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AAMD&C Scholarship

http://aamdc.com/events-programs/scholarship-program

 

Radway Lion's Club Scholarships

The Radway Lion's Club is offering two different scholarship opportunities to Thorhild County residents

Lions Legacy Scholarship 2017.pdf

Trades Scholarship 2017 - Final.pdf

Posted: 20/07/2017


WASTE MANAGEMENT TIPPING FEES

 

Residents of Thorhild County are advised to deliver waste to either the Waste Management or County transfer stations only. All bulk waste delivered to the working face at the Waste Management facility is subject to tipping fees and will be charged on-site. Click here for more information

Posted: 05/07/2017

 

2017 Notice of Nomination Day
2017 Candidate Information Packages Available Now

Posted: 31/05/2017

 


 

Alberta Transportation Approves 10.2M Grant
Thorhild County Moving Ahead with Long Lake Waterline Project 

Full News Release

Government of Alberta News Release

Posted: 31/05/2017


UPDATE: Legal Brief for Judicial Review of 19 May, 2017, of Ministerial Orders has been filed. See Municipal Government Inspection Report section below for details.



 

Please be advised that effective IMMEDIATELY, Thorhild Lagoon will NOT be accepting any more dumping of sewage from contractors.  The Thorhild Lagoon Upgrade project is about to commence and the Lagoon will not be able to process any additional sewage.

This affects all contractors who have a key to Thorhild Lagoon.

If you have any questions, please contact the utilities department at 780-398-2811.

 





2017

2% LIQUID STRYCHNINE PROGRAM  

Thorhild County Agricultural Services will be offering 2% Liquid Strychnine for purchase to aid in Richardson Ground Squirrel Control. The applicant must be a registered agricultural producer to be eligible for purchase.

STRICHYNINE STOCK IS LIMITED

Strychnine can be purchased from the Agricultural Services office at $10.00 per 250 ml bottle. Please call Agricultural Services at (780) 398-3977 to pre-order and book an appointment for paperwork and product pick-up. If you have any further questions on the 2017 Strychnine program please call Agricultural Services.


Property Related Crime

is on the rise, such as break and enters.  Over the past 2 years, there has been a significant increase of property crime reported in Thorhild County.

We are urging our community to keep a close eye on suspicious activity.  If you see something suspicious call the RCMP complaint line 780-942-3600 with as much detail as possible.

If you see a crime in progress, call 911 and do not approach.   Your safety is the highest priority.

Let work together to keep our community safe.

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The Farm Credit Corporation announced a new loan for young entrepreneurs in the agriculture retail, manufacturing and food processing sectors.  For more information click the following link:

https://www.fcc-fac.ca/en/about-fcc/media-newsroom/news-releases/2017/fcc-introduces-new-loan-for-young-entrepreneurs.html?hootPostID=e9831f4d59fdfbe908bd43e52310f3bf
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Thorhild County Council passes 2017 Budget (February 8, 2017)

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Carbon Levy
and what it means to your Utility Bill

MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT INSPECTION REPORT

Russell Farmer and Associates was appointed by the Minister of Municipal Affairs to complete an Inspection in accordance with Section 571 of the Municipal Government Act.  Please see the attached Final Report dated June 19, 2015 and the Ministerial Order No. MSL:119/15.

2015-06-Final Inspection Report - Thorhild County.pdf

Ministerial Order No. MSL119/15.pdf

Ministerial Order No. MSL:166/15 as of December 7, 2015

Ministerial Order No. MSL:171/15 as of December 16, 2015 regarding the appointment of Official Administrators for Thorhild County

Ministerial Order No. MSL:022/16 regarding the amendment to MSL: 171/15

Municipal Affairs Letter to Thorhild Council dated July 26, 2016.   Ministerial Order No. MSL:024/16 as of July 26, 2016 regarding the appointment of Official Administrators for Thorhild County.    Ministerial Order No. MLS:029/16 as of July 26, 2016 regarding the extension of completion dates for Directives 11, 12, and 13 to July 29, 2016; and, the due date for Directive 14 is now November 30, 2016

Consent Order dated September 8, 2016 has been received by the County.  Based on this order filed, the matter will not be dealt with by the Court of Queen's Bench on October 5, 2016 as what was originally scheduled.  The timing of the rescheduling of this matter will follow the decision on the Judicial Review of the Ministerial Orders.  Queen's Bench of Alberta document

Legal brief for the Judicial Review of Ministerial Orders filed on April 21, 2017. Judicial Review is scheduled for May 19, 2017. Tab 1 through 9.

WRITTEN SUBMISSIONS OF THE RESPONDENT HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN in right of Alberta, as represented by THE MINISTER OF MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS filed May 5, 2017.


NEXT COUNCIL MEETINGS


Agendas and Minutes   2017
Audio Recordings of Council Meetings    2017 

Unless otherwise noted, regularly scheduled Council Meetings begin at 9:30 a.m the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. 
          

Municipal Planning Commission: Scheduled Meetings

The meetings are held, as required, after the scheduled Council meetings have concluded.

Municipal Planning Commission Agendas and Minutes
2016    2017

Agricultural Service Board     Next meeting: 


GENERAL NOTICES

Important information on Black Knot Fungus disease that has been noticed on trees in Thorhild County 

 

The County Office has posters available for property owners and lease holders stating that permission is needed before accessing private or leased land. The posters are 11"x 17" in size and are water resistant.  The posters are free of charge and are available from the Reception Counter. 

          

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT

(see also the Planning & Development page for links, forms and information)  

Municipal Planning Commission: Notice of Decision on Discretionary Permits, May 23, 2017

Thorhild County Annual Assessor Property Inspections will take place from February 9, 2017 to December 31, 2017.  See the information for locations. 

Thorhild County:  Available Properties for Sale as of March 27, 2017 


PUBLIC WORKS: INFORMATION, TENDERS AND REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

 

AGRICULTURAL SERVICE BOARD




The ASB page and agriculture related programs can be found under the "Infrastructure" tab or at this link.     

The Dangers of Snowmobiles, Quads and Unharvested Crops  

100 Year Farm Family Awards Criteria    Thorhild County Policy    Application  
Link to the Alberta Century Farm and Ranch Award.  There is no deadline date for the provincial award.   Current Application for Alberta Award 


COMMUNITY INVESTMENT AND DONATIONS


COUNTY COMMUNICATOR

Please see the "Residents" heading for the current issue.  


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