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Phone: 780.835.4903
Fax: 780.835.3131

 

The Municipal District of Fairview No. 136 was incorporated in 1914.

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.  

 


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The MD is hiring for 2021 seasonal positions!

Check out our Employment Opportunities page


Canada-Alberta Job Grant - Expanded Eligibility until February 28, 2021

The Alberta government is temporarily expanding eligibility to the Canada-Alberta Job Grant (CAJG) to help businesses access the training they need. The expansion is effective until February 28, 2022.

Learn more about the program and apply online at alberta.ca/CAJG


2021 Municipal Election Nomination Period Open

  

The 2021 Municipal Election Day is Monday, October 18, 2021.

Amendments to the Alberta Local Authorities Election Act in September 2020 has made changes to the process which include a change to the nomination period.

 

**NEW** for the 2021 election, the Nomination Period for receipt of Nomination Papers commences January 1, 2021 and closes at 12:00 noon on September 20, 2021 (Nomination Day). The Candidate Information Form must also be filed at the same time as the Nomination Paper is filed.

 

Detailed Information and Nomination Packages are available at the M.D. of Fairview #136 office at 10957 – 91 Ave Fairview and at the following link:

 



Calling All Producers

 

Help identify key factors limiting CWRS yield potential

 

Take part in a prairie‐wide project to generate baseline producer data on current CWRS wheat management practices in irrigated and dryland production systems. This project aims to identify the key factors that prevent CWRS wheat producers from obtaining potential yields achievable on individual farms.
Simply provide us with yield and other agronomic data specific to your CWRS wheat production fields. Leave the in‐depth data analysis of on‐farm factors contributing to a Yield Gap in prairie CWRS wheat production to us. Specifically, we need grain yield and agronomic data for at least two dryland or irrigated CWRS fields from both 2019 and 2020.
To participate, contact Jamie Puchinger  (office 403-317-0022).  All data submissions are strictly confidential.
Our project objective is to WORK FOR YOU. Our goal is to use YOUR data to help YOU realize higher wheat yields on YOUR farm fields. 
Once you know what production factors hold back YOUR current wheat yields, you can aim for your field’s highest yield potential.
This project is a collaboration with colleagues at the Global Yield Gap Atlas, Kansas State University, and provincial experts from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Alberta Wheat and Barley Commission, Alberta Innovates BioSolutions, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission, and Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association fund this project.


Mackenzie Municipal Services Agency Career Opportunity

for more information click here




RCMP URGING RURAL AND URBAN RESIDENTS TO USE ONLINE REPORTING

for more information, CLICK HERE

 


Robert E. Walter Memorial Scholarship

application deadline March 31, 2021

for more information click here


 

              

 

January 15, 2021

 

Reeve Peggy Johnson and Mayor Gord MacLeod made the following joint Public Announcement:

 

Re: Regional Governance Study Final Report Available

 

The Town of Fairview and MD of Fairview #136 are pleased to announce the completion and publication of the Regional Governance Study Report.  The Final Report from Transitional Solutions Inc. dated January 11, 2021 has been accepted as information by motion of each council.

Reeve Johnson and Mayor MacLeod thank all stakeholders for their participation in providing valuable input and information in the compilation of the Final Report. This report will form the basis of ongoing discussion and collaboration by our local elected officials.

 

The Final Report can be viewed below: 

Further information regarding follow-up actions will be released as it becomes available.

  

MD of Fairview #136 Council

 


Alberta Conservation Association

Hunter Access Survey

for more information click here

 

 


 

 Census Jobs

 

2021 is Census Year and Statistics Canada is currently hiring census staff. 

To learn more and submit an application, click here.


 

Small & Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant

The SME Relaunch Grant offers financial assistance to Alberta businesses, cooperatives, and non-profit organizations that were ordered to close or curtail operations, and that experienced a revenue reduction of at least 30%, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program offers 2 payments to eligible applicants, with up to $20,000 in available funding per eligible application.

 

Please see the Video below to determine eligibility and guide you through the Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant  Application Process

 

Video: https://youtu.be/vdX_aUOItbo

 


2021 Tree Seedling Order Forms and Information 

 CLICK HERE for the order form


FAIRVIEW FCSS NEWSLETTER

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MD ROAD CLOSURES

  • There are no MD road closures at this time.

 


ATTENTION VSI HOLDERS

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT AT A NOVEMBER 5, 2020 AGRICULTURAL SERVICE BOARD MEETING, A VSI RECOMMENDATION WAS MADE TO

COUNCIL FOR THEIR NOVEMBER 10, 2020 COUNCIL MEETING AND PASSED TO MAKE CHANGES TO VSI EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2021.

THE COST SHARING WILL BE 40% M.D. COST AND 60% PRODUCER COST WITH LIMITATIONS TO SEMEN TESTING AND PREGNANCY TESTING.

ONLY 5 SEMEN TESTS AND 100 PREGNANCY TESTS WILL BE ALLOWED TO BE UTILIZED PER VSI HOLDER. TESTS THAT EXCEED THIS ARE THE

PRODUCERS OWN EXPENSES.



NOTICE REGARDING FAIRVIEW MUNICIPAL AIRPORT

The AWOS Weather Reporting System at the Fairview Municipal Airport is recording current weather conditions, but is not broadcasting on the dedicated phone line. Repairs are ongoing.


 

 Get Prepared: 60 Second Emergency Tips!

 

Being prepared for an emergency is about more than having a 72 hour Emergency Kit. Having supplies gathered is one step we can all take to being more prepared. As a bonus, having supplies ready not only helps to manage serious threats but can also take the inconvenience out of unexpected situations.


Check out the newest video and information sources:

Why you should have an emergency kit:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLfrQbFakjo&list=PLvrD8tiHIX1It7JDJxxOsxaU-T3ieWIzD&index=10
 
What goes into an emergency kit:
https://www.alberta.ca/build-an-emergency-kit.aspx 

 

 



 

 PRESS RELEASE - JULY 13, 2020

REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GROWTH PLAN

CLICK HERE TO VIEW


 

FIRE ADVISORY JULY 2, 2020

click here for more information


 

MD NEWSLETTER - JUNE 16, 2020 

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May 13, 2020

 

Reeve Peggy Johnson and Mayor Gord MacLeod made the following joint Public Announcement:

 

The Town of Fairview and MD of Fairview #136 are fortunate to have a positive co-operative relationship. The two Municipalities are endeavoring to further improve that relationship in order to provide services in a more efficient & effective manner. The two municipalities are currently seeking a consultant to facilitate the development of a Regional Governance Study in collaboration with our stakeholders and residents, funded by the Provincial Government. Further information on this process will be released as it becomes available. 

 

We look forward to working with the consultant once the study begins and encourage all residents, community groups and other stakeholders to participate in the public engagement opportunities when they are announced.

 

M.D of Fairview Council


HEMP WEED SUPPRESSION MATS FOR PLANTS NOW AVAILABLE!  

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION


 

 


WATER ACT ESSENTIALS INFORMATION  

  • Statutory Right to Divert Water
  • Allocation of Water
  • What is the Priority Sequence?
  • Making Changes to Water on Your Land 

Please click HERE for information on these Water Act Essentials.

 

   


Explore Northern Alberta with the History Check App

The Municipal District of Fairview N0. 136 is a sponsor to Friends of Historical Northern Alberta Society (FHNAS) for the History Check App. A new way to explore Northern Alberta! 

For more information or to download please click HERE.

 


 

 Excavating Near Pipelines/Fence Post Placements

As rural Albertans gear up for another season of farming, Inter Pipeline joins the rest of the nation in observing Agricultural Safety Week and would like to take this opportunity to remind Albertans of the importance of clicking or calling before you dig.

Inter Pipeline is committed to making the safety of its pipeline system top priority. If you are planning to dig or excavate, even if it is just putting in a fence post within 30 metres, or 100 feet, of a pipeline, please take the time to know what’s below before you begin, and call or Click Before You Dig. This free service locates buried utilities and pipelines on your property, so you can work safely.

For more information please click HERE.

 


 

M.D. of Fairview Information and Summary of Facts Booklet

To view please click HERE


 

 

 

 
RCMP MD of Fairview
Crime Map

 


Crossroads Resource Centre
Mighty Peace
STARS
Fairview Restorative Justice
FCSS
Fairview Chamber
Town of Fairview
Peace River School Div.
G.P. Catholic School Div.
Fairview Ski Hill
Alberta Health Services
G.P.R.C.
Dunvegan Fish & Game