In east central Alberta at the Alberta-Saskatchewan border you will find the County of Vermilion River, which is home to 7,905 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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| ** GAS NEWS **
It is NO LONGER necessary to manually enter your gas meter reading. We have switched to automated meter readings. For more information please click here.
NOTICE OF TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE: July 6-July 20 (weather permitting) from south of Agland on RR14 to TWP 494. A detour will be in place while this section of road is closed to all traffic.
The Fire ban has now been lifted (effective 8am June 24). Reminder that new fire permits are required and that areas are still dry, so please exercise caution. Full details here.
Watering Restrictions in all Hamlets. More info here.
Road Construction in Blackfoot. More details here.
Joint Growth Study with City of Lloydminster - May 28, 2015 Media Release
Check out road construction notices here
Annual Gravel Sale will be JUNE 23 and JUNE 24, 2015. Full Details here
For community groups - Government of Canada has just announced project funding for Canada 150 Infrastructure Program. Check out the details to see if you have a project that could qualify. Deadline June 17, 2015 www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/18872.asp
Census is Underway - COUNT YOURSELF IN! If you don't receive your letter with your online PIN, please contact our office by May 15th.
Blackfoot Residents: we are pleased to have awarded the contract for the Road Paving Project for Phase 2, 3 & 4. Road work is expected to begin Aug 2015.
ROAD BANS IN EFFECT 12:01am Wed Mar 11th for ALL County Roads banned at 75% unless otherwise posted. There are also sections of roads banned at 50%. See the list here.
PARTIAL FIRE BAN is in PLACE effective Friday, April 10th. More details here!
Press Release: Funds to the EH Walter school construction project to enhance the gymnasium size and add a community stage. Read Here.
Press Release: ALUS wins Provincial Award Nov 25/14
Join us for Pancakes May 6 7am-9am at the Kitscoty Senior Centre as we acknowledge Emergency Prep Week! Details here
May 3-9, 2015 is Emergency Preparedness Week -
Is your Family Prepared for 72 Hours?
Delta Waterfowl Lloydminster 4th Meridian Migrators: 1st Annual Fundraiser Dinner & Auction. Fri Apr 17 at 5:30 pm at the Lloydminster Exhibition. Tickets $60. Full details here
Public Hearing - Bylaw 15-10 Road Closure of a portion of TWP Rd 552 and a portion of road plan 2320E0 in SW14-55-1-W4M. March 24, 2015 11:20 am County Office
Public Hearing - Bylaw 15-09 Amendments to Land Use. Mar 24, 2015 11:30 am at the County Council Chambers. Full details here
Corey Poirier, Professional speaker, trainer and writer will be speaking on the Productivity Factor at our Vermilion Region EARN breakfast on MARCH 5. More details here - tickets now available!
Public Hearing - Bylaw 15-03 Road Closure of 3rd St E in Clandonald. Feb 24 1:00 pm County Office
Public Hearing - Bylaw 15-05 Amendments to Land Use. Feb 24 7:00pm Vermilion Regional Centre
Agri-Visions Feb 17-19, 2015 at the Lloyd Exhibition
Public Meeting to discuss future of Kitscoty ECS School Wed Feb 11 6:30 pm Kindergarten Classroom, Kitscoty Elementary School
Interested in Amateur Radio? The License Course is coming to Vermilion Feb 11 - Jun 3. See details here
AB Agriculture & Rural Development is seeking rural Albertans interested in participating in a pilot program "INSPIRING RURAL LEADERSHIP". See full details to register before Feb 18, 2015.
Now accepting Roadside Mowing Tender proposals by Feb 9. Details on the Tenders & Careers page.
4th Annual Inspiring Women Conference Feb 3, 2015
INFO SESSION: hosted by Alberta Utilities Commission regarding the development of the Grizzly Bear Creek Wind Power Plant project will be Wed Jan 14 at 7pm at the Super 8 in Vermilion
Kitscoty Minor Hockey & Arena Board presents The Kenny MacBand Dine & Dance Evening Sat Jan 17, 2015 at the Kitscoty Hall. Tickets $45
'Hay' Clandonald - Fri Jan 16, 2015 Clandonald Community Hall $15 tickets in advance only. Features Comedian Herb Dixon
Administration Office Christmas Hours: closed Dec 25 through Jan 1. Open 8:30 am Jan 2
Waste Transfer Sites & Residential Pickup Christmas Schedule can be found here
EARN Christmas Dinner: Dec 4/14 at the Vermilion Regional Centre. Tickets $25. Great opportunity for staff development and sharing some Christmas spirit!
Nov 18/14: All Road bans have now been lifted. Heavy traffic must continue to use roads as indicated on your permit.
Battle River Watershed Alliance is looking for stories and artwork for their Traversing Terrain and Experience Atlas. Click here for more details
Alberta Transportation OPEN HOUSE for the Highway 16 + 897 Interchange Planning Study: October 30 4:00 - 8:00 pm at the Kitscoty Seniors Centre (4921 50 Ave Kitscoty).
Clandonald Fire Dept. Celebrates 50th Anniversary on Nov 1, 2014 Tickets $20
BRIDGE WORK COMPLETE: The bridge on RR 80 (north of Hwy 16, south of TWP 510) is now OPEN to legal loads. Thank you for your patience during construction.
Annexation Information Session - October 23, 2014 Blackfoot Hall, 4-8 pm
Dewberry Fall Supper Oct 24 4:30 - 7:00 pm at the Dewberry Hall
BUSINESSES: the next EARN BREAKFAST will be Oct 16, 2014 in Vermilion
Kitscoty Fire Department Steak Fry October 17, 2014
Clandonald Fall Supper - Oct 19th 5-7 pm
Notice of Public Hearing Oct 20, 2014 at the Blackfoot Hall 7:00 pm for Bylaw 14-29, Amendments to Land Use Bylaw 13-14
Harvest Feastival: Be Fresh...Eat Local - October 21 5-7:30 pm, Lloydminster Exhibition
FIRE PREVENTION WEEK - OCTOBER 5-11, 2014 Kids Activity Book!
REMINDER: TAX DEADLINE is SEPT 30th
Nominate an amazing community volunteer to become an official County Ambassador! Deadline Sept 30th
Alberta Culture Days - Featured Site: VERMILION Sept 26-28, 2014. Check out all the fun!
Applications are now due for FCSS Funding - deadline Sept 15, 2014
ISLAY RESIDENTS - your water will be off from 1-5 pm on Thurs Aug 7 for a brief time
ROAD OPENED: RR 24 from HWY 16 to TWP 494 has been re-opened
Road Bans still in place on 5 County Roads - click here for the list of Banned Roads
NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING - THURS JULY 3 @ 9:00 am in Council Chambers to clarify the Dewberry Arena Project
Annual Gravel Sale has been rescheduled to July 15 & July 16
Dewberry Recreation Area - Arena Project Bulletin Sheet is now available here