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Town of Drumheller

Update on Council Meetings

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Council and council committee meetings will be held electronically. All meetings can be streamed live or on-demand by visiting www.dinosaurvalley.com/council-meetings and linking to the Town of Drumheller's YouTube page.

For anyone wishing to make a submission for a scheduled public hearing, submissions can be emailed to submissions@drumheller.ca before or during the meeting.

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E-Transfers Now Available as Payment Method

April 2, 2020

E-transfers are now available as a payment method with the Town of Drumheller. Please use etransfer@drumheller.ca, and within your e-transfer notes include an account number and/or invoice number, a description of what you are paying along with your full name and phone number. Below is a list of items that are currently available for e-transfer payments:

Utility Bills
Property Taxes
Criminal Records Check
Businesses Licenses
Pet licenses (licenses will be mailed after payment)
Town of Drumheller Safety Code Permits
Town of Drumheller Development Permits
Accounts Receivable Invoices
Bylaw Tickets

For any questions, please contact Town Hall at 403-823-6300

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Spring Clean up 2020

Welcome to business unusual.The impacts from COVID-19 are being felt by everyone including Town operations. Our normal spring clean up that we've enjoyed for many years will not take place this year. Instead, residents can self-haul household materials to the landfill FREE of charge from April 6 – 25.

Town staff will NOT be doing curbside pickup. In order to maintain social distancing at the landfill, there may be extended wait times. Please have patience as we protect our community. Check out www.drumheller.ca for further details.

  • All household, non demolition/construction materials identified under the acceptable items' category will be accepted free of charge at the Drumheller & District Regional Landfill during April 6 - April 25, 2020.
  • The material will need to be tracked and all loads weighed; however, the disposal fees for acceptable items will be waived for Town of Drumheller residents.
  • Residents will be expected to deliver and off load their materials themselves; Landfill personnel will direct them to the appropriate drop off points and bins for the various materials while maintaining the 2-meter physical distancing policy.
  • All Landfill personnel will ensure that they wear the applicable Personnel Protective Equipment, such as; high vis vest, gloves, steel toed boots, and safety glasses while dealing with the public and or refuse.
  • Freon disposal rate of $15/unit will be waived for Town of Drumheller residents.
  • Demolition, construction, renovation materials as listed below will be accepted however there will be a disposal fee imposed as in previous years.

Acceptable Items:

Household furniture: couches, chairs, mattresses, dressers, desks, shelving, toys, kitchen tables, old clothing, lamps, household goods, etc.

Metal: Freon appliances (Fridges, freezers, air conditioners, water coolers), stoves, dishwashers, washers, dryers, hot water tanks, barbeques, swing sets, eavestrough,lawn mowers/rototillers, weed whippers, chain saws, any gas/dieselpowered equipment must have oil and fuel removed prior to acceptance, car parts and or pieces, etc.

Electronics: computers, televisions, printers, fax machines, mice/keyboard/computer speakers, microwaves, stereos, game stations etc.

Hazardous Household Wastes: Paints, used oil, used oil filters, glycol, household batteries (alkaline lithium and recyclable) household cleaners, fertilizers, garden chemicals, pharmaceutical drugs, agricultural medications, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors etc.

Compostable materials: Trees, branches, leaves, grasses, garden debris.

Other: Tires, propane tanks, helium tanks, lead acid batteries (car batteries)

Un-Acceptable Amnesty Items for the Community Cleanup Event

Disposal fees of $62.50 / metric tonne are in effect for these materials

Commercial/Trade Wastes

Demolition/Building Materials: Fences, Decks, Shingles, Buildings (walls, windows, doors), large volumes of drywall, large volumes of wood etc.

Construction/Renovation Materials: Carpet, Linoleum, Bathroom /Kitchen Renovation materials, insulation etc.

Mobile Equipment: Holiday trailers, campers, tent trailers, utility trailers etc.

Prohibited Materials

  • 45-gallon barrels with lids intact,
  • vehicle propane tanks,
  • complete vehicles,
  • brake pots,
  • PCB containing materials,
  • liquid sewage,
  • radioactive material,
  • ammunition or explosives.

Direct all inquiries to the Drumheller & District Regional Landfill at 403-823-1345 or email at info@drumhellerlandfill.com 

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Municipal Planning Commission Continues to Approve Development Applications

The Municipal Planning Commission held its regular meeting virtually on Thursday March 26, 2020. MPC reviewed and approved a total of seven development permits which included new buildings, home occupations and business expansion permits.

MPC wants to demonstrate that even though the world has changed in the last few weeks, the Town of Drumheller is open for business and will continue to support development in whatever way possible.

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Help with Online Utility Account

The Town of Drumheller is encouraging all residents to go paperless for their utility bills. Please email utilities@drumheller.ca with your name, address, phone number and the email address you want associated with your account, for your online account will be activated. A reminder that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, utility customers (residential and commercial) can defer utility water payments until July 5, 2020. There will be no interest or penalties or disconnections from March 24 – July 5, 2020.Read more about that here.
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