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CAMROSE COUNTY NOTICE

 

CAMROSE COUNTY, UNDER PART 10 TAXATION – DIVISION 1 – GENERAL PROVISIONS OF THE MUNICIPAL

GOVERNMENT ACT, CHAPTER M-26 AND BY THIS PUBLICATION,

CERTIFIES THAT THE ASSESSMENT/TAX NOTICES FOR THE

MUNICIPALITY HAVE BEEN SENT MAY 12, 2016.  ALL ASSESSED

PERSONS ARE DEEMED TO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR

ASSESSMENT/TAX NOTICES AS A RESULT OF THIS PUBLICATION.

 

 

PAUL KING

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

CAMROSE COUNTY

3755 43 AVENUE

CAMROSE, ALBERTA  T4V 3S8

Unofficial Results available here.

 

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!

Election Sign Information from Alberta Transportation

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

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The Provincial Government has released two of the reports compiled during the Bill 6 consultation process:

Farm and Ranch Workplace Legislation: Labour Relations Technical Working Group

Farm and Ranch Workplace Legislation:  Employment Standards Technical Working Group

It is important for farmers to take the time and review these documents.  The Province is allowing feedback until April 3 through email, letters and their website:

Email:

 

 

FarmandRanch@gov.ab.ca

 

Letters:  

Farm and Ranch TWG recommendations feedback
c/o Workplace Policy and Legislation
Alberta Labour
7th Floor, 10808 - 99 Avenue
Edmonton, AB  T5K O5G

 

Website:   https://www.alberta.ca/farm-and-ranch-consultations.aspx

 

 Camrose County wants to hear from you!


During November and December, Council works with Administration to set the Budget for the coming year.  Your opinion is important as decisions are made about projects, services, and taxes.  Please take a few minutes to fill in our online survey.

Take our Budget Priority Survey!

 

 

 

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