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 2018-03-14  2018 Fire and Emergency Tenders

The County of Newell Fire & Emergency Services is requesting tenders on the following:

-2018 One Ton 4 Wheel Drive 4 Wheel Drive Pickup
-Emergency Vehicle Lighting Package
-Ultra High Pressure Skid Package

 Deadline 30MAR 12:00pm. more...


2018-03-02  2018 Herbicide Tender

The County of Newell is requesting tenders on its 2018 chemical needs. Deadline 28MAR 12:00pm. Herbicides are to be delivered any time before May 1, 2018.more...


2018-03-02 10:20AM  ROAD CLOSURE  UPDATE 

This has been extended to 03MAR at 12:00pm

Please be advised that TR192 from HWY873 to RR143 and RR143 from TR192 to TR193 will be closed effective immediately and will be reopened at 12:00pm on March 2, 2018, local traffic only into Evergreen Subdivision.




A penalty of 12% will be levied on ALL unpaid taxes as of 4:30 p.m. FEBRUARY 28th, 2018

An additional charge of $25.00 per parcel will be added on April 1st, 2018 against every parcel of land on which taxes are more than ONE YEAR in arrears.

To avoid penalties, all tax arrears must be paid on or before FEBRUARY 28th, 2018

County of Newell
P.O. Box 130 (183037 RR145)
BROOKS, Alberta
T1R 1B2


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.



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


 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