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Please Burn Responsibly

Please remember ... burn notifications are required for any controlled burns in Saddle Hills County. You can download one by clicking here

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Flooding

Saddle Hills County will be submitting an application to the Province of Alberta for a Disaster Recovery Program (DRP).

As part of the application process, the County has been asked to provide an estimate of damage to the County's infrastructure and an estimate of the number of private properties that experienced damage as a result of the overland flooding in late April 2018.

For more information or to find out how to notify the County of your damage please click here.


I am a Private Landowner ...
What Compensation Am I Eligible For?

There are a number of categories of compensation for flood damage which members of the private sector may qualify for such as:

· Residential

· Farm and Agricultural (incl. farmland gouging)

· Small Business

· Public Not-for profit Erosion 

Some costs which may be covered include: erosion, driveways, gouging of farmland, harvested crops already in storage, as well as some costs associated with livestock, outlying farm buildings, uninsurable fences, family homesteads and more.

To view the complete list of eligible private sector criteria please see pages 12 to 15 of the Alberta Disaster Assistance Guidelines at:

http://www.aema.alberta.ca/documents/DAG-april-1-2013.pdf

Public Service Request System Issues

The County is experiencing some difficulties with its Public Service Request System. Users are currently unable to create a new account using a mobile device. We are working on a solution to this issue. Until we resolve it please use a computer or laptop if you are setting up a new account or call the County office at 780-864-3760. 

Public Works Week

Road Ban Lifted

Effective May 22 - 8 am

Pursuant to the Saddle Hills County Bylaw 80-1998 "Road Bans" and Policy No. PW 04 "Road Ban", effective at 8:00 a.m. on 22nd day of May, 2018 the 75% Road Ban on all gravel roads in Saddle Hills County will be lifted.

Saddle Hills County would like to thank industry for helping is us to protect our infrastructure.

For more on Saddle Hills County road bans click here.

Rural Potable Water Agreements

The possibility of providing potable water, delivered directly to property owners, is being investigated and considered as an option for the future of Saddle Hills County.

Click Here for policy and agreement.

County News


Gardening

Summer in Saddle Hills County

From parks and camping to hiking, fishing and boating, Saddle Hills has a great deal to offer the traveler during the summer months.

For more information on how to enjoy summer in Saddle Hills County simply click here.

Norma Rickman

Non-Profit Development Sessions

  • Thursday, Mar 8, 2018 - Driving Your Capital Campaigns
  • Thursday, Mar 29, 2018 – Business Planning
  • Thursday, April 5, 2018 – Working in Partnership
  • Thursday April 19, 2018 - Grant Proposal Writing
  • Thursday, Mar 8, 2018 - Driving Your Capital Campaigns
  • Thursday, Mar 29, 2018 – Business Planning
  • Thursday, April 5, 2018 – Working in Partnership
  • Thursday April 19, 2018 - Grant Proposal Writing
  • NEWS

      Notice of Public Hearing, MDP-LUB
      05/15/2018
      A Public Hearing on the proposed Bylaws 323-2018 Municipal Development Plan and 324-2018 Land Use Bylaw will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. in the Saddle Hills County Council Chambers of the Saddle Hills County Complex. The County Complex is located at the junction of Highway 49 and Highway 725.
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      County Imposes Fire Restrictions
      05/14/2018
      Due to ongoing dry conditions and gusty winds, areas of exposed cured fuels pose a significant wildfire risk. The Fire Hazard is also now Very High. As a result, Fire Restrictions are now in effect for Saddle Hills County. Effective immediately.
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      Attention Pea Producers
      05/11/2018
      Saddle Hills County is looking for a few pea fields in the County that can be used for monitoring for Pea Leaf Weevils.
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      County Issues Fire Advisory
      05/10/2018
      Due to warm dry conditions and forecasted conditions, areas of exposed cured fuels pose a significant wildfire risk. As a result, a Fire Advisory is now in effect for Saddle Hills County. Effective immediately.
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      Tips To Preserving Our Top Soil
      05/08/2018
      But ... where did all the $$$ go?! It has been quite the spring, if we could even call it that! With the large amounts of snow this past winter and the quick melt we have seen large volumes of water moving across County roads along with fields.
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      2018 Overland Flooding Damages
      05/07/2018
      Saddle Hills County will be submitting an application to the Province of Alberta for a Disaster Recovery Program (DRP).
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