What’s New

TOWN NEWS from the Claresholm Local Press August 23, 2017 HERE.


  • July 20, 2017 – Complete FIRE RESTRICTION in place for the Town of Claresholm until further notice. Please read the release HERE.
  • CLARESHOLM KUDOS – Do you have something POSITIVE to share about Claresholm? Please see HERE and tell us about it!
  • June 12, 2017 – Updated Organizational Chart was approved at the June 12th regular Council meeting. You can read it HERE.
  • May 17, 2017 – The Town of Claresholm has completed its’ community branding process with the help and guidance of the Town Council, Economic Development Committee, and over 150 local stakeholders. Please read all about it HERE.
  • April 25, 2017 – At the last regular meeting of Claresholm Town Council held Monday, April 24, 2017, Council passed a motion to accept the Audited Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2016. You can read them in their entirety HERE.
  • March 13, 2017 – At the regular meeting of Claresholm Town Council held Monday, March 13, 2017, Council passed a motion to accept the 2017 Operational and Capital Budgets as presented. For the a copy of the 2017 Budget, please click HERE.
  • June 27, 2016News Release regarding the old Claresholm Elementary School, available HERE.
  • May 19, 2016 – “Get to Know our Town” a new brochure about Claresholm, available HERE.
  • March 31, 2016Town of Claresholm Strategic Plan 2016-2019 was approved at the March 29th Regular Council meeting. You can read the full document HERE.
  • IMG_3950 (2)February 26, 2016The Town of Claresholm is thrilled to announce that our application to the Alberta Community Resilience Program has been approved by the Alberta Government for $5,325,030 for stormwater management.  The announcement by Premier Rachel Notley was made today in Lethbridge and was attended by Mayor Rob Steel, Councillor Lyal O’Neill, Councillor Jamie Cutler and staff members. Of the seven communities receiving funding, the Town of Claresholm received the most. For a copy of the Fact Sheet, please click HERE. For a copy of the Alberta Government News Release, please click HERE. Special thanks to Associated Engineering in Lethbridge for their hard work in applying for this grant. 
  • January 21, 2015 – The Claresholm Community Centre has a new website! http://www.claresholmcommunitycentre.com. For bookings, please email bookings@claresholmcommunitycentre.com or contact the Town of Claresholm Administration Office at (403) 625-3381.
  • FIRE PREVENTION WEEK – October 5 – 11, 2014 Theme is “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives – Test Yours Every Month!”  Please see Fire Prevention Canada’s website HERE for more information. Todd Buhmiller of Widescreen Media worked with Fire Chief Kelly Starling of the Claresholm Fire Department to produce an informative video about keeping your home safe. You can view it HERE.
  • August 24, 2014CKUA Radio did a story about the Claresholm School of Agriculture that was open for 18 years in the early 1900’s. Megan Clark spoke to former Museum Executive Director Miranda Grol and local resident Ross Mouser. You can listen to the story HERE.
  • July 16, 2014 CTV Calgary News did a wonderful story on Town of Claresholm employee and resident, Jason Hemmaway, an “Inspiring Albertan”. We are so proud to have Jason as part of our team. You can see the story and video clip HERE.
  • To read more about the Overland Flooding Event June 18 -23, 2014, please see the Emergency Page HERE.
  • At the March 10, 2014 Town Council meeting, Council adopted the following as the Town’s Vision: Claresholm a thriving community offering quality family living that encourages economic prosperity through innovative and progressive thinking.”
  • The Town of Claresholm was part of a pilot project with the AUMA (Alberta Urban Municipalities Association) regarding municipal water systems: “AMSC Water Loss Control Pilot Project“. A copy of the final report is available HERE.
  • Claresholm residents need to be careful when using backyard fire pits. Please read more HERE.
  • Burial information for Claresholm and area is now available online! The Canadian Headstones website is very informative. Please visit the link for our area HERE. For further information, please contact the Town Office.

The Town of Claresholm offers a tax installment payment plan (TIPP) for property owners. Please view all the information on the Assessment and Tax Information webpage HERE.

The Town of Claresholm will be accepting payment for utility billings by direct debit using a program called the Utility Payment Plan or UPP. Both commercial and residential customers are invited to sign up at any time during the year using the forms below.

Utility Payment Plan for Commercial Customers
Utility Payment Plan for Residential Customers