General Notices


Notices found on this page were previously required to be advertised in a local newspaper, in accordance with section 606 of the Municipal Government Act (MGA).  

Although they may additionally be advertised through other channels, including the Western Wheel, the Town is now required to provide our citizens with the necessary information on our website.  Such items might include Public HearingsMunicipal Elections, bylaws or resolutions requiring Public Hearings or other items required by the MGA or other statutes.  Please be sure to visit this page often to stay well informed.

2021 Municipal Election

  • Election Day:  Monday, October 18, 2021
  • Nominations:  open from January 1, 2021, to 12 Noon on Monday, September 20, 2021

Assessment Notices

Assessment Notices were mailed out the week of March 11, 2021.  Property owners are deemed to have received their Assessment Notices as a result of the publication of this notice.

  • Deemed Notice of Assessment Date is March 19, 2021
  • Final Date of Complaint is May 18, 2021

Draft Bylaws

Draft Bylaws not requiring a public hearing may be posted for public viewing prior to being given third reading by Council.  Council may choose to pass most bylaws at one meeting, but often does not do this, so that the Draft Bylaw can be posted for further public review.

Public Hearings and Appeal Hearings

Please visit the linked pages below to find out if there are any scheduled hearings of interest to you.  You will also find information about participating in a hearing, particularly with COVID-19 restrictions in effect.

Public Hearings - are required for Land Use Bylaws (and amendments) as well as a few other, less common, types of bylaws.

Intermunicipal Subdivision and Development Appeal Board Hearings - this is a quasi-judicial board that hears appeals on matters decided upon by a subdivision authority for the Town or by the Municipal Planning Commission or a Development Officer of the Town.  Some Stop Orders may also be appealed to this Board.

Assessment Review Board Hearings - Assessed persons are requested to discuss any assessment concerns with the Municipal Assessor.  If agreement cannot be reached, an Assessment Complaint may be filed.  The process is undertaken in accordance with the Municipal Government Act.