April 28, 2016
Council/ ASB Meeting
May 12, 2016
Birch Hills County
Birch Hills County is located in the Central Peace Region, bordered by the Peace River to the north and the Smoky River to the east. Located within the County are the hamlets of Eaglesham, Peoria, Tangent, Wanham and Watino. Oil and Gas provide the largest sector of employment in the county.
Alberta Caregiver Week
Shaftesbury Ferry Open
As of 11:00am April 19th the Shaftesbury Ferry is open.
Parent Learning Events in Grande Prairie
School Readiness: Setting Kids up for Learning Success (Role of Home) is being offered in Grande Prairie by Dr. Deborah MacNamara on May 11th. Check out the link below for more information.
There is also offered a two day learning symposium on May 12 and 13th entitled "Making Sense of Young Children" lead by Dr. Deborah MacNamara.See the link below for more information.
Effective Immediately: FIRE RESTRICTION
A County wide Fire Restriction effective April 8th, 2016 has been set in place by Fire Chief Tom Morgan until further notice due to dry conditions and a lack of moisture.Only burning in approved fire pits is allowed. For all burning inquiries please call the County office at (780) 694-3793.
PRESS RELEASEMarch 31, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Birch Hills County Welcomes a new CAO
After undertaking a comprehensive recruitment process through Ravenhill Group Inc., Birch Hills County Council is pleased to announce that Hermann Minderlein will be joining the organization as its Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) on April 11th, 2016.
We welcome Hermann to the Birch Hills County team and look forward to his progressive leadership style and commitment to customer service. Hermann brings to the organization experience as a Chief Administrative Officer in communities in Alberta, the Yukon, and the Northwest Territories, and has a strong background in the financial sector of both municipal governments and with the Department of National Defense. Hermann first came to Alberta in the summer of 1989 as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces working in support of the British Army at Canadian Forces Base Suffield, first as a serving member in uniform (Air Force Blue), and then for six years as a civilian employee from 1992 until 1998.
Both Hermann and his wife Joan grew up in rural communities in Southwestern Ontario, and have been married for 42 years. They have three adult children, Allen who resides in Millet Alberta, Michael who resides in Whitecourt, Alberta, and Amanda who resides in Medicine Hat Alberta, and they have been blessed with six wonderful grandchildren.Hermann and Joan are looking forward to moving to Eaglesham as Hermann begins working with the Reeve, Council, and staff at Birch Hills County.
Media inquiries may be directed to:Marvin Doran
Reeve, Birch Hills County
780-837-6715 firstname.lastname@example.orgShelley Braun
Interim CAO, Birch Hills County
Burnt River Crossing Closed
The Burnt River Crossing is closed.
April 22, 2016
Tenders & Items for Sale
Paying Bills Online
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- Scotia Bank
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