News Releases

This page contains the latest news media and information releases, in date order.


MD of Taber Statement on Investigation into Allegation of Financial Misappropriation 


Date: September 12, 2023

The Municipal District of Taber has launched an investigation into allegations of potential misappropriation of municipal funds. Read more.

https://www.mdtaber.ab.ca/p/md-of-taber-statement-on-investigation-into-allegation-of-financial-misappropriation


MD of Taber Statement on Charges Laid Against Former Employee


Date: September 12, 2023

This statement addresses recent developments regarding the news release from the Taber Police Service. Read more.

https://mdtaber.ab.ca/p/md-of-taber-statement-on-charges-laid-against-former-employee


Declaration of Municipal Agricultural Disaster – MD of Taber


Date: July 21, 2023

The Municipal District of Taber has officially declared an agricultural disaster in response to the severe drought conditions affecting the region as of July 18, 2023. Read more.

https://mdtaber.ab.ca/p/declaration-municipal-agricultural-disaster


Century Farm Family Recognised


Date: June 5, 2023

The Geremia family has been recognised for one hundred years on an original farmstead in the Municipal District of Taber. Read more.

https://mdtaber.ab.ca/p/century-farm-family-recognised


MD of Taber Council Approves 2023 Budget


Date: April 25, 2023

The Municipal District of Taber (MDT) Council approved the Final 2023 Operating Budget following their regular April 25th, 2023 Council meeting on Tuesday. Read more.

https://mdtaber.ab.ca/p/mdt-council-approves-2023-budget


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.

https://mdtaber.ab.ca/p/horsefly-spillway-project-breaking-ground-for-phase-1


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.

https://mdtaber.ab.ca/p/New-Regional-Partnership-with-the-Taber-Police-Service-and-the-Town-of-Taber-is-Official

MD of Taber forms new Enforcement Service Agreement with the Town of Taber and the Taber Police Service

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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.

https://mdtaber.ab.ca/p/municipal-district-of-taber-forms-new-enforcement-service-agreement-with-the-town-of-taber-and-the-taber-police-service

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.

https://mdtaber.ab.ca/p/new-disc-golf-course-opens-in-the-md-of-taber-

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.

https://mdtaber.ab.ca/p/md-of-taber-declares-municipal-agricultural-disaster

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.

https://mdtaber.ab.ca/p/md-of-taber-approves-final-2022-operating-budget

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.

https://mdtaber.ab.ca/p/md-of-taber-advancing-property-tax-deadline-in-2023-

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.

https://mdtaber.ab.ca/p/service-tracker-crosses-500-service-request-milestone

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.

https://www.mdtaber.ab.ca/p/municipal-district-of-taber-declares-state-of-agricultural-disaster

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.

https://www.mdtaber.ab.ca/p/2021-recreational-grants-approved-for-funding

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.

https://www.mdtaber.ab.ca/p/md-of-taber-approves-final-2021-operating-and-capital-budget-

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.

https://www.mdtaber.ab.ca/p/engineering-services-awarded-for-initial-phase-of-the-horsefly-emergency-regional-spillway-project

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.

https://www.mdtaber.ab.ca/p/engineering-services-awarded-for-initial-phase-of-the-horsefly-emergency-regional-spillway-project

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