Information on this site is active cases by Local Health Area and includes Ponoka and Rimbey. Please note - portions of Lacombe County are included in the Rimbey number. You can access the full provincial map by clicking this link
Upon recommendation of the Provincial Chief Medical Officer, the Ponoka County office will be closed to the public effective Tuesday, November 17, 2020. Cheques and other correspondence can be dropped in the office door mail-slot or mailed via Canada Post.
We encourage everyone to continue diligence in adhering to guidelines for physical distancing and good hygiene practices in support of each other, our suppliers, our contractors, and the public. Plans may change as circumstances do.
Due to space constraints the County Council Meetings will be closed to the public (in person); directions on how to participate remotely follow.
Live public participation in the meetings will be via Zoom as follows:
ZOOM Meeting Link
Meeting ID: 640 744 9658
The Chairperson will run the meting, providing opportunity for participation at designated times. Meetings are conducted in the same manner as in-person Council Meetings and Public Hearings. The Zoom link is audio/visual, live and in real-time only. *Not recorded for playback. For details on participation please view our Zoom Instructions. the Zoom link and instructions will remain on the top right hand side of our webpage for ease of use. If you do not have internet access you may call into the Zoom meeting for opportunity to listen and participate by phone: 1.587.328.1099
Please note – you can still submit comments or concerns via mail, email or fax prior the meetings.
Contact us prior to the meetings if you have any questions or require clarification.
Click the following link for a copy of the ministerial regulation:
Obtaining Information After a Meeting
Approved Agendas, County Council Minutes and Public Hearing Minutes are posted for public record and accessible through our website or by following this link directly https://ponokacounty.civicweb.net/
Charlie B. Cutforth
Chief Administrative Officer
The next meeting of Council is scheduled for March 9, 2021.
The agenda will be posted prior to the meeting.
Check under the "Development" tab for rezoning applications that may be be heard at this meeting. Click under the "Public Works" tab for road allowance lease applications that may be heard at this meeting.
County Council meetings are open for the public to attend; at this time with COVID -19 restrictions they are done via conference. Contact the office for details 403.783.3333
The bridge over the Battle River on the Bobtail Road (TR 434 east of Hwy #2A) is scheduled for replacement starting Monday, January 11. Crews will be on-site for approximately 40 days to complete this work. As a result, the Bobtail Road east of Hwy #2A will be closed for the duration of the work. Traffic will be detoured as per the map below.
Contact us if you have any questions or require further information.
Covering 721,396 acres in central Alberta, Ponoka County embodies the essence of rural Alberta with strong agricultural roots, a commitment to fiscal responsibility and an independent spirit. Today, the County serves 9,806 residents, providing strong leadership and guiding the municipality through some difficult challenges.