Lacombe County Council approves 2013 Interim Budgets

Following the priorities set out in the County’s 2013 – 2015 Strategic Plan and its long-range capital plans, Lacombe County Council has approved the Lacombe County 2013 interim operating budget, which is balanced at $41,845,820 of revenue and expenses. Council also approved the 2013 interim capital budget, which provides for revenues and expenditures of $21,630,060.

See the documents below for further details.

icon December 20 2012 - MR - Lacombe County adopts 2013 Budgets

icon 2013 Budget Backgrounder

Policy RC(9) – “County Support of Community Programs, Events and Activities”

Lacombe County is committed to strengthening the quality of life of its residents and fostering civic pride by providing financial support for community programs, events and activities. Through Policy RC(9) – “County Support of Community Programs, Events and Activities” the County will provide grant funding to community organizations and urban municipalities within Lacombe County to assist with the hosting of community programs, events and activities.

The application deadline is January 31, 2013; applicants will be advised by March 31, 2013 of the status of their application. A copy of the Policy RC(9) and a downloadable application form is available by clicking on the links below:

pdf     Policy RC(9)

pdf     RC(9) Application Form 2013

For more information, contact:

Tim Timmons, Manager of Corporate Services, Lacombe County
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Lacombe Culture and Harvest Festival Events

 Final details of the weekend’s Culture and Harvest Festival activities have been released by Festival organizers. A full schedule of largely free events begins on Friday, September 28th, and continues throughout the weekend at venues in and around Lacombe. Visitors can experience exhibits, demonstrations, concerts, fireworks and more!

The Lacombe Culture and Harvest Festival is part of the celebrations occurring throughout the province during Alberta Culture Days 2012. Alberta Culture Days runs from September 28 to 30 and is all about discovering, experiencing and celebrating our unique blend of peoples and passions, and the importance of culture to a healthy and vibrant Alberta. To learn more, visit   

For the latest details, see the attached Festival brochure.

 iconLacombe Culture & Harvest Festival Brochure

Paving Complete on Lacombe - Blackfalds Portion of Trans Canada Trail

Paving has been completed on the Lacombe – Blackfalds portion of the Trans Canada Trail, according to Lacombe County Operations Manager Phil Lodermeier. The trail, which weaves its way south of Lacombe through the Lacombe Research Station, west along Lacombe Lake and down to the northern boundary of Blackfalds, will eventually connect to the Trans Canada Trail system linking Canadian communities through a system of regional networks..See the complete Media Release for photos and more information about the trail.

 pdf September 26, 2012 - Paving complete on Lacombe - Blackfalds section of Trans - Canada Trail

Snow Removal


icon Snow Removal (291.09 kB)

During snowy weather residents may experience occasional delays in local plowing - Lacombe County service levels depend on the duration and severity of the storm - but we try to have all 2,000 km ploughed in 3.5 to 4 days. The paved roads are higher priority and we usually have them ploughed and sanded within 12 hours.