Where do I call regarding bussing my children to school in Kneehill County?
Contact the Golden Hills School Division, located in Strathmore Alberta, by calling the toll free number 1-877-442-4340
When does a Bylaw come into effect?
A bylaw comes into effect following a public hearing and 3 approved motions by Council.
When is the County’s fiscal year?
January 1st until December 31st.
How can I get a copy of the Municipality’s Budget?
The budget is finalized in May each year and is available at the county office. How can I get a copy of the County’s Annual Audited Financial Statements? Copies of the annual financial statements are available on the County website under Finance and Administration, or at the County office, 232 Main Street, Three Hills (403) 443-5541.
How can I find a list of MLA’s and Provincial Electoral Boundaries for the Kneehill County area?
If you are not sure which constituency you live in or which MLA represents you contact Elections Alberta at 780-427-7191 or check the Legislative Assembly of Alberta website at www.assembly.ab.ca or call Legislative Information at 780-427-2826. This information may also be obtained by calling the Kneehill County office at 403-443-5541.
How can I subscribe to the Three Hills Capital newspaper and how do I go about changing my address?
Contact Three Hills Capital at 403-443-5133,
Do I need to get a dog/cat license?
A dog license is needed only if you reside within a hamlet in Kneehill County. You need to come into the office to fill out some paperwork. There is no charge to get your first tag, but if your animal looses the initial tag there is a two dollar charge. There is no cat licensing requirement.
When will I receive my utility bill (water and/or sewer) and how can payment be made?
Torrington, Wimborne, Swalwell, Linden North, and Selkirk (when it’s up and running) will be biiled every other month August, October, December, February, etc…. And Huxley, Equity, Gamble, Churchill, Mt. Vernon and Grainger/Hesketh are opposite months July, September, November, January, etc…. Payments can be made online, telephone payments, cash, cheque or debit.
How can I pay my utility/tax bill on-line when the account/roll numbers won’t work?
Depending on the bank that you use our Utility and Tax roll numbers are too long. With utilities take a zero from the ending few numbers (for example if 9875005 is your utility account number you would use 987505. For the tax roll numbers you take one to two zero's off the end depending on the amount of numbers that your bank requires.
Where can I dispose of my “energy efficient light bulbs”?}
According to project Porchlight Alberta the following are places in Kneehill County where the CFL bulbs may be recycled: Three Hills Recycling Depot at 319 – 1st Avenue S.W., Linden Transfer Site, N.W. 19-30-25-W4 (one mile west of Linden) and the Torrington Transfer Site, S.W. 20-32-26-W4 (3 miles west and 3 miles south of Torrington). They may also be dropped off free of charge for recycling at Home Depot, Rona and Ikea stores.
When are regular Council meetings held?
They are held at the County Office 232 Main Street Three Hills on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month commencing at 8:30 a.m.
Does the County offer any grants or scholarships to County residents/organizations?
Kneehill County has in place several grants, scholarships, awards and donations. Information regarding them can be obtained on the County website under resources – policies, or by contacting the Kneehill County office at 403-443-5541
What is the TIPP program?
TIPP stands for Tax Installment Payment Plan. This plan allows you to equalize your property taxes over 12 months (January to December). How do I get on to the TIPP Program? To enroll in this program you have to sign a bank withdrawal authorization, have a VOID check and bring your tax balance up to date.
Where can we locate old county maps?
We have recently shared our county maps with the Three Hills Museum, but we also have the maps saved digitally.
Three Hills , AB
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