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2011 Map of Birch Hills County

2014-2018
Strategic Plan
(PDF Document)

Meeting Schedule

Regular Council Meeting

February 14, 2019

Emergency
Contacts

Jim Alexy
Manager of
Infrastructure Maintenance
780-814-0530

Dion Hynes
Director of Public Works
780-864-0367

Michael Coy
Manager of
Infrastructure Projects
780-512-3085

Eaglesham Hall Rental

To book the Eaglesham Hall contact

Lisa Price at the County office or

email lisap@birchhillscounty.com

 

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.

 

February 01, 2019

Peoria transfer station will be closed for required maintenance until further notice.

Burn Notification

No fire restrictions in effect

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

Community Newsletter

Read the newsletters for Eaglesham and Wanham.

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

Smoky River FCSS newsletter for October to December.

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

Shaftesbury Ferry

Closed for the season

 

 

RCMP Public Facing Crime - Mapping Project

Crime mapping is an innovative tool by which the Alberta RCMP is tackling the few offenders who commit the most crimes. This project allows the RCMP to continue to increase inter-agency communication and sharing criminal intelligence with its partners. It also encourages Albertans to participate in crime prevention strategies, such as reporting suspicious persons or activity, in an effort to be an extra set of eyes and ears for police in their communities. Initiatives such as this one can go a long way in creating safe and resilient communities for all Albertans.

Information about the Map:

  • Only certain crime types will be represented on the map;
    • Theft from Motor Vehicle;
    • Theft of Motor Vehicle;
    • Theft over/under $5,000;
    • Break & Enter;
    • Mischief; and
    • Missing Persons.
  • Emergency Situation Flag. Flags would only be used in emergency situations and for very short periods (School Lockdown, unfolding dangerous situation, Evacuation, Train Derailment etc.)
  • Plotted addresses will not be exact but rather a nearby intersection or street.
  • Entries are templated – only certain information can be entered (i.e. File Number and  Date)
  • The Templates are in English and French
  • Entries will automatically be removed after 14 days.
  • Minimal additional Detachment workload.

This service is being provided at no cost to the County.

Click on the Links tab at the top of the page to find the link to this map, you will also find a link to Crime Stoppers.

Note: McLennan Detachment is not live yet and is still greyed out on the public map.

Note: you can also call the Spirit River RCMP detachment complaint line at 780-864-3533.