Seasonal Employment Opportunities

If you are motivated person eager to contribute skills and experience, we are currently inviting applications for Seasonal Employees with the Agricultural Service Board (ASB).

ASB Equipment Operators – Competition Number ASB01 (3 positions available)

Responsibilities will be mainly for roadside spraying or mowing; other jobs include reclamation, parks and other duties as they arise. Four month positions starting April 29 that may be negotiable. A valid pesticide applicator’s certificate, formal agricultural training and/or agricultural background, and experience in the operation and maintenance of agricultural implements will be an asset. Possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license.

The job postings will be closed on March 15, 2019. For more information relating to ASB Positions contact Jeff Cosens at (403) 740-9183.

Interested candidates are invited to forward their application/resume, quoting the Competition #, to:

County of Paintearth No.18
Box 509, Castor, AB   T0C 0X0
Phone:  (403) 882-3211 Fax:  (403) 882-3560
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Property for sale by way of Public Tender

Submission Deadline: Bids due in sealed envelopes at the County Office on

April 10, 2019 by 12 p.m.

For the following property:
Lauderdale School/Hall
38532 Range Road 144, Paintearth County, AB
Legal Land Description: NE 32 38 14 W4
Parcel Size: Appx 1.97 acres
Zoning: Agricultural District

The property is located approximately 8 miles northwest of Castor in the County of Paintearth. The subject lot is mostly tree and bushes and includes the old Lauderdale School building. Surrounding the area are agricultural holdings and farmland. This site is serviced with power and natural gas.

For complete information on the property, as well as all relevant Maps, Zoning Regulations, Development Guidelines and Title information, please obtain a copy of the Lauderdale School/Hall Tender Information Package, available at the County of Paintearth Office; #1 Crowfoot Crossing TWP 374 & HWY 12, Castor AB. Alternately, a digital copy of the Tender Information Package can be obtained via the County of Paintearth Website, or emailed by sending a request for a tender information package to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Additional Information:

Restrictions: Purchaser is responsible for all costs related to the provision of, and connection to, County-owned services and infrastructure, where applicable. Certain restrictions may apply in the case of developments including private septic systems, as per Safety Code regulations. Please refer to Schedule D for more information, or review applicable Safety Code standards when considering any developments on this property.

Deposit of 10% must accompany bids in the form of certified cheque or bank draft, made out to the County of Paintearth

Please address all submissions to the care of:

Michael Simpson
Chief Administrative Officer,
Re: Lauderdale School/Hall Public Tender

Opening Date: Tenders will be opened at the County Office on April 11 at 12:30 p.m.
Council Review: Tenders to be reviewed by Council at the April 16, 2019
Regular Council Meeting
The balance of the Tender price shall be paid by June 1, 2019

Disclaimer NoticeCounty has no reserve bid on this County-owned land and reserves the right to reject any or all public bids and to waive irregularities and informalities at its sole discretion. The County reserves the right to accept a bid other than the highest-priced bid without stating reasons. By the act of submitting its bid, the bidder waives the right to contest in any legal proceeding or action, against the right of the County to sell County land to whomever it chooses, in its sole and unfettered discretion, and for whatever reasons the County deems appropriate. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the County may consider other factors besides the price that it deems in its sole discretion to be relevant to its decision. The County and the successful bidder will each be responsible for their own legal fees. Tenderers must rely on their own research of the lands, and the County makes no warranties or representations in regard to the lands.

Lauderdale Tender Package

2018 Property Tax Non-Payment Penalty Notice

The County of Paintearth No. 18 property taxes were due June 30, 2018.  A 5.0% penalty was levied on tax balances outstanding, both current and arrears after June 30th.   A further 10% penalty will be applied to outstanding tax balances after September 30, 2018.

Payment can be made by cheque, cash, or debit at the County Administration Office located at #1 Crowfoot Crossing, Highway 12 and Twp. Road 374, at the TD Canada Trust in Coronation, or the ATB Financial branches located in Halkirk, Castor, or Coronation.  View financial institutions set up to accept on-line payments.

Michael Simpson, CAO

Pre-Authorized Tax Payments

Application Deadline:

This form must be fully completed and accepted by the County of Paintearth No.18 no later than December 15th, in order to participate in the Plan for the following taxation year. The tax account(s) must also have a zero balance at December 31st in order to participate.

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