The M.D. of Wainwright is situated in the heart of the agriculture and oil industries and is a major partner with one of Canada’s largest military training bases. This makes the M.D. of Wainwright an area of diverse wealth both socially and economically and allows us to provide our residents with many services and the benefit of low taxes.
In addition, the M.D. of Wainwright offers various historical and recreational attractions for residents and visitors.
The M.D. of Wainwright is a progressive community that is a great place to live, work and raise a family. We are glad to welcome you.
Agriculture Service Board Participation
The Municipal District of Wainwright is looking for a farm member representative. The individual appointed must be a resident and a ratepayer of the M.D. of Wainwright and willing to sit for a three year term. Members are provided remuneration and expenses for attending board meetings.
Those interested are asked to submit a letter and/or resume, to the address below, including reasons why they are interested by October 16th, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact the M.D. office at 780-842-4454.
Municipal District of Wainwright No. 61
C/O James Schwindt, Ag. Fieldman
717 14th Avenue
Notice of Public Hearing
Avian Influenza and small-flock poultry
Wild birds can carry avian influenza, and they can pose a risk to your poultry. Avian influenza can cause severe illness and death in your flock.
For more information please download this PDF to help reduce your risk.
Jimsonweed in Alberta
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF) has received reports of Jimsonweed in Alberta. This is not a common weed found in Alberta, and producers need to be diligent to stop its spread.
Congratulations to Jeff & Chelsey Eklund
Jeff & Chelsey Eklund were married on September 5th, 2015. Congratulations from everyone at the M.D. of Wainwright.
Riverdale Hours for September 2015
Council Declares State of Agricultural Disaster
On July 31st, 2015 council held a special meeting declaring a state of agricultural disaster for the Municipal District of Wainwright No. 61. The minutes of the meeting have been posted in the Council Meeting Minutes. The Star News posted an article on their website.