Welcome to the MD of Peace No. 135

May 8, 2020 Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Update

May 4, 2020

NOTICE OF DECISION OF THE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

This is to notify you with respect to a decision of the Development Officer, whereby Development Permits have been issued as follows:

Application No.:  5/20      Name: North Peace Housing Foundation

Legal: SE31-82-24-W5 – Lots 9-18, Block 5, Plan 3615KS

Development:  Demolition of Seniors Lodge

Date of Decision:  May 4, 2020

The Land Use Bylaw provides that any person claiming to be affected by a decision of the Development Officer may appeal to the Development Appeal Board by serving written notice of appeal to the Secretary of the Development Appeal Board within 24 days after notice of the decision is given.

Secretary, Development Appeal Board

          


MD of Peace Office – Closed to the Public

The MD Office is CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE due to COVID/19.  If you require a meeting with a member of staff, please phone 780-338-3845 to make an appointment as staff are working from home on a rotational basis.

If you are experiencing symptoms such as a cough, fever, fatigue, or shortness of breath, please DO NOT come into the office for an appointment – please  make alternate arrangements, and please call Health Link at #811 for medical assistance.

If you would like to learn about our Bill Payment Options:

https://mdpeace.com/municipal-district-office/departments/administration/bill-payment/


April 23, 2020

2020 ROAD CLOSURE LISTINGS

If you see any road concerns, please contact the office at 780-338-3845.


April 17, 2020 Update

2020 FIRE BAN NOTICES

 


April 14, 2020 Update

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON COVID-19 (NOVEL CORONAVIRUS)

The MD of Peace is only providing links to Government of Alberta and Government of Canada  COVID-19 information in order to keep you up to date with the most current details that have been legitimately sourced.

GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA:

https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx

ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES:

https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/topics/Page16944.aspx

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA:

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html


 

2017 Ownership Map

Public-Facing Crime Map

 

Advisory:  FAO Cautions Landowners about the Surface Rights Board (SRB) use of a “Condition of Leased Area Form”

The Farmers’ Advocate Office (FAO) has been contacted by numerous landowners regarding a form sent to landowners or occupants who have applied for recovery of unpaid rentals to the Surface Rights Board (SRB).  If you have applied to the SRB for a Section 36 Recovery of Rentals, the SRB may send you a “Condition of Leased Area Form” for you to complete about the condition of the leased area.

For more information, click here.

NOTICE TO MD OF PEACE PRODUCERS AND LANDOWNERS

As per MD of Peace’s Clubroot of Canola Policy, random testing for clubroot was conducted on canola fields within the MD.  One sample tested positive for DNA of the clubroot pathogen with no galls present on the root sample.  Immediate adjacent landowners and producers are being notified.  Further testing is being done as per our Clubroot of Canola Policy.  For more information, please contact our Manager of Ag Services, Nasar Iqbal at 780-338-3845.

MD Clubroot of Canola Policy

Clubroot Infection and Spread pamphlet

Alberta Ag Clubroot Management Plan

Ditch Brushing

The MD of Peace Public Works Department is busy brushing ditches. If any residents wish to preserve fruit trees/bushes on the back slope of the ditch, please mark the trees or bushes with orange flagging tape and contact the MD office at 780-338-3845 so we can pass the information on to Public Works staff.

Reminder from TransCanada Energy

Several times a year TransCanada Energy finds that landowners have brushed and ditched over high pressure pipelines without authorization posing great danger to themselves and the public.  TransCanada is reaching out with the hope that sharing information may prevent an accidental line strike.

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