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NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. – West Path Delivery 2023
Looking to learn how the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) supports landowners, communities and individuals potentially affected by federally regulated pi...

Beaver Mines Project Recap
Below is a recap of information relating to the Beaver Mines Water/Waste Water Project. For any further information please contact the MD Director of ...

MD Transfer Station Bins
A reminder to MD Residents that disposal of household bagged garbage can be at the transfer stations located next to the Public Works and in th...

Updated Policies - C-AES 001/C-AES-002/C-CO-004
The administration is continuing to reevaluate and update policies as per Councils' direction. At their meeting of September 22, 2020, Council app...

Recycling at Crowsnest/Pincher Creek Landfill
Just an update on some of the progress the Crowsnest/Pincher Creek Landfill is doing in Recycling.   They are taking clean cardboard and ...

Cabin Creek Road - Now Open
The Cabin Creek Road project involved the supply and installation of a new bridge-sized culvert and improvement, reconstruction, and curve realignment...

Check your Elm Trees for Dutch Elm Disease Symptoms
This is a reminder to check your elm trees for DED symptoms. All species of elm trees in Alberta are susceptible to DED. The disease can kill an elm ...

Hamlet Residents - Animal Control
Residents are reminded that Bylaw 1198-10 (Animal Control) states that animals cannot be found running at large outside the property of the owners. ...

Support your local producers using Alberta's Food Directories!
Albertans want to support local and now we’ve made it easy!  We are excited to launch a new tool that connects Alberta food producers to th...

Thank you Executive Officer/Public Health Inspector
Council at their meeting of September 8, 2020 invited Director of Emergency Management Brett Wuth and Executive Officer/Public Health Inspector Mike S...

Fire Ban in Effect
August 31, 2020   The hot, dry weather and seasonal curing have created an extreme fire hazard. Fuels continue to cure making...

International Day of Older Persons
At the Council meeting on August 25, 2020, Reeve Brian Hammond declared October 1, 2020, as International Day of Older Persons. ...

Changes to Animal Control
The MD of Pincher Creek has an Animal Control Bylaw  (Bylaw No. 1198-10 and amendments thereto) to regulate and control domestic animals and acti...

Harvest Safety
Farmers are out into the field for harvest, but with the recent hot, dry weather comes the risk of fires, and it does...

Fire Safety - Mowing
Due to dry conditions, MD crews are being extra diligent in mitigating any safety concerns involving fires. Some of the protocols that are in place...

Relaunching Funding for Community Projects
Our government is thrilled to relaunch the Community Initiatives Program Project-Based grant stream to support our non-profits in their important work...

Road Restriction on Summerview Road (Rg Rd 29-1)
Notice - Road Restriction on Summerview Road (Rg Rd 29-1) Permanent 75 % Weight Restriction   June 1 - September 30 Full Ban from 10 am to 4 ...

Provincial Proposal to Reduce Assessment
We need your support! Our Province has proposed reducing the assessed value of Wells, Pipelines, Machinery and Equipment for the Oil and Gas Sector...

Crowsnest/Pincher Creek Landfill Association Update for Ratepayers
Important changes at the Landfill for MD Ratepayers Effective August 01, 2020 Administration presented a study based on past billing practices and ...

MD Contractors and Tradespersons
MD Contractors and Tradespersons   The MD of Pincher Creek is compiling a directory of local service providers that ca...

Intermunicipal Collaborative Framework Agreement (ICF)
On March 13th, prior to Covid-19, the Town and MD Councils signed and celebrated the newly formed Intermunicipal Collaborative Framework Agreement (IC...

Castle Area Regional Water Supply Update
Please take note that starting Friday, July 10, 2020 surveyors will be in the Beaver Mines area to prepare for subsequent construction and...

AFFPA Promoting Local in partnership with the Government
Are you a FARM producer or small scale processor? ARRPA is looking to ADD you to their Membership and their FIND A FARM Map on their website! 2020 ...

UFA Rural Communities Foundation Grant Program
While the world and our communities may be going through uncertain times, the UFA Rural Communities Foundation (RCF) would like to share a little cert...

Ribbon Cutting - PCCELC
July 3, 2020 This morning Reeve Hammond brought greetings from the MD at the ribbon cutting for the two Pincher Creek Community Early Learning Cent...

MD Approved for AMWWP Grant
What can we say? In a word, Grateful.   This week it was confirmed by the Minister of Transportation, The Hon. Ric McIver, that the MD of Pinch...

Safety on Roads - Water on Roads
Localized flooding had been noted earlier this week within the MD and will be addressed to the best of our ability.  While each call we receive i...

Crowsnest/Pincher Creek Landfill Association Update Cardboard/Reuse Center
Recycling Cardboard Notice and Reuse Center ...

Changes to 2020 Taxes/Utilities
Due to COVID-19, Council altered its previously approved budget to maintain the tax rate from 2019. This revised budget can be viewed here.   2...

Updated Policy C-FIN-523 Financial Reserves
The purpose of this policy is to identify why the MD has reserves and how they are used. Policy C-FIN-523 Financial Reserves...

Reeve Brian Hammond and Mayor Don Anderberg Update on PCCELC
The decision having been made, to provide financial support to the PCCELC project, it is important to affirm that the decision was not made lightl...

COVID-19 Precautions Playground Safety
Playgrounds in the MD are now open. Avoid sharing toys and limit contact with individuals outside of your household or cohort family. Pl...

Safety on Roads
The MD of Pincher Creek is a beautiful place to go for a drive to take in the country's views. As we are entering road maintenance season, and are...

Surveyor Crews Along Highway 774
The MD of Pincher Creek has been given notice that the engineering company working on the Castle Area Regional Water supply proposes to complete const...

MD of Pincher Creek Re-Launch Strategy - II
MD of Pincher Creek Re-Launch Strategy - II...

Dust Suppression Program
The M.D.’s dust suppression season is just beginning and you may notice trucks on the gravel roads applying a dark colored liquid. This i...

Please Don't Trespass
To those visiting our MD and the beautiful South West region of Alberta, our MD is a mixture of ecological reserves, Provincial Parks, Provincial Recr...

Updated Policy C-FIN-529 Fees and Charges
Council, at their May 26, 2020 meeting updated Policy C-FIN-529 being the policy for Fees and Charges. It should be noted that this policy change h...

Updated Policy C-PW-009 Dust Control
Council, at their May 26, 2020 meeting updated Policy C-PW-009 Dust Control. It should be noted that this policy change has altered the following: ...

Pincher Creek Physicians Letter to Community
To our valued community,   We understand there has been a lot of confusion about what is happening with healthcare in Pincher Creek. We hope to...

MD Letter Regarding Rural Health Care
Dear Minister. Council at their meeting of April 28, 2020, discussed the on-going situation between the Alberta Medical Association and our own Pro...

Road Hazard - North of Pincher Station
Very deep ruts are causing hazard to light vehicle at the intersection of Township Road 7-2 and Range Road 30-2 north of Pincher Station. ...

Reeve Brian Hammond - 2020 Tax Update
Letter from Reeve Brian Hammond ...

Summer Hours - Public Works/AES
Spring/Summer Hours:   To take advantage of the longer daylight hours, starting in May Public Works and A...

Spring Road Conditions
With this nice warm weather, the frost is coming out of the ground very quickly and it's creating some problem areas on the road all over the MD. ...

Reeve Brian Hammond - Volunteer Appreciation
Dear Community Members This is Volunteer Appreciation week across our province, a moment in time when we have traditionally honored the many volunt...

Revised 2020 Budget
The MD is required by the Municipal Government Act to pass an operating and capital budget every year. The budget process is thorough and involves ...

PCCELC Survey Results
In March, Council requested a survey to gauge an understanding of how residents felt about the Pincher Creek Community Early Learning Centers (PCCELC)...

New Food Bank Phone Number
Food Bank new phone number. Arrangements have to be made for pick up or delivery of hampers by calling 403 632 6716...

Branding During COVID-19 Pandemic
Great information for our ranchers regarding branding during the COVID-19 pandemic from the Canadian Cattleman Association. Click here. ...

Crowsnest/Pincher Creek Landfill Association Changes
The Landfill is operating with our regular business hours for now. Mondays – Saturday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. The scale is operating as usu...

Reeve Brian Hammond Community Update
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Essential Services
A list of essential services via Alberta Government: Click here...

Social Services Support Fund
Overview The Alberta Government is providing $30 million to municipalities, charitable and non-profit organizations to provide help to in...

Volunteers Needed
Volunteers are needed to assist with-in our community with Food Bank, deliveries, virtually. Volunteers will be contacted by email or phone. To reg...

MD Offices Closed to the Public
We are here if you need us!   Residents of the MD should have confidence that staff and your elected leaders are doing their best to keep our m...

Arriving Home from Outside Canada?
Reminder for those arriving home from outside Canada? Click here...

Help Prevent the Spread
Video encourages Albertans to help prevent the spread ...

COVID-19 Posters for Businesses
Please find below a link to a number of COVID-19 posters that the province have developed for display in businesses, municipal offices, recreational f...

Snow Event Preparedness
Winter Story Warning in effect from Environment Canada for MD and area. Hazardous winter conditions are expected. MD crews are prepared for the wee...

Health Link 811
The Municipal District of Pincher Creek is keeping a close eye on the developing COVID-19 situation and continues to receive daily updates from the Pr...

Updated Policy C-PW-003 Winter Maintenance
Council, at their meeting of February 25, 2020, updated corporate policy: C-PW-003 WINTER MAINTENANCE OF MUNICIPALLY DIRECTED, CONTROLLED AND MANAG...

Gravel and Grading Work
Do you live in the MD and are looking to have driveway maintenance completed this Spring? Do you know the proper steps to have gravel delivered and gr...

Rural Crime
Over the last while, there has been an increase in rural thefts in our Municipality. Please be vigilant and ensure that your property is protec...

Beaver Mines Project Update - Lift Station and Force Main
January 30, 2020 Please note you will see activity across the street from the Beaver Mines Store today. The MD's contractors have begun clearin...

Beaver Mines Project Update - Wastewater Treatment
January 22, 2020 The Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9 is pleased to announce that it will be proceeding with one of the land locations sub...

2019 Fall Newsletter
2019 Fall Newsletter...

Joint Funding for 2020
Councils for the Town of Pincher Creek and MD of Pincher Creek form the “Joint Funding Committee”. Jointly they review requests for commun...

RMA Convention - Fall 2019
The Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA) hosts two conventions per year, one in the spring and one in the fall. Council and CAO were away at the fall...

Winter Safety Tip from Operator Joh
My name is Joh, and I am an operator for the MD of Pincher Creek. Winter is here again, which means its time to clear the roads and streets. As the se...

Winter Safety Tip: Plowing Snow onto MD Road
Winter Safety Tip: Pushing snow from driveways across MD roads.   Did you know that when you push snow ac...

Winter Safety - Keep Kids Safe
Parents, it is the snowplow operator's job to keep the roads safe, and yours to ensure your children are safe. Here are a couple of things to talk...

Updated Landfill Information
The Crowsnest/Pincher Creek Landfill Association Phone (403) 628-3849  Fax (403) 628-2258  Manager - Emile Saindon Hours of Opera...

Safety Message - Cattle Drives
Due to the large accumulation of snow this past weekend, many cattle are ready to come home earlier than anticipated. Please be aware when driving ...

Weekend Procedures During Major Snow Event
With the current winter storm watch in effect for the Municipality, Public Works had a busy few days preparing equipment for this weather event. Th...

Beaver Mines Project Update - September 24, 2019
Beaver Mines Regional Water Supply Contracts 1 All restoration work completed with the exception of grass seeding at disturbed areas. ...

ICF Media Release - August 7, 2019
Media Release - August 7, 2019 ...

Municipalities Ready to Respond Together
Municipalities Ready to Respond Together August 28, 2019 Today at 1:00 p.m. at the Pincher Creek Fire Hall, three identical bylaws were signed. ...

ICF Media Release
MEDIA RELEASE INFORMATION TO SHARE (ICF Committee Approved)  June 21, 2019 MD & Town working together for many years to maximize ser...

Public Service Announcement - Safety on our Roads
Hi, my name is Mike and I am an equipment operator for the M.D. of Pincher Creek No.9. I may look like a grader, a gravel truck or a nuisance slowing ...

ICF Feedback Form
Your input is valuable and most appreciated by the ICF Committee, Town and MD staff, and, both Councils. Please note that this input will be provided ...

Beaver Mines Questionnaire Results
This past spring a Residential Engagement Survey was circulated to the Beaver Mines community. The results of that survey are provided here with a bri...

Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9
Box 279
1037 Herron Avenue, Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0
Phone: 403-627-3130       Fax: 403-627-5070
Email: info@mdpinchercreek.ab.ca
Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9
Box 279
1037 Herron Avenue
Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0
Phone: 403-627-3130
Fax: 403-627-5070
Email: info@mdpinchercreek.ab.ca
Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
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