The Town of Picture Butte is now hiring an Administrative Assistant. This is a full-time, permanent position which includes competitive wages and full health and retirement benefits. The starting wage is $16.84 increasing to $19.00 upon successful completion of probation. This position is part of CUPE local 2800.
Details of job responsibilities and qualifications are available in the job posting.
Interested candidates can apply in person at the Town Office at 120 4th Street N, or via email to email@example.com, no later than 3:00 PM on Friday, November 17th, 2017.
Grass Pick Ups Every Tuesday
The last day for yard waste pickups will be
Tuesday, October 31st. Tuesday, November 7th. Any yard waste after that day will need to be taken directly to the transfer station.
Crews will pick up any grass or leaves that are deposited in approved non-corrosive, durable metal, plastic or recyclable paper bag containers, which must not weigh more than 50 pounds (23 kilograms). Please place containers for grass pick up in your back alley by 8:00 a.m. each Tuesday. If you do not have a back alley, containers should be placed in the front, where your regular garbage is left. Branches must be bundled and cut in lengths of not more that four feet.
Plastic garbage bags containing yard refuse will NOT be picked up as they cannot be composted.
Official Election Results
The official election results are in! Your new Town Council will be:
Mayor Cathy Moore,
Councillor Henry de Kok,
Councillor Teresa Feist,
Councillor Cynthia Papworth, and
Councillor Joe Watson.
Congratulation to all candidates on a well run and extremely close election. More details are available here.
Fire Ban Lifted
Due to the recent moisture and cooler temperatures, the Fire Ban for the Town of Picture Butte has been lifted. We would like to thank the citizens of Picture Butte for the cooperation during the ban. A reminder to always burn clean, dry wood and for more information on approved fire pits, see the Fire Protection Bylaw or call the fire hall at 403-732-4100.
Picture Butte Bylaw Enforcement
The Town of Picture Butte, the Town of Coaldale, Town of Coalhurst and the Village of Barons are all happy to announce the commencement of our new bylaw enforcement program, called Coaldale and District Municipal Enforcement.
Four Community Peace Officers (CPOs) will be working various shifts to allow for seven day a week coverage, primarily from the hours of 7 AM until 9:30 PM, however the times may vary due to changes in the Officers' shifts. The four CPOs will be responsible for enforcing all municipal bylaws as well as provincial traffic offences under the Traffic Safety Act.
If you have a question for an officer or have a complaint, you can call 1-844-645-2635. Complaints can also be filed using the new online form. When accessing the link, you may need to adjust your browser to allow pop ups.
When using the online form to submit a complaint, under the heading of "Select a Group", use the drop down arrow and select "Coaldale and District Municipal Enforcement". Once you have made the selection, click on "Write New Online Report" and fill in the information. When finished, it will be sent to an officer on duty and will be dealt with in a timely fashion. If the matter is an emergency, please call 911.
Lots for Sale!
Sunset Park lots are now for sale! Phase 1 is already more than 40% sold, so if you're thinking of buying a lot for your first home, your dream home or anything in between, stop by the Town Office before they're all gone!
Details of lot pricing, purchase incentives and more for Sunset Park can be found here.