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We would like to remind everyone that there is no skating allowed on the entrance pond this winter.  The pond will remain a construction site until next spring and there is sensitive wetland and other vegetation that is just getting established.  If you have any further questions contact the Town Office.

Hometown Christmas - November 30

Hometown Christmas Thursday November 30th from 5:30 - 8:30 pm.  Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6 pm. Santa will be at Town Hall!  Come out for late night local shopping, bonfire and grab some hot chocolate from the Fire Department.  Then head over to the Carwash for FCSS bands with special guests Highway 62.

Magrath Musical Performance and Nativity Display

(White LDS Church on Center Street)

November 30 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

December 1 - 9:30 am - 8:00 pm

December 2 - 9:30 - 3:00 pm

During the display there will be musical performances and a special unsupervised room for parents and children. To have your unique nativity displayed please bring them to the church on November 30 from 11 am - 4 pm.

Public Skating - November 25

There will be no public skating on November 25 due to a tournament.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

Water Charter Award

On November 17th Mayor Russ Barnett and Councillor DeVar Dahl received a Certificate of Recognition from the Oldman Watershed Council at a special presentation in Lethbridge. The award was in recognition of community initiatives involving environmental stewardship and storm water management. The Town of Magrath is a member of the Council and a signatory of its Southern Alberta Water Charter.

Board Vacancies

The Town of Magrath has vacancies on 2 development boards as follows:

1. Municipal Planning Commission (MPC) – this development board meets monthly (1st Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m.) and adjudicates discretionary development applications and subdivision applications.

2. Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB) / Animal Advisory Committee – This development board meets only when there is a subdivision or development decision appeal or when an application for livestock/poultry has been received by the Town of Magrath.

Interested parties must submit a letter of interest to serve on these boards by December 1, 2017.  Appointment to these development boards is made by the Magrath Town Council.  To be eligible to serve on these boards, you must be a resident of the Town of Magrath.  If you require further information, please contact the Town Office.

Please submit your letter of interest to:

Town of Magrath

Box 520

55 South 1 Street West

Magrath, Alberta

T0K 1J0

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