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Road Ban in Effect_Updated April 19, 2018


NOTICE: All County roads are under a 75% road ban 24-hours a day.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the County Office at 780-836-3348 or toll-free at 1-888-525-3481.
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Public Works Design Contest


In celebration of the upcoming Public Works Week (May 20-26), the County of Northern Lights is hosting a design contest titled ‘What Does Public Works Do For Your Community?” Students answer the question with a hand drawn or painted design, with the option to include a short story/answer with their design. This contest is open to students in K-12 who attend school in the County or in the Towns of Manning, Peace River and Grimshaw. Winners will receive a t-shirt depicting their design. For more information, contact Eleanor Miclette, Manager of Economic Development and Community Services at 780-836-3348 ext.229 or email at miclettee@countyofnorthernlights.com 
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Community Capital Assistance Program Grant


The County of Northern Lights has again approved funding for the Community Capital Assistance Program to provide financial assistance to recreation and/or cultural groups that require funding to construct, renovate or upgrade new/existing capital facilities and/or structures. 
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ON CALL SCHEDULE


If there is a need to have staff respond to an after-hours emergency, please contact the appropriate person on call:
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Spring Road Conditions


Please be aware that County roads are too soft for graders to work, without causing more damage. The snowfall and 10-degree weather forecast will cause for extremely wet and soft roads.  A 75% roads bans will be in place across the County and all truck traffic is encouraged to hold off until the roads become drier. Please drive with caution as road hazards may be unmarked.
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2018 County Gravel Haul


The south portion of the County will be re-gravelled, this will include spot graveling and Wards 1,2 and 3. The County of Northern Lights invites all County truck operators to register their truck for this year’s gravel haul during the week of April 30 to May 4, 2018. Operators must submit the following in person to the County office during office hours;
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Cannabis Legalization


The County is currently undertaking a project to update the Land Use Bylaw to ensure conformity with federal and provincial cannabis legislation. We will consider what other municipalities are doing, and gather feedback from residents about land use regulations that are within the County’s control and responsibility, such as retail sales regulations and production facility regulations. To learn more, visit https://engagecountynorthernlights.ca/
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ACCESS APPROACH REQUEST- APPLICATIONS


The County of Northern Lights is now accepting applications for Approach Requests for the 2018 construction season.According to the Approach and Access Road Construction Policy, upon written request by the registered landowner, the County may, replace or remove a substandard approach. Applications are for approaches to existing County roads. 
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COMMENCED EQUIPMENT APPLICATIONS


The County of Northern Lights invites all equipment owners and contractors, who are interested in providing equipment and/or trucks on an hourly basis for construction and maintenance of public works infrastructure, to please register at the County office on or before Monday, April 30, 2018.
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DUST CONTROL- APPLICATIONS


The County of Northern Lights is now taking applications for Calcium Chloride dust suppression from County residents until Monday, April 30, 2018. Application forms are available from the County office or by CLICKING HERE. The cost of Calcium Chloride will be $600, or $540 for seniors per 200 metres of road, payable to the County and must accompany the application.
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Flag at Half Mast in Honour of the Humbolt Broncos


In honour of the Humbolt Broncos, those who lost their lives, those still fighting, and those affected by this horrible tragedy the County of Northern Lights will be flying its flag at half mast.
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County now accepting Bursary Applications


The County of Northern Lights is now accepting applications for the 2018 - 2019 Student Bursary Program. Deadline for applications is July 16th, 2018.
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Peace River Bridge Construction and Road Closures


As part of the new Peace River Bridge Project, Alberta Transportation will be closing the on and off ramps for Highway 2 at 98 Street as well as the portion of 98 Street that crosses under Highway 2 beginning March 22, 2018, at 9 am. The closure will last for the duration of the project.
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2018 Rural Water Connections


The County of Northern Lights is in the early stages of planning a 2018 project for Rural Water Connections. Residents interested in being connected to the system are encouraged to complete an application and submit it by April 3rd, 2018. If you have  previously applied and are already on the waiting list, you do not need to reapply. There is no cost to apply, successful applicants will have until May 18th to come in and pay the connection fee once this year’s project has been determined. Applications are available at the County office or online at the County’s website www.countyofnorthernlights.com
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Intermunicipal Development Plan


The County of Northern Lights is currently working on an Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP). The County will also be undertaking IDP's with Mackenzie County and Clear Hills County. For more information on the IDP process or the content of the IDP, please contact Alisha  Mody at: alisha@mmsa.ca or Elise Willison at: elise@mmsa.ca 
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NOTICE: 5 Ton Weight Restriction on Bridge File 72503


Please note that a 5 ton weight restriction has been placed on the bridge is located on Range Road 225; between Township Roads 900 & 902. The reduced rating will remain in place until such time the caps can be replaced. Inspections will be completed every 6 months. We apologize in advance for the inconvenience and ask that you adhere to the posted restrictions.
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Robert E. Walter Memorial Scholarship


Applications are being accepted for the Robert E. Walter Memorial Schloarship. This scholarship financially assists students from the Mackenzie Region taking post-secondary school programs who plan to utilize their education in a career based in the Mackenzie region of northern Alberta. One $500.00 scholarship is awarded per year. 
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Cemetery Funding


The County of Northern Lights Council recognizes that there are numerous Cemeteries located within the County that require ongoing care and maintenance. Typically, these Cemeteries are maintained by residents, the town of Manning, or not for profit groups. Cemetery boards are able to apply for operational and/or capital funding to assist in their operations through the County Cemetery Funding Policy.
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Peace River Flood Hazard Study Update


The Peace River hazard study began in 2015 to identify and assess river related hazards along a 52 km reach of the Peace River and 1 km of the Hart River. The study extends from the end of Shaftesbury Trail, through Peace River to just past the Diashowa mill.
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