Welcome to Our Town
Swan Hills is the nearest settlement to the geographical centre of Alberta, with a population of 1,858. A mere 30 km outside of the town site, along Highway 33 is a short trail that leads to a cairn marking the center of Alberta.
SNOW REMOVAL SCHEDULE
"NO PARKING" SIGNS
The Town of Swan Hills is continuing the use of the snow removal sign system to help with snow removal operations. These signs will indicate where and when street-side parking will be prohibited. The following is a picture of the "No Parking" signs. In this example, street-side parking is prohibited on Wednesday along the street where the sign is placed.
With the exception of the Plaza Parking Lot the "No Parking" signage comes into effect at 8:00am on the day indicated on the sign. The signs remain in effect until they are removed.
The same rule applies for the Plaza Parking Lot, except that the no parking rule comes into effect at 4:00am.
2013 MUNICIPAL ELECTION RESULTS
MAYOR: CRAIG WILSON ACCLAIMED
Note: * denotes the candidate was elected
SCHOOL BOARD: SHERI WATSON ACCLAIMED
SWAN HILLS POOL
The swimming pool's 2013 summer schedule is now available online! To have a look, please visit the "Pool" page found under the "Lifestyle" tab.
The Town of Swan Hills is currently seeking an Assistant Manager for the pool. Please view the job description posted under the "Careers" tab.
LANDFILL AND GARBAGE COLLECTION SERVICES
The Town's landfill is open Tuesdays & Saturdays from 9am to 5pm
The landfill can accept household waste (like an old couch)
Wood can go to the burn pile
We do recycle tires and metal
$40 cost for fridges and freezers as freon must be disposed of.
We recycle concrete for residents at a fee of $100, payable at the landfill at time of disposal.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT:
Shingles or asphalt
TAX INSTALLMENT PAYMENT PLAN
The Town of Swan Hills is once again offering the opportunity for residents to sign up for the direct debit tax installment plan. You can print off the TIPP forms and application, fill out the information and bring it in to be kept on file. Payments will automatically be debited from your bank account on the first business day of the month. The Town of Swan Hills is no longer accepting post-dated cheques for monthly tax payments. Applications for TIPP will not be accepted after December 31, 2012.
PROTECTIVE SERVICES - FILE A COMPLAINT FOR INVESTIGATION
To file a Municipal By-law or Provincial Statute complaint for investigation by the Community Peace Officer please use the link provided below:
Please ensure you provide your contact information and as much detail and information about the incident as you can. All Complaints are kept confidential and your name and information will not be released to the public. For general Inquiries please call Protective Services at 780-333-4477.
2013 dog tags are available at the town office. Every Dog within the Town of Swan Hills must have affixed to it a Dog Licence. Please know that it helps us to identify your dog, should it be lost and decreases your fine.
GOLDEN TRIANGLE TRAILS OPEN!
Snowmobilers now have an extra 350 kilometres of newly maintained and groomed trails to
The Golden Triangle Trails — which connect Whitecourt, Fox Creek and Swan Hills — were
completed and opened for sledders earlier this week. The Golden Triangle was once a hot
spot for snowmobilers but a ﬁ re caused extensive tree downfall, too much for volunteers
from the snowmobile clubs to keep up with. view the press release
Open 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Closed for LUNCH 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Open 1:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Monday to Friday (780) 333-4477
NEXT SCHEDULED ROAD TEST
Class 1 to 5GDL
Friday, December 13th, 2013
Please prepay by December 11th, 2013 to book your test.
Client must have Valid Insurance, Vehicle Registration & Valid Alberta Learners/Drivers Licence
There will be NO Refunds with out a 24 hour notice of cancellation.
Class 1, 2 and 4 MUST have Medical for the Driving Instructor.
THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS!
Public Works Hours
Open 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Monday to Friday
(780) 333-2815 ON CALL (780) 333-1397