What's Going On?

Council and MPC Meetings

Cardston County's Council meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, and we hold a Municipal Planning Commission meeting on the 4th Monday of each month.

Our next Council meeting will be held on Monday, January 23rd, 2017 at 9:00am, and our next Municipal Planning Commission meeting will be held on Monday, January 23rd, 2017 at 9:00am.

  • View the Council meeting agenda here.
  • View Municipal Planning Commission meeting agenda here.

As always, anyone is welcome to attend our meetings, and recordings of our meetings are available on Youtube.

Equipment Economics Workshop

We will be hosting a workshop on equipment economics for agriculture producers on February 7th, 2017 from 1:30 to 3:30pm. Find the details here.

Registration is free. Just call or email the County office to sign up!

Workshop Suggestions

We are looking for feedback on future workshop topics. We have a few sessions already planned for this year (on equipment economics and product marketing), but we are open to suggestions that meet the needs of our residents and producers.
Some ideas that we are kicking around:
  • Starting a farm safety program.
  • Identifying and controlling weeds.
  • Managing and owning acreages (new or old).
Let us know if any of these would be of interest to you, and if you would like to make a suggestion, shoot us a message on Facebook or email our Agricultural Fieldman at rod@cardstoncounty.com.

Public Hearing Cancellation

The public hearing scheduled to be held on January 16th, 2017 for Bylaw 688.2016 (Heritage Ranch Rezoning) has been cancelled due to the applicants withdrawing their original application and resubmitting a new application.

The original application was for a rezoning to Group Country Residential, but a new application has been made for a rezoning to Direct Control. This change was significant enough to warrant a new bylaw and corresponding public hearing.

A new public hearing will be scheduled with notices being recirculated to affected parties in the future.

If you are interested,  Section 641  of the Municipal Government Act outlines what a Direct Control zoning means.

Environmental Appeals Board Notice

We have been given notice by the Alberta Environmental Appeals Board regarding an upcoming hearing on an appeal by Gordon Atkins and Creekworks Ltd. You can view the full notice here.

Intention to Expropriate Notice

Cardston County intends to expropriate lands along an existing gravel road to ensure legal access for landowners with parcels in the affected area. Please click here for the full Notice of Intention to Expropriate.

Fire Permits

Residents wishing to conduct an open fire must acquire a fire permit before proceeding with the burn. You can contact our shop at (403) 653-3712 between the hours of 8:00am to 5:00pm to obtain a fire permit.