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Thorhild County is inviting interested County residents to apply for the following position:

Alternate Members to participate on the County’s Subdivision and Development Appeal Board. 

Application forms along with Bylaw 1211-2015, A bylaw to establish a subdivision and development appeal board, will be available at the;

Planning Department

Thorhild Count Administration Office

801-1st Street, Thorhild, Alberta

For further information, please contact,

Edward LeBlanc, Director of Community and Development Services

780-398-2820 or email:

Deadline for applications: Friday, February 2, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. 

Application Form for SDAB Members 

Bylaw 1211-2015 Subdivision and Development Appeal Board


Blue Bag Recycling
First Collection is January 5, 2018

Curbside Blue Bag Recycling will be available in the following hamlets;

• Thorhild
• Newbrook
• Radway
• Egremont 
Blue bags are to be placed on the curbside on your scheduled waste collection day.   
Recycling must be bagged. 

Acceptable Items
• Newsprint/Mixed paper – gift wrap, office paper, newspapers  
• Light Cardboard – collapsed cereal boxes, toy boxes
• Heavy cardboard – broken down, flattened, folded and tied
• Metal cans and plastic household containers #1-7.  Food and beverage containers.  
The recycle symbol is on the bottom the plastic containers. 
All containers are to be rinsed. 

Collection will be every second week:  Next collection January 19, 2018.

Unacceptable Items
• Glass, clear or colored • Electronics
• Ceramics • Food scraps
• Aerosol cans • Plastics bags and toys
• Aluminum containers, foil and pie plates • Scrap metal and wood
• Plastic film, bubble wrap • Small appliances
• Soiled paper, used paper towels/tissues, dirty food boxes • Diapers 
• Yard waste
• Hazardous waste, paint, oils, batteries


Your new Thorhild County Identification card has been mailed out. This Identification card is required to access some County services.

• County transfer stations and waste management facilities for all house hold waste. All bulk waste shipments delivered to the landfill working face will be subject to a tipping fee.
• As per resolution 516-2017, free lessons and lift passes at Long Lake Ski Hill. (this does not include rental).

Your Thorhild County Identification card will be issued on a annual basis. Please present this Identification Card  with your government issued photo ID.
the name on your government issued photo ID must match the name on the pass.
If additional cards are required for any other property owners or renters of the property, please apply at the County Office.






Gravel Haulers and Resident Ratepayer with Equipment for 2018

Thorhild County resident ratepayers with gravel trucks that which to haul gravel for the County in 2018 must register their gravel truck(s) by February 9, 2018 to be eligible and contracted to haul

The County requires a minimum of of eight (8) local gravel truckers registered and committed for both the spring and summer hauls by February 9, 2018.  Otherwise, we will be required to advertise for out of county trucks as per Policy 913 which includes the load factor and haul rates for gravelling.  Any local gravel trucks after the above cut-off date will be date and time stamped  Note: Local trucks registered after the cut-off date will have preference, based on past performance, over contract haulers. 

Gravel Haulers and Resident Ratepayer with Equipment for 2018 

Policy 913 Registration of Contract Equipment, Contract Gravel Haulers and Haul - Load Rates.pdf

Equipment Registration Form.pdf



Your Roads. Your Rights.
Road-Use Bylaw – Call for Public Consultation

 Thorhild County is currently developing a revised Road-Use/Traffic Safety bylaw. The County is seeking interested stakeholders who are interested in participating in a consultative engagement focus group. The purpose of this process is to gather information and input to aid in the development of the bylaw, before it is presented to Council. The intent of developing the bylaw is to regulate road-use to increase safety and protect County infrastructure assets.

If you are interested in participating in a group consultation please forward your contact information to



Sign Up for E-Billing Services

Save time and money by registering to receive your utility bills electronically, through email, each month.
Contact the Utilities Clerk, Tracy Bodnar at 780-398-2811 or

POSTED: 14/08/2017




As per County Council’s Resolution #597-2013, rates for driveway snowplowing will be as follows:


            Residents (under 65 years of age)      $35.00/flag


            Senior Residents (65+)*                    $20.00/flag


*Must physically live on the property and are able to provide age verification via birth certificate, driver’s license or other government issued ID.


A copy of the Council minutes relating to this change can be viewed at the Thorhild County Administration office or on the web site.


Easements may be signed at the Thorhild County Administration Office, Public Works Office or Radway Post Office, beginning Monday, October 2, 2017. 


Flags must be paid for at the time of pickup.  Left over “yellow” flags from previous years may be used; you must first sign a new easement and bring the flag number(s) with you.


Renters:  Landowners must sign the easement.


Residents of Thorhild County are advised to deliver waste to either the Waste Management or County transfer stations only. All bulk waste delivered to the working face at the Waste Management facility is subject to tipping fees and will be charged on-site. Click here for more information

Posted: 05/07/2017

Farm Credit Corporation 

The Farm Credit Corporation announced a new loan for young entrepreneurs in the agriculture retail, manufacturing and food processing sectors.  For more information click the following link: