The County of Vermilion River, Alberta, Canada provides rural municipal services for 7,905 residents who live among rolling hills and prairie vistas that stretch north of the North Saskatchewan River, south to the Battle River and 42 miles west from the Alberta/Saskatchewan border. The local economy is as diverse as the landscape with strong agriculture and energy sectors, thriving supply services and an abundance of small business entrepreneurs. The many features, amenities and opportunities in our municipality make it “A sustainable, vibrant and diversified community with opportunities for all”. Highways 16 (TransCanada Yellowhead), 41, 17 and 45, plus numerous secondary provincial highways, provide superior transportation corridors easing travel to and from all directions.
Our municipal operations are based out of Kitscoty, Alberta – near the geographic center of the County. There are seven unincorporated hamlets, four villages and one town located within the geographic boundaries of the County. In addition we share a co-terminus boundary with the City of Lloydminster.
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SALE OF LAND - Public Auction, December 11, 2013 at 10:00 am, County Office
Altex Energy Open House on the proposed Oil to Rail Loading Facility in the Vermilion area on December 9, 2013.
Alberta Canola Producers Association Region 10 Meeting - December 10, 2013, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Marwayne Community Hall. Pre-register by Thursday, December 5th to be entered in to win a 3-day pass to FarmTech 2014 Conference ($350 value).
Grain and Oilseed Marketing Course - January 6 - 8, 2014, Marwayne Community Hall. Register by December 20, 2013 by calling Neil Blue at 780.853.6929.
Important Notice - Changes to the 2013-14 Snow Plow Flag Program. NEW WAIVER MUST BE SIGNED PRIOR TO PURCHASING A SNOW PLOW FLAG. Read details here.
We are looking for dynamic people to join our Team! Now recruiting for: Accountant, Municipal Development Engineer/Engineering Technician, Mechanic, Level 1 Water & Sewer Operator and Grader Operator
New Horizons for Seniors Program seeks proposals for community based pilot projects aimed at addressing Seniors' social isolation. Read more (News Release from Brian Storseth, MP Westlock-St. Paul)
Producers, agri-processors and producer organizations may apply for a free assessment of potential productivity improvements in automation, lean, or the green side of lean, AND proceed with a phase 2 assessment or coaching with support up to 80% if approved for the Workforce Productivity Grant. Read more
Vermilion River Currents Newsletter - Fall 2013 edition is now available. Read it now
The CVR Ag Service Board is looking to work with interested agricultural producers on challenges faced in maintaining water quality and quantity and protecting riparian areas, in particular those areas next to waterbodies including creeks and rivers. More details here.