Performance Measures Dashboard – Update

Vulcan County has developed a Performance Measures Dashboard which allows the public to review the performance measures for Vulcan County and to compare those measures to other municipalities (of comparable size) and provincial averages.

We have recently updated and enhanced the Performance Measures Dashboards to include details on Municipal Tax Rates and Tax Rate Details, including 2019-2023 tax rates, tax information, and comparison data to other similar municipalities.

Click Here to view the County’s Interactive Performance Measures Dashboard

2024 Dust Abatement Applications Open

It’s that time of year again, Dust Abatement Applications are now open for the 2024 season. With spring quickly approaching please don’t forget to apply before April 12, 2024. For more information on Dust Abatement and how to apply please click here.

RCMP Annual Performance Planning – Public Survey

The Vulcan RCMP is conducting an Annual Performance Planning survey and are looking for the public’s feedback on policing priorities. Please click here to complete the survey.

Survey closes March 20, 2024.

The Vulcan RCMP are also hosting a Town Hall meeting on Monday, March 18th at 6:30p.m. at the Milo Community Hall (103 Centre Street). The agenda includes a recap of last years, statistics, annual planning and a Q&A session. The County Peace Officers will also be in attendance. All are welcome to join.

Agriculture Photo Contest 2024 – Enter to Win!

In celebration of Canada’s Agriculture Day this year on February 13, 2024, Vulcan County is inviting you to participate in our first Photo Contest. We want your help capturing the County’s agriculture through the lens of our community members!

For more information on Rules & Regulations and how to enter please click HERE.

Public Input Needed – Municipal Development Plan

We need your help! We would really appreciate your feedback as we re-write our Municipal Development Plan. Please take a few minutes to let us know your thoughts in our online survey AND to enter the draw for a $300 NAPA Gift Card.

Survey is available HERE.

2022 Canadian Award for Financial Reporting

The Canadian Award for Financial Reporting has been awarded to Vulcan County by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for our 2022 Annual Financial Report.

The Canadian Award for Financial Reporting Program was established to encourage municipal governments throughout Canada to publish high quality financial reports and to provide peer recognition and technical guidance for officials preparing these reports. Its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

Click Here to view the 2022 Annual Financial Report

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 development@vulcancounty.ab.ca.

Deadline to apply is January 16th, 2024.

Community Futures Seeking Board Members from Vulcan County

Community Futures Highwood is a community-driven, nonprofit organization, that serves rural entrepreneurs in Southern Alberta! They are currently looking for new Board Members from the Vulcan County area. For more information please click here.

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