Nominations Open for the 2024 BMO Farm Family Award for Vulcan County

BMO Farm Family Award

BMO and the Calgary Stampede are proud to honour farm families that have made a tremendous contribution to their community and the Agricultural Industry throughout the years. The selected farm family for Vulcan County will be invited by the Calgary Stampede to join the BMO recognition program during the 2024 Calgary Stampede.  As special guests, the farm family will enjoy a daylong itinerary of Stampede events and will be presented with a Gate Sign in recognition of their accomplishments.

If you feel there is a family in Vulcan County deserving of this award, send in a nomination to the Director of Agricultural Services.  The nomination must include the family’s name, farm name, and primary contact, along with mailing address, telephone number, and email address. 

Nominations must be submitted no later than 4:00 pm on Wednesday, January 10, 2024.

Vulcan County’s Agricultural Service Board will review the nominations and select a farm family to represent Vulcan County.

Provincial Government Releases Draft Flood Hazard Maps

The provincial government has released draft flood hazard maps meant to improve public safety, support emergency management, and help build safer and more resilient communities over the long term.  Feedback will help ensure this work is technically sound. You do not need to be an engineer or flood expert to view or provide feedback. The provincial government will carefully consider all feedback received and will revise the draft flood hazard maps to address technical errors, as appropriate.

To view the interactive flood hazard maps click here.

To share your thoughts and for further information please click here.

Deadline for feedback is February 12, 2024.

Members at Large Needed for Subdivision & Development Appeal Board

The Chinook Regional Subdivision & Development Appeal Board is currently seeking individuals to apply to be members-at-large for either a two or three year term.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo formal training provided or arranged by the County. Members are appointed to a regional pool and may be required to participate in appeals launched in Vulcan County or other municipalities within Southern Alberta.

Members at large will be paid allowances for travelling, subsistence, and out of pocket expenses incurred in attending meetings of board.

For more information please click here.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Anne Erickson, Manager of Development Services, at 403-485-2241 or

Deadline to apply is January 16th, 2024.

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(Saturday) 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Kngston Town

400 Southwest Kingston Avenue Portland, OR