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  • 2023 Winter Newsletter - Now Available!

    The latest edition of Saddle Hills County Living magazine is out and will hit mailboxes soon! All of the Saddle Hills County general stores, and the Saddle Hills County office also carry copies.

  • Saddle Hills Rec. Society among Winners of 2023 Grant Program!

    Congratulations to the Cotillion Butte Recreation Association!

    The Rural Communities Foundation just announced the winners of their $100,000 Community Grant program for 2023. One of the four communities sharing the grant money is Saddle Hills very own Cotillion Butte Recreation Association, who were awarded $32,000 towards the replacement of the Cotillion Hall.

  • 2023 Winter IT Equipment Auction

    The County has a variety of used IT equipment available for purchase by sealed bid. The highest bid for each item will be accepted, however the highest bidder of multiple items will have an option to accept any or all of their highest bids.

  • $3,000 Scholarship Opportunity for Post-Secondary Students

    The Professional Vegetation Managers Association (PVMA) has announced that applications are now open for the Keith Sanftlenben Memorial Scholarship.

  • Livestock Drought Relief Applications - Now Open!

    Applications open today, October 30, 2023, for the 2023 Canada-Alberta Drought Livestock Assistance Program, providing livestock producers with up to $165 million to maintain breeding herds.

     

  • FCC Supports Cattle Producers with Replacement Heifer Program

    Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has announced a new FCC Replacement Heifer Program to help Canadian cattle producers in maintaining or expanding their herds.

  • Apply for a cash advance under the Advance Payments Program

    The federal Advance Payments Program (APP) has been expanded to accommodate a wider range of farming enterprises and producers can obtain up to $1 million per program year in advance, under the program.

  • Reminder: Upcoming 2023 Outstanding Tax Penalty

    A reminder to ratepayers that a 6% penalty will be applied to outstanding 2023 property taxes on November 1, 2023. To avoid this penalty, please have all outstanding payments into our office by October 31, 2023.

  • 2023/24 Snowplow Agreements - Now Available!

    Driveway snowplow agreements for seniors and the public are now available for the 2023/2024 season.

  • Drought Relief Support for Livestock Producers

    The Federal and Provincial Governments have announced they are providing $165 million to support livestock producers affected by drought and extreme growing conditions.

    It has been a tough growing season for many, with challenges due to dry conditions causing farmers and ranchers to face extraordinary costs. To help them through this time the Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are partnering on a 2023 Canada-Alberta Drought Livestock Assistance response.


Contact Us

Saddle Hills
Junction of Hwy 49 & Secondary Hwy 725
RR1, Spirit River AB
T0H 3G0
T. 780-864-3760
Fax 780-864-3904
Toll-free 1-888-864-3760
frontdesk@saddlehills.ab.ca

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