January 12, 2017
January 26, 2017
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.
Shaftesbury Ferry Closure
Due to extreme cold temperatures the Shaftesbury Ferry has been shut down for the winter season.
FCSS Christmas Hamper Food Donations
Birch Hills County is a drop off location for non perishable food items if you would like to donate to the FCSS Christmas hamper. Donations will be accepted until December 16th.
Please be aware that Alberta Transportation has a 4 mile road detour on Highway 733 between Township Road 762 and 760. The work is expect to take 2-3 weeks to complete, weather dependent.
Municipal Development Plan Survey
Birch Hills County is updating their Municipal Development Plan this year. The Municipal Government Act (MGA) of Alberta recommends each municipality to update their Municipal Development Plan every 5 years. Mackenzie Municipal Services Agency (MMSA) is working with the municipality in the complete review of municipal development plan. Public feedback is very essential for the plan making process. Community residents are requested to fill out the survey which is available in both, paper and online formats. The entire survey can be accessed online from a weblink available on the County’s website homepage. This survey should take approximately 10 minutes to complete and all responses are entirely confidential. YOU are the key to understanding how the County will change and grow into the future. The deadline to complete the survey is December 15, 2016. Complete Survey here.
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 email@example.com or fax it to 780-694-3788, and we will include your information in the listing.
Eaglesham Hall Rental
For Eaglesham Hall bookings or inquiries, please contact Lisa at the County office at 780-694-3793 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reverse Santa Claus Parade
Ol' Tyme Family Nite
Canada Volunteer Award
Submit a nomination for Canada's Volunteer Awards. It is important to acknowldge that our country would not be the same without the work of volunteers. Nominations are open until February 3, 2017. More information can be found by clicking the link below.
Please call the County office to receive your permit if you are planning on burning in Birch Hills County.
Burnt River Crossing Closed
The Burnt River Crossing is closed.
December 7, 2016
Check out the Town of Spirit River's Community Connect newsletter.
Tenders & Items for Sale
Paying Bills Online
Pay your bills with telephone or online banking.
- Scotia Bank
- Credit Union
- TD Canada Trust