February 22, 2022

Significant energy upgrades at Pason Centennial Arenas

The Town recently completed a large solar installation with 1,020 panels and upgraded the LED lighting, thanks in part to grant funding received from the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre (MCCAC). Combined, these projects will reduce the Town’s GHG emissions by a total of 454 tonnes.

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Changes to mask requirements for children under 12

The Town of Okotoks continues to implement the easing of public health measures in alignment with provincial direction announced February 8. As of February 14, children under 12 are no longer required to wear mandatory masks in Town owned and operated facilities. As a reminder, effective February 9, the Restrictions Exemption Program (REP) has been removed. 

COVID-19 updates

E-Scooters returning to Okotoks for 2022

E-Scooters will be returning to Okotoks for 2022! The season will run from March to October, weather permitting. Increased safety education will be a key focus for the Town to ensure that everyone can safely enjoy this fun activity as they share the pathways with pedestrians, cyclists and others. 

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Take care around wildlife

We live in a wildlife corridor and can expect to share the area, especially the river valley, with many animals. It is important to remember not to:

  • feed wildlife (as indicated in the Town’s Deer and Wildlife Feeding and Attractants Bylaw (28-21)
  • approach any wild animal
  • leave pet/bird feed outside in reach of deer or other wildlife

Local wildlife info

Urban deer info


Responsible pet ownership

A friendly reminder to please clean up after your dog. Pet litter is a significant health concern and is an unsightly mess in our natural areas, parks and along our pathways.

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Tool feature: Okotoks Waste App

Find out what goes where with the Okotoks Waste App! Use the app to learn how to properly dispose of hundreds of items

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Carbon monoxide dangers

Your home produces carbon monoxide (CO)—a silent killer that claims the lives of several Albertans every year. Find ways to assess and minimize your risks at the link below. 

Preventions tips

Planning notices

Development permit approvals are posted on the Town’s website. For more information, call 403-995-2760.

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