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2011 Map of Birch Hills County

Strategic Plan
(PDF Document)

Meeting Schedule

Regular and ASB Meeting

October 11, 2018

Organizational and Regular Meeting

October 25, 2018


Jim Alexy
Manager of
Infrastructure Maintenance

Dion Hynes
Director of Public Works

Michael Coy
Manager of
Infrastructure Projects

Eaglesham Hall Rental

To book the Eaglesham Hall contact

Lisa Price at the County office or



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.

Landfill Supervisor Tender

Check out the Tenders section for more information on this tender.

Burn Notification

If you are planning on burning please notify the County office.

To read the complete Birch Hills County Regional Fire Services Bylaw 2013-03 click here(PDF Document).

August 30, 2018

Community Newsletter

Read the newsletters for Eaglesham and Wanham.

Check out the Town of Spirit River's Community Connect.

Smoky River FCSS newsletter for July, August, and September.

Paying Bills Online

Pay your bills with telephone or online banking through:

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

Burnt River Crossing Closed

The Burnt River Crossing is closed.

June 6, 2018

Notice of Nomination Day

Local Authorities Election Act (Section 26)

Local Jurisdiction: BIRCH HILLS COUNTY, Province of Alberta


Notice is hereby given that Nomination Day is Monday, September 17, 2018 and that nominations for the election of candidates for the following offices will be received at the location of the Birch Hills County office between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon on Nomination Day. 

                                  Number of                           Electoral

Office                        Vacancies                         Division Number

County Councillor              1                                  Ward 1

County Councillor              1                                  Ward 5

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office:


            4601 50 Street

            Lot 3 Plan 9523066

            Wanham Alberta

Dated at Birch Hills County in the Province of Alberta, this 9th day of August, 2018.

2018 Candidate Package

Form 3 Nomination Paper and Candidates Accepteance

Form 3A Application for Registration of Notice of Intent to Become a Candidate for Municipal Office

Form 10 Statement of Scrutineer or Official Agent

Election Personnel Required

On Monday, October 15, 2018 Birch Hills County will be conducting a Municipal By-Election.  The voting stations and number of personnel required will be determined after Nomination Day on September 17, 2018.  Please submit your Expression of Interest to:

Shelley Braun, Returning Officer