Reports & Publications

2017 Census Report

The census provides valuable information about the Town of Blackfalds as a whole. This information is used to assist the community with:

  • economic development initiatives
  • educational requirements
  • planning and development for immediate and long term trends
  • municipal infrastructure requirements
  • government grants and other initiatives that are based on population

2016 Municipal Sustainability Plan

The Municipal Sustainability Plan (MSP) is an overarching long-term strategic plan that captures the citizen's vision of the future of our community by the year 2040.

2016 Social Needs Assessment & Master Plan

The Town of Blackfalds initiated the development of a Social Needs Assessment Master Plan in order to provide a point of reference upon which decisions and priorities related to preventative social services can be made by the municipality over the next five years. The Plan is intended to serve as a guiding document for Council, the FCSS Board, and Administration and will provide direction on initiatives and strategies to address social needs in Blackfalds.

2015 Report to the Community

This report strives to raise community awareness of the actions and activities taken in 2015 to advance strategic priorities and to also provide relevant and helpful information pertaining to the costs of service delivery, municipal finances, infrastructure programs, and both the achievements of and challenges in the community.

A high level overview of the budget for the 2015 year is included as well.

Recreation, Culture and Parks Needs Assessment & Master Plan

This long term planning document was created with extensive community input and guides future development and decision making. 


Programs & Services Community Guide

The Town of Blackfalds Community Guide is distributed to over 3000 residents and businesses and is available at numerous public locations throughout Blackfalds, Sylvan Lake, Lacombe and Red Deer.
Produced twice a year, the Spring/Summer issue covers the months of April, May, June, July and August and the Fall/Winter guide covers the months of September through to March. We also publish digital copies of the guide on our website and social media channels for additional exposure to your brand.

Fall Winter 2017/18 Community Guide Corrections:

Pg. 21 - Drop-In Fitness Ab Attack is Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. not 6:00 a.m.

Pg. 40 - Red Cross Babysitters Saturday Feb 10, 2018, not Sunday

If you are interested in advertising in the upcoming Community Guide, please see the Advertising Rate Sheet.

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