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  • Reminder: Ditching Permits Required

    A friendly reminder that permits are required for any work carried out in County ditches and Rights-of-Way.

    It is the responsibility of the landowner to contact the County prior to any proposed work.

  • 2023 Volunteer Appreciation BBQ

    It was a beautiful day at Moonshine Lake Provincial Park last Thursday, August 24, for the annual Saddle Hills County Volunteer Appreciation BBQ. Volunteers, their family and supporters, and members of the community came out to share in a delicious steak supper, provided by Alberts Catering, and hear of the accomplishments and kind words said about this years nominated volunteers.

  • Alberta Crop Report as of August 22, 2023

    Crop Report, provided by the Government of Alberta Agriculture and Irrigation, as of August 22, 2023.

  • Assessment for Small and Home Based Businesses Explained

    Assessment in Alberta is conducted in accordance with legislation and regulations set out in the Municipal Government Act of Alberta.

    Assessment is defined by Municipal Affairs as the process of assigning a dollar value to a property. This value is then used to calculate the amount of taxes payable.

    Taxation is the process of applying the tax rate (or mill rate) to a property's assessed value. This determines the taxes payable.

  • Moisture Updates - August 23, 2023

    Since the last report on August 16, 2023, rains have continued throughout a large swath of the North West, North East and Eastern Peace Regions with many lands receiving well over 40 mm in recent days, and in some areas ranging to well over 80 mm. Elsewhere along the foothills and extending eastward into the Central and Southern Regions and along the USA border, upwards of 20 mm fell on moisture stressed lands. Unfortunately dry conditions prevailed elsewhere, with less than 10mm falling across wide swaths of land though parts of the Central, Southern and Peace Regions.

  • Are you a Grain Producer? Complete this UoA Research Survey

    The University of Alberta invites grain producers in the Canadian Prairies to participate in a research survey collecting data on the adoption of winter wheat and ultra-early seeding of spring wheat.

  • Are you a Grain Producer? Complete this UoA Research Survey

    The University of Alberta invites grain producers in the Canadian Prairies to participate in a research survey collecting data on the adoption of winter wheat and ultra-early seeding of spring wheat. The information collected will be used to determine the challenges and benefits producers experience with the production of winter wheat and ultra-early seeding of spring wheat.

  • RMA Scholarship Opportunity - August 31 Deadline

    In recognition of the importance of education to the future well-being of rural communities, the Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA) established the RMA Scholarship Program in 1995.

  • Road Construction - Range Road 135 (Sergeant Creek)

    Saddle Hills County will be completing slide repairs on Range Road 135 at Sergeant Creek for approximately 10 days, beginning August 24, 2023.

  • Moisture Updates - August 16, 2023

    Maps 1, 2 & 3: Rainfall accumulations since the last report (August 9, 2023) have been highly variable across the province, ranging from just over 70 mm across the Forest Protection Areas in the north-central parts of the province, to less than 1 mm across large parts of the North West Region and throughout most of the Southern Region (Map 1).


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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