Preauthorized Payment Plans

The County offers preauthorized payment plans for its residents in order to assist with the financial planning for taxes, utilities, and fire invoices.  There are over 200 ratepayers that are currently taking advantage of this plan. 

If you wish to join a preauthorized payment plan, please contact:

  • Tax Payment Plan - Assessment/Taxation Clerk, at (780) 927-3718 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Utility Payment Plan - Sarah Martens, Utility Clerk, at (780) 927-3718 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
  • Fire Invoice Payment Plan - (780) 927-3718 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Grants to Non-Profit Organizations

The County offers annual financial assistance to the local non-profit groups and organizations. The deadline for applications is October 15th of each year. The County's Council reviews all requests during their budget deliberations.

Grants are provided according to Policy FIN013 Community Organization Funding.

Click here for a copy of the 2021 grant application package.  Deadline for applications is October 15, 2020.

A Cemetery Association and/or Church must make a written application prior to October 31st each year to be considered for grant funding (as per Policy ADM005).  Grant funding shall be subject to Council and budget approval up to a maximum of $600.

Click here for a copy of the 2021 Cemetery Maintenance Grant Application. 

If you have any questions regarding these grants, please contact Jennifer Batt, Director of Finance, at (780) 927-3718.

Bursaries

Bursaries are available to first time university/college students within two years from their public school graduation date (the public school must be within the Mackenzie Region). Students returning to their second to fourth year of studies may also apply to receive a bursary. Mature students may also be considered at the discretion of Council. The student or their immediate family must reside in Mackenzie County.

Bursary application forms are available at all County offices, at all high schools, or click here to download.

For any questions, or for more information please contact:

Jannelle Veenstra, Finance Controller
Main Office, Fort Vermilion
Phone: 780.927.3718
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The 2021 deadline for applications is April 30, 2021.

Financial Information