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Blue Bag Recycling
First Collection is January 4, 2018
Curbside Blue Bag Recycling will be available in the following hamlets;
• Thorhild
• Newbrook
• Radway
• Egremont 
Blue bags are to be placed on the curbside on your scheduled waste collection day.   
Recycling must be bagged. 
Acceptable Items
• Newsprint/Mixed paper – gift wrap, office paper, newspapers  
• Light Cardboard – collapsed cereal boxes, toy boxes
• Heavy cardboard – broken down, flattened, folded and tied
• Metal cans and plastic household containers #1-7.  Food and beverage containers.  
The recycle symbol is on the bottom the plastic containers. 
All containers are to be rinsed. 


Collection will be every second week:  Next collection January 18, 2018.
A waste and blue bag collection schedule will be posted on the website. 

Unacceptable Items

• Glass, clear or colored • Electronics
• Ceramics • Food scraps
• Aerosol cans • Plastics bags and toys
• Aluminum containers, foil and pie plates • Scrap metal and wood
• Plastic film, bubble wrap • Small appliances
• Soiled paper, used paper towels/tissues, dirty food boxes • Diapers 
• Yard waste
• Hazardous waste, paint, oils, batteries



Phone: 780-398-3741 or toll free: 877-398-3777 www.thorhildcounty.com 801 -1st Street, Box 10, Thorhild AB T0A 3J0


Your new Thorhild County id card has been mailed out. This id card is required to access some county services.

• County transfer stations and waste management facilities for all house hold waste. All bulk waste shipments delivered to the landfill working face will be subject to a tipping fee.
• As per resolution 516-2017, free lessons and lift passes at long lake ski hill. (this does not include rental).

Your Thorhild County ID card will be issued on a annual basis. Please present this ID card with your government photo id.
the name on your government photo id must match the name on the pass.
If additional cards are required for any other property owners or renters of the property, please apply at the County Office.

 



Gravel Haulers and Resident Ratepayer with Equipment for 2018

Thorhild County resident ratepayers with gravel trucks that which to haul gravel for the County in 2018 must register their gravel truck(s) by February 9, 2018 to be eligible and contracted to haul

The County requires a minimum of of eight (8) local gravel truckers registered and committed for both the spring and summer hauls by February 9, 2018.  Otherwise, we will be required to advertise for out of county trucks as per Policy 913 which includes the load factor and haul rates for gravelling.  Any local gravel trucks after the above cut-off date will be date and time stamped  Note: Local trucks registered after the cut-off date will have preference, based on past performance, over contract haulers. 

Gravel Haulers and Resident Ratepayer with Equipment for 2018 

Policy 913 Registration of Contract Equipment, Contract Gravel Haulers and Haul - Load Rates.pdf

Equipment Registration Form.pdf






Egremont Community Club Suppers

Turkey Dinner December 15, 2017

$18.00 per person from 6PM to 8PM

Egremont Community Hall 


 

 

 

 




 


Your Roads. Your Rights.
Road-Use Bylaw – Call for Public Consultation

 Thorhild County is currently developing a revised Road-Use/Traffic Safety bylaw. The County is seeking interested stakeholders who are interested in participating in a consultative engagement focus group. The purpose of this process is to gather information and input to aid in the development of the bylaw, before it is presented to Council. The intent of developing the bylaw is to regulate road-use to increase safety and protect County infrastructure assets.

If you are interested in participating in a group consultation please forward your contact information to cao@thorhildcounty.com
POSTED: 21/08/2017


                             

 

 

 

NOTICE TO ALL COUNTY RESIDENTS



THORHILD & LONG LAKE TRANSFER STATIONS

OPEN / CLOSED DAYS

DECEMBER 2017 – JANUARY 2018


Christmas Week

Thorhild Transfer Station Saturday, December 23rd - CLOSED

Long Lake Transfer Station Sunday, December 24th - CLOSED

Thorhild Transfer Station Wednesday, December 27th - OPEN

Long Lake Transfer Station Thursday, December 28th - OPEN

Thorhild Transfer Station Saturday, December 30th - OPEN

Long Lake Transfer Station Sunday, December 31st - OPEN

New Years – 2018

Thorhild Transfer Station Wednesday, January 3rd - OPEN

Long Lake Transfer Station Thursday, January 4th - OPEN
       

 

 

Sign Up for E-Billing Services

Save time and money by registering to receive your utility bills electronically, through email, each month.
Contact the Utilities Clerk, Tracy Bodnar at 780-398-2811 or tracy.bodnar@thorhildcounty.com

POSTED: 14/08/2017


 

ATTENTION:  ALL THORHILD COUNTY RESIDENTS

 

As per County Council’s Resolution #597-2013, rates for driveway snowplowing will be as follows:

 

            Residents (under 65 years of age)      $35.00/flag

 

            Senior Residents (65+)*                    $20.00/flag

 

*Must physically live on the property and are able to provide age verification via birth certificate, driver’s license or other government issued ID.

 

A copy of the Council minutes relating to this change can be viewed at the Thorhild County Administration office or on the web site.

 

Easements may be signed at the Thorhild County Administration Office, Public Works Office or Radway Post Office, beginning Monday, October 2, 2017. 

 

Flags must be paid for at the time of pickup.  Left over “yellow” flags from previous years may be used; you must first sign a new easement and bring the flag number(s) with you.

 

Renters:  Landowners must sign the easement.



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

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.

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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)


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.