Road Closure Bylaws and Public Hearing

The Village of Barnwell is proposing the closure and leasing of two roads within the village.

Below are the proposed road closure bylaws for your review:

Please take notice that a public hearing to consider the aforementioned bylaws will be held on February 26, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. in the Village of Barnwell Council Chambers. Any person who believes they may be adversely affected by the proposed bylaw is required to register their concerns in writing with the Chief Administrative Officer no later than 12:00 noon on February 23, 2024.

Upcoming Water Line Repairs in Barnwell – Important Information for Residents

Important Notice: Temporary Water Service Disruption

We are writing to inform you about upcoming water line repairs in our village, which are necessary to maintain our infrastructure and ensure the continued quality of your water service.

The repairs are scheduled to start at 9 AM on Wednesday, January 3, 2024, and are expected to be completed by January 4, 2024.

Areas Affected:

  • Heritage Road between 7th Ave and 3 Ave, Heritage Place and 5th Ave W., 6th Ave E, 7th Ave E, 3rd St E, 4th St E

What to Expect:
During this period, residents in the affected areas may experience a temporary disruption in water service. Our team will be working diligently to minimize the duration of this disruption and to restore service as quickly and safely as possible.

Preparation Tips:

  • Please consider storing a sufficient amount of water for your household needs during this period.
  • Reduce water usage to essential needs only.
  • If water shut off is required, please run cold water through your lines to bring water pressure back up in your lines and to flush any possible debris.

We understand that this may cause some inconvenience, and we greatly appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to improve our village infrastructure.

For any concerns or if you require assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the Village Office.

Thank you for your cooperation and support in this essential maintenance work.

Barnwell Village By-Election – Sept 25th, 2023

Mark your calendars! The upcoming By-Election for the Village of Barnwell is scheduled for Monday, September 25th, 2023.

Voting Details:

  • Time: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm.
  • Location: Council Chambers, located at the rear of the Village Office.

What to Bring:

  1. A valid photo ID.
  2. A recent utility bill as proof of your current residency within the Village of Barnwell.

We encourage all eligible residents to participate and exercise their right to vote. Let’s come together to shape the future of our beloved village. See you there!

Find out more about the candidates on the By-Election Candidate Profile page!

Extreme drought conditions, please take note:

Due to the extreme drought conditions that are affecting all Southern Alberta, we are asking our residents to do your part in conserving water. Voluntary action now will prevent the need for mandatory restrictions in the coming days and weeks.

Ways to conserve water can include:

  • Limiting all outdoor uses including watering lawns and washing cars.
  • Do not run the tap unnecessarily. Consider reusing water where possible.
  • Minimize shower time and bath levels.
  • Use the washer and dishwasher only when necessary.
  • Flush toilets only when necessary.
  • Brainstorm ideas to see where other conservation efforts might make sense

Upcoming By-Election in Barnwell

Please be informed that due to a recent vacancy in our council, a by-election will be held on September 25, 2023. This event offers a unique opportunity for residents to contribute to our community’s leadership and decision-making processes.

Please note that nominations are now open until 12:00 NOON on August 28, 2023. Those interested in running for the vacant council position can pick up their nomination packages from the Village Office.

We encourage everyone’s active participation in this important electoral process, either by running for office, nominating a candidate, or casting your vote on Election Day.

Thank you for your ongoing commitment to our community.

Download By-Election Flyer [PDF]

Street Sweeping June 18

Street sweeping will take place on the streets highlighted in pink on Saturday, June 18. Please ensure that you remove all parked vehicles from the highlighted routes.

Water Service Interruption May 3

Water Shut Down Notice – Aug 4, 2021

Water will be shut off to those that are currently set up on the temporary water service for a period of time today. We apologize for the inconvenience, they will work as quickly as they can to fix the problem.

The following streets will be affected. 

  • 6th Avenue E (between 3rd St and 4th St)
  • 2nd Street East
  • 3rd Street East
  • 4th Street East
  • And Skyview Crescent

The duration of time is undetermined.

Please prepare containers of water for use during this time.

Thank you for your patience during this process.

Map of Areas Affected

FULL Map of Areas Affected

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Water Shut Down Notice

The following Water Services will be temporarily Shut Down on Tuesday Aug 3, 2021 between 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

  • 6 Ave E
  • 7th Ave E
  • 2nd Street East
  • 3rd St East
  • 4th St East
  • Skyview Crescent  

The duration time is undetermined.

Please prepare with containers of water available for use during this time. The duration of the shut off is unknown but water services will be reconnected as soon as possible Tuesday.

Map of Areas Affected

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Barnwell Street Paving

As part of the Village of Barnwell’s infrastructure maintenance program, the following streets will be paved in the next few weeks (weather dependent):

  • 1 Street West
  • 4 Avenue East
  • 2 Street East

Affected residents will be notified by the contractor in the days immediately prior to commencement of the work.

Thank you for your cooperation!

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