News and Public Notices

New Village Council

Congratulations to our 5 new Council Members who were Elected by Acclamation.
They are:
Del Bodnarek
Kent Bullock
Debra Hansen
Robin Hansen
Ian Matheson

We congratulate and welcome our new councillors, and give a huge heartfelt thank you to our Mayor Jane Jensen, Deputy Mayor Darrell Turner, Councillors Eric Jensen, Christy Lund and John Neufeld who have given much time, service and effort into their term.

***IMPORTANT STATEMENT ABOUT CURRENT FIRE BANS***

An update to our current Fire Ban:
Due to the warm and dry conditions in the area, and the long-term forecast for continued warm weather.
As of 12:00 pm on Sept. 12, 2017 a Fire Ban has been imposed in the MD of Taber, the Town of Vauxhall and the Village of Barnwell and will remain in place until conditions change which reduce the Extreme Fire Hazard.
The Fire Ban includes all open fires within the Municipality including all burn barrels and recreational fire pits
The ban excludes those fires which are contained in cooking or heating appliances fueled by fluids or gasses (BBQ’S).
All active Fire Permits are suspended.
No new Fire Permits will be issued until further notice.
The Fire Ban is effective 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, Sept 12, 2017 and will remain in place until conditions change which reduce the Extreme Fire Hazard.
For additional information please contact Jason Bullock – Director of Agricultural Services @ 403-634-4429.
For Fire Ban Status for all of Alberta go to http://www.albertafirebans.ca

AXIA MOVIE NIGHT

KIDS CANCER RIDE

Barnwell Blurb September October

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Library Sept Oct newsletter

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING WATER SHUT OFF ON AUGUST 31ST, 2017

Please see that attached notice about a water shut down on Thursday August 31st, 2017. We once again apologize for the inconvenience. We have several fire hydrant valves that are not working and are scheduled to be repaired. We try to inform everyone of this, but if you could pass this on to your neighbours that would helps as well.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING WATER SHUT OFF THURSDAY AUGUST 10,2017

There will be a temporary water shut off on Thursday August 10, 2017. This will include 6th & 7th Avenue E, 3rd and 4th Street and 413. 405 2 St E. It will start at approximately noon. The duration time is undetermined. Please see the attachments for complete details and to see the map of the affected areas.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Important information regarding Garbage Pick up

CANADA DAY GARBAGE PICK-UP SCHEDULE CHANGE

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

TUESDAY, JULY 4, 2017

Regular pick-up is scheduled for

SATURDAY, JULY 8TH, 2017

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

Barnwell Pioneer Days July 14 & 15, 2017

BARNWELL PIONEER DAYS

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.

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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: cagibb@shaw.ca 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.

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

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IMPORTANT NOTICE – WATER SHUT OFF JUNE 13, 2017 AT 9AM

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.