In east central Alberta at the Alberta-Saskatchewan border you will find the County of Vermilion River, which is home to 8,267 residents, 7 unincorporated hamlets, 4 villages and 1 town. The many features, amenities and opportunities in our municipality make it
“A sustainable, vibrant and diversified community with opportunities for all”.
Our municipal operations are based out of Kitscoty, Alberta – in the heart of a prosperous agricultural region and thriving energy sector built on an innovative entrepreneurial spirit.
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|* Agendas & Minutes
* Road Bans
|Natural Gas Utility
|* Fire Bans
* Current Road Construction Updates
|Water & Sewer
|* Waste Transfer Sites & Hours
* Snow Plow Flag Program
* Dog Control Info
* Assessment Complaint Info
* Rural Addressing
* Please note that we do not accept credit cards as payment. Cash, debit, cheque, or money orders are acceptable.
|* Senior's Property Tax Deferral Program
* County Corner current ad
* Business Registration Program
* Business DIRECTORY
* FCSS Program Funding
|*Local & Community EVENTS|
|* Hamlet Projects (incl. Blackfoot lagoon)|
Heavy Traffic Permit Renewals: A reminder that your 2018 Heavy Traffic Permit will EXPIRE DEC 31. Please contact us before Dec 20 to renew for 2019 (our office is closed between Christmas and New Years).
Interested in learning more about Natural Gas Vehicles for your commercial, agricultural or personal use? Join us Dec 6 at 7pm at the Blackfoot Hall for an Open House on the pilot project. Complete our online survey to share your thoughts:
Council held their annual Organizational Meeting October 23, 2018 and are pleased to announce that Reeve Dale Swyripa and Deputy Reeve Stacey Hryciuk will remain in their positions for the upcoming year.
SNOWPLOW FLAGS: If this is the first year you plan on buying a flag, you need to contact our office first to arrange an inspection (before coming in to purchase the flag). More info here
ACE Water Service to begin in Blackfoot for Oct 1. Read more here
Annual Property Assessment Inspections will begin June 2018. Details here.
Strychnine Sales are now closed for the season.
Door-to-Door Sales * New Regulations from the Alberta government. Read here
The 2015 Land Ownership Maps are available online or available for purchase. Check out our Maps page to view online. For a printed version, stop by our office - wall maps are $20 and folded ones are $10.
Check out road construction notices here
PAST NEWS RELEASES
Joint Regional Growth Study with the City of Lloydminster is continuing: Media Release here
Media Release: Funding for Phase 4 & 5 of ACE Regional Water Supply infrastructure.