Big Lakes County News In Brief

  • Test Your Feed

    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
  • Water Truckfill Information

    Please be advised that with the new upgrades to the Grouard and Faust water truckfill stations, water tokens will no longer be accepted at these stations. Debit cards, credit cards, or setting up an account are now the required methods to purchase water from these stations. During this transition, tokens will only be accepted at the Enilda, Joussard, and Kinuso stations. Instructions for using a debit card at the Faust, Grouard, & Kinuso water truckfill Read More
  • Snowplowing Private Driveways

    Private driveway snowplowing is provided by Big Lakes County to its ratepayers for a minimum charge of $68.00 per occurrence for the first half-hour. Over half an hour is charged at the rate of $136.00/hr. If you wish to have your driveway snowplowed this winter, please visit a Big Lakes County office to sign an agreement and pick up a snowplow triangle. If you have a snowplow agreement that expired in 2019 please be sure Read More
  • Water Act Notice of Application

    Notice is given that Big Lakes County has filed an application under the provisions of the Water Act for authorization to disturb wetlands associated with construction of Range Road 190 Upgrades located at NE 12074-19-W5 and NW 07-074-18-W5. Mitigation measures and best management practices are followed to minimize disturbance and to protect the remaining wetland areas from impact by the construction activity. Any person who is directly affected by this application may submit a written Read More
  • Big Lakes County Library Board Meeting

    The next Big Lakes County Library Board Meeting is scheduled for February 12, 2020, at 4:30 p.m. in the Big Lakes County Council Chambers.  Read More
  • Transfer Stations

    As temperatures continue to rise and drop below zero, please use extra caution when walking or driving around the Transfer Stations. Fluctuating temperatures will cause snowy and icy conditions. Please be advised that Big Lakes County is doing everything possible to ensure the safety of our residents. Big Lakes County reserves the right to close the Transfer Stations for the safety of the public during inclement weather without notice. Read More
  • Property Re-Inspection

    Compass Assessment Consultants Inc. will be travelling door-to-door in selected areas within the County boundaries starting on Monday, December 9, 2019, through to December 15, 2019, to conduct property re-inspections.Property re-inspection is a standard policy put in place by the provincial government that requires all Alberta municipalities to perform ongoing re-inspections and complete overall inspections of all properties in a five-year term.County assessors will be wearing photo identification badges. If residents are not home, assessors Read More
  • Special Council Meeting

    Notice is hereby given that a Special Council Meeting has been scheduled for Monday, December 16, 2019, in the Big Lakes County Council Chambers for the purpose of adopting the Big Lakes County 2020 Interim Capital and Operating Budgets. A public input session will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. If you are unable to attend the public input session and would like to provide your input, please email Heather Nanninga, Director of Corporate Read More
  • Public Hearings

    PUBLIC HEARING - LAND USE BYLAW AMENDMENT Council for Big Lakes County is considering a proposed amendment to the Big Lakes County Land Use Bylaw No. 03-2017. The purpose of proposed Bylaw No. 23-2019 is to re-district Plan 972 3447, Block 1, Lot 1 (Within SW 28-74-17-W5) from the Rural Industrial (RI) District to Country Residential (CR) District as shown on the accompanying sketch Plan 972 3447, Block 1, Lot 1 (Within SW 28-74-17-W5): Proposed re-districting Read More
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Meet Your Reeve and Councillors

Reeve Richard Simard

Reeve Richard Simard

Deputy Reeve Ken Matthews

Deputy Reeve Ken Matthews

David Marx

David Marx

Fern Welch

Fern Welch

Ken Killeen

Ken Killeen

Robert Nygaard

Robert Nygaard

Donald Bissell

Donald Bissell

Donald Charrois

Donald Charrois

Ann Stewart

Ann Stewart

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