COVID-19 Financial Report

For the latest financial report regarding the Town of Drumheller’s COVID-19 emergency response, please follow the link below. View report.

MEDIA RELEASE – COVID-19 RESPONSE FINANCIAL REPORT

(Drumheller, AB – June 8, 2020) With the termination of the State of Local Emergency (SOLE) on June 1st, 2020, Drumheller Town Council is releasing the total amount invested in the prevention of COVID 19 infections in the valley during the SOLE period.  The municipality, under the guidance from the Provincial and Federal governments as […]

A Message From the Mayor

A Message from The Mayor: COVID-19 Response Plan Dear Residents, First off, I want to acknowledge the success of our response to COVID-19 to date in the Valley.  With the strong support of Council, our Drumheller Emergency Management Agency lead by our Director Emergency Management, Darwin Durnie,  our CAO Darryl Drohomerski, the Town staff, contractors, […]

MEDIA RELEASE – DRUMHELLER REOPENS OUTDOOR RECREATION FACILITIES & PLAYGROUNDS

May 25, 2020 Town of Drumheller FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Drumheller to Reopen Outdoor Recreation Facilities & Playgrounds  On May 25th, Council approved the reopening of all playgrounds and outdoor recreation facilities in Drumheller, with restrictions. This includes tennis, pickleball and basketball courts, the D.A.S.E. Skateboard Park, and community playgrounds. The Town anticipates all outdoor recreation […]

Why was the SOLE extended to August 11th?

On May 12th, the Province passed Bill 13, The Emergency Management Amendment Act to address concerns raised by municipal stakeholders. Amendments include: Allowing states of local emergency for pandemics to last for 90 days. Providing clear language that it is an offence to be non-compliant with orders made under states of local or provincial emergency. […]

Recycling at Landfill Resumes

Recycling for the Town of Drumheller & surrounding area will resume Monday May 4th, 2020 at the landfill site only. The Drumheller and District Solid Waste Management Association will introduce a phased approach to the reintroduction of the program to Drumheller. Community collection sites in Drumheller will remain closed. Therefore, residents will have to drive […]

First Confirmed COVID-19 Case

May 1, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE First Confirmed COVID-19 Case During today’s Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) daily website update we received news that Drumheller has two confirmed cases of COVID-19. Mayor Colberg explains “while it’s scary to hear this news, it was likely inevitable.  I don’t know the details about the individuals, but I […]

Town of Drumheller COVID-19 Response Update

May 1, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Town of Drumheller COVID-19 Response Update Yesterday, the Province of Alberta announced their “Opening Soon” relaunch strategy. In keeping with the policy and directive with the Government of Alberta, The Town of Drumheller has the following updates: With Provincial clarifications received today, private campgrounds in Drumheller may re-open immediately. […]