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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Oil and Gas Assessment Changes

News Release

Kneehill County Council urges residents and ratepayers to speak out against the Oil and Gas Assessment changes proposed by the Province of Alberta.

What can you do? County News & Announcements
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Alberta's Recovery Plan

Albertas Recovery Plan

On June 29, 2020, the Province released “Alberta’s Recovery Plan” to set a direction for how the government intends to address the largest economic downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s.

Focusing on diversity and jo...

Supports for Businesses...

Kneehill County's COVID-19 Response... County News & Announcements
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Tree Care in Kneehill County

Tree Assessment

Tree Selection and Care

Selecting Trees

As a mostly prairie county, the majority of trees in Kneehill are planned plantings. When selecting tree species to plant it is important to consider their main purpose, including landscaping, shelterbelts, and agrofo...

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County News & Announcements
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Council Notes

Council Notes

A short summary of July 21, 2020, Council Meeting.

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

COVID-19 Information for Residents

Coronavirus News Flash

Kneehill County has been removed from the “Watch” list by Alberta Health Services, with 7 active cases of COVID-19 reported as of July 28, 2020.

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Volunteer Recognition

Nominate a volunteer (1)

Kneehill Regional Family and Community Support Services and Volunteer Kneehill would like to award those volunteers or volunteer organizations whose achievements have contributed to the well-being of their community and fellow community members. Six succe...

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Nominate a Volunteer! County News & Announcements
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Scholarship Program

Scholarships

Kneehill County offers two $2000 scholarships to rural County students enrolled in their first year of post-secondary education.

Apply by August 30, 2020 County News & Announcements
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Horseshoe Canyon Improvements

News Release

At the June 23, 2020, Council Meeting, Kneehill County Council directed Administration to move towards the construction of a day-use washroom facility with a café and retail space at Horseshoe Canyon. Prior to construction, Administration will ...

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Read on... County News & Announcements
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Neighbourhood Notes

Newsletter

The June edition of Kneehill County's ratepayer newsletter is hot off the presses!

Read it here... County News & Announcements
Posted on: April 29, 2020

2020 Tax Rates

News Release

At the April 28, 2020 Council Meeting, Kneehill County Council passed Tax Rate Bylaw 1814.

Read on... County News & Announcements
Posted on: March 1, 2020

Be a part of the discussion!

Land Use Bylaw 1808 Newsflash

The bylaw that governs Kneehill County's Land Use is changing, and Council wants to hear from you! Visit our webpage for a summary of the proposed changes to the Land Use Bylaw, and provide your feedback online!

Let us know what you think... County News & Announcements

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COVID-19

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Alberta's Recovery Plan

Alberta’s Recovery Plan

On June 29, 2020, the Province released “Alberta’s Recovery Plan” to set a direction for how the government intends to address the largest economic downturn since the Great Depression of the 1...

Alberta's Recovery Plan...

Alberta's Recovery Plan... COVID-19
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Kneehill County's Re-Opening Plan

Kneehill County’s Re-Opening Plan

On April 30, 2020, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced Alberta’s relaunch strategy--a safely staged COVID-19 recovery plan to gradually reopen businesses and services and get people back to work.

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View our Relaunch Procedures Guide... COVID-19
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Kneehill County's COVID-19 Response

On March 13, the Emergency Coordination Centre (ECC) was activated for Kneehill County. County staff continue to implement measures as advised by the province and Alberta Health Services to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our communities. 

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COVID-19

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News Flash

Posted on: August 4, 2020

August 4, 2020: Kneehill County Lobbies Province against Oil & Gas Assessment Changes

August 4, 2020

News Release

Kneehill County Lobbies Province against Oil and Gas Assessment Changes 

On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, representatives from Kneehill County and Wheatland County met with Nathan Cooper, MLA for Olds/Didsbury/Three Hills, to ...

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Read on for more information... Kneehill County Media Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2020

July 28, 2020: Oil and Gas Assessment Changes

July 28, 2020

News Release

Oil and Gas Assessment Changes

"Overall, there seem to be few benefits to this decision that would outweigh the detrimental impacts that the County and our residents would face as a result. The main result would be a ...

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News Release: Oil and Gas Assessment Changes (PDF) Kneehill County Media Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Torrington Fire Media Release

Torrington Fire Media Release

At 340am on Tuesday, June 30, a structure fire occurred on 1st Street in Torrington. Three occupants received medical attention, however they were out of the building when fire arrived. 

Torrington Fire and Trochu Fire...

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Kneehill County Media Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Horseshoe Canyon Improvements

News Release

At the June 23, 2020, Council Meeting, Kneehill County Council directed Administration to move towards the construction of a day-use washroom facility with a café and retail space at Horseshoe Canyon. Prior to construction, Administration will ...

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PDF Version Kneehill County Media Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Tax Rate Bylaw

News Release

April 29, 2020 News Release

Tax Rate Bylaw

At the April 28, 2020 Council Meeting, Kneehill County Council passed Tax Rate Bylaw 1814. Under the new bylaw, changes to the residential tax burden are modest, non-residential gas producers will see an overall re...

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Kneehill County Media Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Reeve's COVID-19 Video Message

Reeves Message (1)

April 14, 2020

COVID-19 Reeve’s Video Message #1 

Good afternoon. My name is Jerry Wittstock, Reeve of Kneehill County.  Today I would like to talk to you about COVID-19, and what the County is doing to maintain services during t...

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Watch here... Kneehill County Media Releases

News Flash

Posted on: May 30, 2020

Improving Access to Local Food

Copy of Call for Vendors

Changes to Alberta’s Food Regulation enable Albertans to sell low-risk home-prepared foods from home and at special events, increasing access to locally prepared food.

Additional Info... Local Foods and Agri-News

News Flash

Posted on: July 22, 2020

Notice of Public Hearing Bylaw 1808

Date:   September 8, 2020Time:   10:00 AMPlace:  Council Chambers, Kneehill County Office1600, 2nd Street NE, Three Hills, AB   T0M 2A0

Purpose

In order for a municipality to work within the changing pressures for land us...

Notice of Public Hearing Bylaw 1808

View Draft Land Use Bylaw 1808 (19MB) PDF Public Hearings
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Notice of Public Hearing Bylaw 1823

Date: August 18, 2020Time: 10:00 AMPlace: Council Chambers, Kneehill County Office1600, 2nd Street NE, Three Hills, AB T0M 2A0

BEING A BYLAW OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY, IN THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CLOSING TO PUBLIC TRAVEL AND CREA...

Notice of Public Hearing Bylaw 1823

Draft Bylaw 1823 (PDF) Public Hearings

News Flash

Posted on: July 28, 2020

Re-Opened August 5, 2020: Twp Rd 28-2

August 5, 2020: Twp Rd 28-2, between Rge Rd 21-1 and Hwy 9, is now open. 

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Road Closures
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Closed: Twp Rd 32-3

July 29, 2020: Twp Rd 32-2, between Rge Rd 24-1 and Hwy 21, is now closed due to the application of spec crude. Please access the grain elevators from Hwy 21.

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Road Closures
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Road Delay: Twp Rd 31-0

July 28, 2020: Road delay on Twp Rd 31-0, between Rge Rd 24-5 and Rge Rd 24-4. The Delay will be caused by road construction tying in the new road grade.

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Road Closures
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Local Traffic Only: Rge Rd 24-4

June 24, 2020:  Rge Rd 24-4, south of Hwy 582 to Twp Rd 31-0 is open to local traffic only. This two-mile road re-build will take approx. 30-35 days to complete.

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Road Closures

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