Culverts and Extensions

Approaches and Culverts
As per pdf Policy 801, the M.D. will supply an approach or culvert not exceeding twelve metres in length on each quarter section in the municipality. Extensions can be obtained from the M.D. at the landowner's expense. See the policy for more details. Requests may be called in or e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Director of Operations.

Road Bans
Road bans are set and removed by the "Road Weight Committee". For the purpose of this municipality, the committee is represented by Council as a whole. Check the home page for any current road bans. pdf Policy 805 (36 KB)

Ditch Work
Ditch cleaning on private property will be provided by the municipality in the event that such work will benefit two or more individual landowners.  pdf Form U (29 KB) is the agreement that must be signed before ditches are cleaned.

pdf Policy 807 (88 KB) - Ditch Cleaning on Private Property

If your culverts require steaming, please contact the public works department at 837-2623.

Any work to be performed in municipal road allowances by landowners must have prior approval from the municipality and a hold harmless agreement must be in place.

Policy 811

Bylaw 703

All signs requested by individuals must meet specific standards as outlined in Policy 809. All costs will be borne by the individual requesting it.

Dust Control
The M.D. no longer subsidizes the cost of dust control. Residents who require dust control are encouraged to contact the following supplier:

Louis Gagné o/a Ladak Services

(780) 324-3300 or (780) 536-5103


Hauling on Municipal Roads
Policy 808 was adopted to regulate commercial/industrial/contract hauling on M.D. roads. A Road Use Agreement  pdf (Form R) (93 KB) must be entered into with the municipality prior to such activity.

Job Opportunities

pdf Summer Temporary Employment Program (105 KB)

Interested persons should contact

M.D. of Smoky River No. 130
Box 210
Falher, Alberta
T0H 1M0

Phone: (780) 837-2221
Fax: (780) 837-2453
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pdf Employment Application



 Available Grants

pdf Recreation Capital Funding Program (79 KB)

pdf Cemeteries Grant Funding (45 KB)

pdf Wireless Support Structure Grant Funding Program (78 KB)