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e-Transfer is Now Available to MD of Peace Ratepayers

Why use Interac e-Transfers? It’s easy.  All a client needs is the M.D.’s email address.  No exchanging of bank account numbers or other sensitive information is required. It’s fast.  Once they hit send, Interac will verify the transaction (usually within minutes, but sometimes up to one hour).  The M.D. will then get an email letting Read More

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Draft Alexander Area Structure Plan

  Alexander ASP – July 30 2018 with maps ASP Appendix 1 – AER Abandoned Wells Map ASP Appendix 2 – Storm Water ASP Appendix 3 – TIA ASP Appendix 4 – BIA ASP Appendix 5 – Geotechnical Site Investigation ASP Appendix 6 – Ground Water Supply ASP Appendix 7 Borderline Wetland Assessment

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Negotiating New Agreements with the Oil Industry

This article contains information and links to assist the landowner who is in negotiations on new or existing agreements with the oil industry.

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GROWING HEMP & FLAX IN THE PEACE REGION

Nasar Iqbal, Manager of Ag Services for the M.D., attended a Flax and Hemp Growing Seminar in Whitecourt recently. If you would like more information on growing these crops in the Peace region, please give him a call at 780-338-3845.

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FUNDING OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO SENIORS

The Seniors Home Adaptation and Repair Program (SHARP) provides low-interest home equity loans to help seniors finance necessary repairs, adaptations and renovations to their homes. This link will provide more information:  http://www.seniors-housing.alberta.ca/seniors/home-adaptation-repair.html The Special Needs Assistance (SNA) program provides a lump-sum payment to eligible low-income Seniors. For more information on this program, click on this link: Read More

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WARNING ABOUT SELLING SURFACE LEASES

The Farmers’ Advocate Office (FAO) has received reports that enterprises are offering to buy surface leases from landowners. This is being promoted as a means of eliminating a perceived risk of landowners not receiving their annual compensation. The FAO strongly cautions landowners to consider these possible implications of selling their surface leases to enterprises: Recourse Read More

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Eyes & Ears in the Community: A How-to Guide for Citizens on Reporting Crimes and Suspicious Activities

There are 3 steps to follow: 1. Observe:  know what to watch for 2. Report:    call Police 3. Record:   write it down For examples of what to watch for, indicators of possible illegal drug productions,  and more guidelines, please click on this link:  Eyes and Ears in the Community

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GENERAL AWARENESS NOTICE FOR M.D. OF PEACE RESIDENTS

You might be aware that the M.D. of Peace began a full-ditch mowing program in 2015 for better weed control, for maintaining the local roads properly and for safer road travel. Brushing, landscaping and rock picking are part of the mowing process. Rock picking from the M.D. road ditches will be completed in 4-5 years. Read More

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PAYMENTS

The M.D. office now accepts payments by MasterCard, Visa and Interac as well as cheque or cash.

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