Clearwater County provides voluntary services and funding to all sixteen community cemeteries located in the County.
If you are trying to locate a relative or friend that you believe may have been interred at one of these cemeteries, please contact the relevant cemetery association.
Old Nordegg Cemetery Scheduled Specialized Maintenance
Due to increasing concerns with safety and aesthetics of the old Nordegg Cemetery, Clearwater County is conducting specialized maintenance to address the major issues.
This may include shoring up headstones, removing broken grave covers, replacing deteriorating fences etc. The goal is to make sure the cemetery is safe and well-kept for everyone to visit. The work will be respectfully handled by a skilled professional, experienced in cemetery rehabilitation.
The planned maintenance will start on August 21, 2023. The completion date is weather dependent, and is expected to continue into September.
Questions? If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Agriculture and Community Services, Heritage Coordinator at 403-845-4444 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want to learn more about the Nordegg Cemetery? Visit www.clearwatercounty.ca/p/cemeteries.
New Nordegg Cemetery Design Concept
In addition, the County manages and operates the Nordegg Cemetery.
In 2023, the County will be engaging contracted services to assist with the creation of a Cemetery Master Plan and Cemetery Bylaw(s) to meet legislative requirements.
Later in 2023, work will begin with re-surveying and pin laying as well as straightening existing headstones.
Additionally, the current Nordegg cemetery is reaching capacity and planning is currently underway for public engagement for the development of a new cemetery for the Hamlet of Nordegg and surrounding area.
Consultation for project start up and preliminary analysis is complete. Potential sites have been assessed and concept plans for the most favorable are currently being finalized. It is anticipated the this project will be tender ready for 2024.
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