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Either way, here are some tips as to how to correctly place your bin in the back alley/front: Tip #1: Park It - Park your rollout on level ground at your curb or in your back alley. Tip #2: Space It - Space your rollout at least 1 meter from any objects such as vehicles, light posts, fences, etc. There must be at least 1 meter of free space behind it and on all sides. Tip #3: Take It - Take your rollout back onto your property by 7 p.m. on your collection day.
Another reason your garbage may not have been picked up is that you've either placed your bin out on the wrong day, or a non-pick up day, such as a holiday. Please phone the Public Works shop at 403-362-3146 and they will look into the issue.
Both of these websites have information pertaining to businesses and services within the City of Brooks and County of Newell.
Municipal taxes go toward many services including but not limited to:1. Protective services such as Policing, Fire Services & Bylaw enforcement;2. Road maintenance including snow clearing & street sweeping;3. Park maintenance;4. Recreation programs and facility maintenance (also subsidized by user fees); and,5. Community programs & facilities such as the Library, Museum, FCSS and the Handibus
To learn more about municipal taxes, please visit the Finance section on this website.
The Public Works & Parks Office is open 7:30-4:30 and is closed from noon-1:00pm. Public Works and Parks are also closed on Statutory Holidays.
How do I make an inquiry about a bylaw ticket or provincial ticket?
If you have questions about a ticket you have received, please contact:
Manager of Shared Services201 - 1st Avenue WestBrooks, AB T1E 1B7403-362-3333
Hours of Operation are 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
All of the 2019 combined Property Assessment and Tax Notices were mailed out on Friday, May 17, so if you have not received your notice make sure you give City Hall a call and they can provide you with a reprint.
Yes, we have a payment plan, known as TIPP, which enables you to pre-pay your taxes through equal monthly installments. If you are not signed up currently, you can join and begin paying your 2020 taxes through this program. We also have a tax arrears payment plan, known as TAPP, which enables you to pay off any tax arrears that you have in equal monthly installments.
For more information, please call 403-362-5188.
While there is a possibility, most "grants" (in other words, financial assistance that is not repaid) often target specific clients with criteria you must meet to qualify. As a rule, there are no "grant programs" to assist with general small business start-up. Click here to connect to the Government of Canada's grant website: