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Rocky View County Sets 2015 Tax Rates

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Rocky View County’s residential property taxes continue to be among the lowest in Alberta, while non-residential rates remain highly competitive, following a Council vote setting tax rates for 2015 at 3.3 percent above 2014.Residential property owners can expect to pay just over $1.98 in property Read More...

County Launches Glenbow Ranch Area Planning Process

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Rocky View County is preparing a new area structure plan for the Glenbow Ranch area of Bearspaw, south of Highway 1A. The goals of the plan are to guide future development, protect and enhance Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park, and provide a new community that integrates well with the wider Bearspaw Read More...

Development Appeal Board Agenda Item Withdrawn

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Please be advised that Development Appeal Board agenda item B-7 to be heard at 1:00 p.m. on April 22, 2015 on file 04702013, PRDP20150642 for the operation of a Child Care Facility will not proceed as the applicant has formally withdrawn his application which renders the appeal moot.This matter has Read More...

2015 Tax Sale

Monday, April 20, 2015

Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, Rocky View County will offer for sale by public auction, in the County Administration Building, 911 32 Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., the following lands: View Tax Sale Lands Read More...

County Reminds Residents to Use CO Alarms

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

In the past few weeks, a number of Albertans have narrowly escaped death from carbon monoxide poisoning, prompting Rocky View County to remind residents of the importance of detectors in their homes and workplaces.On average, 22 Albertans die in a fire each year. But 25 die from carbon monoxide Read More...

Train Derailment Near Kathryn

Friday, April 10, 2015

Photo courtesy of News Talk 770 / Corus EntertainmentJust after 10 a.m. on Friday, April 10, Rocky View County Fire Services received a call reporting a train derailment near the hamlet of Kathryn.Crews from three area fire stations responded. On the scene, they found 20 cars off the tracks, all of Read More...

Langdon Sewage Leak Addressed

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Late in the afternoon of Monday, March 30, a sewage line leak was reported in the Hamlet of Langdon.  Sewage was observed surfacing in the drainage ditch overtop of a sewer line that runs between the Langdon Park lift station and the Langdon Wastewater Treatment Plant.Rocky View County immediately Read More...

Two Charged for Falsifying Waste Water Tests

Monday, March 23, 2015

Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (AESRD) has laid charges against past employees of Corix, a company under contract with Rocky View County to operate the County’s waste water treatment plant in Langdon.The charges are based on an investigation that began in 2013, and involve Read More...

Annual Master Rates Bylaw Passed

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Rocky View County Council voted Tuesday to pass annual adjustments to the Master Rates Bylaw (PDF), which details what Rocky Viewers pay for services and products, such as building permits, utilities, and dog licences.The majority of the County’s rates remain unchanged for 2015, and some are Read More...

Spring Road Bans

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

To reduce potential road damage caused by spring thaws, Rocky View County will be implementing district-wide road bans this year for the duration of the spring breakup.The bans will be as follows: Asphalt-surfaced roads: 90% Gravel roads: 90% Chip-seal and oil-surfaced roads: 75% Roads Read More...

The New Municipal Building Project

Monday, February 23, 2015

Over the past seven years there have been over three dozen newspaper articles, eight pages of Vantage Point articles, a month-long open house, and countless online postings to inform County residents about the plans for a new Rocky View County municipal building.Rocky View County Council wanted to Read More...

Discussion Session: Seniors Housing Needs Assessment

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Rocky View County is conducting a Seniors Housing Needs Assessment. The goal of this study is to identify and quantify the demand for seniors housing, including support services, land requirements, and preferred locations to meet this need.As part of this work we are hosting a discussion session in Read More...

County Provides Input on Calgary Regional Partnership

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Rocky View County has recommended the Province cut funding to the Calgary Regional Partnership in an effort to enhance regional co-operation while saving Alberta taxpayers over $3 million each year.The recommendation comes after a move by the Calgary Regional Partnership (CRP) to have itself Read More...

Council Turns Down Motorsports Park Application

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Rocky View County Council has turned down an application from the Rockyview Motorsports Corporation for a 640-acre race course and automotive-related development just northeast of Airdrie. After ten hours of public debate, Council unanimously voted against the development, which would have included Read More...

Early Closure for Building Services

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Building Services counter will close at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, January 23, for database upgrades. Service will resume on Monday, January 26.

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