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
NEXT COUNCIL MEETINGS
Agendas and Minutes 2016 2017
Audio Recordings of Council Meetings 2016 2017
Unless otherwise noted, regularly scheduled Council Meetings begin at 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Municipal Planning Commission: Scheduled Meetings
The meetings are held, as required, after the scheduled Council meetings have concluded.
Municipal Planning Commission Agendas and Minutes
Agricultural Service Board Next meeting: TBD
WInter Wear Exchange Program - Donate or Take adult and children gently used winter coats and snow pants for families in need.
Important information on Black Knot Fungus disease that has been noticed on trees in Thorhild County
Driveway Snowplowing Information pertaining to snow plow flags, custom snowplowing, and Public Works after hours procedure
We want your best shots! Thorhild County is sponsoring a "Four Seasons" photo contest. The deadline for entries for "Winter" photos is March 24, 2017. Information and Guidelines.
See the "Fall" winning photos under County and Community Events page
2017 Fireline Equipment Contract The public is invited to register their equipment with Thorhild County Emergency Services for the 2017 fire season. To address insurance and occupational health and safety requirements, a County contract for local contractors assisting in fighting wild fires in Thorhild County must be entered into. Signing the contract must be done in person at the County Office. Please contact Nick Kuzyk, Thorhild County Fire Chief, at 780-656-0129 (cell) or 780-398-2828 (office), or email Nick.Kuzyk@thorhildcounty.com to review and/or arrange for signing of the said contract. Contract
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. Use Respect Ask First Use Respect Contact First
PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT
(see also the Planning & Development page for links, forms and information)
Thorhild County Annual Assessor Property Inspections will take place from February 9, 2017 to December 31, 2017. See the information for locations.
Notice of Hearing: Subdivision Appeal. The hearing will take place on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 9:30 p.m. in the Thorhild County Council Chambers.
Thorhild County: Available Properties for Sale as of December 16, 2016
What you need to know on the new National Energy Code for Buildings Compliance Report that came into effect on November 1, 2016. See the County's website Planning & Development for information under the "Forms" section.
PUBLIC WORKS: INFORMATION, TENDERS AND REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Backslopping Request for 2017: Application deadline is March 17, 2017.
Policy 939 Backslopping
Tenders for Dust Control: Tender Information Calcium Dust Control Tender Oil Dust Control Tender Please note that tenders for both dust controls will be accepted until Monday, February 27, 2017. Oil Dust Control accepted until 10:00 a.m./ Calcium Dust Control accepted until 11:00 a.m.
Open Call for Gravel Haulers with Equipment and wanting to work for the County in 2017. Note the deadline is Friday, February 24, 2017.
Public Works is preparing for winter. An on-call schedule is in place where roads are inspected early in the morning. One plow/ sanding truck is setup and ready to go. Policy 940 Winter Road Maintenance will go into effect this year which sets out service levels and provides Public Works and County residents with a clearly defined policy.
Alberta Transportation: Winter Highway Maintenance
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
2016 - 2017 Excellence Award for Agricultural Students is Now Open: Closes May 5, 2017.
100 Year Farm Family Awards Criteria Thorhild County Policy Application Note: The deadline for 2017 applications is April 28, 2017. The published deadline of April 30 is a Sunday this year.
Link to the Alberta Century Farm and Ranch Award. There is no deadline date for the provincial award. Current Application for Alberta Award