Payment Methods

Pay Your Municipal Fees Online.

Nowadays, most people are used to paying bills via online banking. Did you know that you can also pay your municipal taxes and utilities in the same manner? It's as simple as logging into your online banking service and selecting Lesser Slave River as a payee.

Click on one of the logos below to be taken to the online banking system you use. Just as you can add your phone or cable company as an account you pay online, you can also add the MD for both your municipal taxes(LESSER SLAVE RIVER #124 TAXES) and your municipal utilities (LESSER SLAVE RIVER #124 UTIL). Try it today...it's a great way to save time, trees and postage.

 


The following is a complete list of LSR online-friendly financial institutions:

 

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TIPP | Tax Installment Payment Plan

The Tax Installment Payment Plan (TIPP) is a program available to residents which allows you to pay your property tax on a monthly basis rather than a lump sum payment.

Monthly payments are automatically withdrawn from your bank account. TIPP makes budgeting easier and minimizes the risk of late payment penalties. Arrangements must be made BEFORE January 1, 2016. Some conditions apply.


Life, Work and Leisure in Lesser Slave River

The Sawridge townsite became a trading and transport center at the turn of the century, relying on the rivers and lakes of northern Alberta to bring goods and people from Edmonton to the Peace Country. Colonel “Peace River Jim” Cornwall built the first steamboat to ply the Lesser Slave Lake. Visit the Municipal History section to learn more about our region's rich heritage.
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Budget

Providing for our residents. Planning for the future.

The following is a detailed estimate of the municipality's known expenses, expected future costs, and forecasted income over the course of the operating year.

 

 


Life, Work and Leisure in Lesser Slave River

As goods and people come from Edmonton via steamboat, a small outpost called Mirror Landing was founded 70 km east of Sawridge, opposite what is now the Smith townsite. Visit the Municipal History section to learn more about our region's rich heritage.
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Finance

Stewarding the municipality’s financial assets.

Lesser Slave River`s Finance department is responsible for financial administration, safeguarding the municipality’s financial assets, and performing the fiscal planning to ensure the ongoing financial stability and viability of the municipality.

The Finance department provides financial reporting and control and is responsible for the implementation of financial management policies. In addition, this department provides corporate services including Accounts Payable & Receivable, Information Systems, Human Resources, Customer Service, and for Accounts Payable & Receivable for the Lesser Slave Regional Waste Management Services Commission.

Some of the department’s responsibilities include:

  • Providing proactive financial leadership and service to support customers’ needs and preserving the corporation’s financial health
  • Implementing Alberta Municipal Affairs reporting requirements and accounts for tangible capital assets and segmented reporting
  • Supply chain, purchasing, and inventory management including tangible capital assets
  • Financial reporting, general accounting, purchasing, inventory, and billing and collection of property taxes and utility charges
  • Managing investment, cash and debt portfolios, payment processing, and banking relationships
  • Implementing, maintaining, and supporting corporate information systems and technology needs
  • Coordinating, preparing, managing, and reporting annual budgets and financial plans
  • Providing payroll and benefit services and accounts payable services
  • Overseeing the corporate Risk Management Program

  • Financial Reporting

    Financial Statements

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    Life, Work and Leisure in Lesser Slave River

    With world-class fishing, miles of groomed snowshoeing and cross-country skiing trails, and numerous family-friendly activities to enjoy, the Slave Lake Region is a place to discover. Visit the Municipal History section to learn more about our region's rich heritage.
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Financial Statements

Providing a transparent report of the municipality’s financial assets.

The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River is committed to high quality accounting standards and a transparent financial reporting system that meets the needs of our stakeholders. Our comprehensive statements of financial position and results of operations provide an account of the stewardship of our financial activities in support of delivering programs and services to its residents, businesses, and industry.

These reports include the consolidated financial statements for the Municipal District of Lesser Slave River and the Lesser Slave Lake Regional Waste Management Services Commission, prepared in accordance with the standards established by the Public Sector Accounting Board of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, and audited by independent private-sector auditors. The financial statements and auditors’ report satisfy a legislative reporting requirement as set out in the Municipal Government Act of Alberta.


Life, Work and Leisure in Lesser Slave River

In 1899 the historic Treaty 8 was signed on the banks of the Lake, by the original seven signatories, one being the Sawridge First Nation. Visit the Municipal History section to learn more about our region's rich heritage.
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Services

Promoting a healthy community for our residents.

We do our part to promote healthy communities by supporting the development and sustainability of facilities, projects and programs that benefit everyone who lives and works within Lesser Slave River.

The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River prides itself on its ability to provide municipal services efficiently and effectively. While responsible for different issues and concerns, all municipal departments and staff do their best to work together to benefit the community as a whole. We are at your service and we aim to please.


Life, Work and Leisure in Lesser Slave River

Explorer David Thompson arrived at the mouth of the Lesser Slave River on April 28th, 1799, and was the first white man to see the vast Lesser Slave Lake. Thompson established a townsite thereafter called Sawridge, coming from the sawtoothed appearance of the large sand ridges along the north shoreline of the Lake. Visit the Municipal History section to learn more about our region's rich heritage.
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MD of Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton, Lesser Slave River is a truly unique place to live, work and play. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound. Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

General Contact Info

 info (@) mdlsr.ca
 780.849.4888
 1.866.449.4888
 780.849.4939

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