2013 Elections Voter Identification Information

New regulations for the 2013 Municipal Election require voters to produce one piece of identification that establishes both the elector’s name and current address.  Information on acceptable forms of voter identification is available below.   Acceptable ID: Types of government-issued identification allowed must show the name, address and a photo of the elector. Examples of appropriate ID […]

2013 Voter Information

Please refer to the information below for voter services that will be provided to Voters in 2013 Municipal Election. Advanced Vote The Town of Coaldale Advanced Vote will take place on Thursday October 17, 2013 and will be located at the Coaldale Community Centre, which is located at 1217 20 Avenue.  Voting will be open […]

September Talk of the Town page

Read a PDF of the latest Talk of the Town page here!

It’s truly an honour to serve Coaldale

                                  I hope it has been clear since the beginning of Talk of the Town that the Mayor’s Column represents not just my views but those of the entire Town Council. This column is a means of communicating our collective […]

Town asks you to Bring In The Bin

The Town of Coaldale is hoping a new awareness campaign will help save maintenance costs for the Town and keep taxes lower for residents through a simple act of walking a few extra steps a couple of times a week. Bring In The Bin will encourage Coaldale residents to return their garbage and recycling bins […]

Official List of Candidates

Please click on the link below to view the Official List of Candidates for the 2013 Municipal Election. Results are official as of 12 pm (noon) on Tuesday, September 24, 2013. Official List of Candidates – September 24, 2013 For more information please contact elections@coaldale.ca or 403-345-1304.

Volunteer Meet & Greet Postponed

The Volunteer meet and greet that was scheduled for Wednesday September 25, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Community Centre has been postponed until further notice.  Please check our website regularly for updates on the new date and time. For more information please contact our Community Services Coordinator Kathryn Thiessen at commserv@coaldale.ca or 403-345-1326.

Prospective Candidate Workshop

Join us for a ‘Prospective Candidate Workshop’ hosted by Alberta Municipal Affairs to find out everything you need to know before entering the race! The workshop will be broadcast by videoconference. Where: McCain Gallery, Coaldale Public Library (2014 18 Street) Date: September 16, 2013 When: 6:00-9:00 pm To register please call 403-345- 1340. Click here for […]

Nomination Day – September 23, 2013

Mark your calendars! Nomination Day is September 23, 2013.  Nominations will be accepted by the Returning Officers at the Town Office between the hours of 10:00 am and 12:00 (noon).  The Town Office is located at 1920 17 Street, Coaldale Alberta.  Nominations will be accepted for the filling of the following offices: Offices Number of […]

August Talk of the Town page

Read a PDF of the latest Talk of the Town page here!

Election Sign Information

Prospective candidates should please see our Bylaws and Policies page for more information on Election Sign placement and removal.

New – Online Bylaw Complaint Form

The Town of Coaldale Bylaw Department has a new online complaint form!  To access the online form please see our Bylaws and Policies page and click on the link provided.

Dog Enforcement Information

For details regarding dog enforcement bylaw information such as  excessive barking, off – leash dog parks and licensing etc., please click on the link below: Dog Enforcement Information 2013  Thank you.  

Nomination Packages Now Available

Nomination packages for the 2013 Municipal Election are now available for pick up!  Packages can be picked up at: Town of Coaldale Administration office 1920 17th Street For more information please see the Elections page!

July Talk of the Town page

Read a PDF of the latest Talk of the Town page here: http://www.coaldale.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/talk-of-the-town-July-2013-web.pdf

Communication is the key

Politicians talk a lot about “transparency,” especially in election years. But what does transparency really mean? Governments should always be open and honest about their dealings, and we as citizens should expect nothing less. I believe the majority of people looking for “transparent” government are actually looking for their government to be more forthcoming with […]

Town of Coaldale gets social

Following on the heels of its official Twitter account, the Town of Coaldale has created a Facebook “fan” page as a means of getting information to residents in a timely, user-friendly way. “Social media has really become an effective communication tool over the past few years and municipalities are starting to take advantage of it,” […]

UPDATE – FRONT YARD WASTE AND RECYCLING PICK UPS

Please Note:   Waste and recycling pick ups will maintain the same schedule as per usual, there currently have been no changes implemented.   The Operations Department will be assessing the pick up schedules as a whole  and when a decision or changes have been made residents will be notified accordingly. We are very sorry […]

Volunteers are the heart of Coaldale

National Volunteer Week is April 21 – 27, making this month’s column the perfect venue to thank all of our community’s volunteers on behalf of Town Council. Anyone who grew up in a smaller community knows that volunteers play a role in every aspect of life and at all times throughout a person’s life. Children […]

Coaldale Curbside Recycling a Hit in the First Week!

Imagine the combined weight of four full-sized SUVs. Now imagine the amount of cardboard, aluminum, glass, paper and other recyclables it would take to weigh as much as those SUVs. That’s how much material won’t be going into the local landfill after just the first week of Coaldale’s new Curbside Recycling program. “Judging by these […]