Posted on: June 13, 2018
Dressed in the colours of the rainbow, Jasper’s mayor and council celebrated the completion of the community’s rainbow-painted crosswalk, June 12. Gathering together before the day’s Committee-of-the-Whole meeting, the group ...Read on...
Posted on: May 24, 2018
Fire ban in the Municipality of Jasper
Effective May 24, 2018, a fire ban is in place for the Municipality of Jasper. The fire ban is to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety. A fire ban is also in place for Jasper National Park.
Posted on: June 12, 2018
Starting this June, vermiculite insulation (located inside cinder block walls) and asbestos containing flooring will be removed from the Jasper Arena.
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Posted on: April 14, 2018
NEW for 2018 - subscribe to the Municipality of Jasper Alert Centre to receive emergency notifications by text or email. You will receive a confirmation text or email once registration is complete.
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Posted on: May 16, 2018
Recreational cannabis sale and use could become legal in Canada in 2018. If legalized, each province will be responsible for setting some of its own guidelines and legislation.
Some decisions, however, will be left up to local governments, includ...Read on...
Posted on: March 22, 2018
Council approved the 2018 Operating Budget in the amount of $22.5 M, with $7.6 M to be levied from local taxpayers, representing a 5.07% increase from the 2017 municipal budget, when a 1.2% increase was implemented.
The 2018 budget continues to support the...Read on...
Posted on: January 4, 2018
Highlights from the December 19, 2017 Intergovernmental Forum include the Jasper Community Sustainability Plan update; parcel GB release; recreational marijuana and FireSmart project funding.
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Posted on: November 29, 2017
Starting in early December, the Municipality of Jasper is moving ahead with FireSmart work around the town site to improve community wildfire protection and remove hazardous trees from public lands.
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Posted on: June 21, 2017
At this time of year, a wildfire is the most likely community emergency to affect Jasper. Be prepared - keep a full tank of gas in your personal vehicle, and have important papers and an emergency kit ready to go.While first responders will be busy handli...Read on...
Posted on: September 18, 2017
The Municipality of Jasper received a 5 Blooms - Bronze rating and a special mention for Municipal Library and Cultural Centre Landscape during the 2017 National/International Symposium and Awards Ceremonies in Ottawa.
The Municipality ...Read on...