Current News

Wildfire Notice

The Town of Magrath and the Magrath Fire Department would like to reassure our residents that we are currently safe from the wildfire. Our fire department assisted with the Kenow Fire last night and assures us that our crews are prepared and on standby for our Town. The fire moved through Waterton Park onto the prairie has been stopped west of the Hillspring- Glenwood area of Cardston County.  It continues to burn in and towards the Pincher Creek area.  If you have any questions beyond this you are welcome to contact the Town Office.

Irrigation Update - September 11, 2017

The irrigation pumps have been turned on and the lines should have adequate pressure. Considering the water levels and the weather this year, the Magrath Irrigation District (MID ) has indicated that we may not have water as long as we normally do and may be shut off prior to October 1.



Notice is hereby given that Nomination day is September 18, 2017 and that nominations for the election of candidates for the offices of Mayor and Council (6) will be received at:

Town of Magrath

55 South 1 Street West

between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon only on Nomination Day.

Nomination packages are available for pick up at the Town Office.

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For those who missed the Open House for the Municipal Development Plan (MDP) draft copies of the plan are available at the Town Office for public review. 

The draft plan includes policies respecting important matters including but not limited to:

  • Future land use concept
  • Historical block resubdivision
  • Secondary housing
  • A move towards balanced residential densities
  • Future park space
  • Long term future of Pothole Creek Valley
  • Multi-unit dwelling locational development and locational criteria 

Please click here for the plan

Please click here for the map

Packer Bids

The Town of Magrath has a 142PD Bomag padfoot packer for sale.  Interested parties may submit sealed bids on the unit to the Town Office, Attention:  Trevor Millward, until September 15, 2017.   For further information on the unit please contact Trevor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Community Futures

Business planning is important no matter where you are in a business cycle. This is true no matter what type of business owner you are. If you are starting up this is an important way to evaluate your business and the market. If you are already in business, it is a great way to make sure you are still on track for reaching your goals. It can feel like an unfamiliar thing, and that is where we help. Come in to talk to us about the business planning process and get your free advice on how to take your business to the next level.

Community Futures Lethbridge Region 403 320 6044:

Development Permit Reminder

There continues to be citizens who begin construction of a property improvement without obtaining the necessary development and/or safety codes permits for your project.  Prior to any construction, application must be made to the Town for the improvement.

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Candidate Training Sessions

The Society of Local Government Managers (SLGM) in partnership with Alberta Municipal Affairs will be offering five (5) training sessions for potential candidates and their campaign workers in Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge and Grande Prairie.

There is no charge for these sessions – but the attendees must register. The registration form is live on the site

Candidate packages are available at the Town Office for pick up.