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Notice of Election, Advance Vote and Institutional Vote

Voting will take place on the 16th day of October 2017, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.  The voting station will be located at:

Garden City Seniors Centre - 32 North 1 Street West, Magrath, Alberta

For those unable to vote on Election Day, an Advance Vote will be held on the 11th day of October 2017, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.   This will take place at:

Town of Magrath Council Chamber - 55 South 1 Street West, Magrath, Alberta

For the Residents only of the Diamond Willow Lodge and the Good Samaritans Lodge an Institutional Vote will be conducted on 16th day of October as follows:

Diamond Willow Lodge                Good Samaritans Lodge

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.                    2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Thank you Richard Van Ee

The Magrath and District Recreation Committee would like to thank Councillor Richard Van Ee for donating his time and materials to make the Magrath Moonlight Express truck for their fundraising event. All proceeds will to go to placing benches along the Trail.

Official Candidate List

Monday, September 18, 2017 was Nomination Day for the 2017 General Municipal Election.  

Mayoral Candidates:

Russ Barnett*

Brett Nish

Councillor Candidates:

Gerry Baril*

Brenda Beck*

DeVar Dahl*

Roch DeMeare

Craig Godlonton*

Fernando Morales Llan

Brian Oliver*

Richare Van Ee*

Election Day is on Monday, October 16, 2017 where one mayor and 6 councillors will be elected to represent the Town for the 2017 – 2021 governance term.




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

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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Town Projects

We would like to thank you for your patience as we work through the summer construction season.  There are a number of projects going on throughout the Town and they may have caused some inconveniences to citizens.  We assure you that these projects, although they may cause annoyances in the short term, will bring long-term benefits to the Town.

Town organized projects that are currently on the go include:

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