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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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NOTICE TO RESIDENTS 

Temporary Removal of Recycle Bins

 

Please be advised that the recycle bins located outside the MD office (10957-91 Ave) will be REMOVED on Friday June 17, 2022, temporarily, due to construction. The bins will be replaced once construction is completed.

 

Recycle bins are available at North Peace Regional Landfill 4 kms north of Fairview on Highway 732.

 

Landfill Hours of Operation: Tuesday - Friday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

 


 

Drinking Water Lead Testing - Bluesky & Whitelaw

 

In response to Health Canada’s new lead limit for the guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality and Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) guidance document for Managing lead in Municipal Drinking Water Systems, the MD of Fairview Utilities staff will be conducting lead testing from June to September of 2022 in the hamlets of Bluesky and Whitelaw.

 

Letters will be sent to selected homeowners and business owners in the hamlets of Bluesky and Whitelaw to set up a date/time for our utilities staff to complete the testing. Results will be kept confidential. The results of testing will only be released to you, and Alberta Environment & Parks (AEP), with a letter of consent signed by you.  


2022 Airport Haying Proposal Invitation

The Municipal District of Fairview No. 136 is accepting tenders for haying the lands surrounding the Airport: 

Airport Haying Proposal Invitation    



THE WATER ACT ESSENTIALS

Making Changes to Water on Your Land

Did you know?

Under the Water Act, all water in Alberta is property of the Crown, even if it is located on private property. This means that a landowner wishing to make any alterations to the water flow on their land should contact AEP to obtain an approval prior to beginning the activity.

This includes any changes to drainage or changes to the purpose of a diversion, the installation of tile drainage, infilling, and the creation of dugouts, ditches, berms, and water crossings.

For more information please call AEP toll free at 310-3773 (within Alberta) or 1-877-944-0313 (outside of Alberta).

 

or click on the link: The Water Act Essentials


MD ROAD CLOSURES

Updated June 17, 2022 at 8:50 a.m.

 

RR 54 from TWP 812 to TWP 814 - CLOSED until further notice 


Notice of Assessment Roll


Bluesky Truckfill Service Disruption


The Bluesky Water Truck Fill Station is still shut down for upgrades and will remain closed until further notice. Upgrades are tentatively expected to be completed late July.  
 
The Whitelaw Springs Water Truck Fill Station and the Whitelaw Hamlet Truck Fill Station are OPEN.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as this work continues

  

NOTICE – Water Consumption Rate Changes effective April 1, 2022

Due to an increase in rates by the Town of Fairview, which supplies water to the Bluesky Hamlet and Bluesky Water Truck Fill Station, the Council of the MD of Fairview has increased rates as follows:

 

Bluesky Hamlet Water Truck Fill Station:

The rate will increase from $5.90 per cubic meter to $5.97 per cubic meter effective April 1, 2022

 

Bluesky Hamlet Customers:

The water consumption rate will increase from $4.75 per cubic meter to $4.82 per cubic meter effective April 1, 2022

Capital replacement fees remain unchanged 


CLEANFARMS - Changes to Pesticide & Fertilizer Container Collection Program

For more information please click HERE

 


 

2022 Farm Family Awards 

Nomination Forms available HERE.

Submission deadline: June 30, 2022


Black Knot, a Severe Tree Disease

Click here to read article.


 

NOTICE TO RANCHERS AND PRODUCERS

Cleanfarms is a company that is known mainly for recycling various plastics such as herbicide containers, twine, and clean grain bags. They now will also be taking expired medications and herbicides/pesticides.

According to their website, cleanfarms.ca, they will be in the Fairview area in 2022 but at this time, they are unsure of the dates although probably sometime in the summer.

This notice is to inform you that Clean Farms service will be available, and we ask you not to dispose of the hazardous materials by burning or burying them until they can be brought to them for proper disposal. More information will be given to you via M.D. of Fairview website and social media as we go forward, otherwise check their website in 2022 as there will be more details when they have their times and date set. 


Oct. 6, 2021 - Fire Advisory in Effect

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MD Safe Burning Practices

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NOTICE

The Municipal District of Fairview # 136 would like to inform the public that the water has been shut off at the Maples for the winter season. Also, we will be locking the doors to the public washrooms at the Maples for the winter season and reopening them sometime in the spring. Firewood will be restocked during the spring clean-up.

 

Thank-you for your understanding.


 

RCMP URGING RURAL AND URBAN RESIDENTS TO USE ONLINE REPORTING

 

for more information, CLICK HERE



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 

 

 


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
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