Village Newsletter

The Spring/Summer 2019 Newsletter is now on-line. Click on the "Newsletters" tab to access it. We once again urge residents to provide us with their email address. With the increased cost of postage it is becoming very costly to mail out the newsletter. Thanks to those that have provided their email.


Martin Recreation Center

The Martin Recreation Centre is available to rent for family get-togethers, such as birthdays, anniversaries or family reunions.  Contact the Village office at (780) 645-4677 or call Elaine at (780) 645-7864.

Next Regular Council Meeting


10:00 A.M.


Village residents may attend council meetings. However, if they wish to speak or make a presentation to council they must notify the administrator ahead of time and be put on the agenda.


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Himalayan Balsam Control

County of St. Paul No.19

May, 2019

Please be advised that areas of Horseshoe Bay will be applied with an herbicide to control the prohibited noxious weed Himalayan Balsam. (Please see the attached map). This is an area on SW 25 59-10 W4 close to a drainage ditch that leads to St. Vincent Lake. The land we will be spraying is about 10 acres in total area. This should be happening within the first two weeks of June, 2019 and up to 2 more times during this summer season. This application is done in accordance with Alberta Environment (Approval #16973-00).

Th product that will be used is VP 480 (glyphosate). Its Pest Control Products Act Registration Number is 28840. This will be applied with a backpack sprayer or  wand sprayer at a 1% solution of VP 480. You can find more information on the product at

Please contact Keith Kornelson if you have any questions about this application.

Thank you.

Keith Kornelsen

Agricultural Fieldman

County of St. Paul No.19

Cell 780-645-0154, Office 780-645-3006


PO Box 1778

St. Paul, Alberta  T0A 3A0

Phone: (780)645-4677


Saturday, August 17, 2019


will be held during the regular council meeting to obtain public input on the proposed IDP and MDP Bylaws.

More information will be posted and emailed to residents prior to the public hearing.

The Summer Village of Horseshoe Bay is located at the north west end of Vincent Lake, approximately 20 km north of St. Paul, Alberta.

It was incorporated as a Summer Village on January 1, 1985 and is governed by 3 elected individuals; a mayor, a deputy mayor and one councillor.

Municipal elections are held in July every four years. Day to day operations are handled by a Chief Administrative Officer.

There are 145 residential lots in the Village.