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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.…
Compass Assessment Consultants Inc. will be travelling door-to-door during regular business hours in selected areas within the County boundaries starting on August 19 to August 23, 2019, to conduct property re-inspections. The County re-inspects properties to ensure all data assessment records are accurate and up-to-date; however, some properties will not…

Notice of Public Land Sale

29 Jul 2019
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Notice is hereby given that Big Lakes County is accepting bids for the sale of the following land: Legal Description - Plan 782 1407, Block 3, Lot 15 Rural Address - 14 5th Ave NE Location - Hamlet of Grouard Lot Size - 669 m² (60 ft x 120 ft…

Upcoming Public Hearings

29 Jul 2019
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Public Hearing Proposed Bylaw No. 18-2019 Pursuant to the Municipal Government Act, being Chapter M-26 of the Statutes of Alberta, notice is hereby given that the Council of Big Lakes County will hold a Public Hearing prior to the second reading of Bylaw No. 18-2019 to adopt the Intermunicipal Development…
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…
Do your willow trees look dead? Are the leaves changing color and falling off? It’s probably due to the Willow Leafminer. The Willow Leafminer is a small gray moth native to North America. The caterpillars of this moth feed on willow leaves periodically causing extensive damage to willow stands in…
Notice is hereby given that annual Pest Inspections will commence July 16, 2019, and will continue into September of 2019. Surveys conducted include: Fusarium, Blackleg, Clubroot, and Grasshopper. During these surveys, the Agricultural Services Staff will be accessing privately held land during reasonable hours, as per the Agricultural Pests Act,…
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…
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…
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…
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