Strategic Plan

Strategic Priorities


Economic Development Strategy 

Developing an effective strategy to attract further investments and economic growth to our Municipality.

Land Management Plan 

Developing a strategically planned approach to managing and reducing the human-caused footprint on public land.

Master Transportation Plan 

Developing a plan looks ahead and considers our municipal transportation infrastructure needs to support growth and the changing needs of travellers.

Broadband Providers

Advocating for grant funding.

Recreation Master Plan

The Recreation Master Plan guides recreation development throughout the MD of Taber.


Land Use Bylaw

The purpose of the Land Use Bylaw is to regulate and control the use and development of land and buildings within MD of Taber in order to achieve orderly and economic development of land.

Service Capacity Review


Fire Services Master Plan and Bylaw

This plan was developed to provide Council and senior staff with a strategic framework to assist in guiding the delivery of fire protection services within the Municipal District of Taber over the next ten-year community planning horizon.

Asset Management Plan

An Asset Management Plan outlines the condition and assessment of assets the Municipality owns. These assets include everything from buildings and furniture to sewer lines and road signs. This Plan helps us to forecast, and schedule, our rehabilitation and reconstruction activities.


Commercial /Industrial Lot Plan

This plan is to identify and protect suitable land areas within the municipality that may appropriately be planned to accommodate industrial or commercial development, without unduly affecting other existing uses or conflict with other Mincipial policies or goals.

Regional Economic Development Plan

This plan will help identify areas for development and growth of communities across the MD of Taber, as well as weaknesses, where more investment and support will help bolster sectors.

Municipal Development Plan

This plan identifies future development patterns within our municipal boundaries and facilitates local planning and economic growth.

Residential Development Strategy

This plan presents a real estate development framework that enables us to describe the complexity of the real estate development process realistically.

Long-Term Financial Plan

This plan helps us to understand long-term trends and potential risk factors that may impact overall financial sustainability and allows the Director of Corporate Services to proactively address these issues.

Long-Term Gravel Supply Plan

This plan is to assess and manage our gravel supply for the next 50 years.

Target Policy Review

This review is to ensure that our policies are up to date and contain the required information.

A community based on the principles of openness, trust and integrity, social and cultural vitality and economic and environmental sustainability.

To provide excellence in governance and service that will promote a safe, healthy, diverse and dynamic rural community.

We commit to the following core values in every aspect of governance, oversight and operations.


  • We are approachable and build positive relationships.
  • We consider other opinions and perspectives and support one another.


  • We are professional and accountable for our behaviour, actions and decisions. 
  • We perform our roles ethically and in compliance with our policies, bylaws and the law.


  • We provide honest, factual, relevant and timely information to enable informed decisions. 
  • We encourage participation and feedback while carefully considering its application.
  • We communicate decisions, supporting information and purposes.
  1. To provide good government.
  2. To provide fair, effective and transparent governance.
  3. To provide services, facilities or other things that in the opinion of Council, are necessary or desirable for all or part of the municipality.
  4. To develop and maintain a safe and viable rural community.
  5. To work collaboratively with neighbouring municipalities to plan, deliver and fund inter-municipal services.

Strategic Plan

This Strategic Plan identifies our key strategic priorities over a 3-year period from 2022-2025. The Strategic Plan is updated annually as part of our budget process.

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