Regular Council Meeting
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.
2017 Recreation Board Funding
For the 2017 Calendar year, Council has tentatively allocated $125,000.00 to the Birch Hills County Recreation Board. The Birch Hills County recreation Board is now accepting applications for recreational funding from groups and organizations within the County. The funding policies, guidelines and application forms may be picked up at the Birch Hills County Office in Wanham during office hours or here online.
To qualify for Birch Hills County Recreation Board Funding your Organization must reside in Birch Hills County. Completed applications with the required documentation must be returned to the Birch Hills County Office by: 4:30 pm on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
The business directory can be found by clicking on the ABOUT tab. If you have not filled out the form to be included on this list, please do so. Click here to download the form, or pick it up from the County Office. Please complete the appropriate fields, and drop off or return the form to the County Office, email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax it to 780-694-3788, and we will include your information in the listing.
Pink Shirt Day- February 22, 2017
Birch Hills County Staff Support Council’s Pink Shirt Day Declaration
Birch Hills County staff got together and showed their support of Council’s declaration of February 22, 2017 as Pink Shirt Day in the County symbolizing that we as a society will not tolerate bullying. A submission had been received by the County from the Grade 5 and 6 class at the Eaglesham School making a request for the Declaration, and this received the unanimous support of Council at their February 9, 2017 Regular Council Meeting. County Staff available for a picture showing off their support for Council, the Eaglesham School, and Pink Shirt Day were:
BR Dion Hynes, Ken MacClure, CAO Hermann Minderlein, Frank DeLeeuw, Michael Coy,
FR Lucy Stevenson, Amelia Gies, Beverly Howard, Lisa Price, Shelley Braun, Marlene McLaughlin, Denise Joudrey
Watino History and Survey
If you were unable to make it out to the Watino Meeting on January 17th and would still like to share your input about renaming the avenue, fill out the form below and return it to our office..Below is an information page sharing the background reasons for the meeting.
Eaglesham Hall Rental
For Eaglesham Hall bookings or inquiries, please contact Lisa at the County office at 780-694-3793 or email email@example.com.
Please call the County office to receive your permit if you are planning on burning in Birch Hills County.
Fire Season Begins March 1st
Starting March 1, all burning activities in Alberta’s Forest Protection Area, excluding campfires, will require a fire permit. Fire permits are free and can be obtained by contacting your local Alberta Agriculture and Forestry office. Phone toll-free 310-0000 to locate your nearest office.
Burnt River Crossing Closed
The Burnt River Crossing is closed.
February 28, 2017
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Paying Bills Online
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