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Upcoming Events

25th Twinning Anniversary - Barrhead and Tokoro, Japan

The Barrhead and District Twinning Committee were proud to host the 25th Twinning Anniversary on August 10-15, 2016. A delegation from Tokoro Branch of Kitami City represented by Kitami Deputy Mayor Mr. Shinichi Watanabe, Vice-Chairman in the City Council Mr. Shuuji Iida, General Director Mr. Kiyoshi Ogasawara, Mr. Yumiko Tabuchi, Mr. Nobuyuki Tadatsu, Mr. Kuniaki Satou, Mr. Atsushi Kuse, Ms. Yoshiko Mizutani and Miss Eri Mizutani,came to Barrhead and celebrated the anniversary.

Agrena Walking Track Closed

The Town of Barrhead announces that the walking track at the Barrhead Agrena will be closed starting Sunday, September 18, 2016. The purpose of the closure is for the removal of the existing walking track surface and the installation of a new "pour-in-place" walking track. The walking track is scheduled to reopen on Monday, October 17, 2016.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Town Administration Change In Office Hours

Please be advised that the Town Administration Office hours have changed. New office hours are as follows:

Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (open during lunch)
Closed weekends and statutory holidays

New Aquatic Centre - Turning of the Sod Ceremony

April 5, 2016 was the turning of the sod for the Barrhead Regional Aquatic Center. In attendance were the Mayor, Reeve, Council members of the Town and County, staff of the Town and County, members from the Agrena Society, Clark Builder's and BR2 Architect. It was a great day that the region is moving forward.

2015 Annual Report - Financial Statement & Auditors Report

Town Council is pleased to present the 2015 Annual Report. Inside this report you will find an Auditor’s Report, various financial statements and summaries from each department within the Town, informing you of important happenings throughout 2015.

Cash Calendar 2016 Lottery Winners

Congratulations to all the Winners! Open the attached file for the Barrhead & District Agrena Society Cash Calendar Lottery Winners! All winners will have their cheques mailed to them. Contact number for inquiries is 780-674-3311.

Community Adult Learning Program Call for Applications

The Alberta Ministry of Advanced Education is inviting eligible organizations to apply for ongoing Community Adult Learning Program grant funding. Eligible organizations interested in serving the Barrhead community may apply.

The Community Adult Learning Program (CALP) provides funding and other supports to 130 community-based organizations to facilitate part-time, primarily non-formal, adult learning opportunities in more than 500 communities across Alberta.

Organizations funded through the CALP work towards the following vision:

Census Forms

Please remember to complete your census questionnaire and mail it or submit it online today. It’s quick and easy.

What is Triple P Parenting?


We are upon a busy and stressful season. Triple P Parenting can help us put things in perspective with a gentle reminder of what is important. The Following Principles are suggestions of tools you can put in your Parenting toolbox.

Principle 1: Creating a safe, interesting Environment

Develop predictable routines, provide supervision, have interesting things to do, teach road safety rules, provide safety equipment, be safety conscious near schools and playgrounds, teach your child about personal safety

Cost Sharing - Community Recreation Facilities

During the 2015 budget discussions, Council wanted to inform the residents of the cost of operations for the recreation facilities and how the costs are split between the Town and County from 2011-2013. The 2015 Joint Operating Costs for the Town and County have been included. Council will continue to pursue a funding formula that is equal to both the Town and County in the next couple of years.

Please see the attachment.

Community Contribution Program - How Can I Help?

Contribute an amenity to a park within the Town to save a memory of someone special, or celebrate a momentous event through the better community program. Select the attachment for more information.


How To Apply
All applications must be received by the closing date (if applicable) specified in the employment bulletin or advertised in our local newspaper The Barrhead Leader and on the TownPost Barrhead Jobs page.

Applications may be dropped off at the Town of Barrhead Administration Office located at 5014-50 Avenue

Town of Barrhead
Box 4189
Barrhead, AB T7N 1A2