News and Public Notices

Important information regarding Garbage Pick up


Garbage pick-up for July 1st, 2017 has been changed to


Regular pick-up is scheduled for


This change was made due to the Taber Landfill Holiday Hours.

Barnwell Pioneer Days July 14 & 15, 2017


Come out for a great weekend with the family! The fun starts Friday evening with an outdoor volleyball tournament and a family movie. Saturday includes a fun run, breakfast, parade, fun in the park, dinner ($2 for Hot Dog meal and $3 for a Hamburger meal), program, family dance and fireworks to finish it all off. Check out the flyer below for all the times, locations, and details.

Barnwell Pioneer Days Color Poster 17

2k and 5k Fun Run

 Saturday, Jul 15th, 2017

Registration:  There will be a $5.00 registration fee to participate in either the 2K or 5K race.  Registration forms must be submitted to the Village of Barnwell office for each race participant by Thursday, July 13, 2017. Late registrants will only receive bib numbers while quantities last and on a first come first serve basis. Children 3 and under may participate for free.

Race Information: Both the 2k and 5k will begin and finish at the Barnwell LDS Church and will begin at 8:00.  There will be one water station on the 2k course, and two water stations on the 5k course.  Water and light refreshments will be served at the finish line and participants are welcome to walk to the pancake breakfast at Willow Park after the race.

Packet pick-up:  Bib numbers can be picked up between 7:30-7:45 a.m. the day of the race, so come early so the race can start on time!  Late registrations will be accepted from 7:30-7:45 a.m., however, we cannot guarantee a bib number will be available.

Course Description: The 5k and the 2k will run along the old highway 3.  Racers will begin on Heritage Road in front of the Barnwell LDS Church, follow the road signs placed on the course, and return to the finish line at the Barnwell LDS Church.

Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age category in the 5k ONLY.  Winners will be announced during the program at Willow Park later that evening.

Additional Information: Please contact Candice Gibb by phone: 403-223-5744 or email: with any question or concerns.  If you would be willing to volunteer you won’t be turned down!

The link below is the late registration form.

Barnwell Days late Race Registration 17

Click the link below to see the race route as well as the parade route.

Barnwell Pioneer Days – Parade Race 17


Due to a water valve repair water, services will be shut down on Tuesday June 13, 2017 @ 9 am. The duration will be approx 3 hours.

The follow locations will be effected:
8 Ave W (residents from 13-101)
Heritage Road (residents from 824-1124)

Please ensure that your home has an adequate supply of water on hand for your daily needs.

Please click on the link to see the map for effected areas.  DOC060817

Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Pioneer Day Fun Run 2017

There will be a $5.00 registration fee to participate in ether the 2K or 5K race this year and each registered participant will receive a bib number and a Barnwell Pioneer Day T-Shirt at the race.

You must register by JUNE 15TH, 2017, in order to guarantee the right T-shirt size. Late registrants will only receive a bib and T-shirt while quantities last and on a first come first serve basis (again no guarantee of correct shirt size). Children 3 and under may participate for free, however no children size T- shirts are available. (NO Refunds or shirts will be given to registrants that do not participate in the race)

For Barnwell Pioneer Days Information and Registration Form click on link



Mark your calendars for our Barnwell Pioneer Day Celebrations which will be held on Friday July 14th and 15th 2017 this  year.

Details coming soon








The M.D. of Taber Regional Fire Service which is made up of the M.D. Regional (Taber), Grassy Lake, Hays, Enchant and Vauxhall Regional fire departments and serves the communities of Vauxhall, Barnwell and the M.D. of Taber with 80 professionally trained volunteer firefighters operating modern and well maintained equipment.

We cover an area that includes: over 9500 citizens, 1 million acres of farm and Ranchland, 3000 kilometers of roadway, near 2400 residential dwellings, hundreds of industrial sites and commercial properties and thousands of farm and ranch buildings.

If you are looking for an opportunity to serve your community in a unique and special way while serving with some of the finest men and women you’ll ever meet – then we have just the opportunity for you!

Join us today!

To apply online visit

To submit your application please forward a brief resume and an application form (forms will be sent in the mail or picked up at the Village Office) in confidence to

Applications will also be accepted by FAX: 403-223-1799;

In person or by Mail:

M.D. of Taber Regional Fire Services 4900B -50th St, Taber, AB, T1G 1T2


We wanted our Village residents to be the first to hear about the new Fire Service Partnership agreement that the Village Council has entered into. Please read the attached newsletter from Mayor Jane Jensen

Fire Service Notice March 2017

Taber-Vauxhall RCMP remind citizens to secure valuables after an increase in vehicle thefts (RCMP media release)

Taber-Vauxhall RCMP remind citizens to secure valuables after an increase in vehicle thefts

Please clink on the link below to see statement from Taber-Vauxhall RCMP

RCMP Media Release

Municipal Elections 2017

2017 is election year for all municipalities within the Province of Alberta. If you have an interest in serving your community and becoming a Village of Barnwell Councillor, be sure to take some time to attend our Council meeting.

Barnwell Blurb and Library Newsletter Mar/April 2017

Mar Apr newsletter 17

Library March April 17 newsletter