Request for Quotation for Tree Planting Issued: September 17, 2019 Overview The Town of Peace River is requesting quotes from qualified contractors to supply and install trees in two locations; – West hill at the intersection of 78 St and Highway 2 (on the right of way beside Rentco) – Lower West Peace Playground Project Descriptions: 1. “West Hill” (site indicated in image below by a red oval) Supply and install a built up berm for planting of some trees and all shrubs – minimum of 1.5 feet raised planting site, minimum length 25 Ft by 10 Ft. Final size and location to be determinedRead More →

UPDATE – Water Main Break – 105 Ave and 101 Street  Updated at 4:45 pm The water line is in the process of being disinfected. Service is expected to return around 8:00 pm this evening. A water main break has occurred on 105 Avenue in the area of 101 St (south end.)   Crews are on site now to repair the break. The area affected is 105 Ave east of 101 St.   The completion time is not known at this time and disinfection will take place once the line is repaired.   Please note: residents in other areas of the south end who haveRead More →

98 STREET ROAD CLOSURE   Alberta Transportation will be closing 98th Street from 99 Street to 90 Avenue at 6 pm on Friday, September 13, 2019 and reopening the morning of Monday, September 16, 2019 at 6 am.   This closure is to facilitate underground infrastructure repairs.   99 Street going to the RCMP station and the condominium building will remain open. Residents will also be able to access the businesses south of 90 Ave (Peace Country Cycle, Waterworks).Read More →

Guest Services Representative The Town of Peace River is seeking energetic people with a true passion for hospitality and exceptional customer service. We invite you to share your enthusiasm with the community in the casual position of Guest Services Representative at the new Baytex Energy Centre! Located at the main reception of the new multi-use recreation facility, the Guest Services Representative is employed on a casual basis, working evenings and weekends, including some statutory holidays. This position is responsible for providing friendly, courteous and professional service by assisting guests with a variety of functions including facility direction, drop in facility payments, program registration, facility bookingsRead More →

council news

Proclamation: Firefighters’ National Memorial Day The Mayor has Proclaimed Sunday, September 8 as Firefighter’s National Memorial Day in the Town of Peace River. This day is set aside to recognize the hard work and sacrifice of these dedicated individuals. In recognition of this day, Town flags will be lowered to half staff to honor our fire fighters.Read More →

RFP: Operation of the Peace River Regional Airport Posted September 5, 2019 After an extended period of review and consultation with our funding partners, a local advocacy group and airport tenants, the Town of Peace River, along with our funding partners, announces today that we will be issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to consider options for the operation and management of the Peace River Regional Airport. We recognize that the Airport is a vital part of the region’s economic, forestry, transportation, and healthcare infrastructure. At present, this facility costs regional taxpayers $740,000 per year. It is the goal of the affected municipal governments toRead More →

Detour for 96 Ave off of the Traffic Circle Access onto 96 Ave off of the traffic circle will be closed starting on the morning of September 4th for at least 2 weeks. Ruel Bros will be doing some concrete work on the intersection. The public will be able to use 95 and 97 Avenues as detours or continue down Main Street to the Fas Gas intersection.Read More →

Town of Peace River Property Assessment Inspection Cycle All assessments are updated yearly to reflect changes in local market conditions. However not all properties are physically inspected annually. Our assessors KCL Consulting Inc. physically re-inspect approximately 20-25% of the properties in your municipality each year to recognize any additions, deletions, renovations, etc, all of which may have an effect on the value of the property. The 2019 cyclical review will include properties throughout the entire municipality. Current legislation states the assessor must collect property attribute and characteristics information. A credible property assessment is dependent on credible data. Historically, data has been gathered and validated almostRead More →

Facilities Maintenance Supervisor The Town of Peace River is accepting applications for one (1) permanent, full-time Facilities Maintenance Supervisor accountable to the Superintendent of Public Works. Peace River is a progressive urban centre in Northwest Alberta, and is a scenic, growing town that is home to just under 7,000 residents. The community is situated in the Peace River Valley and straddles the banks of the mighty Peace River. The town is within a five hours’ drive north of Edmonton and two hours northeast of Grande Prairie. Reporting to the Superintendent of Public Works, the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor shall provide leadership and management of the FacilitiesRead More →

Fall Clean up 2019 September 13 through September 22, 2019. Open 9am to 7pm daily Peace Regional Eco Centre – 7821-104 Avenue (780) 624-1112 What items will the cleanup accept? Generally speaking, anything that falls into one of the categories below can be dropped off at the fall cleanup. For more details on each category including exclusions please scroll further down for complete details. Residential Waste The following bins and services will only be available and accessible to the public during the 2019 fall cleanup. When you arrive please stop at the front gate and ask for assistance.  DO NOT proceed through the gates during andRead More →