Public Hearing for the Municipal Development Plan and Land Use Bylaw – March 26 at 10:30 a.m.

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Bylaw 1540 and 1541 were given First Reading on February 27, 2024 at the regular meeting of Council. The Public Hearing for both Bylaws will be held on March 26, 2024 in Council Chambers at 10:30am. More information about the Municipal Development Plan and Land Use Bylaw are available here: https://county.camrose.ab.ca/building-planning/current-planning-projects/municipal-development-plan-land-use-bylaw-review-updates-2022/.

Council Meeting Highlights – February 27, 2024

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Viability Review Support Group Council appointed Don Simpson and Teresa Gratrix to the Viability Support Group for the Bittern Lake Viability Review.  Appointment of Regional Fire Services Fire Chief Council appointed Larry Baerg as Fire Chief for the Camrose County Regional Fire Service. Community Aggregate Bylaw 1544 Council gave first reading to the Community Aggregate Bylaw 1544 . FCM Annual …

Council Meeting Highlights – February 13, 2024

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Hospice Society Fashion Show – Request for Funding Council approved sponsorship of $200 for the Hospice Society of Camrose and District for their “Fashion for Funds” Fashion Show charity event. Additional Streetlight – New Norway Council approved the construction of a new streetlight along the south side of Gregory Street in the hamlet of New Norway. Wetland Restoration Project – …

Summer/Seasonal Employment Opportunities

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Camrose County is currently accepting applications for multiple Summer/Seasonal positions. If you have a valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence, a strong work ethic, work both independently and within a team environment and enjoy working outdoors we may have a position for you. For more information on each position and how to apply, please follow the links below Vegetation Control Technician/Custom …

Council Meeting Highlights – January 9, 2024

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Municipal Affairs Presentation on Bittern Lake Viability Review As part of the Village of Bittern Lake Viability Review, Sharlene Brown and her colleagues Linda Reynolds and Ross Zimmerman presented an overview of the process to Camrose County Council. East New Norway Water Management Area Presentation Council received a presentation from the landowners within the East New Norway Water Management Area …

Chemical container recycling moving to agriculture retailers

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Effective January 1, 2024, chemical containers under 23L are no longer accepted at the West Dried Meat Lake Regional Landfill. Instead, farmers can recycle their empty, triple-rinsed, under 23L ag containers at the retail outlets from which they purchase their products.   Cleanfarms, the organization that manages the recycling of ag containers, is making this transition to bring recycling to …

Camrose Flood Study Engagement

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The provincial government has released draft flood hazard maps meant to improve public safety, support emergency management, and help build safer and more resilient communities over the long term. Share your thoughts on the draft flood hazard maps by going to https://www.alberta.ca/camrose-flood–study-engagement by February 12, 2024.