Approved Development Permit 24-05 The following Development Permit has been approved in the Town of Falher. PERMIT NO. 24-05 LEGAL DESCRIPTION & CIVIC ADDRESS: Lot 12, Block 1, Plan 97HW; 023 3RD Street S.E. PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT: TEMPORARY SEA CAN DATE OF DECISION: May 10, 2024 Any person affected by this decision may appeal to the Secretary of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board, Town of Falher, Box 155 Falher, AB  T0H 1M0. Such an appeal to the Secretary of the Development Appeal Board shall be submitted on the prescribed form (Form D – Development Appeal Application) and shall include the fee for submitting an appeal. Read More →

CAREER POSTING: DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS April 30, 2024 Job Title: Director of Public Works Company: Town of Falher Location: Falher, AB Position Type: Full-Time ; Monday-Friday with occasional weekends/on-call Applications accepted until suitable applicant is found. About Us: The Town of Falher is seeking a qualified and experienced individual to join our team as the Director of Public Works. We are a vibrant and dynamic community committed to providing excellent public services and maintaining a high quality of life for our residents. The Director of Public Works will play a crucial role in shaping and overseeing the infrastructure and public services that contribute toRead More →

Falher’s Newest EV CHARGING STATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Town of Falher Boosts Sustainable Tourism with New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Town of Falher, March 25, 2024 – In a groundbreaking move towards sustainable tourism, the Town of Falher is set to welcome electric vehicle (EV) enthusiasts with the installation of new charging stations. The project, generously funded by the SouthGrow Regional Initiative (SGRI) in collaboration with the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre (MCCAC), and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) through the Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP), aims to enhance the town’s appeal for environmentally conscious travelers. The SouthGrow Electric Vehicle Charging Program (EVCP), aRead More →

Smoky River Transportation Program Wins 2024 Minister’s Award for Transportation Innovation Falher, Alberta March 12, 2024   The Smoky River Transportation Program is thrilled to announce its prestigious win of the 2024 Minister’s Award for Transportation Innovation in the Transit/Accessible Transportation Innovation category. This accolade recognizes the program’s exceptional commitment to innovation, collaboration, and accessibility in addressing transportation challenges within the Smoky River Region. “Today, we celebrate a milestone for the Smoky River region as Smoky River Transportation is honored with the prestigious 2024 Minister’s Award for Transportation Innovation. This recognition underscores the Region’s commitment to pioneering solutions, fostering collaboration, and ensuring accessible transportation forRead More →

Town of Falher Truck Fill Closure   Town of Falher Truck Fill Closure – Extension December 13, 2023 After discussions with the Smoky River Regional Water Commission, the Town of Falher has made motion to extend the operation of the Town of Falher Truck Fill Station through 2024, with a revised closing date of January 1, 2025. The goal of this extension will allow the region to establish a suitable service replacement. Should you have any further questions on this matter, please contact the undersigned via email cao@falher.ca or via phone at 780.837.2247 x103.   Thank you, James Bell Chief Administrative Officer   —- NovemberRead More →

CLOSED – Big Red Slide Recently some safety concerns presented themselves at the Honey Capital Park, specifically with our ‘Big Red Slide’. Our crews, combined with local experts are assessing the issues in order to provide a safe playground for our region. Unfortunately, however, the current condition means we cannot allow the public to use the ‘Big Red Slide’. The tower structure itself remains safe to use and the 2 smaller slides remain open. This winter’s intense freeze thaw cycle caused excessive tension on the slide tube, and thus the damage we are left with. We are working to finalize some cost estimates for totalRead More →

Welcome to Falher Sign Replacement   Calling local artisans!   The Town of Falher is requesting proposals for the replacement of the of a bilingual welcome to the Town of Falher sign, and rehabilitation of it’s surrounding base (including landcaping) situated as travellers enter the municipality from Highway 2. The Town of Falher is requesting proposals from local artisan(s) for the creative design, construction, and installation of a signage project. Proposal format is flexible to allow local artisans to showcase their craftsmanship and leave a lasting mark on the community. Those at the helm of a successful proposal will be responsible for the design, fabrication,Read More →

Land Use Bylaw Refresh The Town of Falher has initiated a refresh of the current Land Use Bylaw. The goal of this project is to develop a new Land Use Bylaw that better serves the needs and interests of the community, while also positioning the Town to achieve its growth potential and aspirations.   What is the Land Use Bylaw? The Land Use Bylaw is a bylaw adopted by Council to regulate the use of land and buildings within the Town. Among others, it divides up the Town into specific areas or zones, and determines what is the appropriate use of land and buildings inRead More →