Wednesday, 16 January, 2019 - 09:00

Municipal Planning Commission Meeting - in County Council Chambers Meetings typically start at 9:00 AM; check the agenda to confirm the start time.The agenda can be viewed here. Note: Agendas are typically published the Friday before the meeting. This meeting is open to the Public.  Call (780) 678-3070 or email for further details.

Tuesday, 8 January, 2019 - 09:30

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.  














As a reminder,

No person owning or occupying any lands which are adjacent to a County road and to which entry or exit for Pedestrians or Vehicles is made onto or from the Highway, shall permit any materials including soil, mud, snow, slush, or ice to be pushed onto or across the Highway from said lands or the entry or exit to or from the said lands to or from such roadway or let such materials remain on the roadway if the presence of such materials will likely constitute a danger for those using the Highway.

Windrows, ridges and stockpiles of snow refreezes which makes them hazardous to the graders and wings in their effort to push them out of harm's way.  Potential damage to wings or vehicles may occur should they collide with these deposits of snow.

Please use the diagram below as a guide during your snow removal efforts.  

Wednesday, 23 January, 2019 - 16:30

Tuesday, 12 December, 2017 - 08:30

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.

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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.






The Councils of Camrose County and its urban partners have recognized the need to cooperate in the planning of future land use and development around their shared municipal boundary.  The purpose of these Bylaws is to prepare Intermunicipal Development Plans (IDP) for an area of common interest or concern. IDPs are now a requirement of the Municipal Government Act.

Pursuant to Section 631(1) of the Municipal Government Act, the Councils give notice that they intend to adopt an Intermunicipal Development Plan with their neighbor and have given first reading to the Bylaw.

Camrose County will hold Public Hearings for all the IDPs on Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the County Council Chambers, 3755 – 43rd Avenue, Camrose. Anyone affected by the IDP Bylaws may make written submissions before 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 21, 2018, to Paul King, County Administrator, 3755 – 43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8 or to

Each urban partner will also hold a Public Hearing in their respective community. Anyone affected by the IDP may also make written submission to the appropriate municipality by the deadline listed below.

Copies of all the IDPs are available on the County website at, the County Office, and each urban municipality’s office during regular office hours. If you have questions about the Bylaws contact the County Planning Department at 780-678-3070 or or contact your local municipal office.


Urban Partner

IDP Bylaw #

Public Hearing Time



Submission Deadline

County Bylaw #

Town of Bashaw


November 15, 6:00 p.m.

Council Chambers 5011-52 Avenue Bashaw, AB

November 8


Village of Bawlf


November 21, 7:00 p.m.

Council Chambers 203 Hanson Street

Bawlf, AB

November 14


Village of Bittern Lake


November 15, 7:00 p.m.

Community Hall

303 James Street

Bittern Lake, AB

November 8


Village of Edberg


November 21, 7:00 p.m.

Village Office

60 Main Street Edberg, AB

November 14


Village of Ferintosh


November 7, 7:30 p.m.

Village Office

301 Main Street Ferintosh, AB

November 5


Village of Hay Lakes


November 19, 7:00 p.m.

Council Chambers 115 Main Street

Hay Lakes, AB

November 12


Village of Rosalind


November 8, 7:30 p.m.

Council Chambers Main Street Rosalind, AB

November 5


Effective April 1, 2018, producers will need to have an EFP completion letter dated within the last 10 years to be considered current and eligible for cost-share funding with the Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change programs of the Canadian Agriculture Partnership (CAP). That means, for example, if you apply in September 1, 2018, your EFP will need to have been approved on or after September 1, 2008 to be considered for current funding.

I’m sure the first question you’ll ask after reading the title is “Why?”. There has been a movement to harmonize EFPs nationally to make EFPs more useful to sustainable sourcing programs, and Alberta is the only province without a renewal period; therefore, we are doing it to make EFPs useful to sustainable sourcing programs across Canada.

I’m sure the next question is “How often?”. The Alberta EFP program has a Stakeholder Advisory Committee (an industry advisory group) that set the renewal period at 10 years.  We are waiting to see if the renewal period becomes part of the harmonized national standard.  If it does, we anticipate we will need to move the renewal period to 5 years or less in the future.

What does this mean for producers?

  • If you want to apply for Growing Forward/CAP grants, you will need a current EFP.
  • If a sustainable sourcing program requires it (e.g. the potato sustainability initiative), you will need a current EFP
  • If your completion letter is older than 10 years, you will need to do a new workbook and action plan.
  • If you cannot find your completion letter, you will need to start and complete a new EFP to be considered current, regardless of the completion date; unless your EFP is online.
  • Technicians cannot give out completion letters without doing a full review of a new EFP (both workbook and action plan).

Producers should use the online workbook!  ~ Why?

  • The online workbook does many of the calculations for you and carries data forward to other parts of the online workbook where needed
  • Future renewals will be easier. The data are stored online on a secure virtual private server accessible only to ARECA staff entrusted to deliver the EFP Program.
    • When the next version change comes, your data will be migrated to the newest version, making updates easier and simpler.
  • If available, you should use your original binder as a reference for your EFP renewal.  Producers who have done this have told us putting the paper version online takes a few hours
  • If you cannot renew online, then you need to complete a new binder of the latest version.

How do I Renew?


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