Responsible for all financial matters pertaining to the Municipal District of Spirit River, Director of Corporate Services Louise Gostick along with the auditor and the finance department ensure that financial statements are in compliance with legislation and report to Council and the Province.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Managing capital and operational budgets
  • Taxation and assessment
  • Cash receipting
  • Accounts payable/Accounts receivable
  • Investment management
  • Monitoring of fixed assets
  • Property/liability insurance coverage
  • Supporting other departments

Financial Statements 

Taxation & Assessment

Property Tax Payment Options

  • eGov Online Services Portal
  • Payment at your normal Financial Institution (please specify MD of Spirit River to teller)
  • Online banking through ATB Financial
  • In Office: 4202 - 50th Street, Spirit River, during regular hours

*Payments in cash, cheque, money order and debit cards are accepted*

Tax Installment Plan 

MD residents and landowners may apply to enter into a Tax Installment Payment Plan (TIPP) Agreement with the Municipal District of Spirit River No. 133. Taxes payable under the TIPP Agreement shall be collected from January to December of the current year, with the tax account balance to be paid in full by December 31st of the current tax year. If you are interested in applying or would like further information, please contact the MD office at 780-864-3500 or

Assessment Complaints 

Anyone wishing to object to the assessment value on any property in their name must, by the date specified on their tax notice, lodge a complaint using the Assessment Review Board Complaint Form. This Form must be mailed to the Assessment Review Board Clerk, Louise Gostick:

Box 389, 4202 – 50th St. Spirit River, AB T0H 3G0

The complaint must be accompanied by a fee as outlined below:

Residential (3 or fewer dwellings): $50.00

Farmland: $50.00

Residential (4 or more dwellings): $650.00

Non-residential: $650.00

The fee will be refunded to the complainant if the complaint is successful. A copy of Filing a Property Assessment Complaint and Preparing for your Hearing booklet as well as a Guide to Property Assessment and Taxation in Alberta can be obtained at the Municipal District of Spirit River No. 133 office.