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February 13, 2019
The Town of Drayton Valley introduces Zero Fee Tuition in Drayton Valley
An open house was held on February 12, 2019, at the CETC and attended by approximately 150 individuals.
Press Release: 2019-02-13 Zero Fees
December 13, 2018
Park Valley Pool and Early Childhood Development Centre Evacuated Due to Threat
RCMP confirmed the threat was unsubstantiated. Operations will return to normal once the facilities have been deemed safe by the RCMP.
October 31, 2018
Councillor Butz Resigns from Council
During a Special Meeting of Council, Town Council received formal notification that Councillor Eric Butz had submitted his letter of resignation effective October 31, 2018. A By-Election has been called for December 14, 2018 with Nomination Day being held on November 16, 2018.
Press Release: 10-31-2018_Councillor Butz Resignation
September 28, 2018
Councillor Wheeler Elected to AUMA Board of Directors
Councillor Fayrell Wheeler elected as Director for Towns West on the Alberta Urban Municipalities Associations (AUMA) Board of Directors during the AUMA Annual Conference.
Press Release: Councillor Wheeler Elected to Towns West AUMA
July 25, 2018
Town of Drayton Valley welcomes new Chief Administrative Officer
During a Special Meeting of Council held on July 25, 2018, Town Council appointed Mr. Winston Rossouw as the new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the Town of Drayton Valley.
Press Release: Chief Administrative Officer
July 13, 2018
Town of Drayton Valley hires dedicated Community Peace Officer
Town Council allocated funding for the establishment for dedicated COP services in the Town of Drayton Valley
Press Release: Community Peace Officer
April 25, 2018
Early Childhood Development Centre receives provincial grant funding
The Early Childhood Development Centre (ECDC) received $553,334 from the Government of Alberta
Press Release: ECDC Funding
March 3, 2018
Alleged vandalism at the Omniplex
Alleged act of vandalism lead to disruption of activities at Omni I and Total Works Fitness Centre
Statement: Omniplex Disruption of Activities
December 20, 2017
2018 Interim Budget Press Release
The 2018 Interim Budget reflects an enhanced focus on economic development that encourages community growth while reducing overall municipal expenditures in support of more modest services and a prioritized capital plan.
Press Release: 2018 Interim Budget
October 19, 2017
Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission
Collaborative recommendations made to the Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission have been accepted
Press Release: Electoral Boundaries
September 27th, 2017
Discovery Park Grand Opening
The official opening of Discovery Park is an important step towards building resiliency in Drayton Valley.
Press Release: Discovery Park September 27, 2017
June 5th 2017
Town of Drayton Valley issues statement on the passing of former Reeve Mr. Wes Tweedle
The Town of Drayton Valley has issued a statement following the passing of Mr. Wes Tweedle, former Reeve of Brazeau County.
April 26th, 2017
Town Council Passes 2017 Budget
The 2017 Budget reflects a deliberate approach to be fiscally responsible to the economic climate in our community.
April 24th, 2017
Make your mark on our history and our future
On February 1, 2017, Mayor Glenn McLean, on behalf of the Town, accepted with gratitude, a Chain of Office to commemorate Drayton Valley’s 60th Anniversary.
Press Release: Press Release Chain of Office April 24, 2017
April 19th, 2017
Town Council supports Earth Day by planting trees
Earth Day is an opportunity to celebrate the world we live in by taking time locally to participate in green initiatives. To recognize Earth Day, Town Council planting saplings adjacent to Power Centre Boulevard near the northwest quadrant connector trails.
Press Release: Press Release Earth Day Tree Planting April 19, 2017
April 5th, 2017
Early Childhood Development Centre receives 5th year of support from Vermilion Energy
On March 28, 2017 the Town of Drayton Valley’s Early Childhood Development Centre(ECDC) received support from Vermilion Energy in the amount of $25,000
Press Release: Press Release ECDC Vermilion Energy April 5, 2017
March 9th, 2017
Automated Traffic Enforcement Special Council Meeting
There was a decision made on automated traffic enforcement with a special meeting of council.
Press Release: Press Release Automated Traffic Enforcement March 9, 2017
March 3rd, 2017
New Culinary Program at the Clean Energy Technology Centre
The Clean Energy Technology Centre in Drayton Valley will be introducing a new Youth Culinary Arts Program sponsored by Telus through their Community Granting Program.
Press Release: Press Release Youth Culinary Program March 3, 2017
March 1st, 2017
Information Bulletin Nicole Nadeau Resignation
The information bulletin has been created for the time lines of the resignation of Dean Schular, Nicole Nadeau and the by-election in the Town of Drayton Valley.
Information Bulletin: Information Bulletin Resignation Nicole Nadeau March 1, 2017
February 28th, 2017
Resignation of Councillor Nicole Nadeau
During the February 22nd, 2017 meeting of Town Council, Mayor and Council were formally were formally advised that Councillor Nicole Nadeau submitted her resignation from Town Council.
News Release: Press Release Councillor Nadeau Resignation Feb 28 2017
February 27th, 2017
Ballot Questions Results
The results for the ballot questions that took place in conjunction with the by-election on February 27th, 2017
Information Bulletin: Information Bulletin Ballot Questions February 27, 2017
Election Results for the by-election February 27th, 2017.
Information Bulletin: Information Bulletin By-Election Feb 27, 2017
February 22nd, 2017
Funds Allocated for Safe and Healthy Community Initiatives
During the February 22nd, 2017 meeting of Town Council approved funding from the Safe and Healthy Community Allocation Fund.
February 3rd, 2017
1st Quarter of 2017 Community Event Grant Funding Allocated
Town Council Approved funding to three local organizations through the Community Event Grant. The Drayton Valley Pro Rodeo, The Rotary Club of Drayton Valley and the Safari Club International for the 2017 NASP Provincials.
News Release: Press Release Community Event Grants February 3, 2017
February 2nd, 2017
Traffic enforcement questions to be included during by-election
During its regular meeting on February 1st, 2017 Town Council discussed and voted on questions of continuing photo enforcement within Drayton Valley.
News Release: Press Release Automated Traffic Enforcement Feb 2, 2017
February 1st, 2017
Town of Drayton Valley 60th Anniversary Proclamation
On February 1st, 2017 the Town of Drayton Valley recognizes and honors its history and its future by proclaiming this day as our 60th Anniversary of incorporation as a town.
January 26th, 2017
At its regular meeting on February 1st, 2017, Town Council will be discussing the potential to ask a question(plebiscite) of town residents to coincide with the upcoming by-election.
Information Bulletin: Information Bulletin January 26, 2017
January 12th, 2017
Dollars allocated from the Safe and Healthy Community Allocation Fund
On Wednesday January 11th, 2017, a special meeting of Town Council was held to approve funding from the Safe and Healthy Community Allocation Fund.
January 11th, 2017
Resignation of Councillor Dean Shular and by-election called for February 27th
During the January 11th, 2017 meeting of Town Council the Mayor were formally advised that Councillor Dean Shular submitted his resignation from Town Council. A by-election was called for February 27th, 2017.
December 22nd, 2016
Animal Control Services has a new home
Through a new and unique partnership the Town of Drayton Valley is providing enhanced animal control services within our community.
December 14th, 2016
Town Council Passes 2017 Interim Budget
The 2017 Interim Budget reflects deliberate efforts to decrease expenditures, improve efficiencies and identify new ways of offering services to our residents.
News Release: Press Release Interim Budget 2017 December 14th, 2017
Backgrounder Capital Plan and Projects: Backgrounder Capital Plan and Projects 2017
Backgrounder Staffing and Service Levels: Backgrounder Staffing and Service Levels 2017
December 2nd, 2016
Drayton Valley 60th Anniversary Grant Policy
The Town of Drayton Valley will be celebrating its 60th Anniversary in 2017. Town Council has approved a special grant program for Drayton Valley residents and town based organizations to apply for in support of events that are aligned with the 60th Anniversary commemoration.
November 23rd, 2016
New Name for Open Space Development
Town Council has approved a new name for the new open space park development of the old HW Pickup school grounds. Through an extensive process that included community, administration and Town Council Engagement, the new name is “Discovery Park”
November 10th, 2016
Local donation contributes to Drayton Valley’s newest park
The Town of Drayton Valley has received a generous donation to enhance our community. Gregg Distributors LTD. in Drayton Valley presented the Town with a check in the amount of $10,000 to be used towards the installment of outdoor fitness equipment at Drayton Valley’s newest park.
November 8th, 2016
43rd Avenue extension to the ring road now open
The Town of Drayton Valley is pleased to announce that the 43rd Avenue extension to the ring road is now open to traffic. The provincial government, thought the Municipal Sustainability Initiative (MSI) supported the cost of this project in its entirety.
News Release: Press Release 43rd Avenue November 8th, 2016
November 2nd, 2016
4th Quarter Community Event Grants awarded to applicants
Town Council has granted funding through the Community Event Grant to the Drayton Valley Health Services Foundation’s 7th Annual Foundation Festival Gala during the November 2nd, 2016 regular meeting of council.
November 2nd, 2016
Roger Coles Memorial Sports Grant Awarded to three individuals
As part of the November 2nd, 2016 meeting of Town Council the fourth quarter awarding of the Roger Coles Memorial Sports Grant was allocated to three individuals.
August 8th, 2016
Public Advisory from the Town of Drayton Valley
The Town of Drayton Valley is undertaking an asbestos abatement process in a stand-alone storage shed south of the Omniplex.
News Release: Public Advisory August 8th, 2016
August 3rd, 2016
3rd Quarter Community Event Grants awarded to Applicants
Town Council has awarded a combined total of $5,000 to the DV100 and Alberta Culture Days during the August 3rd, 2016 regular meeting of Council through the Community Events Grant. This grant is available to organizations looking to access funding to host community events and programs or services that benefit the residents of Drayton Valley.
July 13th, 2016
Drayton Valley in partnership with the Drayton Valley Hospitality and Tourism Authority for Stage 3 finish.
The Tour of Alberta will be rolling through our province in September and Drayton Valley is the Stage 3 finish on Saturday September 3rd after the start in Rocky Mountain House.
News Release: Press Release for the Tour of Alberta July 13th, 2016
June 22nd, 2016
New Logo and Brand for the Town of Drayton Valley to be released on Canada Day
In August of 2015 the process of rebranding the Town of Drayton Valley to reflect our changing and resilient community began. A public request for proposals was issued and following this, a tendering and selection process began with a marketing and communication firm specializing in branding both private and public organizations.
News Release: Press Release Branding Approval June 22nd, 2016
June 6th, 2016
Co-chairpersons from Drayton Valley announced for the Tour of Alberta
The Town of Drayton Valley in partnership with the Drayton Valley Hotel and Tourism Authority will be a finishing stage for the third stage of the race.
June 1st, 2016
Drayton Valley Hotel and Tourism Authority supports the Tour of Alberta
The Drayton Valley Hotel and Tourism Authority presented Town Council with a cheque for $75,000 in support of the Tour of Alberta event during the June 1st, 2016 Council Meeting.
News Release: Press Release Tour of Alberta June 1st, 2016
May 12th, 2016
Drayton Valley temporary and permanent housing plans in progress
The Town of Drayton Valley has approximately 150 evacuees in our area. The reception center at the Drayton Valley Omniplex is available for all evacuees arriving to our community.
May 11th, 2016
Relief funding going to be available from the Province of Alberta and the Red Cross in Drayton Valley
The Town of Drayton Valley has received over 250 evacuees to our area over the last week. The reception centre at the Drayton Valley Omniplex is available for all evacuees arriving to our community.
May 9th, 2016
Evacuee Numbers continue to grow over the weekend in Drayton Valley.
The Town of Drayton Valley has received over 200 evacuees to our area over the weekend. The reception centre at the Drayton Valley Omniplex is available for all evacuees arriving to our community.
May 6th, 2016
Drayton Valley continues to receive evacuees from Alberta communities affected by wild fires from across the province
The Town of Drayton Valley has received over 100 evacuees to our area in the last 48 hours and we are expecting more into the weekend. The reception centre at the Drayton Valley Omniplex is going to be available for all evacuees arriving to our community.
May 5th, 2016
Drayton Valley to receive evacuees from Alberta communities affected by wildfires from across the province
Wildfires from across the province have displaced a large amount of residents with evacuation orders and a province wide state of emergency.
May 4th, 2016
Town Council Passes 2016 Budget in Special Council Meeting
Town Council, after months of deliberation, public consultation and feedback have passed the 2016 Budget, along with a temporary reduction of penalties and the 2016 mill rate bylaw.
April 20th, 2016
2nd Quarter Community Event Grants awarded to applicants
During the April 20th, 2016 regular meeting of Council, a total of $5,000 was awarded to five non-profit organizations through the Community Events Grant. This initiative is a way for organizations to access funding to host community events and programs or services that benefit the residents of Drayton Valley.
April 20th, 2016
Council Approves Automated Traffic Enforcement Fund Allocation Policy
Town Council has adopted the Automated Traffic Enforcement Fund Allocation Policy which sets the framework in which fund will be utilized for the benefit of our community.
April 15th, 2016
The Town of Drayton Valley and Brazeau County welcome Community School Resource Officer
Wildrose School Division, Brazeau County and the Town of Drayton Valley are pleased to announce that a full time Community Resource Officer (CRSO) starts work in Drayton Valley public schools on May 1st, 2016.
April 6th, 2016
The Town of Drayton Valley and Brazeau County receive funding for three inter-municipal projects
The Government of Alberta’s Municipal Affairs Ministry has approved funding for three inter-municipal projects in Drayton Valley and Brazeau County.
News Release: Press Release Funding for Projects April 6th, 2016
February 17th, 2016
Town of Drayton Valley acquires new animal control facility
The Town of Drayton Valley has come to an agreement to purchase the former Associated Ambulance building in Drayton Valley to be the new home of animal control and shelter operations.
News Release: Press Release Animal Control Building Feb 17th, 2017
December 9th, 2015
Town Council releases Interim Budget 2016
The interim budget was passed during the December 9th, 2015 meeting of town council. This allows the Town of Drayton Valley to continue operating until the 2016 budget is formally adopted in the spring.
News Release: Press Release Interim Budget December 9th, 2016
Key Messages: Town of Drayton Valley Interim Budget 2016 Key Messages