Staffing Opportunity – Director of Emergency Management

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Welcome to the
Village of Bittern Lake.

Bittern Lake is located on Highway 13 between Camrose and Wetaskiwin.

It is a charming, cozy village that is known for its beauty. Each resident takes pride in generating their personal piece of paradise.

Our lake is not recreational, it is a nature reserve and is not accessible other than by a walking trail, please respect the wildlife in the area.  The area is Crown Land and no camping permitted within 1KM of any road, or on any roadway within the Village Boundaries.

Recreation area

The skate park has been completed at NO cost to the property tax payers.

Please follow Provincial Guidelines and note that the Recreation area is for use at your own risk, as per signage on the skate shack.

Please remember that due to current provincial restrictions, to get all up-to-date information go to


Paving in the Village

Starts this week, see flyer and maps for information

If you need paving done contact Centreline Paving 780-739-3387, while they are on sight for a quote.

This project is being done using Canada Community Building Fund, at no cost to the Village property Tax payers.

Click here for map of North Village

Click here for map of  Martin Ave

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Telephone 780-679-6324

Monday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Tuesday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Wednesday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Thursday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

AND 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Friday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm





Garbage/Recycle Area Users - Transfer site

We have received a warning! Garbage was found in the recycling bin.

Please empty your recyclables into the recycling bin. Do not throw a bag of recycling into it. Please empty the bags into the bin first.

Failure to use the correct bin will result in the loss of the recycling facility.

Compost area

Please empty ONLY compost into the compost area.  Please empty the bags, reuse the bag or put it in the garbage. Do not throw any other items into this area.

Failure to use the correct bin will result in extra charges to the tax payer.


Tax notices have been mailed, please click here to see attached flyer.  TAXES DUE SEPT 28, 2023.





By-election 2023


Marilyn Dease 32

Reay Gibson  55

Total Voter turnout 87

Results are now official, as of Noon September 22, 2023 as per section 97 (2) of the Local Authorities Election Act.

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Water Emergencies

If you have a water emergency, please contact Mike 780-672-7373, option 3.

Council Meetings

The Organizational Meeting followed by Regular Village Council Meeting is Tuesday, October 10, 2023 at 7:00 pm in Council Chambers. New Council will be sworn in at this time.

Submission deadline: 9 am – Tuesday, October 3, 2023 per Procedural Bylaw #01/20.

Please help keep our village tidy by keeping yards neat and clutter-free!

The Village has a local community hall, greenhouse, post office and the Village Administrative Office.

Bittern Lake has a wildlife reserve, not a recreational lake which boasts birds and other wildlife. There is no vehicular access to the lake, however, there is a walking trail, we are waiting for information from the relevant authorities so that our volunteer group can maintain the area.  This area is Crown land and as such cannot be used for camping, or use by 4×4 vehicles, ATVs are permitted on the land, however please do not use in the lake bed.

We have household waste transfer and recycle facility for use by residents, it is NOT a dump.  Any items for the dump are required to be taken to the City of Camrose Dump on 50th Street, Camrose or to Camrose County Dump (Dried Meat Lake facility off Highway 21) as per Bylaw.


Capital Projects 2022

 The waterline mapping and cc location project will continue, weather permitting, again using Municipal Sustainability Initiative Funds. Staff are researching other funding for future projects, more information to follow when available.

Camrose Library

Residents can purchase a library card, Village residents are considered County Residents, there is a charge for this.                

Skate Park 2023

Has been completed using Donations from the public and Government (Municipal Sustainability Initiative) Funding.  Therefore at NO cost to the Villagers’ property taxes.

Please use at your own risk. Watch for signs.

Contact Us

(780) 679-2353

Monday – Friday | 9:00am to 4:00pm

P.O. Box 5, 300 Railway Ave, Bittern Lake, Alberta. T0C 0L0

Make Your Home at
Bittern Lake, Alberta

Feel free to browse through our website to find various types of information concerning daily life in our beautiful village. Everything from council meeting minutes, to educational and professional resources to help answer all your questions. We also look forward to having you participating in our various events!