It depends on who you ask! Some of the history on Taber and the origins of its name can be found on our History page!
Where can I find out what's happening in Taber?
Events, notices, announcements, and news for Taber can be found on our Calendar on the home page, our Twitter account (@TownofTaber), or our Facebook page.
Where can I find the dates and times for Town of Taber meetings?
Meetings are advertised regularly in the local paper, on our Facebook and Twitter pages, and can be found on our Calendar
Can I speak at a Council meeting?
For information on speaking at a Council meeting as a delegate, please contact the Administrative Services Manager at 403-223-5519.
How do I submit an article or event to the Corn Husk Chronicles?
The Corn Husk Chronicles is intended for not-for-profit and non-political events, notices, news, and announcements. The deadline for submissions is the 23rd of each month at 3:30 pm, and as space in the newsletter allows.
Anyone interested in submitting must contact the Communications and Projects Coordinator at 403-223-6008 prior to the deadline for approval.
How can I volunteer for a Board, Commission, or Committee?
Vacancies for all of the Town's Boards, Commissions, or Committees are advertised on our website or in the local newspaper. To apply for a vacancy, please fill out an application form.
Mayor and Councillors
Will the mayor send a congratulatory message for a milestone birthday or anniversary?
The Mayor of Taber sends greetings to citizens celebrating milestone birthdays, wedding anniversaries and special events. Please allow 5 weeks for preparation and delivery of the message.
Request a congratulatory message by filling out this Request Form 5 weeks before the event or you can request your Special Events Message by mail:
A-4900 50 St.
Will the mayor send a special events message?
Across Alberta, various communities, groups, and organizations are celebrating significant anniversaries or hosting provincial and national conferences, sports competitions, or cultural events. The mayor will recognize these special anniversaries and events by sending messages of congratulations and support.
Only hard-copy messages are available. One signed message will be mailed to you when you send in the following information:
• Contact Person & Daytime Telephone Number
• Name and Date of Event
• Host Organization
• Host City
• Expected Participants
• Photo Requirements (Black & White or Color)
• Any background information about your event and organization that will help in preparing the message. (You may include a brief suggested text.)
• Date Required (Please allow 5 weeks for preparation and delivery).
• Delivery Instructions and Mailing Address
Request a special message by filling out this Request Form
or you can request your special event message by mail:
A-4900 50th Street
or by Fax:
Will the mayor speak at my event?
The Mayor will make every effort to attend - if his schedule permits. If unable to attend, the Mayor may ask the deputy or acting mayor to represent the town at some functions.
I have a complaint. Who do I talk to about my concerns?
Council is responsible for developing and evaluating the policies and programs while setting the direction for the Town of Taber. The chief administrative officer is responsible to the Council of the Town of Taber for the overall administration of municipal operations of the town in accordance with objectives, policies and plans approved by the Council.
If you have a complaint about how the municipal operations of the town are done, contact the chief administrative officer at 403-223-5500 about your concerns.
In formal correspondence to Town Council or during an introduction of the mayor to a group or event, you would address the mayor as "His Worship the Mayor."
After using the formal address once, it is then appropriate to use more general terms. In a personal introduction, you would address the mayor as "Mr. Mayor" or "Your Worship," and councillors as "Councillor."