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Upcoming Events

Special Ballot Vote

The Town of Barrhead has implemented the Special Ballot for the 2015 Vote on a Bylaw or Question.

Please open the attachment for more information.

Deputy Returning Officers Required

The Town of Barrhead requires Deputy Returning Officers to work during the 2015 Vote on a Bylaw Question. The Vote will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2015. Previous Election or plebiscite experience would be considered an asset.

Please forward a resume in writing by September 15, 2015 to:
Town of Barrhead
Box 4189
Barrhead, AB T7N 1A2

OR

Email: town@barrhead.ca

Attention: Cheryl Callihoo, Returning Officer

September 8, 2015 - Notice of Public Hearing

Please open the attachment for more information regarding the Land Use Bylaw Amendment.

Barrhead Aquatic Centre Information Sessions

Senior’s Drop-in Centre:
• Wednesday, September 16 from 4 p.m – 9 p.m.
• Monday, September 28 from 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Summerdale Hall:
• Wednesday, September 23 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Neerlandia Public School Gym:
• Tuesday, September 29 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

**NOTE: from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. there will be a moderated presentation and Q & A opportunity.

***AUGUST UPDATE*** Barrhead Regional Aquatic Centre

Below are information items that were presented to the Town Council's Meeting on Tuesday, August 11, 2015.

Barrhead Regional Aquatic Centre Project - the 2014/2015 Municipal Sustainability Grant in the amount of $ 1,500,000.00 will be allocated towards the Barrhead Regional Aquatic Centre Project.

Amalgamation Study - Resident Survey

Please be advised that the consultants for the amalgamation study will be sending out a survey to all residents of the County and the Town. The purpose is to obtain people’s views on the current situation, as well as your thoughts on potential improvements.

Open the attachment for more information.

PUBLIC NOTICE .... Barrhead Regional Aquatic Centre Debenture Borrowing

Council of the Town of Barrhead, in the Province of Alberta, has given first reading to borrowing By-law No. 05-2015, the Barrhead Regional Aquatic Centre Debenture Borrowing Bylaw, which will, upon final passage and approval, authorize the proper officers of the Town of Barrhead to borrow monies from the Alberta Capital Finance Authority, or any other authorized financial institution, by way of debenture issue, to pay for the cost of the construction of the new Barrhead Regional Aquatic Centre, within the limits of the Town of Barrhead.

Please open the attachments for more information.

No Fire Bans in Effect

There are no fire bans in effect, however all fires must be permitted. You can do this by acquiring a free permit from Barrhead Fire Protective services.

PRESS RELEASE: Amalgamation Study Update

Click on the attachment below for the Press Release, dated April 16, 2015 regarding the latest collaboration efforts of the Town and County of Barrhead surrounding the Amalgamation Study.

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. 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.

Back To School

Many parents know that making the transition from summer holidays back to the routine of a new school year can be challenging and even stressful. This checklist can help you get ready.

  • Ensure that your child is properly registered for school.
    This is especially important if they are attending a new school. If you are not sure, give the school a call. This is also a chance to update your emergency contact information with the school. School contact numbers are available on the division and school websites.

Q: Why has the town contracted the general construction out to a company from Edmonton when many Barrhead people need work?

A: Clark Builders was awarded the Construction Management contract. In total 9 submissions were received, screened and scrutinized by the Technical Committee. No submissions were received from any local contractors. However, during the actual tendering process local contractors will be able to submit on specific elements of the Aquatic Centre they feel they
are qualified to bid on.

"Family Time" by Barrhead Cares

Family Time is a wonderful time to build relationships and teach life skills.
Spending time together in a pleasant and interesting environment helps to build confidence and competence.
Family Meetings are a great time to hear each member of the families concerns and goals. This allows each member to have input in problem solving and to be supportive of individual and family goals. Family Meetings are an opportunity to go over schedules and plan ahead for upcoming events.

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.

Employment

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.

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

BY MAIL
Town of Barrhead
Box 4189
Barrhead, AB T7N 1A2