This page contains the latest news media and information releases, in date order.
Horsefly Spillway Project Breaking Ground for Phase 1
Date: March 17, 2023
Today the Municipal District of Taber (MDT) and members of the Southern Regional Stormwater Drainage Committee (SRSDC), in conjunction with the Government of Alberta, and the Government of Canada, took another important step forward for flood mitigation in southern Alberta by breaking ground on the Phase 1 expansion of the Horsefly Regional Emergency Spillway project. Read more.
New Regional Partnership with the Taber Police Service and the Town of Taber is Official
Date: October 13, 2022
The new Regional Enforcement Services partnership is intended to serve the needs of residents, communities, and people within the Municipal District of Taber. Read more.
MD of Taber forms new Enforcement Service Agreement with the Town of Taber and the Taber Police Service
Date: September 14, 2022
During the regular Council meeting on July 19th, Council carried a motion instructing Administration to enter into a service agreement with the Town of Taber to include municipal enforcement services within the MD of Taber. Read more.
New Disc Golf Course Opens in the MD of Taber
Date: September 14, 2022
After 2 years of planning, a new disc golf course along the Oldman River bottom has officially opened. Read more.
MD of Taber Declares Municipal Agricultural Disaster
Date: June 9, 2022
In response to prolonged drought conditions carried over from last year’s extreme heat and severely low precipitation levels, Council has carried a motion to declare the MD of Taber a Municipal Agricultural Disaster on Thursday, June 9th during a special council meeting. Read more.
MD of Taber Council Approves Final 2022 Operating and Capital Budget
Date: April 26, 2022
The Municipal District of Taber Council approved the 2022 Final Operating Budget following their regular April 26th, 2022 Council meeting on Tuesday. Read more.
MD of Taber Advancing Property Tax Deadline in 2023
Date: March 10, 2022
The Municipal District of Taber has announced the intention of advancing the property tax collection deadline from November 15th to September 30th beginning in the 2023 taxation year. Read more.
Service Tracker Crosses 500 Service Request Milestone
Date: September 24, 2021
Reaching its second-year anniversary, Service Tracker has shown to be useful in providing residents a convenient way to connect with the Municipal District of Taber. Read more.
Municipal District of Taber Declares State of Agricultural Disaster
Date: August 11, 2021
In response to widespread drought conditions, Council has carried a motion to declare the Municipal District of Taber (MDT) a local state of agricultural disaster effective August 10, 2021. Read more.
2021 Recreational Grants Approved For Funding
Date: June 23, 2021
The Municipal District of Taber (MDT) is pleased to announce the recreational boards, towns and villages approved to receive funding from the 2021 Operational Grants Policy. Read more.
MD of Taber Approves Final 2021 Operating and Capital Budget
Date: April 28, 2021
The Municipal District of Taber (MDT) Council approved the Final 2021 Operating Budget following their regular April 27th, 2021 Council meeting on Tuesday. Read more.
Engineering Services Awarded for Initial Phase of the Horsefly Emergency Regional Spillway Project
Date: January 26, 2021
The Municipal District of Taber (MDT) Council, on behalf of the Southern Regional Stormwater Drainage Committee (SRSDC) has taken the next step in securing an engineering consultant for Phase 1 of the Horsefly Emergency Regional Spillway Project. Read more.
Horsefly Emergency Spillway Project Funding Announcement
Date: November 23, 2020
The Municipal District of Taber (MDT) received a much-welcomed announcement from the federal government. Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Merrill Harris, Reeve of the MDOT announced $9.8 million in approved funding for Phases 2 and 3 of the Horsefly Regional Emergency Spillway Project. Read more.