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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(780) 846-2929          
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Main Admin. Office
(780) 846-2244
(780) 853-5492
Regular Hours Mon-Fri 

Box 69, 4912 50 Ave
Kitscoty, AB T0B 2P0

 ** 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.

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Latest News

TAXES ARE NOW DUE:  deadline to pay is SEPT 30, 2015

SUMP PUMP DISCHARGING CAUSING ISSUES: Blackfoot Residents Please Read (AUG 20)

Call for Applications for FCSS funding is now open - deadline for applications is Sept 15

County declares State of Agricultural Disaster

BLACKFOOT ROAD CONSTRUCTION CONTINUING - Phase 2 work estimated to start Aug 4 - update notice regarding garbage and start date from July 30.

We are now able to lift the "No Outdoor Watering Restrictions" in Blackfoot (JULY 16). Please continue with the ODD & EVEN day watering plan and be cautious with the outdoor watering you are doing. Thanks for working with us to get the water levels back up!

New satellite WASTE TRANSFER STATION located in Lloydminster for County residents.  Info Here

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

Census is Underway - COUNT YOURSELF IN!  If you don't receive your letter with your online PIN, please contact our office by May 15th.  

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

Press Release: Regional Airport Agreement Nov 12/14

Press Release: Land Redesignation Bylaw 14-29 (Blackfoot) Nov 6/14


Annual Gravel Sale will be JUNE 23 and JUNE 24, 2015.  Full Details here

Seniors Week - June 1 - 7, 2015

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?