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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.