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2011 Map of Birch Hills County
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Strategic Plan
(PDF Document)

Meeting Schedule

Council Meeting

February 11, 2016


Council/ Governance/

ASB Meeting

February 25, 2016


Jim Alexy
Manager of
Infrastructure Maintenance

Dion Hynes
Director of Public Works

Michael Coy
Manager of
Infrastructure Projects

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.

Central Peace Early Childhood Coalition

CPECC is hosting two videoconference sessions. The Perfect Mother Myth: A Conversation about Mothering and Mental Health will be held on Thursday, February 18 from 11:00am-12:30pm. Obesity in Children & Adolescents: The Role of Parents and the Family will be held on Thursday, February 25 from 11:00am-12:30pm. For more information click the link below.

CPECC February Newsletter

STARS Lottery

Last year, STARS celebrated 30 years in Alberta. 2016 will be 10 years since the Grande Prairie base was established.

Birch Hills County has been a supporter of STARS since 2007 and to date has donated a total of $200,000.

A few STARS facts include:

Local organizations can register their events for a fee of $6.00 per day to improve response times.

The time frame for training or refresher courses for Municipal staff/volunteers is 18 months.

For the past 30 years, call volumes have increased 6-10% each year.

Currently program costs are totally donation funded.  Patients requiring the service do not receive a bill.

The first Canadian & International program to earn fully accredited critical care provider designation from the Commission for Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems.

The first civilian air carrier in Canada to use night vision goggle technology.

Visit for more information.

Recreation Board Grant Applications

Recreation Board Grant Applications are now available. The dealine to have the application back to the County office is February 16th 2016.

Community Newsletter

Read the newsletters for Eaglesham(PDF Document) and Wanham(PDF Document)

Tenders & Items for Sale

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Paying Bills Online

Pay your bills with telephone or online banking...

  • ATB
  • Scotia Bank
  • Credit Union
  • TD Canada Trust
  • CIBC
  • BMO