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Tuesday, 8 August, 2017 - 08:30

Please be advised that the Regular Meeting of the Council is scheduled for the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, beginning at 9:30 am in the Council Chambers at the County Office located at 3755- 43 Avenue in Camrose. Please feel free to check out the Published Agenda located here. The Public is Welcome to attend.  Please note:  The July 25th meeting has been cancelled.

Beginning in June of 2017 and continuing through the summer months, Regular Council meetings will start at 8:30 on the second and fourth Tuesdays

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, 18 January, 2017 - 09:00

Municipal Planning Commission Meeting - in County Council Chambers at 9:00 AM.The agenda can be viewed here. This meeting is open to the Public.  Call (780)678-3070 for further details..

Tuesday, 22 August, 2017 - 08:00

The Municipal Planning Commission meetings are open to the public and typically occur on the 3rd Wednesday of every month.  The agenda is available here the week before the meeting.

Please note that while MPC meetings are open to the public, they are not Public Hearings. The most effective way to submit feedback on a particular proposal is in writing in advance of the meeting to the Planning and Development department, who can then attach it to the public agenda package. MPC members may, at their discretion, ask questions of administration or any affected parties relating to the agenda during the meeting.

 

Monday, 16 October, 2017 - 20:00

10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

More Election Information - click here

 

NOTICE:  Cutting of Hay Crops on Public Roads (Bylaw 1020)

(1)   (a)  Prior to July 15, in any year, only the owner of land abutting the ditch of a public highway under the jurisdiction of Camrose County is authorized to harvest by cutting, baling, or any other method, any forage crop that grows within the said ditches of the said public highway. 

(b) an owner under (a) above may transfer this privilege to another person by mutual agreement.

(2)   On and following the 15th day of July in any year, any person may harvest by cutting, baling or any other method, etc., any forage crops growing within the ditches of a public highway under the jurisdiction of Camrose County.       

(3) A forage crop harvested within the ditches of a public highway shall become the property of the person harvesting same and shall not be stacked or stored within the said ditches, but shall be removed as soon as reasonably possible from the said ditches upon the completion of the said harvesting        .

(4)   Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Council reserves the right to authorize its employees, agents or assigns to cut, spray or otherwise destroy forage crop or grasses, weeds, or other growth in the ditches or on the side slopes of any public highway under its jurisdiction at any time in the interest of safety for the traveling public and in the interest of controlling noxious weeds and any other undesirable growth.

(5)   Any person contravening this by-law is guilty of an offense and liable on summary conviction to the penalties as outlined in Section 557 of Chapter M-26 of the Municipal Government Act R.S.A. 2000 and amendments thereto.

PAUL KING

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

 

The next Municipal Election will be held on Monday, October 16, 2017.  Camrose County voters elect Councillors in 7 Divisions.  To see a map of the Electoral Divisions and their current representative, please click here.  The Reeve is nominated at the Organizational Meeting each fall from among the elected officials.

In accordance with the changes to the Local Authorities Election Act, individuals must register their intention to be a candidate.  If someone wishes to run in the Camrose County Municipal Election, and intends to begin raising funds and receiving donations for that purpose, they MUST be registered with Camrose County under Section 147.2 of the Elections Act before accepting any campaign contributions.  Find the Nomination Paper and Candidate's Acceptance Form here.

The future candidate must disclose his/her intent to run by submitting the attached form to Camrose County.  The information will be compiled in a directory by Camrose County Administration and will be public information.

Election Additional Information:

Municipal Government Candidate Guide

Camrose County's Candidate Information Guide - everything you need to know about running for Council and what happens after!

Voter Eligibility & Identification Requirements:

You are eligible to vote if you meet all of the following criteria:

  • You are at least 18 years of age on or before Election Day
  • You are a Canadian citizen
  • You have lived in Alberta for the six consecutive months immediately preceding Election Day
  • Your place of residence is in the voting Division on Election Day
  • If you have provided the required proof of eligibility as required by Section 53 of the Local Authorities Election Act
  • You have not already voted before in the election.

Please be advised a change to the Local Authorities Act requires that all Voters must provide identification which must produce proof of the Person’s identity and current address.

The identification must be one (1) of the following:

  • Operator/Driver’s license
  • Government photo identification card
  • Or other Chief Electoral Officer approved identification which must show the name and address of the elector.

Types of Chief Electoral Officer approved identification allowed must show the name and address of the elector. Examples of appropriate ID include:

  • Attestation of Identity and Residence issued by the authorized representative of a correctional institution;
  • Attestation of Residence issued by the authorized representative (landlord) of a commercial property management company;
  • Attestation of Residence issued by the responsible authority of a Supportive Living Facility;
  • Bank/Credit card statement or personal cheque;
  • Correspondence issued by a school, college or university;
  • Government cheque or cheque hub;
  • Income/property tax assessment notice;
  • Insurance policy or coverage card;
  • Letter from a public curator, public guardian or public trustee;
  • One of the following, issued by the responsible authority of a shelter or soup kitchen:
    • Attestation of residence, letter of stay, admission form or statement of benefits;
  • Pension Plan statement of benefits, contributions or participation;
  • Residential lease or mortgage statement;
  • Statement of government benefits, eg employment insurance, old-age security, social assistance, disability support or child tax benefit;
  • Utility bill, eg telephone, public utilities commission, television, hydro, gas or water; and
  • Vehicle ownership or insurance certificate.

 

 

 

Council has updated the Fee For Service Bylaw for 2017.  The bylaw is available here.  The fee schedule in the Bylaw will take effect Jan. 1, 2017.

DEADLINE FOR PAYMENT OF 2017 COUNTY PROPERTY TAXES IS JULY 31, 2017
A 2% PENALTY WILL THEN BE ADDED, TO ALL OUTSTANDING CURRENT TAXES
TAX PAYMENTS CAN BE MADE AT THE COUNTY OFFICE
3755 43 AVENUE, CAMROSE, ALBERTA T4V 3S8
UNTIL 4:30 P.M., MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017,
OR
AFTER HOURS/WEEKENDS PAYMENTS (CHEQUES ONLY) CAN BE PLACED
IN MAILBOX AT COUNTY OFFICE FRONT DOOR
OR
RECEIVED POST-MARKED BY JULY 31, 2017
A FURTHER 10% PENALTY WILL BE ADDED NOVEMBER 1, 2017
 
Camrose County offers a Pre-Authorized Monthly Payment Plan for taxes. Application forms and further information can be obtained by contacting our office at 780-672-4446 or from our County website:  www.county.camrose.ab.ca 
Payments can also be made online or at any financial institution. 
 
Paul King County Administrator

ATTENTION:

Bridge File 06524 located on Rge Rd 205, 1.7 km’s north of Twp Rd 480 will be restricted to 5 tonnes due to structural issues. 

 

Bridge File located on Rge Rd 192, 600 m north of Twp 452:

  • temporary repairs have been completed
  • speed is reduced to 50 km/hr
  • weight restrictions have been lifted. 


 If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Public Works at 780-672-4449.

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