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
  • 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
  • Order Your Shelterbelt Trees Today

    Order your shelterbelt trees today! This year, the County has for sale: Lodgepole Pine, White Spruce, Colorado Spruce, Chokecherry, Siberian Larch, Bebbs Willow, Golden Willow, Pussy Willow, Hybrid Poplar, Lilac, Green Alder, Dwarf Birch, Prickly Rose, Trembling Aspen, High Bush Cranberry, Blueberry, and Red Osier Dogwood. Download the Tree Order Form and view the trees available for sale below.  For more details, please contact Sheila Kaus, Agricultural Fieldperson at 780-523-5955.  Read More
  • We Want Your Feedback

    The County is interested in what environmental issues residents are concerned with, and how residents are reducing their energy use. The results of this survey will be used to inform the County environmental sustainability plan. Take our 3-minute Environmental & Sustainability Survey.  Read More
  • New Water Rates Effective January 1, 2020

    Council, as part of its 2020 budget deliberations, decided an increase in water rates was necessary for 2020. This will allow the County to recover a higher percentage of what it costs to operate our utility systems, as well as allowing us to set aside some money for future improvements to water plants, distribution lines, and sewage systems. The new rate of $5.45/cubic meter comes into effect January 1, 2020, and will appear on the Read More
  • Calling All Organizations!

    If your organization runs on volunteers, please contact FCSS to find out how to participate in the volunteer appreciation event in your community this year. We want to do our very best to ensure everybody who contributes to our communities is recognized for the valuable impacts they make. Please contact at Tori 780-776-3811   Read More
  • Public Hearings

    NOTICE OF INTENT TO CLOSE ROAD ALLOWANCE By-Law No. 24-2019 Notice is hereby given that Big Lakes County intends to close a portion of a developed road allowance for the purpose of leasing described as follows: LESSER SLAVE LAKE SETTLEMENT ALL THAT PORTION OF GOVERNMENT ROAD ALLOWANCE (WILLOW POINT ROAD) SHOWN WITHIN THE LIMITS OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, PLAN ________ CONTAINING 2.54 HECTARES (6.28 ACRES) MORE OR LESS EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS 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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