Water Safety Tips from the High River Fire Department

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Water Safety Tips from the High River Fire Department

Water Safety Tips from the High River Fire Department

Water Safety Tips from the High River Fire Department HIGH RIVER, AB:  Spending time by rivers, streams, and lakes is a popular way to cool when the weather gets warmer. The High River Fire Department has some safety tips to keep you, your family, and friends safe while enjoying the water. Wearing a proper fitting personal flotation device or lifejacket...

High Country Drive Tree Relocation and Replacement

High Country Drive Tree Relocation and Replacement

High Country Drive Tree Relocation and Replacement HIGH RIVER, AB:   Crews will be relocating elm trees from High Country Drive between 7th Street NW and Centre Street starting Thursday, May 28 as part of the sanitary main decommissioning project. The affected trees will be moved to the park between the northwest community gardens and Notre Dame Collegiate. This work is...

High River Council Approves 2020 Property Tax Rate Bylaw and Extends Due Date

High River Council Approves 2020 Property Tax Rate Bylaw and Extends Due Date

Council Approves 2020 Property Tax and Extends Due Date Town work will continue without adding more stress to residents during global pandemic HIGH RIVER, AB: High River Council approved 2020 property tax rate bylaw at the May 25 Special Online Council Meeting. Considering the financial hardship affecting many residents, Council authorized a zero-tax increase and a 60-day extension for payment...

High Country Drive Road Closures Starting May 25

High Country Drive Road Closures Starting May 25

High Country Drive Road Closures Starting May 25 HIGH RIVER, AB:  Sections of High Country Drive will be closed to traffic starting the week of May 25 as work gets underway to decommission a sanitary main between the Northwest and Eagleview Estates. During this project, there will be three phases of road closures: > Phase 1 starting the week of...

Centre Street Road Closure Beginning Evening of May 24

Centre Street Road Closure Beginning Evening of May 24

Centre Street Road Closure Beginning Evening of May 24 HIGH RIVER, AB:  -Starting the evening of Sunday May 24, Centre Street will be closed from 2nd Avenue SE to 4th Avenue SE as work begins to upgrade underground utilities, including water and sanitary lines. Customer access to the businesses along Centre Street will be maintained while the work is underway....

Data Collected from Highwood Basin for Annual River Monitoring

Data Collected from Highwood Basin for Annual River Monitoring

Town of High River Annual River Monitoring Begins Town staff compile local observations to determine if action is required HIGH RIVER AB – The Highwood River flows are in the normal range for the annual spring thaw. High River staff are monitoring the river until the end of June. Weekly river updates and river monitoring signs will keep the community...

Road Construction Update for May 15-19

Road Construction Update for May 15-19

Road Construction Update  May 18 – Partial Road Closure – 2nd Ave SE between 1st Street and 2nd Street  Please note that between 8 am and 4 pm there will be a partial road closure between 1st Street and 2nd Street to replace the asphalt patch. Please obey all signs and drive carefully around work crews.     SW Dike and...

Long Weekend Community Update #11

Long Weekend Community Update #11

High River AB – Community Update #11 is now available to read on highriver.ca/covid19, or CLICK HERE. Find long weekend reminders, construction updates, new assessment appeal deadline, water billing reminder and an update on the Town’s lead management home water sampling program. The Town is reviewing the list of health-related closures and restrictions in light of the province’s new Relaunch...

Residential Street Sweeping Begins May 4

Residential Street Sweeping Begins May 4

Residential Street Sweeping Begins May 4 and continues until July 2020   Residential street sweeping will begin on May 4th and continue until July.  Please watch for signs in your neighbourhood and move your vehicles when required.   The schedule for sweeping this year will be as follows:  ·        May 4-8 Montrose, SE/NE Central & Emerson Lake areas  ·        May 11-15 South West  ·        May 19-22 Hamptons...