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Big Lakes County Council wishes to advise residents that during the January 13th Council Meeting, Council passed a motion to send a letter to MLA Pat Rehn. "Big Lakes County Council will be sending a letter to MLA Pat Rehn listing our concerns," said Reeve Ken Matthews. "Our main concerns…
Big Lakes County Council is pleased to announce that the County Shop Solar Project was commissioned on October 20, 2020 and is now producing power. This project was funded in part by the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre (MCCAC), a partnership of the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) and Rural…
Big Lakes County is now under enhanced measures, according to Alberta Health Services. The County wants to remind our residents that under the public health order, you are legally required to: isolate for 10 days if you have any core symptom that is not related to a pre-existing illness or…
In times of crisis, it is important that you have access to trusted, timely, and accurate information to ensure your safety and that of your family and loved ones. Big Lakes County has chosen the Voyent Alert! Notification Service to keep you informed during emergencies as well as day-to-day notifications.…
On November 24, 2020, Premier Jason Kenny declared a second state of Public Health Emergency, and aggressive measures have been put in place to protect the health system and reduce the rising spread of COVID-19 cases. We want to assure you that the interest of community health and safety is…
Big Lakes County Council elected Ward 3 Councillor Ken Matthews as Reeve and Ward 1 Councillor David Marx as Deputy Reeve at the annual organizational meeting on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. Reeve Matthews has been on Council since 2006 and was the former Reeve from 2013 -2018 and the former…

Rail Safety Week

16 Sep 2020
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Every year, more than 2,100 North Americans are killed or seriously injured because of unsafe behaviour around tracks and trains. Rail safety is everyone’s responsibility. By looking out for each other and working together, we can help keep our communities safe and prevent fatalities and injuries on or near railway…
The provincial government has approved a two-year $43 million expanded electronics recycling pilot project managed by the Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA). The pilot will collect 24,600 tonnes of recycled electronics throughout the province that were not previously accepted at Transfer Stations or Regional Landfills. The High Prairie and District…
Congratulations to Sydney Saitz, who was selected by Big Lakes County Council to receive the 2020 Return of Service Bursary. This $3,000 bursary was developed to incentivize post-secondary graduates to provide their skills and expertise within the Big Lakes County boundaries following their graduation. In September, Ms. Saitz will be…
Congratulations to the family of Jim and Cheryl Sheldon, who are recipients of the 2020 BMO Farm Family Award. This award recognizes family-run farming operations throughout Alberta for their outstanding contributions to agriculture and their community. "While reading through the nomination form for Jim and Cheryl Sheldon, you can see…
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