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.

New Online – RCMP Crime Map

The new online map enables the Alberta RCMP to share current criminal incidents with members of the communities they serve across Alberta. You can search for the areas of interest and it will show up to 6 different crime types reported in the last 14 days.

To access the map click HERE.

County Accepting Sealed Bids for 2018 Chevrolet Silverado

Sealed Bids are now being accepted on this 2018 Chevrolet Silverado.

For more information, instructions and to find the Bid Agreement Form please click here.

Agricultural Service Board – Member at Large Needed

We are currently searching the farming and ranching community of Vulcan County for someone to fill a 3-year term position on the Vulcan County Agricultural Service Board (ASB). Members at large will be paid allowances for travelling, subsistence, and out of pocket expenses incurred in attending meetings of board and conferences. The ASB meets 4 times per year on Tuesday mornings.

Visit the following website www.agriculturalserviceboards.com for more information about the Board.

Applications are available by clicking here.

For more information, please contact the Director of Agricultural Services, Deanna Heather at (403)485-3103.

Deadline to apply is November 29th, 2023.

2023 Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) presented a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award to Vulcan County, Alberta, for its Annual Budget for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2023. In order to receive this award, a governmental unit must publish a budget document that meets program criteria as a policy document, as a financial plan, as an operations guide, and as a communications device.

Click Here to view the 2023 Annual Budget Report

Fire Prevention Week October 8-14, 2023

As Fire Prevention Week approaches, Vulcan County Emergency Services reminds residents:

“Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevention.”

Sept. 26, 2023 — Vulcan County Emergency Services is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) — the official sponsor of Fire Prevention WeekTM (FPW)  for more than 100 years — to promote this year’s FPW campaign, “Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire preventionTM.” The campaign works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take when cooking to keep themselves and those around them safe.  

According to NFPA, cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries in the United States. Unattended cooking is the leading cause of cooking fires and deaths.

“Year after year, cooking remains the leading cause of home fires by far, accounting for half (49 percent) of all U.S. home fires,” said Lorraine Carli, vice president of outreach and advocacy at NFPA. “These numbers tell us that there is still much work to do when it comes to better educating the public about ways to stay safe when cooking.”

Vulcan County Emergency Services encourages all residents to embrace the 2023 Fire Prevention Week theme, “Cooking safety start with YOU,” said Jennifer McMaster, Fire Prevention Officer. “A cooking fire can grow quickly. I have seen many homes damaged and people injured by fires that could easily have been prevented.”

Vulcan County Emergency Services offers these key safety tips to help reduce the risk of a cooking fire:

  1. Watch what you heat. Always keep a close eye on what you are cooking. Set a timer to remind you that you are cooking.
  2. Turn pot handles toward the back of the stove. Always keep a lid nearby when cooking. If a small grease fire starts, slide the lid over the pan and turn off the burner.
  3. Have a “kid- and pet-free zone” of at least 3 feet (1 meter) around the stove or grill and anywhere else hot food or drink is prepared or carried.

To find out more about Fire Prevention Week programs or to request a presentation in Vulcan County please contact Jenn McMaster at 403-485-3122 or via email.

For more general information about Fire Prevention Week and cooking safety, visit www.fpw.org.
For fire safety fun for kids, visit sparky.org.

Public Input Session – Sept 20 – Time Change

Please note a time change for our Public Input Session held during Regular Council Meetings. While Public Input Session is generally held at 11:00 a.m., it has been moved back to 1:15 p.m. for our September 20th Meeting.

Coffee With Council – Mossleigh Community Hall

Council is hosting their next “Coffee With Council” session at the Mossleigh Community Hall on Thursday, October 19, 2023. The purpose of these events is to informally discuss ideas, questions or concerns of the Division 1 ratepayers with their Councillor, the Reeve, and the CAO.

2023 Annual Budget Report Released

Our Corporate Services Department has recently released the 2023 Annual Budget Report which provides readers with a comprehensive overview of our budget. The report breaks down each operating segment and provides information about the expenditures and associated funding.

Vulcan County has been the proud recipient of the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association.

For information about the budget report and our budgeting process, please contact the Corporate Services Department at 403-485-2241.

Click here to view the 2023 Annual Budget Report.

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