volunteer Appreciation events in our communities. These events are hosted by Big Lakes Family & Community Support Services. Who can make a 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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