December 9, 2022

Council Meetings

Monday, December 12, 2022

  • Committee of the Whole – 1:00 p.m. 
  • Regular Council meeting – 3:00 p.m.  
  • Visit to tune into the live stream of Regular Council Meetings and view the agendas. To watch later, visit High River's YouTube Channel.

Committee of the Whole Notice

  • Please note, in the new year, Committee of the Whole (COTW) meetings will no longer be livestreamed. 
  • The COTW meeting on December 12, 2022, is cancelled.
  • Meeting dates will remain the same according to the Council Meeting Schedule 2022/2023 found on the Town website:
  • Committee of the Whole meetings will continue to be open to the public. Watch for more information about location in the new year.

Christmas Festivities

Traditional High River

Christmas Festivities Return!

  • To learn about events, dates and festivities visit
  • For information about Town office closures, road closures or Parks and Recreation organized events, visit
  • Add your local eventas to the Town calendar! Visit

Holiday Closures & Garbage Schedule

Holiday Season Facility Closures

  • Town Hall and other Town facilities will be closed or have irregular hours between December 23rd and January 2nd.
  • To view a complete list of Holiday closures please visit the Town website -

Holiday Season Garbage Collection

In lieu of Christmas Day, changes will occur to the residential garbage collection schedule.

  • If your garbage is usually collected on Friday, please put it out Thursday, December 22.
  • Please have your bins out at 7:00 a.m. and leave them in place until collection occurs.
  • Please visit for more details.

Stay in the Know

Downtown Winter Maintenance

  • Town Council has directed that snow clearing downtown is a priority to maintain walkability. This is a complimentary service provided by the Town.
  • Summit Property assists Public Works crews with winter maintenance by clearing handicap parking spots and sidewalks only. This will take place daily prior to 8:00 a.m.
  • During a continuous snow event, businesses are asked to clear snow that may build up adjacent to their businesses during the day.
  • For more information on Downtown Winter Maintenance please visit:

After Hours Public Works Emergency Number

  • To report an after-hours road clearing emergency, please call the Town's Public Works after-hours Emergency Number: 403-601-1258

  • Weekdays after 4:00 p.m. weekends and holidays call: 403-601-1258

Air Quality Monitoring Comes to High River Thanks to One Year Partnership!

  • The Calgary Region Airshed Zone (CRAZ) and Town of High River announce a partnership in concert with Alberta Environment and Protected Areas to bring air quality monitoring to High River.
  • For one year, funding is provided to deploy a portable monitoring station in High River.
  • The trailer has arrived and is located adjacent to the Highwood Spray ark on High Country Drive. Data will be collected from December 1, 2022 to November 30, 2023.
  • Watch for information next spring as CRAZ hosts a community open house and air quality presentations throughout the community.
  • For details visit and the CRAZ website at

Community Corner

New Concession Now Open at the Rec Plex!

  • The new High River Concession is now open from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Head to the Bob Snodgrass Recreation Complex to check out the new menu!
  • Head Chef Jojo Delena and his crew will feature delicious food specials every weekend prepared with new high-quality equipment.
  • For more information please visit:

Next Parks & Rec Monthly Open House - Dec 20

  • This month's topic: Outdoor Winter Activities
  • Date: Tuesday, Dec 20, 2022
  • Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Bob Snodgrass Recreation Complex, Cargill Meeting Room

Schools Out Camps Start Dec 27 - Jan 2

  • Town Parks & Rec staff offer fun, safe, affordable schools out camps.
  • Qualified leaders: Focus on quality of care through play, learning and creativity.
  • Ages: Children aged 5-12 years old
  • Where: Bob Snodgrass Rec Complex
  • Dates: Dec 27-30 & Jan 2 - 9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.
  • Warm Up Care: 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
  • Cool Down Care: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $140.00 Dec 27 - 30 and $175.00 Jan 2-6
  • Daily Drop in: $40.00
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