BLUE-GREEN ALGAE advisory issued for Shorncliffe Lake

May 5, 2023



Due to extremely dry conditions, the M.D. of Provost has enacted a total fire ban, as of 12:00 noon on May 4th, 2023. All fire permits are hereby revoked, and all fires – including small recreational fires – are prohibited. ​



The Financial Statement

for the year ending December 31, 2022

for the MD of Provost No. 52

is available at the MD Administration Building

(4504 – 53 Ave., Provost, AB).  Please pick up a copy or contact the

MD office if you require a copy.

Phone:  780-753-2434 or 780-857-2434


A copy can also be downloaded from our Website:




2022 Financial Statement

Road Bans


Order by the Municipal District of Provost No. 52 Highway Order No. 22/4 Defining Maximum
Allowable Weights Permitted on Certain Municipal Roads.
Pursuant to the Authority granted by the Minister of Transportation under the Traffic Safety Act, that effective Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 8:00 a.m., percentage Axle Weights for Highways is:

50% on the following roads:
• R.R. 74 from HWY #13 north½ mile
• R.R. 74 from Twp. Rd. 412 south½ mile (north of Hughenden)
• Private road South of HWY #13 going into residence on N.E. 5-41-7W4M (off the end of R.R. 74)
• Twp. Rd. 394 from R.R. 40 – 1 mile east to HWY #13

75% on the following roads:
All Oiled and Chip Sealed Roads except for the following:
• TWP RD 414 from HWY 41 to R.R. 65
• R.R. 92 North of HWY #13 to Twp. Rd. 424
• TWP 403 from RR 70 east to HWY 41
• R.R. 82 from HWY 13 North to Twp. Rd. 422
• TWP RD 364 East of Highway 899 to Saskatchewan Border
• TWP RD 364 West of Highway 899 to R.R.25
• R.R. 24 from TWP RD 372 to TWP RD 364
• R.R. 71 from TWP RD 390 to TWP RD 402.5, TWP 402.5 to R.R. 70 and R.R 70 to TWP



With the changing of seasons, road conditions can vary greatly, in certain circumstances, from hour to hour. Drivers within the M.D. of Provost are reminded to drive in accordance with the ever-changing road conditions and visibility levels. Should a driver wish to express concern of road conditions of roadways managed by the M.D. of Provost, they are encouraged to inform M.D. of Provost staff at the Administration Office at 780-753-2434 or the Provost Public Works Shop at 780-753-2168. However, for roads managed by Alberta Transportation such as Highways 13, 41, 599, 600, 603, 884, and 899, drivers are encouraged to direct their complaints to AT’s maintenance contractor, Emcon Services Inc., at 1-800-390-2242 or you can contact Alberta Transportation directly by phoning Bob Kropinske, Maintenance Contract Inspector (Consort), at 1-403-577-2701


Do you think we forgot you? It may take three or four days to get your roads open after a snowstorm. School bus routes and main roads will be done first. If you already have a Custom Work Agreement, the lane may be done later.

2023 Summer Road Programs

Hamlet and Country Residential Addressing

At it’s Regular Meeting of January 12th, 2012, the Council passed Bylaw 2223, which assigns a rural address to every rural and Hamlet residence within the M.D. A copy of the package sent out to all Hamlet and Country Residential Ratepayers is available here.

Here is an example of a lot sign.
Here is an example of a rural address sign.

Charitable Donation Policy

At its Regular Meeting of February 25th, 2010, the Council of the MD of Provost No. 52 ratified a new policy governing the way in which third party funding requests of a nature not related to the ordinary business of the MD are dealt with. In brief, this policy sets aside $40,000 in each fiscal year, for which eligible parties or organizations may apply, and establishes criteria by which said applications will be evaluated and a timeframe for the rewarding of allocations.

For application and eligibility criteria and information relative to submission deadlines, please see the policy in its entirety here. If you have any additional questions please call the MD Administration Office.

Tyler Lawrason, Administrator

Lots For Sale

The MD is currently selling partially serviced lots for development near the airport. For more information go here

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