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Posted on: August 21, 2019

June 30 Council highlights, meeting recording available on Youtube

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Council Highlights are published on the municipal website following each regular meeting. The June 30 meeting highlights are now available. Recordings of the meetings are also available on YouTube through the Municipality of Jasper channel.

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Sidewalk Seating & Retail Area Extension Permits now available

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To help with physical distancing, the MOJ has created a Temporary Sidewalk Seating Extension Permit and a Retail Area Extension Permit. Permit holders can expand sidewalk seating or retail displays by using the parking lane in front of their business.

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Municipality of Jasper COVID-19 Recovery and Relaunch


Find out how the Municipality of Jasper intends to navigate the recovery and relaunch of municipal facilities and services, including strategic guiding principles and a framework to guide decisions going forward.

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

June 19 Emergency Coordination Centre (ECC) update


The ECC deactivated on June 15 - the same day the Government of Alberta lifted the provincial public health emergency. This is the last ECC update. Check our website and Facebook page for updates in coming weeks.

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Plastic recycling resumes, beverage container collection remains suspended

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Plastic recycling has resumed. Collection bins are back at municipal recycling stations (S-Block and Activity Centre Parking lot). 

Learn what plastics are accepted in Municipal bins here.

The collection of beverage containers remains suspended. Th...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

How does the Municipality determine how much to collect in taxes?

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Tax rates are based on the total assessed value of residential and commercial properties in Jasper. This year’s tax was a 12.3% decrease resulting in $7,000,000 in municipal taxes to be collected. Taxes are due July 15 or can be deferred until Sept.1 2020

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Free non-medical masks now available in Jasper


The ECC has received more than 4,000 non-medical masks from the province’s Masks for Albertans program. Packages of masks (four masks per package) are available for free at Servus Credit Union, Alberta Treasury Branch (ATB), the Jasper Royal Can...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Connaught washroom reopens

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The public washrooms on the corner of Connaught Drive and Hazel Avenue,which are operated and maintained by the Municipality of Jasper, have reopened.  

The washrooms are open 24/7. 

The safety of our residents and visitors is our number o...

Tips to keep in mind when using a public washroom

Posted on: May 12, 2020

Economic Recovery Task Force Update, June 1


The purpose of the Economic Recovery Task Force is to provide recommendations on strategies and actions to position the community to safely and effectively resume welcoming visitors, in accordance with public health directives. Member organizations seek o...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Utility bill, property taxes and assessment appeal reminders

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Property tax and utility bill penalties

Property tax and utility bill penalties can be deferred until September 1, 2020. This means municipal bills are still due, but you have until September to pay for them, without penalties. In addition, no water servic...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Economic Recovery Task Force Update, May 12


On Wednesday, May 6, members of the newly formed COVID-19 Economic Recovery Task Force held their first meeting to discuss how to align and coordinate efforts to safely and effectively welcome visitors to Jasper.

Jasper is a safe place to live, work and vi...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Public spacing in public spaces presentation to Council

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Did you miss Brett Ireland’s presentation on the expansion of sidewalks? The CEO of Bearhill Brewing is encouraging a temporary expansion of sidewalks, within the downtown core, on Patricia Street and Connaught Drive. The expansion was proposed ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Tourism Jasper Visitor Economy Update

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At the April 28 Municipal Council meeting, Tourism Jasper provided a visitor economy update, highlighting the drop in tourism and what to expect moving forward.

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Council Approves 2020 Operating Budget Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

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On Tuesday, April 7, Council approved the 2020 operating budget with a net tax envelope of $7M, representing a 12.3% decrease in relation to the 2019 tax levy. Read the news release and check the Council Highlights for details.

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Posted on: April 25, 2020

Street Sweeping Schedule for Tuesday, May 19

street sweeping Tuesday, May 19, 2020

The Municipality sweeps streets to clear gravel, dirt, sand and debris, which reduces dust but also keeps our storm drains working well. Check the map and remove vehicles from the street when possible.

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Jasper Municipal Council Response to COVID-19

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To address the unprecedented circumstances in which our residents and business owners find themselves due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Council called a special meeting on March 31 to make decisions on local measures to support tax payers.

Property tax and uti...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Changes to Community Outreach Services

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Community Outreach Services (COS) is currently in a stage of transition, as its existing provincial contracts to provide child, youth and family support services, including Parent Link programming, are coming to a close on March 31. These contracts made u...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Province discontinues Parent Link and other grant funding

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The Municipality of Jasper received notice on Monday, Nov. 4 that the Government of Alberta is cancelling contracts across the province for Parent Link and other family support programs, including contracts with Jasper’s Community and Family Ser...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Waterslide Replacement


The Jasper Aquatic Centre waterslide was built in 1988 and is now past its service life. Demolition and replacement are needed to ensure a quality, long lasting and safe waterslide for years to come.

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Jasper Evacuation Guide

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Be wildfire ready: know the risks, make a plan and get a kit. Download the guide to get started.

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