New Irrigation Acres Application Form

The RID Board has authorized the sale of approximately 1,000 irrigation acres at $2,000/acre in the spring of 2021. Individuals interested in purchasing new irrigation acres are invited to complete the application form found in the link below. Applications must be submitted by January 31, 2021. They can be dropped off, emailed or faxed to the RID office. Applications must be accompanied by a $200 application fee. If your application is emailed or faxed, please contact Kelvin Kado at (403) 752-3511 to arrangement payment. Please see the application package for additional details.

Office Location: SW18-6-20-W4, #62017 Range Road 21-0

Emailed to Jason: jason@raymondirrigationdistrict.ca

Faxed to: (403) 752-3737

At this point, the RID Board tentatively plans on a second and third round of new irrigation acres to be sold in the winter of 2021-2022 and 2022-2023. Applications for those acres will need to be submitted in the Fall of 2021 and 2022, respectively.

Please contact the RID office if you have any questions or concerns.

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Office Temporarily Closed – Due to COVID

Due to Provincial regulations, the RID office is closed to drop in visits until further notice. If you have a question, or need to talk to office staff, please feel free to call the office at (403) 752-3511.

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Message From RID Board Chair

Congratulations to the irrigators of the RID. Your vote in the affirmative to increase our irrigated land base to 52,000 acres speaks to your wisdom and desire to move forward, with prosperity, for ourselves and our irrigation district.

This vote sends an extremely positive message, not only to our district, but to our provincial government and federal government, who were keenly awaiting the outcome to see how RID irrigators value our irrigation water and its use.

From the beginning of irrigation in Alberta, it has taken brave, stalwart people with a vision of a better, prosperous future who have risked much, to get us to where we are today.

As the RID Board chair, I wish to congratulate you on your foresight and wish you well on your own expansion plans. 

John McKee, RID Board Chair

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PLEBISCITE RESULTS

Thank you to everyone that voted in our plebiscite. We announce that 70% of the votes were in favor of expansion and 30% against. Based on this vote the plebiscite has passed and the RID will proceed with the 5,500 acre expansion.

Returning Officer – Jason Miller

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