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Alberta Environmental Farm Plan Renewal Period

As of April 1st, 2018, decided by the Alberta EFP Stakeholder Advisory Committee, producers that have previously completed an Environmental Farm Plan will need to have an EFP completion letter dated within the last 10 years. This letter is necessary to be considered current and eligible for cost-share funding with the Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change programs of the Canadian Agriculture Partnership (CAP).  more...



The #MyCountyofNewell Photo Contest starts today!  Now that the weather is beautiful, get outside and send us your best pics of the County of Newell. 

Enter through our Newell Connect app.  Click the "Report" button, Click "Issue Title"- here you will see all the departments you can submit an issue to.  Scroll down to 'County Administration" and select "#MyCountyofNewell Photo Contest". 

We look forward to seeing your entries this year!  Full contest details   Contest closes  March 16, 2018.




Please be advised that RR145 from TR220 to TR214 will be closed on January 23rd and 24th from 8:30am to 4:00pm, both days. Local traffic only.


Now accepting funding applications from community based organizations that provide recreation services or may be undertaking recreation related initiatives in the Brooks and Cassils Area. Deadline is February 9th.

  Invitation to Submit Recreation Funding Applications,County of Newell Division 5 & 10 – Brooks and Cassils Area

 2018-01-04  Westland Acres Poll



 Invitation to Submit Recreation Funding Applications,County of Newell Division 6 – Bassano Area


Please be advised the TR154 from RR160 to RR161 and RR161 from TR154 to TR160 will be closed on December 18th from 8:45am to 2:00pm, weather permitting.  RoadClosure171218

2017-12-20  PLEASE NOTE THIS HAS BEEN LIFTED (as of 10:30 am today)
The County of Newell has issued a Fire Advisory as of today at 8:00am.  Fires are allowed but public warning advising extreme caution is issued. (2017-12-14)
 Please be advised that TR240 East of HWY862 will be closed starting this evening for approximately 4 weeks while a bridge file is replaced.(2017-12-12)
 The Council of the County of Newell invites written applications from electors within the County who may wish
to sit as a member on one of the following Committees... more

Please be advised that the County of Newell has removed its fire advisory effective NOVEMBER 6th,  2017 at 8:30am.



To avoid penalties, all CURRENT taxes must be paid on or before NOVEMBER 15th, 2017.  Click here for more information.