News & Announcements

Water Disruption – Wanham

Water Disruption – Wanham

Mainline will be required to flush water lines on the Friday the19th, Saturday the 20th and Monday the 22nd. Water shut off can occur between: 8am to 5pm - Friday and Monday 9am to 3pm - Saturday This can occur for maximum 30 minutes at the beginning of each hour. As...

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Now Hiring – Administration Receptionist

Now Hiring – Administration Receptionist

Full-Time Position. *We may consider part-time options. Please clearly indicate availability when applying.  REPORTS TO: Director of Finance POSITION SUMMARY: The main function of this position is to act as the first point of contact for the County. This entails...

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July 23rd and August 13th Council Meetings CANCELLED

July 23rd and August 13th Council Meetings CANCELLED

During the April 9th 2024 Regular Council meeting the following motion was passed.   RESOLUTION # :RC24-144 That Council approves the cancellation of the July 23rd and August 13th regular Council meeting dates.                                                          ...

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STARS Event

STARS Event

Birch Hills County logo was unveiled on the new STARS helicopter on June 21st for reaching a financial milestone of $500.000 in contributions. This event included the Eaglesham Agriculture Society Adventure Race 2024. Thank you for all that attended the event! 

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Grain Bag Recycling – Open by Appointment

Grain Bag Recycling – Open by Appointment

On April 30, 2024, Birch Hills County began accepting and unloading mechanically rolled grain bags at our Tangent Landfill. Grain bags will only be accepted on the last Tuesday of the month by appointment only. The next collection date is Tuesday June 25th, 2024....

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Temporary Road Closure – Wanham

Temporary Road Closure – Wanham

Please be advised that 50th St. (Hwy. 733) has been closed near 50th Ave. in Wanham.  Those needing to access the bulk water station, or the fire Hall will need to use RR. #33 and travel south into Wanham.  This closure will remain in place until approximately July...

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Water Restriction Notice

Water Restriction Notice

April 10, 2024 In light of the current drought conditions and low reservoir levels, Council has adopted the following motion at the April 9, 2024 Regular Council meeting:              Moved by Councillor Bjornson “That Council direct administration to restrict use of...

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Gravel Haul Contract 2024

Gravel Haul Contract 2024

Birch Hills County is requesting gravel trucks for the re-gravel program which will be paid by the loaded mile. The position entails providing a Belly Dump and/or Truck & Pup or Wagon Unit for a one year term of work. Haul contracts and corresponding requirements...

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Land Use Bylaw 2024-01

Land Use Bylaw 2024-01

LAND USE BYLAW 2024-01 On behalf of Council, I would like to thank all those who took the time to provide comments and input into the Land Use Bylaw revisions.  I am pleased to share that Council has approved the Bylaw at the March 26th meeting.  The full Land Use...

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ROAD BANS

ROAD BANS

Effective May 7, 2024 at 10:00am, Birch Hills County is no longer under any Road Bans. If you have any questions regarding roads bans in Birch Hills County please call the County Office at (780)-694-3793. Michael Coy Director of Public Works Birch Hills County...

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2023 Livestock Tax Deferral Program

2023 Livestock Tax Deferral Program

The provision allows livestock producers who are forced to sell all or part of their breeding herd due to drought or excess moisture to defer a portion of their income from sales unit the following tax year. The income can be at least partially offset by the cost of...

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Fairview Advisory Council

Fairview Advisory Council

NWP is searching for new members for the Fairview Campus Advisory Council (FCAC). The link is live on our website and has been posted on our social media channels. The link for the webpage form is https://www.nwpolytech.ca/about/fairview/advisory_council_form.html....

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NOTICE OF NOMINATION DAY

NOTICE OF NOMINATION DAY

Notice is hereby given that Nomination Day is Monday, September 18, 2023 and that nominations for Ward 3: County Councilor, will be received at the location of the Birch Hills County office until 12:00 noon on Nomination Day.  Dated at Birch Hills County in the...

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County Photo Contest – 1st Prize $200.00!

County Photo Contest – 1st Prize $200.00!

Entries must include the signed waiver : CLICK HERE FOR WAIVER All photos must be taken within Birch Hills County Borders Photos can be from any date. Please send all entries and waivers to baileys@birchhillscounty.com If photos are sent untagged, your name will be...

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2023 Combined Assessment & Tax Notice

2023 Combined Assessment & Tax Notice

The 2023 annual Combined Assessment & Tax Notices were mailed on May 15, and are considered received on May 22. If you do not receive your notice(s), please contact the County Office. Assessment Complaint Date July 25, 2023 Property Taxes due by August 15, 2023...

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New Landfill & Dumping Procedures

New Landfill & Dumping Procedures

In an effort to better organize the landfill and dumping procedures, new requirements are required from all residents before unloading at the Wanham Transfer Station and Tangent Landfill. Effective immediately, any resident wishing to dump garbage will be required to...

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