“What We Heard” Report Now Available

Last month we held a series of neighbourhood information sessions across the Drumheller Valley, reaching more than 500 residents. We’d like to thank everyone who attended and provided their valuable input. We were listening, and have worked through everyone’s comments. Your feedback has been a valuable guide as we revise and improve the drafts of […]

Palliser Regional Municipal Services’ Drumheller Valley Land Use webmap now available

MEDIA RELEASE November 10, 2020For immediate release Following feedback requests for digital maps to compare proposed land use districts and current land use districts Palliser Regional Municipal Services have launched a webmap available at landplanning.drumheller.ca  as of November 10, 2020. On October 26th, 2020, the Town of Drumheller held public hearings for proposed Land Use […]

Third Quarter Report 2020

On October 13 Town Council was presented the Third Quarter Report for 2020. Read the full document here. To watch the presentation to council please view the video below. https://youtu.be/re-ewFWJxZY

The Municipal Development Plan & Land Use Bylaw Neighbourhood Information Sessions

Join representatives from the Drumheller Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Office, Town Council, and Palliser Regional Municipal Services (PRMS) for a presentation on the new Municipal Development Plan (MDP) and Land Use Bylaw (LUB). To learn more about the MDP and LUB, or to provide feedback please visit: https://landplanning.drumheller.ca/ These information sessions will also include descriptions […]

Bore Hole Drilling

MEDIA RELEASE October 5, 2020For immediate release Geotechnical field crews will commence drilling 32 bore holes throughout town. The purpose for this work is to examine the soil conditions, as they are different throughout the Valley. This work will help determine how fast water would move under a dike (seepage) during a flood and the […]

Dike Condition Inspections

MEDIA RELEASE September 16, 2020For immediate release Starting on September 17th, engineering consultants and field crews will begin clearing and mowing vegetation on the top and sides of dikes along the valley. The crews will be inspecting 6.5 km of provincial dikes in various locations. A condition inspection of provincial dikes is being conducted to […]

Municipal Development Plan & Land Use Bylaw First Reading

MEDIA RELEASE September 14, 2020 Today, Town council has given first reading to two cornerstone statutory documents, Bylaw 17.20 Municipal Development Plan (MDP) and Bylaw 16.20 Land Use Bylaw (LUB). The Municipal Development Plan is the Town’s visionary community plan. It provides high level guidance, goals and policy. The Drumheller MDP does what few municipal […]

New Municipal Development Plan and Land Use Bylaw to be Presented in Fall 2020

Yesterday, Town council instructed the Drumheller Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Office to prepare statutory documents for an updated Municipal Development Plan (MDP) and Land Use Bylaw (LUB) for further consideration by council. For Drumheller to truly change the channel on flood readiness, it must understand the impacts of flood mitigation on our most visionary documents […]

Before You Leave for Vacation…

Check your property before you leave for vacation. The high intensity convective storms we are experiencing can overwhelm our storm sewer systems, which can result in property damage from overland flow and possible sanitary sewer back ups.   Do your part! Defend yourself! Please check your downspouts, sump pumps and backflow preventers before you leave […]