You will likely have heard about the recent finding of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) on a farm in Alberta. Alberta Agriculture and Forestry would like to provide you as much information as we can about the situation so that if you have questions from any farmers in your community you can assist us in pointing them in the right direction.
Here is what we know so far:
Attached is a question and answer document that you can refer to should you get any questions from farmers in your community.
This document is posted on the Agriculture and Forestry website.
Link - http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/com14713 and will be updated as necessary.
If you have any questions you can contact the Agriculture and Forestry ASB staff or the Animal Health Liaison Officer (through the Office of the Chief Provincial Veterinarian) at (780) 427 - 3448.
Thank you for your assistance in this event.
Dr. Keith Lehman
Chief Provincial Veterinarian
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
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
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.