2021 TAX ASSESSMENT NOTICES HAVE BEEN SENT OUT

ASSESSMENT ROLL

 

The Town of Provost 2021 Assessment/Tax Notices were mailed May 27, 2021.

 

Anyone wishing to view the Assessment Roll should attend at the Town Office during regular office hours.

 

Residents please note the final date to submit an assessment appeal is August 3, 2021.

 

Note taxes are due July 31, 2021, penalties will be applied on August 1, 2021, (4% on current year), October 1, 2021 (5% on current year) and January 1, 2022 (18% on all outstanding taxes).

 

Please also remember the fee to appeal your assessment is $50.00 per property for property owners and $100.00 per property for agents.

 

 

Town of Provost

David Connauton CLGM

Chief Administrative Officer.

COVID REOPENING STAGES MAY 2021

Stage 1: Two weeks after 50 per cent of Albertans age 12-plus have received at least one dose of vaccine and hospitalizations are below 800 and declining.

Starting May 28:

  • The capacity limit for worship services increases to 15 per cent of fire code occupancy.

Starting June 1:

  • Outdoor social gatherings, with distancing, increase to up to 10 people.
    • Indoor social gatherings are still not permitted.
  • Outdoor patio dining can resume with a maximum of four people per table.
    • Everyone at the table must be members of the same household or for a person living alone, dining parties are limited to two close contacts.
    • Physical distancing and other restrictions still apply.
  • Outdoor physical, performance and recreational activities are permitted with up to 10 distanced people, for all ages.
  • Retail can increase to 15 per cent of fire code occupancy (must maintain ability to distance).
  • Personal and wellness services can reopen, by appointment only.
  • Wedding ceremonies may have up to 10 people, including the officiant, bride/groom, witnesses and any photographers/videographers. Receptions remain prohibited.
  • Funeral ceremonies may have up to 20 people, not including facility staff, funeral clergy or organizers not considered guests. Receptions remain prohibited.
  • Distancing and masking requirements remain in effect.

Stage 2: Two weeks after 60 per cent of Albertans age 12-plus have received at least one dose of vaccine and hospitalizations are below 500 and declining.

  • Outdoor social gatherings increase to 20 people, with distancing.
  • Wedding ceremonies may occur with up to 20 attendees. Receptions are permitted outdoors only.
  • Funeral ceremonies remain unchanged with up to 20 people permitted, not including facility staff, funeral clergy or organizers not considered guests. Receptions are permitted outdoors only.
  • Restaurants may seat tables with up to six people, indoors or outdoors.
    • Dining parties are no longer restricted to households only.
    • Physical distancing and other restrictions still apply.
  • Retail capacity increases to one-third of fire code occupancy (must maintain ability to distance).
  • Capacity for places of worship increases to one-third of fire code occupancy.
  • Gyms and other indoor fitness open for solo and drop-in activities with three-metre distancing between participants and fitness classes may resume with three-metre distancing.
  • Indoor settings may open with up to one-third of fire code occupancy, including indoor recreation centres. This includes arenas, cinemas, theatres, museums, art galleries and libraries.
  • Indoor and outdoor youth and adult sports resume with no restrictions.
  • Youth activities, such as day camps and play centres, may resume, with restrictions.
  • Personal and wellness services can resume walk-in services.
  • Post-secondary institutions can resume in-person learning.
  • The work-from-home order is lifted but still recommended.
  • Outdoor fixed seating facilities (e.g., grandstands) can open with one-third seated capacity.
  • Public outdoor gatherings increase to 150 people (e.g. concerts/festivals), with restrictions.
  • Distancing and masking requirements remain in effect.

Stage 3: Two weeks after 70 per cent of Albertans age 12-plus have received at least one dose of vaccine.

  • All restrictions are lifted, including the ban on indoor social gatherings.
  • Isolation requirements for confirmed cases of COVID-19 and some protective measures in continuing care settings remain.

Additional details on all restrictions and measures in place will be released prior to each step. Albertans can track the province’s immunization progress on alberta.ca.

Provincial COVID-19 transmission will continue to be monitored throughout the reopening. If required, a reopening step may be paused to respond to COVID-19 transmission trends at regional or provincial levels.

Sustained reopening will depend on Albertans getting fully vaccinated with two doses during the summer months to prevent future spread of COVID-19.

Alberta’s government is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by protecting lives and livelihoods with precise measures to bend the curve, sustain small businesses and protect Alberta’s health-care system.

 

NOMINATIONS FOR MUNICIPAL ELECTION IS NOW OPEN

A candidates guide running for municipal office in Alberta

Nomination papers 2021 Elections

Take Notice the Nomination Period for  the 2021 Municipal election is now open. The positions up for election are; one Mayor, 6 Councillors, Nomination forms can either be downloaded or picked up at the Town office at 4904 51st Avenue Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. We have also added a guide for running for Municipal Office. If you have any other questions please do not hesitate in giving the CAO / Returning Officer a call at 780-753-2261 ext 3.

PROUD DAY FOR LOCAL BUSINESS OWNER

Local owner of Home Hardware, Rod Larson, was the proud recipient of the “Golden Hammer” award on October 15, 2020 which was given to him by the Retail Sales & Operations Manager for Southern Alberta, Sharmagne Ray. Rod has been in the business for 54 years so not only did he receive the Golden Hammer for 50 years but he also received the “Golden Wrench” for 54 years and he also received a special clock from the National Headquarters of Home Hardware.

Sharmagne pointed out that the Larson Family is the only family that has received three of the Golden Hammers for 150 years of commitment. Rod’s Grandfather and Father both received the award as well. Sharmagne also mentioned that the Larson family played an integral part in getting Home Hardware in Alberta.

Congratulations Rod and thank you for all you have done for the Town of Provost.