Cannabis legalization – What you need to know

Cannabis legalization – What you need to know
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Cannabis legalization – What you need to know

Public Consumption of Cannabis The sale and consumption of cannabis became officially legal in Canada on Wednesday, October 17. In response to legalization, the Town developed and passed a new bylaw (Cannabis Consumption Bylaw 4554-2018) that regulates public consumption within High River. Prior to passing the bylaw, the Town asked for the public’s input on how they...

Council gives direction for new utility rates
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Council gives direction for new utility rates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Council provides direction to keep winter averaging and remove the inclining block structure for utility fees HIGH RIVER, AB: At its regular meeting yesterday, High River Council directed Administration to retain the current practice of winter averaging for wastewater within the Town’s utility rate fees and to eliminate...

Town pool shutdown extended until 2019
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Town pool shutdown extended until 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 5, 2018 Town pool shutdown extended until 2019  HIGH RIVER, AB: The Town of High River regrets to announce that the pool at the Bob Snodgrass Recreation Complex will not open as expected on Tuesday, October 9. “While we were preparing the pool for its reopening, a grounding test was...

Land Use Bylaw honoured with APPI award
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Land Use Bylaw honoured with APPI award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 2, 2018 High River Land Use Bylaw honoured with award of merit from Alberta Professional Planners Institute The Town of High River received a provincial Award of Merit yesterday from the Alberta Professional Planners Institute (APPI) for the 2017 Land Use Bylaw (LUB). The award was presented to Khalid Mohammed,...

Harvest High River will utilize Town’s edible trees
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Harvest High River will utilize Town’s edible trees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Harvest High River initiative will utilize the Town’s edible trees and shrubs HIGH RIVER, AB: Harvest High River is a new partnership between the Town and High River Food Connections that provides community members with access to fresh produce from the Town’s edible trees and shrubs. “The Town...

Community prefers to prohibit public cannabis use
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Community prefers to prohibit public cannabis use

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 24, 2018 Public feedback speaks loud and clear to prohibit public consumption of cannabis in High River HIGH RIVER, AB: At its regular meeting on September 24, High River Council heard what residents thought about the public consumption of cannabis in the community. Throughout August and September 2018, the Town...

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Foothills Kinettes Water Tower Park grand opening

Updated: 10/12/2018 The Foothills Kinettes Water Tower Park is now open! UPDATE Wednesday, September 19, 2028 Foothills Kinettes Water Tower Park Grand Opening CANCELLED HIGH RIVER, AB: Due to the forecasted weather on Saturday, September 22, The Town of High River and Foothills Kinettes have decided to cancel the grand opening celebration of the Foothills...

Council adopts Strategic Plan for 2019 to 2022
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Council adopts Strategic Plan for 2019 to 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Council adopts Strategic Plan for 2019 to 2022 HIGH RIVER, AB: On Monday, September 10, 2018, Council adopted the Town of High River’s Strategic Plan for 2019 to 2022. The Plan sets out Council’s goals and priorities for the next four years, which in turn helps the organization,...

HRFD donates equipment to Chilean firefighters
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HRFD donates equipment to Chilean firefighters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, August 31, 2018 High River Fire Department donates equipment to help firefighters in Chile  HIGH RIVER, AB: Today, half a dozen fire fighters from the Town of High River Fire Department loaded up approximately five tons of donated fire equipment to send to volunteer firefighters in Chile, South America. The efforts...

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Town starting work to complete last section of 12 Ave pathway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, August 9, 2018 HIGH RIVER, AB: The Town of High River is starting work to complete the last section of the pathway along the south side of 12 Avenue S.E. When completed, the pathway will provide residents with a walkable and cycle-friendly alternative for traveling along 12 Avenue. “This marks an...