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Notice of Public Hearing - Proposed Bylaw 13.22

Posted on Jul. 6 2022

PURPOSE: Pursuant to Sections 22 and 23, Chapter M-26 of the Municipal Government Act, R.S.A. 2000, the Town of Drumheller intends to consider a Bylaw to close portions of the underdeveloped Streets depicted on:

            SCHEDULE – 3  … AREAS – ‘A’, ‘B’  and ‘C’ and

            SCHEDULE – 4 … AREA – ‘D’ and

            SCHEDULE – 5 … AREA – ‘E’

and to use these lands for flood mitigation works and matters related thereto and to hold or sell any surplus lands as Council sees fit. 

The proposed road closure drawings can be found here.

A map showing the proposed road closures and a copy of the Proposed Road Closure Bylaw 13.22 is available for inspection at the Town of Drumheller office located at 224 Centre Street, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 0Y4 or online at: https://www.drumheller.ca/your-municipality/bylaws 

Any person adversely affected by this proposed road closure or otherwise wishing to address Council related to this issue shall attend the Council meeting of The Town of Drumheller at 5:30 p.m. on the 2nd day of August 2022 to be held in Council chambers and / or using a virtual platform at the Town of Drumheller office; said meeting being convened to provide the public at large an opportunity to be heard in accordance with the Municipal Government Act.

Persons wishing to submit a letter, email or other communication concerning these matters in advance of the Public Hearing may do so by sending it to:

Legislative Services

Town of Drumheller

224 Centre Street

Drumheller, Alberta

T0J 0Y4;

or email at cao@drumheller.ca.

Submissions will be received up to Thursday, July 28th, 2022 at 10:00am.

Any person adversely or otherwise affected by this action and wishing to address Council relating to this matter shall contact cao@drumheller.ca or 403-823-1339 to make arrangements to attend the Council meeting on August 2, 2022. 

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Cindy Clark

The areas XXX'd in the diagram are not streets, but green spaces beside them. What exactly does this even say. I get it that the town will now develop these green space areas, but what exactly are the road closures. These maps do not show clearly that certain streets that are now in use will be closed or when.

Town of Drumheller - Communications

Hi Cindy, The hatched areas on the map represent the road's right of way, which is more than just a street. In almost all cases, these areas already contain a flood berm that currently sits on Province of Alberta land. These lands need to be transferred to the Town of Drumheller, and this process includes going through a Road Closure Bylaw. In all three Bylaws (11.22, 12.22, 13.22), there are only two pieces of travelled surfaces proposed to be closed to traffic: the alley behind 1404 and 1408 Newcastle Trail, and the entrance to Newcastle Park that goes directly to the dog park. This still leaves one entrance to the park. Please don't hesitate to reach out with any additional questions.

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