"CODE OF THE WEST"
When entering the MD for the first time you will descend into the beautiful Peace River Valley and then cross over the unique and breathtaking Dunvegan Bridge, the longest gravity-anchored suspension bridge in Alberta.
Council has adopted the "Code of the West" as a philosophical guideline for our Municipality. To view a copy of the "Code of the West" please click here.
News & Updates
Whitelaw Gravel Pit
IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Please watch our Website and Facebook page for current updates. If you have any questions or concerns please call the M.D. office at 780-835-4903.
Please be advised that Highway 682, between Range Road 41 and Range Road 44 will be closed beginning May 9, 2015 for construction initiated by Alberta Transportation.
Please follow traffic and detour signs at all times. Construction will continue until late July 2015, weather permitting.
As of 4:00pm on May 25, 2015, the Municipal District of Fairview No. 136 has declared a fire ban for the entire municipality due to the extreme fire hazard.
This fire ban is in support of the Provincial fire ban, and is required to address the dry conditions and high to extreme hazard causing dangerous conditions that could lead to large scale wildfires.
The fire ban applies to anything that produces an open flame such as:
• fire rings
• burning barrels
• hibatchi barbeques
• fireworks etc.
The ban does not apply to gas fuelled equipment such as a propane barbeques which contains the flame within.
For more information on the Province wide fire ban, visit albertafirebans.ca or call 1-866-FYI- FIRE (1-866-394-3473).
UPCOMING EVENTS IN THE M.D.!
Annual Seniors BBQ: May 29, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the M.D. Administration Building.
Maples Picnic Shelter Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: June 19, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Maples Dunvegan Park.
Annual General Meeting of the Peace Valley Conservation, Recreation and Tourism Society: June 2, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at The Maples Day Use Area at Dunvegan. Private, commercial or non-profit organizations wishing to become a member of The Peace Valley Conservation, Recreation and Tourism Society are invited to attend the upcoming AGM!
Dunvegan Boat Launch - PVCRTS
The boat launch at Dunvegan is the responsibility of the Peace Valley Conservation, Recreation and Tourism Society. This society was established by 5 municipal partners in 1989 for the purpose of developing a number of campgrounds and access points along the Upper Peace River Valley including the Dunvegan Boat Launch. The Board of Directors of the society is responsible for any rehabilitation and maintenance of the boat launch, working in collaboration with the Federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans and Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development. The society has recently updated its objectives and bylaw and welcomes public membership.
Any questions can be directed to:
Sandra Fox, CAO- M.D. of Fairview No. 136: 780-835-4903 or
Peggy Johnson, PVCRTS Chairman: 780-835-4654
The Summer 2015 Newsletter
To view the Newsletter click here
The AAMDC is now accepting for its 2015 Scholarship Program.
Students from rural Alberta are invited to submit their applications, post marked no alter than August 7, 2015.
The AAMDC Scholarship Program is designed to encourage young rural Albertans to pursue post-secondary education that can make a meaningful contribution to their communities. The scholarship provides $1,000.00 to five rural students, one from each of the five AAMDC geographic regions.
For more information click here.
Mighty Peace Watershed Alliance
The Mighty Peace Watershed Alliance has released their " State of the Watershed" report for the Peace and Slave watersheds in Alberta.
Anyone wishing to read this document click here for more information and a link to the Mighty Peace Watershed Alliance Website.
2015 Programs are NOW AVAILABLE!
Programs include: Perennial Crop Insurance Deadline, Cattle Price Insurance Program (WCPIP), Calf Purchase Available Feb 3 - May 28, 2015 and AFSC Lending.
For more information please click here.
M.D. EVENTS TO ADD TO YOUR CALENDARS!
Annual Seniors BBQ: May 29, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the M.D. of Fairview No. 136 Administration Building
The Maples Cookhouse Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: June 19, 2015 at 11:00 .am. at The Maples, Dunvegan Park.