The Village of Empress

is situated on the West side of the Alberta/Saskatchewan border and serves as a center to the surrounding farming and ranching community of 1,500 people. It has been a focal point for many activities in the area. It is also at the geographical center of many large cities in Western Canada: Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon and Regina.


TIPP Program deadline approaching

Posted on December 28, 2017 under: Uncategorized

The TIPP (Tax Installment Payment Plan) allows ratepayers to pay their taxes over a 12 month period with out fear of receiving a penalty. As long as their is no money owing on an account, ratepayers can come into the office before January 15, 2018 and sign up for the TIPP program. The first 6 months of payments will be based on the taxes from 2017. When 2018 taxes come out, the remaining 6 months of payments will be based on the remaining balance owing. The preferred method of payment is post dated cheques dated the 2nd last business day of the month. for those who do not wish to use cheques, they must attend at the office and make the payment by the 15th of each month. Failure to meet these obligations could mean removal from the program which than means all penalties would apply. For those trying to stay on a budget, this program is a great asset.


Christmas hours

Posted on December 21, 2017 under: Uncategorized

The Village of Empress will be closed Friday December 22 through Tuesday December 26, 2017, reopening December 27th. Council and Staff wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and safe travels to those travelling over the holidays.

Contact our Village Office:

Phone: (403) 565-3938
Fax: (403) 565-2010

Box 159, #6 – 3rd Avenue
Empress, Alberta T0J 1E0

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