Welcome to the County of Newell

We are located in the heart of the Palliser Triangle located in south-eastern Alberta, Canada. With 1.5 million acres of land and 6,786 people, the County of Newell is one of the most prosperous areas in Alberta.

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  • County of Newell Water Project Update - Gem Area

    The Division 9 (Gem Area) Rural Water contract has been completed and is ready for everyone to connect to the line. Please stop into the County office to pick up your flow emitter and float if you...

  • CNWP Wrap Up Celebration - August 24th

    Please join us on August 24th, 2016 at the Gem Community Hall to celebrate the last project being completed for the County of Newell Water Project. There will be a free BBQ from 11:00am to 2:00pm....

  • Electronic Speed Signs

    The County of Newell has installed two electronic radar signs in the Hamlet of Lake Newell Resort.  The signs are intended to be temporary in nature and relocatable throughout the County as deemed...

  • Possible Postal Strike

    In the event of a postal strike or lockout, Accounts Payable will make the necessary operational changes to minimize payment disruptions.  Effective the July 7, 2016 cheque run, until the end of the...

  • Roadside Vegetation Control Program

    NOTICE TO RESIDENTS/RATEPAYERSOF THE COUNTY OF NEWELL Public Notice is hereby given that the Agricultural Service Board of the County of Newell intends to conduct pesticide control and mowing...

  • Newell Connect App

    Download Newell Connect, your link to the City of Brooks & the County of Newell. Check out this great promotional video for the City of Brooks: https://youtu.be/sQB0lAEdVEA iTunes:...

  • Agricultural Equipment

    Agricultural operations are in full swing at the County! Please remember to follow and pass with caution as they take up alot of the road and can make unexpected turns.  

  • County of Newell Water Project Update - Bassano

    The Division 6 (Bassano Area) Rural Water contract has been completed. Please stop into the County office to pick up your flow emitter and float if you are in this area.

  • Streetlight Repair Reporting

    Fortis Alberta has launched a new Streetlight Repair Map. With this map, you can view streetlights in Fortis Alberta’s service area and request a repair online within minutes. The map was designed...

  • 2016 Budget Highlights

    The 2016 interim budget was approved by Council on December 10, 2016 check out the budget highlights below” 

Latest Events

Wed Aug 24 @11:00AM - 03:00PM
CNWP Wrap Up Celebration
Mon Sep 05 @12:00AM
Office Closed (Labour Day)
Thu Sep 08 @10:00AM -
MPC / Council Meeting
Thu Sep 22 @10:00AM -
MPC / Council Meeting
Thu Oct 06 @10:00AM -
MPC / Council Meeting

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Bylaw Corner

Did you know.....

As per our Unauthorized Road Use Development Bylaw 1742-11, no person shall deposit or allow to deposit any material or substance of any kind on a road, or any portion thereof, this includes ditches. In addition, no person shall remove or permit to be removed any gravel, soil or other material from any road or portion thereof and no one can occupy nor use road allowances for personal use (storage or otherwise). that the County road allowance should not be used for storage or personal use.

If you have any questions or notice any materials in the ditch or being removed from the roads, please contact the Municipal Enforcement Department at 403-794-2311 or log an issue through our Newell Connect App.

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