ATTENTION: AGRICULTURAL PRODUCERS IN THE COUNTY OF MINBURN #27, FARM AND RANCH WORKERS LEGISLATION COMMENT PERIOD

The Provincial Government has received recommendations from a number of committees regarding the proposed Farm and Ranch Workers Legislation. The deadline for providing your comments on this proposed legislation is January 15, 2017. You may review the committee recommendations and provide your comments at www.alberta.ca/farm-and-ranchconsultations.aspx or mail them to:

Farm& Twg Recommendations feedback
Occupational Health and Safety Branch
Alberta Labour
8th Floor Labour Building
10808-99 Avenue
Edmonton, Alta
T5K 0G5

Or email comments to: FarmandRanch@gov.ab.ca


ATTENTION LANDOWNERS

2017 ROADSIDE MOWING PROGRAM
 The County of Minburn No. 27 Agricultural Service Board will be commencing the roadside mowing program in 2017. The program will consist of mowing all road allowances with up to a fifteen foot cut from the shoulder into the ditch. Persons wishing to cut hay on a road allowance need to complete all cutting prior to the mowing contractor’s arrival. If hay has been cut and is in swath, mowers will go around that particular swathed ditch however all standing grass will be mowed with absolutely no exceptions.

The County will commence mowing after July 15, 2017.

For further information please contact Agricultural Fieldman Darwin Ullery at 780-632-4033.


CURRENT ROAD BANS
Road Bans – June 22, 2017


PREPARATION OF COMBINED ASSESSMENT/TAX NOTICES
Notice is hereby given that the 2017 combined Assessment/Tax Notices have been prepared and mailed June 1, 2017 to all taxpayers as per Section 311 of the Municipal Government Act (MGA).

The Assessment Roll is available for review at the County of Minburn No. 27 office during business hours. Any person wishing to make a complaint about assessment must do so in accordance with Section 460 MGA within sixty (60) days from the date on the combined Assessment/Tax notice (Section 309(1)(c) MGA). A complaint must be in the form prescribed in Section 460(2) MGA and must be accompanied with the fees detailed on the back of the combined assessment/tax notice. This form is available at the County of Minburn No. 27 Administration office.

All assessed persons are deemed to have received their combined Assessment/Tax Notice as a result of this publication.

Myrna Swihun
Taxation Supervisor


DUST CONTROL
Oil /Calcium Dust Control Program on Roads
In Front of Residential Sites

Dust Control applications will be accepted from April 18 to May 31, 2017 (deadline) as per County Policy PW 10 Dust Control with Oil and County Policy PW 12 Dust Control with Calcium.

If you have any questions please call the Superintendent of Public Works at the Public Works Office at (780) 632-3715 or (780) 632-9330.

Applications are available at the following:
County of Minburn No. 27
Administration Office
4909 – 50 Street
Vegreville, Alberta
T9C 1R6


ROAD CLOSURE

Range Road 150 south of Township Road 514 is closed.  This is a dead end road.

Township Road 534  east of Secondary 857  to Range Road 145 is closed due to a wash out.

Township Road 504A between Range Road 132 and Highway 36 has been closed due to extreme soft spots.

Range Road 130 between Township Roads 510 and 512 has been closed due to a wash out.

Road Construction on Range Road 114 between Township Roads 524 and 530 ( Secondary 631).

Range Road 134 north of Township Road 522 will be closed for culvert replacement on October 10, 2017.


 

POLICY FOR STUBBLE BURNING
PS 6 Stubble Burning 


INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 857 AND HIGHWAY 631
On December 19, 2016, weather permitting, a 4 way stop conversion will be installed. The work will include the following:

  • Four new oversize stop signs with new solar red flashing lights on top of all stop signs.
  • Stop ahead, “NEW CONTROL” starburst signs, rumble strips and stop bar pavement markings for the new stop directions on Highway 857.

PUBLIC SALE OF EQUIPMENT FOR UNPAID TAX ARREARS
(Municipal Government Act) – POSTPONED


FIREWORKS PERMIT NOW REQUIRED
Fireworks Bylaw
Fireworks Permission Letter
Please Note:  Fireworks Permits are separate from Fire Permits.


AGRICULTURAL SERVICE BOARD (ASB)
Clubroot


Rural Addressing – How It Works
Rural Addressing


Road Restrictions
Highways – Website for Alberta Transporation
Roadata – overweight & oversize vehicle permits 1-888-830-7623


Bulk Water Stations
Bulk Water Stations


Fire Permits 
Fire permits are available at this time
online fire permit system


Attention: Truck Route Regulation Bylaw
Truck Route Regulation Bylaw 1226-13


Attention: Speed Limit Reduction on County Township Road 523A
Speed Control Bylaw 1211-11


Events
Kalyna Country Events