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News & Public Notices

Fire Restriction Issued

A Fire Restriction will be in effect at 8:00 AM Thursday July 13, 2017 and will be in effect until further notice. No new Fire permits will be issued and any current permits will be suspended.  Fires will be permitted in fire rings in campgrounds only.  Gas or propane stoves/BBQ and portable propane pits are allowed.

If smoke is observed, please call 911

Please refer to www.albertafirebans.ca for more information.

 

2017 Municipal Election Candidate Information

For information on running for council, please read information contained in this link.

Congratulations to the Farm Family of the Year!!

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The County of Forty Mile would like to congratulate Andrew and Bev Dykstra of A and B Acres as this year’s Farm Family of the Year. The Farm Family Award is sponsored by the County Commentator and the Calgary Stampede to recognize outstanding farm families who best typify the value of the family farmer to our rural communities. Farm Families from across Southern Alberta are recognized during a special event at the Calgary Stampede.

 

Assessment Comparison

2016 – 2017 Budget Comparison

2016 Expenditures and Operating Revenues

Water Systems and Quality for Manyberries, Etzikom, Nemiscam and Skiff

Important Notice

Water Quality in Foremost, Manyberries, Etzikom, Nemiscam and Skiff and Surrounding Area

Alberta Health Services, the Village of Foremost and the County of Forty Mile No. 8 are working together to raise awareness regarding high fluoride and other water quality issues in the above region.  The intent for this message is to create awareness to county residents, provide information on the long term potential health concerns with elevated fluoride in drinking water sources and to provide notification on the measures that the municipality is taking to resolve this issue in municipal systems.   In addition, this publication is to encourage testing for the public that may not have information regarding their own private water systems.

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Click here to view important information about water quality in Manyberries, Etzikom, Nemiscam and Skiff

40 Mile Park Plan

The County of Forty Mile has employed Scheffer Andrew ltd. of Medicine Hat to create a long term plan for future development of the Park. This plan was initiated in June 2010 with a public meeting to gather input. The 40 Mile Park Management Committee has now developed a drawing and is seeking more public input before final approval of the Plan. Please review the drawings below  and if you have any comments please provide them to 40milepark@fortymile.ab.ca.

Drawing 1

Drawing 2 (Larger with Ortho)

 The existing boat launch will be expanded this upcoming season. The current boat launch will remain but will double in size; additional parking may also be developed depending on funds and time frames.  More information will be provided once engineering and tendering of work has been completed.

Notice: Hay Crop Agreements

The County of Forty Mile No. 8 has passed a policy that permission to cut hay along road allowances or in road ditches be granted under the following conditions… Read the rest of this entry »

Notice: Irrigation Water on Roads

Water from end guns shooting on or across County roads is NOT ALLOWED. This is a very serious safety concern and the person responsible could be held liable if an accident were to occur.

Read more in the attached PDF document.