Resident Information

The Village of Kitscoty and members of the Village Council extend a warm welcome to you upon your arrival in the Village.  We are pleased you have chosen our friendly community as your new place of residence.

Tax Notices

Tax and Assessment Notices are mailed out prior to April 30 of each year.  Taxes are due and payable on June 30.  All taxes outstanding after June 30 are subject to a 12% penalty.  A further 6% penalty will be levied on all tax balances remaining unpaid after December 31.

Utility Information

The Village of Kitscoty sends out the utility (water, sewer and garbage) bill on a monthly basis.    The utility bill is comprised of the following charges: Water Basic (distribution costs) $25.00; Water Capital $17.50; Sewer $15.00; Garbage $24.00; Recycle $1.50; PLUS Water consumption is charged at rate of $3.45 per cubic meter.  Please contact the Village Office to opt into EBilling.

New Residents – A refundable deposit in the amount of $200.00 is required on all new accounts.  Please call the Village Office with the water meter read upon possession of the new residence to ensure an accurate billing on the first utility bill.

Waste Management services are managed by the Vermilion River Regional Waste Management Service Commission. Questions regarding waste management can be directed to VRRWMSC at 780-853-5561.  If the weather turns inclement, call VRRWMSC to get updates on whether or not transfer stations are open.  Social media such as Facebook will also be used to communicate closures.

Residential garbage pick-up is Thursday mornings.  Roll out bins must be placed at the curb by 7:00 am.  Please remove your garbage cart from the street by the end of the day.

The Kitscoty Transfer Station is located north of Kitscoty on Highway 897 (adjacent to the County of Vermilion River Maintenance yard).  Summer Hours (May 1 – Oct 31) Wednesday 2-7, Thursday 1-5 and Saturday 10-4.  Winter Hours (Nov 1 – Apr 30) Wednesday 2-5 and Saturday 10-4.

Acceptable waste at the transfer station includes: household waste, used oil & filters, batteries, metal, freon appliances, propane bottles, mattresses & furniture, used tires, clean burnables, rolled wire, e-waste (computers, tvs, printers).

The transfer station offers co-mingling recycling for cardboard, paper and tin cans.  The transfer station offers a paint recycling program for paint & paint containers, aerosol paint cans, chalk-based aerosol or liquid, deck cleaners, liquid block filler, milk-based aerosol or liquid, non-aerosol craft & artist paints, solvents, thinners & mineral spirits, strippers for paint, coating & wallpaper, and wood preservatives.

Natural Gas and Electricity

Natural Gas distributor- ATCO Gas; Electricity distributor – ATCO Electric 

For a list of competitive retailors please visit Utilities Consumer Advocate.

Internet and TV (Satellite) Providers

Internet

MCSNet; Bellevista; Xplornet; CCI Wireless

TV (Satellite)

Bell; TELUS; Shaw Direct