Notice is hereby given that Municipal Roadside Spraying will commence May 22nd and run until September 30th. Limited spot spraying of problem areas will take place throughout the County and in all County Hamlets. Roadside control will concentrate in but not be limited to Big Meadow, Enilda and Gilwood North/ Triangle areas. Big Lakes County will also be providing control along all highways in the County. Safety is everyone’s job. Please watch for our crews…Read More
Herbicides to Control Tall Buttercup in Agricultural Fields Restore Herbicide Residual broadleaf weed control herbicide Will provide up to three years of weed control Controls Tall Buttercup/Ox Eye Daisy, Ox-eye Daisy, Canada Thistle, Scentless Chamomile, Tansy and Dandelion No grazing restrictions (remove 3 days prior to slaughter) Do not seed to sensitive crops (Alfalfa, Clover and Canola) for three years minimum Each case will treat 15 acres at a cost of approximately $32/acre Minimum of…Read More
Killex Herbicide for Acreage Weed Control Overview Tips:1. Ortho® Killex® Concentrate provides maximum coverage for widespread weed infestations.2. Concentrate can be applied with the Scotts® Dial 'N' Spray applicator(setting 6) or tank sprayer3.Ortho® Killex® controls over 50 varieties of broadleaf weeds in the lawn.4. Provides maximum coverage for more widespread weed infestations.5. Apply when weeds are young and actively growing6. Avoid spraying flowers, shrubs, fruit and vegetable crops READ ALL LABEL AND SDS INSTRUCTIONS AND…Read More
Have you seen an Invasive Species? Report it via EDDMapS Alberta! EDDMapS Alberta is a fast, easy to use, web-based mapping system for documenting invasive species distribution. 1) Register yourself at https://www.eddmaps.org/alberta/ 2) Download our free app on your iPhone or Android 3) Identify the species using the photos and descriptions in EDDMapS Alberta 4) Take a photo and submit it to us 5) We'll verify and map it 6) You can monitor the infestation…Read More
Did you know?! Electric scooters, pocket bikes, golf carts, motorized skateboards, go-carts, and personal transporters are not allowed on any highways in Alberta including sidewalks alongside the roadway. According to Alberta Transportation: Prohibited Operation: These vehicles are motor vehicles, as defined in the Traffic Safety Act; however, they also meet the definition of “miniature vehicles” which are not permitted on a highway in Alberta, including sidewalks alongside the roadway. While many of these motorized vehicles…Read More
Notice is hereby given that the Wednesday, September 25, 2019, Regular Council Meeting has been cancelled. The next Regular Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 9, 2019.
All meetings are open to the public and are held in the Council Chambers of the Big Lakes County Administration Building.
This constitutes notice to the public in accordance with sections 193 & 195 of the Municipal Government Act. Read More
The following development permits have been approved under the terms of the Big Lakes County Land Use Bylaw No. 03-2017: Permit #: 19-D0084 Development: Multi-Purpose Recreation FacilityLegal Land Description: NW 4-74-10-W5 (Spruce Point Park) Any persons affected by this decision may appeal to the Secretary, Subdivision and Development Appeal Board, Box 239, High Prairie, Alberta. Such an appeal shall be in writing stating grounds for the appeal and delivered personally or by registered mail on or…Read More
It’s no secret that this has been a rough year for our agricultural producers. From the Spring drought to the monsoon stretching right into August; 2019 has dealt agriculture a rough hand. Which is why after a year like this, Big Lakes County Agricultural Services understands the importance of feed analysis for your livestock. Test Your Silage & Bales - $48/ Comprehensive Feed Testing - $45/ Comprehensive Feed Testing for Equine - Rental of probe free with $100…Read More
7 Railway Avenue, Enilda Are you looking for a fixer-upper in a quiet neighborhood? This could be the ideal home for you! Nestled on a quiet street in the Hamlet of Enilda, this 1,120 square foot, single-detached home sits on 0.39 acres. Built in 1952, this property has the potential to be a warm, cozy family home. Along with power, water, and sanitary sewer, the property also comes with a shed, which is perfect for…Read More
If you spot this plant, please contact Sheila Kaus, Agricultural Fieldperson at 780-523-5955 so that we can safely and properly remove this plant to prevent it from spreading. All parts of Jimsonweed are toxic to humans and other mammals. The plants contain dangerous levels of the alkaloids classified as anticholinergics and have been used for its psychoactive effects. The concentration of toxins varies greatly from plant to plant making the risk of fatal overdose high.…Read More
Please be advised that with the new upgrades to the Groaurd and Faust water truckfill stations, water tokens will no longer be required or accepted at these stations.
During this transition, tokens will only be accepted at the Enilda, Joussard, and Kinuso stations.
Debit cards, credit cards, or setting up an account are now the required methods to purchase water from these stations. Read More
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…Read More