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2024 Capital Budget Approved

On February 6th, 2024, the Town of Stettler Council approved the 2024 Capital Budget in the amount of $5,194,935. The budget was introduced to Council at the Capital Budget Deliberation Session on January 23rd, where Department Heads from Operational Services, Parks & Leisure Services, Planning & Development, Administration and the Stettler Regional Fire Department…

Posted on February 12, 2024
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Town Council Approves Enhanced Tax Incentive Bylaw

At the regular Council Meeting of December 19th, 2023, Town Council unanimously approved a revised Tax Incentive Bylaw. Says Mayor Sean Nolls, “With high interest rates and growing costs, the enhanced Tax Incentive Bylaw is an ideal way to stimulate commercial growth in the Town of Stettler. It is our hope that this program will help existing businesses expand,…

Posted on January 24, 2024
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Town & County Councils Sign Modernized Joint Fire Services Agreement

The Town and County of Stettler are pleased to announce that they have signed the modernized Joint Fire Services Agreement. This new agreement introduces a clear definition of the roles and responsibilities shared between the municipalities and the fire department staff, ensuring an efficient and effective response to the evolving needs of our region. A key aspect…

Posted on December 19, 2023
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CAO Greg Switenky Retires After 19 Years with the Town of Stettler

Town of Stettler CAO Greg Switenky is preparing to step down from the role of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) as of August 30th, 2023. CAO Switenky’s retirement follows a thirty-six (36) year career in municipal government, with nineteen (19) of those years spent with the Town of Stettler. Greg arrived in Stettler from Golden, British Columbia, assuming the…

Posted on August 29, 2023
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Tax Incentive Bylaw Benefits First Recipient

The Town of Stettler Council took their Regular Meeting of Tuesday, June 20th on the road to visit the first recipient property of the Tax Incentive Bylaw. The owner of the new storage unit, James Dadensky, was awarded $723 under the bylaw, funded from a 100% rebate of the municipal tax paid and a refund of the development permit fee. Says Mayor Sean Nolls, “It…

Posted on June 22, 2023
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Canada Day Celebrations to Launch Summer in Stettler

The Town of Stettler is pleased to announce an exciting lineup of community events on July 1st, 2023 in celebration of Canada Day. Activities have been planned for both the day and evening in collaboration with multiple community partners. The day begins at the Stettler Town & Country Museum, starting with an $8 pancake breakfast from 9-11 AM.  From 11 AM-4 PM,…

Posted on June 16, 2023
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Music in the Park 2023 Lineup Announced

The Town of Stettler has released the full lineup of performers that will be featured in the 2023 Music in the Park concert series. This year’s festivities consist of the following eleven (11) free concerts, including several new acts that will take the West Stettler Park stage for the first time. The Jazz Guys – June 21 Boss Hill Band (formerly Loose Change)…

Posted on June 1, 2023
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Town of Stettler Council Approves 2023 Tax Budget

At the Regular Council Meeting of May 16th, 2023, the Town of Stettler Council adopted the 2023 Operating (Tax) Budget of $22,174,359 with an average municipal property tax class change of 4% for both residential and non-residential properties. This tax class increase follows three (3) years of the 0% change seen from 2020-2022, which was adopted in light of the…

Posted on May 18, 2023
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Town of Stettler Council Appoints New Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

In accordance with the upcoming retirement of current CAO, Greg Switenky, the Town of Stettler Council is pleased to announce the promotion of Leann Graham to the role of Chief Administrative Officer as of August 30, 2023. Town Council formalized this decision at the May 16th, 2023 Regular Meeting of Council with the passing of Bylaw 2162-23, which serves to appoint…

Posted on May 17, 2023
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New Community Builders Monument Recipients Announced

The Community Builders Committee has announced the Backstrom Family and Charles & Roy Willis as the 2023 Community Builders honourees. The Backstrom Family, known for projects including the Ransom School and Stettler Courthouse, will be recognized for “Pioneering in Major Construction Projects.” Roy and Charles Willis will be acknowledged for “Pioneering in…

Posted on May 2, 2023
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Stettler Airport Receives $1.48M Community Airport Grant

The Town of Stettler is pleased to announce that the Stettler Airport has received $1,481,947.50 in funding under the Government of Alberta’s Community Airport Grant Program. Funding will be used to cover 75% of a runway rehabilitation, with the remaining 25% balance to be shared between the Town of Stettler and County of Stettler No.6. The rehabilitation project…

Posted on April 26, 2023
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Spring Lane Clean-Up is Back!

During Spring Lane Clean-Up, residents can place their unwanted items (appliances, household items, yard debris, etc) in their back alley or lane for Town crews to retrieve and responsibly dispose of. All compost material must be bagged and labeled accordingly, and all items must be labeled "Lane Cleanup" and placed by garbage containers. Please note that due to…

Posted on April 21, 2023
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Town of Stettler Commences Transition from Regional Fire Agreement

Following a unanimous motion carried at the April 4, 2023 Regular Meeting of Council, the Town of Stettler will commence a transition from the Regional Fire Agreement and Regional Fire Chief Agreement with the County of Stettler No. 6, with rural and regional fire service responsibilities, assets, and jurisdictional command authorities transferring to the County…

Posted on April 5, 2023
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Community Partners Plan Stettler’s Biggest Family Day Celebration to Date

The Stettler Recreation Centre’s Winter Carnival will be the place to be this Family Day, thanks to the collaboration between Stettler & District FCSS, the Heartland Youth Centre, Stettler Public Library, the Family Resource Network, and the Town of Stettler. The local community groups are partnering to offer a full day’s worth of free events on February 20th,…

Posted on February 1, 2023
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2023 Capital Budget Approved

On January 17th, 2023, Town of Stettler Council approved the 2023 Capital Budget in the amount of $6,986,288. The budget was introduced to Council at the Capital Budget Deliberation Session on January 10th, where Department Heads from Operational Services, Parks & Leisure Services, Planning & Development, Administration and the Stettler Regional Fire Department presented…

Posted on January 20, 2023
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Communities in Bloom Results 2022

Please view the attached news release for full results from Communities in Bloom 2022....

Posted on October 31, 2022
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Canada Day Celebrations to Launch Summer in Stettler

The Town of Stettler is pleased to announce an exciting lineup of community events on July 1st, 2022 in celebration of Canada Day. Activities have been planned for both the day and evening in collaboration with multiple community partners. Start the day at the Stettler Town & Country Museum, beginning with a $5 pancake breakfast from 9-11 AM. Explore what the museum…

Posted on June 14, 2022
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Entertainment in the Park 2022 Lineup Announced

The Town of Stettler has released the full lineup of performers that will be featured in the 2022 Entertainment in the Park concert series. This year’s festivities consist of the following ten (10) free concerts, including several new acts that will take the West Stettler Park stage for the first time. The Jazz Guys – June 22 Loose Change – July 1 Kym Simon…

Posted on June 7, 2022
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Town of Stettler Breaks Ground on 53rd Street Water Main Replacement

As of May 24th, 2022, work on the 53rd Street Water Main Replacement has commenced. Throughout the dual phase construction process, the cast iron water main and lead water services on 53rd Street between 48th – 51st Avenues will be replaced, with a total project budget of $950,000. Throughout the next three months, the underground portion of the project will be…

Posted on May 24, 2022
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Council Approves 0% Tax Increase for Residential & Non-Residential Ratepayers

Town Council has adopted the 2022 Tax Budget of $20,239,289 with a 0% municipal property tax class change of 0% for both residential and non-residential ratepayers as of the May 17th, 2022 Regular Meeting of Council. This is the third consecutive year that Town Council has voted against a tax increase. Several taxation options were presented to Town Council at the…

Posted on May 19, 2022
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