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Financial Services, Assessments, Taxes & Utilities

Professional, caring staff are here to help you pay utility bills, understand your property assessment, or renew your dog license. They also ensure financial stewardship of the Town’s budgets, revenue and spending.

Our award-winning Finance Department provides financial stewardship by managing the Town’s yearly and long-term capital and operating budgets, revenues and spending. They are committed to following leading practices as they carry out their duties and responsibilities and are guided by Council’s strategic priorities—ensuring the Town’s finances are accountable and transparent.

2023 Rate Bylaws - 0.05% increase to In-Town Utilities effective May 1, 2023

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309B Macleod Trail S.W., High River, Alberta

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Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm (Closed on statutory holidays)

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Capital and Operating Budgets

Find operating and capital budgets below.

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Financial Plans and Statements

Find financial plans and statements below.

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Property taxes are local taxes used to provide services, programs and infrastructure that provide a high quality of life for High River residents

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Property Assessments

Assessment Services are responsible for the classification and valuation of all property within the Town of High River to ensure fair and equitable distribution of taxes in accordance with provincially legislated standards. We are here to answer your questions. Find the information you need including a schedule of important dates below.

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Community Organization Property Tax Exemption Regulation (COPTER)

Find out if your community organization qualifies for a property tax exemption. Application deadline for new applications for the 2024 Tax Year is September 30, 2023.

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Assessment Review Board

Established for the purpose of hearing complaints against assessments as have been received by the Clerk of the Assessment Review Board.

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Citizen Self Service and Utility Quick Forms

Follow these steps to register for eServices and view quick forms!

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Moving Information

Moving? Need to connect or disconnect utilities? Your questions are answered here!

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Utility Information and Water Meters

The Town of High River prides itself in educating its residents about their utilities and payments. Below are a list of tips and tricks put together by the Town to help residents better understand their utilities and water meters.

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2024 Municipal Budget

The 2024 Budget aligns with Council's Strategic Priorities and guides the Town's work for the coming year. Council begins its discussions of the 2024 Municipal Budget in November, 2023.

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