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Town Council

*CHANGE OF DATE NOTICE*

The January Town Council Meeting has been moved to Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 6:00pm.


Regular Council Meetings are held in the Town Office Council Chambers and are open to the public.

Special Council Meetings will be posted here and to the Town of Oyen Facebook Page when necessary.

Visit the Council Agenda & Minutes page to view past documents.


If the public has questions or concerns they can approach one the following council members, or send a formal letter to the Chief Administrative Officer at cao@oyen.ca. Matters to be taken to council must be submitted to the CAO one (1) week before the Regular Council Meeting (2nd Tuesday of each month).

The organizational chart below represents the flow of command within the Town of Oyen.



Town of Oyen Mayor
Doug Jones

Boards and Committees:

  • Acadia Foundation
  • Big Country Medical Dental Board
  • Bylaw Enforcement Committee
  • Cemetery Committee 
  • Economic Development / Tourism Committee
  • Emergency Management Agency
  • Palliser Economic Partners
  • Red Deer River Municipal User Group (A)
  • Red Deer River Watershed Alliance (A)
  • SAMDA (member at large)
  • SE Alberta Mayors & Reeves Association
  • Special Areas & Oyen Development Corp.

Contact Information:

  • Telephone: (403) 664-0560
  • Box 598 Oyen, AB T0J 2J0
  • E-Mail: d.jones@oyen.ca





 Deputy Mayor

Trevor Hittel

Boards & Committees:

  • Bylaw Enforcement Committee
  • Economic Development & Tourism Committee
  • Emergency Management Agency
  • Joint Assessment Review Board
  • Palliser Regional Municipal Services
  • Personnel Committee
  • Public Works Committee
  • SE Mayors & Reeves Association (A)

Contact Information:

  • Telephone: (403)664-7017
  • E-mail: t.hittel@oyen.ca
Councillor
Jack Hauck

Boards & Committees:

  • Bylaw Enforcement Committee
  • Emergency Management Agency
  • Henry Kroeger Reg. Water Commission
  • Marigold Library Board (A)
  • Meridian Community Futures (A)
  • Municipal Planning Commission (A)
  • Oyen & District Golf & Country Club
  • Oyen & District Water Association
  • Public Works Committee

Contact Information:

  • Telephone: (403) 664-
  • Box Oyen, AB T0J 2J0
  • j.hauck@oyen.ca
Councillor
James Walker

Boards & Committees:

  • Big Country Recycling Society (A)
  • Big Country Waste Management (A)
  • Bylaw Enforcement Committee
  • Cemetery Committee
  • Emergency Management Agency
  • FCSS Board
  • Joint Assessment Review Board
  • Municipal Planning Commission

Contact Information:

  • Telephone: (403) 664-8351
  • Box 323 Oyen, AB T0J 2J0
  • j.walker@oyen.ca

 Councillor

Blake Hertz

Boards and Committees:

  • Acadia Foundation (A)
  • Airport Committee
  • Bylaw Enforcement Committee
  • Cemetery Committee
  • Emergency Management Agency
  • FCSS Board (A)
  • Meridian Community Futures
  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Personnel Committee

Contact Information:

  • Telephone: (403) 664-0153
  • Box 654 Oyen, AB T0J 2J0
  • b.hertz@oyen.ca
Councillor
Robert Kacso

Boards and Committees:

  • Airport Committee
  • Big Country Medical Dental Clinic Board (A)
  • Bylaw Enforcement Committee
  • Economic Development/Tourism Committee
  • Emergency Management Agency
  • Henry Kroeger Reg Water Serv Comm (A)
  • Palliser Economic Partnership (A)
  • Palliser Regional Municipal Services (A)
  • Personnel Committee
  • Public Works Committee
  • Red Deer River Municipal User Group
  • Red Deer River Watershed Alliance
  • SAMDA Economic Partnership (A)
  • Special Areas & Oyen Development Corp

Contact Information:

  • Telephone: (403)664-3455
  • E-mail: r.kacso@oyen.ca
Councillor
Ed Hogan

Boards & Committees:

  • Big Country Recycling Society (A)
  • Big Country Waste Management (A)
  • Bylaw Enforcement Committee
  • Emergency Management Agency
  • Marigold Library Board
  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Oyen & District Golf & Country Club (A)
  • Oyen & District Water Association (A)
  • Oyen Municipal Library Board

Contact Information:

  • Telephone: (403) 664-1187
  • Box 636 Oyen, AB T0J 2J0
  • e.hogan@oyen.ca


Town of Oyen CAO
Debbie Ross

Responsible for Utilities, Taxes, Lot Sales, Cemetery, Payroll, Budget, Financial Reporting, Council Records, Office Reception, Disaster and Emergency Services, Development Permits & General Inquiries and much more.

Contact Information

Address: 201 Main Street, PO Box 360 Oyen, Alberta T0J 2J0
Phone: (403) 664-3511  |  Fax: (403) 664-3712
E-mail:  cao@oyen.ca
Hours of Work:  Monday – Thursday 8:00-6:00
Closed Weekends & Statutory Holidays

Project Manager
Debbie Kovitch
projmgr@oyen.ca

Communications Director
Nancy Christianson

communications@oyen.ca

Payroll/AP/AR Clerk
Jaime Bowles
accounting@oyen.ca
Tax/Utility Clerk
 Alona Petriieva
taxutil@oyen.ca




Visit the Public Works Page for more information!


Public Works Foreman
Ken Duffus

Maintenance Operator II
Harvey Brown
 
Recreation Director
Lee Tucker
recreation@oyen.ca
Assistant Recreation Director
Kurtis McBain
pool@oyen.ca
Maintenance I
Lloyd Fraser

Fire Chief
Shaune Kovitch
fire@oyen.ca