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Tuesday, 10 December, 2019 - 09:30

Please be advised that the Regular Meeting of the Council is scheduled for the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, 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.  

Beginning in May of 2020 Council will begin their Regular Council Meetings at 8:30 AM. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, 10 December, 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 planning@county.camrose.ab.ca for further details.

 

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.

More Election Information - click here

 

 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!

 

 

 

The City of Camrose in partnership with Camrose County is undertaking the development of an Intermunicipal Area Structure Plan (ASP) to guide future growth and development of lands located in the southeastern area of the City, including lands located in the County. The Plan Area is bounded by Highway 13, Exhibition Drive, Township Road 46-4, and Dried Meat Lake Road.

Click here to open the City of Camrose website for more information on this joint project.

Alberta Environment and Parks would like to provide an update on the status of the Camrose Flood Hazard Study.

 

The information is available online at River Hazard Studies

 

For more information, and for updates on the status of all our ongoing studies, please visit www.floodhazard.alberta.ca and click on the River Hazard Studies link.

 

Julia Frohlich
Community Engagement Lead
Community Engagement – Strategy Division

Environment and Parks
3115 12 Street NE, Calgary
Calgary, AB  T2E 7J2
Tel: (403) 355-2494
Cell: (403) 512-4450

 

 

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.

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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