Big Lakes County News In Brief

  • Big Lakes Connections June Newsletter

    Check your mailbox for your copy or download a copy below:  Read More
  • Shelterbelt Trees

    We still have the following seedling available: Bebbs Willow Sandbar Willow White Birch Colorado Spruce Please note: payment is due when your order is placed. Payment may be made by cash or cheque at the Big Lakes County Office. Orders not picked up will be distributed at the Agricultural Fieldman’s discretion unless prior arrangements have been made. Please make every effort to pick up your trees. Download the Tree Order Form, Controlling Weeds in Shelterbelts, Read More
  • Bike Helmet Safety Rewards Program

    Did you know, a helmet can reduce the risk of a serious head injury by 66% to 88%. Big Lakes County understands the many social and health benefits that sports and recreational activities can have on children. Which is why we are pleased to announce the new Bike Helmet Safety Rewards Program. This program was developed to increase helmet use among children and bring awareness to helmet safety in Big Lakes County. Beginning Monday, April Read More
  • Preparation of Assessment Roll 2019

    Notice is hereby given that the Assessment Roll of Big Lakes County made under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act has been prepared for the year 2019, and is open to inspection in the County Office, in High Prairie, Alberta from 8:15am to 4:00pm, during business hours. Any person who desires to object to the entry of his/her name or that of any person upon the said roll(s) or the assessed value placed upon Read More
  • 2019 Property Taxes

    Property Taxes are due and payable on or before Friday, June 28, 2019. This is to advise the ratepayers of Big Lakes County that the Property Assessment and Tax Notices were mailed out May 9, 2019. A 7.5% penalty will be applied to current taxes and arrears if payment is received after June 28, 2019 and an additional 14.5% for payments made after January 31, 2020. Failure to receive a tax notice doesn’t alleviate property Read More
  • Municipal Right of Way Vegetation Control

    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
  • High Prairie Airport Closure & Road Construction

    Effective Monday, June 10, 2019, the High Prairie Airport Runway including the Taxiway and Apron will be closed for construction. Runway construction is scheduled to conclude near the end of August.  STARS Air Ambulance will have access as needed. The Airport Access Road construction is scheduled to begin at the end of June. Motorists are advised to expect delays during road construction. Read More
  • Upcoming Public Hearings

    Notice of Public Hearing Bylaw 10-2019 Council is considering proposed Bylaw No. 10-2019. The purpose of Bylaw 10-2019 is to adopt the Municipal District of Greenview & Big Lakes County Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP). Copies of the proposed Intermunicipal Development Plan are available at the County Administration Building between the hours of 8:15 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. Any person, group of persons, or person representing them who Read More
  • Grouard FCSS Office Temporarily Closed

    The Grouard FCSS office is temporarily closed until further notice. If you need assistance, please call or visit one of our other offices: Enilda Phone: 780-523-5925 Fax: 780-523-5933 Box 179, High Prairie, AB T0G 1E0 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. High Prairie Phone: 780-536-0062 Fax: 780-523-4902 Box 179, High Prairie, AB T0G 1E0 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Faust Phone: 780-355-3896 Fax: 780-355-3000 Box 206, Faust, AB T0G 0X0 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Joussard Phone: 780-776-3811 Fax: 780-776-3821 Box 103, Joussard, AB T0G 1J0 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Kinuso Read More
  • We're Open During Lunch

    Property taxes are due and payable on or before Friday, June 28, 2019. A 7.5% penalty will be applied to current taxes and arrears if payment is received after June 28, 2019 and an additional 14.5% for payments made after January 31, 2020. To further accommodate our taxpayers, we will be open during the lunch hour (12pm - 1pm) starting June 20, 2019, until June 28, 2019. Read More
  • Ownership Wall Maps & Map Books are Now Avaliable

    Stop by the County office in High Prairie to purchase a 2019 Ownership Wall Map or Map Book for $31.50.  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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