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Recycling for the Holidays

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Recyclable Mixed paper: gift bags, gift wrap, tissue paper, gift tags, greeting cards, newspaper Cardboard: gift boxes, wrapping paper rolls Festive beverage containers: includes eggnog cartons Plastics: bubble wrap, plastic bags, moulded plastic packaging, plastic containersAll material Read More...

County Terminates Cochrane Land Sale Process

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Rocky View County has terminated a process that would have seen the sale of County land currently leased to the Cochrane and District Agricultural Society.In January of this year, Rocky View County Council voted to explore the sale of surplus land that the County owns in the neighbouring Town of Read More...

No Tax Increase in 2017 County Budget

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Rocky View County Council has approved a 2017 operating and capital base budget that continues the County’s long-standing position of having among the lowest residential property tax rates in Alberta.Council passed a $121.9 million base budget, with no projected increase in taxes and no cuts to Read More...

Environmental Assessment Work at McLean Creek

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Engineering and environmental work is set to begin on McLean Creek the week of December 19 that will temporarily disrupt some trails upstream of Bragg Creek for up to eight weeks.The work involves environmental and engineering assessments, including geotechnical drilling, to complete an Read More...

County Prepares for Regional Growth Management Board

Monday, December 12, 2016

Rocky View County has mixed, but generally favourable reactions to a provincial decision on the future direction for a Growth Management Board in the Calgary region.The Province announced on December 8 that ten municipalities will be mandated to participate in a board with responsibility for short- Read More...

Council Decisions: November 22, 2016

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the November 22, 2016 Council Meeting. More details are available on the Council Minutes and Archives page.Planning Items Division 2 – File PL20160077 (04734024), Bylaw C-7618-2016 – Amendment of the listed uses within Read More...

Council Decisions: November 8, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the November 8, 2016 Council Meeting. More details are available on the Council Minutes and Archives page.Planning Items Division 1 – File 1011-531, Bylaw C-7602-2016 – Greater Bragg Creek Area Structure Plan Amendments, Read More...

New Building Code Requirements

Monday, October 31, 2016

Beginning November 1, 2016, new building permit applications will be required to show compliance with updated national and provincial building codes that outline new energy efficiency standards: All housing and small building permit applications must comply with Section 9.36 of the 2014 Alberta Read More...

Updates to Agricultural Grant Programs

Thursday, October 27, 2016

This week, changes were announced to the On-Farm Energy Management grant. The maximum was raised from $50,000 to $750,000 at the 70% cost share level, and would apply to projects from April 1, 2013. This may help with any eligible activities done in the past or being considering now, to make Read More...

Council Decisions: October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the October 25, 2016 Council Meeting. More details are available on the Council Minutes and Archives page.Planning ItemsDivision 7 – File: PL20150055 (08616001), Bylaw C-7605-2016, Re-designation Item – New or Distinct Read More...

Rocky View County Council Makes Annual Appointments

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Rocky View County Council has held its annual organizational meeting to elect a Reeve and Deputy Reeve and make appointments to positions on a number of boards and committees.Council acclaimed Greg Boehlke to a second term as Reeve, and Earl Solberg to a second term as Deputy Reeve. Under the Read More...

Council Decisions: October 11, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the October 11, 2016, Council Meeting.  More details are available on the Council Minutes and Archives page.Emergent Item Division 8 – Councillor Lowther moved that the County take action to lower water levels in a pond on Read More...

Snow Fence Installation Begins

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Rocky View County road crews will begin installing temporary snow fencing this week on County roads. This fencing helps reduce snow drifts on the road. Work will continue until the end of November, 2016.Snow fences are typically: Installed before ground frost sets too deep Placed 25 to 35 Read More...

Council Decisions: September 27, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the September 27, 2016, Council Meeting. More details are available on the Council Minutes and Archives page.Economic Development StrategyCouncil approved a Terms of Reference for the development of an Economic Development Read More...

Council Decisions: September 13, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the September 13, 2016, Council Meeting. More details are available on the Council Minutes and Archives page.Residential Fire SprinklersCouncil voted to ask the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties (AAMDC) to Read More...

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