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  • Aldersyde and Silvertip Collection Day Change

    Aldersyde and Silvertip Collection Day Change

    In order to improve efficiencies while maintaining quality services, T & T Disposal is changing their scheduled pickup days in the communities of Silvertip and Aldersyde. Effective Tuesday, May 31, 2022 collection in these communities will occur on Tuesdays (previously Wednesdays).

    Please call 403-933-7930 if you have any questions.

  • Switch from SCAN to AEA

    Switch from SCAN to AEA

    Effective May 3, 2022, Foothills County will be discontinuing the use of the Safe Communities Alert Network (SCAN) and will be utilizing Alberta Emergency Alert (AEA) to provide notifications and warnings to our residents, businesses and visitors. Residents and businesses are encouraged to sign up to receive developing, significant and time sensitive alerts through their mobile phone or tablet and follow on AEA social media channels.

    Visit our AEA webpage for more information and resources.

  • Extended Hours at the Landfill

    Extended Hours at the Landfill

    May 2, 2022

    The Foothills Regional Landfill and Resource Recovery Centre will offer extended hours through the summer, from May 9, 2022 to October 6, 2022.

    Extended hours are Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The landfill will be open Fridays and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    The extended hours are for smaller residential loads, leaf and yard waste, and recycling. Large commercial loads will not be accepted after 4:30 p.m. every day.

    For more information visit www.foothillslrrc.com

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In order to improve efficiencies while maintaining quality services, T & T Disposal is changing their scheduled pickup days in the communities of Silvertip and Aldersyde. Effective Tuesday, May 31, 2022 collection in these communities will occur on Tuesdays (previously Wednesdays).

Please call 403-933-7930 if you have any questions.

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Effective May 3, 2022, Foothills County will be discontinuing the use of the Safe Communities Alert Network (SCAN) and will be utilizing Alberta Emergency Alert (AEA) to provide notifications and warnings to our residents, businesses and visitors. Residents and businesses are encouraged to sign up to receive developing, significant and time sensitive alerts through their mobile phone or tablet and follow on AEA social media channels.

Visit our AEA webpage for more information and resources.

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The Foothills Regional Landfill and Resource Recovery Centre will offer extended hours through the summer, from May 9, 2022 to October 6, 2022.

Extended hours are Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The landfill will be open Fridays and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The extended hours are for smaller residential loads, leaf and yard waste, and recycling. Large commercial loads will not be accepted after 4:30 p.m. every day.

For more information visit www.foothillslrrc.com

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2022 Summer Road Ban List

May 18, 2022

The 2022 Summer Road Ban is effective Wednesday, May 18, 2022 @ 10:00 am.

Summer Road Ban List - pdf

Summer Road Ban Map - pdf

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza - Information Bulletin

April 28, 2022

Did You Know?

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza is a serious disease in wild and domestic bird species. HPAI is not known to infect humans, but precautions should still be taken when handling any avian carcasses. Avian Influenza is a serious threat to commercial and small flock poultry owners and can cause severe losses. Biosecurity and sanitation are the most effective defense against the transmission of Avian Influenza to domestic flocks and anyone with possible exposure to HPAI should avoid contact with domestic birds until they have been properly cleaned and disinfected.

  • An outbreak of highly pathogenic Avian Influenza is currently ongoing across Canada and the United States.
  • As a federally reportable disease, any outbreaks in domestic birds must be reported to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
  • HPAI can infect and be transmitted by both wild and domestic birds and is being spread through the migration of wild waterfowl.
  • The disease is a significant risk to commercial and small flock poultry producers and enthusiasts and can cause a high rate of mortality in domestic avian species.
  • Reporting of suspected birds can be made to 310-0000. The virus is already known to be present throughout the province so not all suspected cases in waterfowl need to be reported. Raptors (hawks, owls, falcons), cervids (crows, magpies, ravens), and gulls are of particular interest to Alberta Environment and Parks.

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza is widespread in wild avian species, and one case has been identified in a small, non-commercial flock within Foothills County. It has been made public on the CFIA website.

Click on the following links for more information on the Avian Influenza (bird flu) and Avia Influenza in Domestic Birds. 

Public Works - Infrastructure Projects

March 17, 2022

Foothills County Public Works Department performs a variety of services while protecting the environment and ensuring compliance with all federal, provincial and municipal government regulations. They are comprised of physical assets, management practices, policies, and personnel necessary for Foothills County to provide and sustain its structures and services. 

If you are interested in current Public Works projects, such as street reconstruction, median closures, and water distribution, please click here.