Town’s beaver management program to start

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Town’s beaver management program to start

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, June 25, 2018 Beaver control necessary to protect municipal infrastructure and private property HIGH RIVER, AB: The Town of High River, like many municipalities, is engaged in an ongoing beaver management program to control beavers that are posing a risk to municipal infrastructure and private property. Beavers present a range of...

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Emerson Lake water quality testing begins

The Town of High River is working with Alberta Environment to find licensing options to continue diverting water from the Little Bow into Emerson Lake. Last year, Alberta Environment discontinued the Town’s temporary diversion license to reroute water from the Little Bow into Emerson Lake. It’s important to the Town to keep Emerson Lake functional...

Flood Gate Project begins
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Flood Gate Project begins

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Thursday, June 14, 2018 HIGH RIVER, AB: PCL Construction Management Inc. will begin construction of a flood gate on the south side of the Centre Street Bridge starting on Friday, June 15. To complete this project, crews will need to reduce Centre Street to one lane of alternating traffic several times throughout...

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Town reminds anglers to clean up fishing lines and hooks

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Tuesday, June 12, 2018 HIGH RIVER, AB: Each year, Emerson Lake is restocked with fish for local anglers and fishing enthusiasts to enjoy. The Town is reminding those who participate in fishing activities to be respectful of others who share the green space and walkways. The Town has received reports of lines,...

Council approves rules for cannabis-related businesses
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Council approves rules for cannabis-related businesses

Rules for future cannabis-related businesses passed by High River Council HIGH RIVER, AB: On Monday, May 28, 2018, Council approved bylaw amendments that will enable future retail sales of recreational cannabis in High River. Currently, non-medical cannabis sale (and possession) remains illegal. Licenses for retail operations will not be issued until cannabis is legalized by...

Council approves 2019 Property Tax Rates Bylaw
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Council approves 2019 Property Tax Rates Bylaw

2019 Property Tax Rates Bylaw passed by High River Council  HIGH RIVER, AB: At the May 27 regular meeting of High River Council, Bylaw 4558/2019 was approved in order to set the 2019 property tax rates for the town. In accordance with Section 353 and 354 of the Municipal Government Act of Alberta (MGA), Council...

New bylaw phone number now in effect
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New bylaw phone number now in effect

UPDATED August 1, 2018 New municipal enforcement complaint line now in effect There’s a new phone number (403-603-6300) for High River residents to use to reach local bylaw and municipal enforcement services. Please note, that this line is a customer service/complaint line only; emergencies should continue to be directed to   9-1-1. “The new number will direct residents...

Urban Design and Development Awards
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Urban Design and Development Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Town launches High River’s Urban Design and Development Awards HIGH RIVER, AB: The Town has established an awards process that will formally acknowledge and celebrate high quality urban design and development projects in High River. “The awards will be used to recognize the contribution of planners, architects, engineers,...

Town to proceed with SW dike construction
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Town to proceed with SW dike construction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, Apr. 16, 2018 Town and landowner sign agreement to proceed with SW dike construction HIGH RIVER, AB: After a Special Meeting of Council on Monday, April 16 it was announced that the Town has come to an agreement with the landowners regarding the land acquisition and construction for the Southwest Dike....