Town Office

Our Community



Contact Us

Emergencies 911

Town Office
Centennial Place
Swimming Pool
Fire Hall Admin
(403) 854-4433 (be sure to listen to the prompts for evenings and weekends)
(403) 854-4700
(403) 854-3983 (seasonal)
(403) 854-4573
Facility Bookings
Visitor Information
Waste Transfer Site
(403) 854-4433
(403) 854-4177
(403) 854-4433 (seasonal)
(403) 854-3308


Send a Message to Staff

Kim Neill

Chief Administrative Officer

Winona Gutsche

Director of Corporate Services

  • Ensures the directives of Council are carried out
  • Guides the municipality and advises Council in the management of all fiscal, organizational and service challenges
  • Accountable to Council for the policy, direction and program delivery for all departments.
  • Guides the senior leadership team
  • Prepares and reports on budgets, policies, bylaws, financial reports, and recommendations for Council
  • Human Resources including hiring, payroll and benefits records
  • Prepares and submits reports to the Province of Alberta

Laurie Armstrong

Director of Business &

Brent Olesen

Director of
Public Works

Rhonda Lund

Corporate Services

Elected Officials

Send a Message to an Elected Official

placeholder image

Mayor Danny Povaschuk

Privacy:  Your name and email address are collected in accordance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act of Canada for the purpose of responding to your written questions or concerns.  Town of Hanna will not disclose personal information to any third parties, other than to a Town of Hanna agent.  Written letters can be forwarded to Box 430 or delivered to 302 2nd Avenue West.  Anonymous correspondence will not be considered official.

placeholder image

Councillor Sandra Beaudoin

placeholder image

Councillor Fred Crowle

placeholder image

Councillor Sandra Murphy

placeholder image

Councillor Kyle Olsen

placeholder image

Councillor Angie Warwick

placeholder image

Councillor Vern Thuroo

Community Services Department

What We Do

  • Encourage and support recreation, leisure, and cultural opportunities for citizens.
  • Maintain and operate facilities which include a pool, sater slide, spray park, arena, curling rink, community centre, and a variety of meeting and gym spaces.
  • Maintain and operate parks and green spaces including ball diamonds, soccer fields, parks, playgrounds,  boulevards, and green spaces.
  • Maintain playground equipment, benches, fences, and irrigation systems.
  • Maintain cemetery grass, flowers, and trees.
  • Ensures personal well-being, quality of life, and a strong, active sense of community through programs and services.
  • Family & Community Support Services (FCSS)
  • Assists and meets with community groups
  • Emergency Social Services

    Business & Communication

    What We Do

    • Facilitates professional and effective communication between the Town of Hanna and the public
    • Manages and updates the Town website
    • Manages and monitors social media accounts
    • Ensures consistency in brand usage
    • Operates and manages community event kiosks and calendar
    • Works with not-for-profit community groups to assist with promoting events
    • Designs and submits print media materials
    • Works with media partners
    • Designs and delivers both a paper-based newsletter (bi-monthly) and electronic newsletter (4-12 times per month)
    • Manages hardware, software, and licensing for staff and elected officials
    • Provides and promotes technology-based training for staff as required including cyber-security
    • Provides technical assistance to all members of staff and council
    • Network planning and public internet hot-spots and access
    • Emergency Public Information Officer – liaise between the public, the media and the Town Emergency Management agency

    Public Works

    The Public Works Department is responsible for maintenance of streets & roads, airport, water lines & distribution, wastewater collection & treatment, garbage collection, regional waste system, equipment and vehicles.

    Areas of Responsibility

    • Maintain the Town’s fleet of vehicles and equipment
    • Maintain streets, roads, and pedestrian and traffic control devices
    • Maintains water mains, wastewater lines, and storm drainage mains
    • Airport
    • Water & wastewater
    • Cemetery roads, burials, monuments, and associated foundations.
    • Street Sweeping and Snow Removal

    The Town contracts out garbage and recycling, larger utility repairs, and specific road or other infrastructure maintenance projects which are also managed through the Public Works Department.

    Quick Facts

    Total area of Hanna
    Open roads to maintain
    Water main to maintain
    Wastewater main to maintain
    Storm drainage to maintain
    831 hectares
    49 kms
    39 kms
    29 kms
    13 kms

    Municipal Enforcement

    What We Do

    • Respond to complaints and questions regarding Town bylaws.
    • Issue compliance orders regarding bylaw infractions.
    • Respond to complaints regarding animal control including the lending of live traps
    • Business licensing applications and approvals
    • Investigate and enforce parking concerns, primarily trailers and RV’s

    Development Officer and Emergency Management

    What We Do

    • Issue home occupation permits and compliance certificates
    • Review and make recommendations regarding land use and planning documents
    • Review and update the Municipal Emergency Management Plan
    • Coordinate training for emergency management and disaster services