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An Abundance of Elk Cause Feedstock Damage

Friday, March 3, 2017

A growing population of elk has spread along the Rocky Mountain foothills and in scattered populations throughout the parklands of central Alberta. The expanding elk population has resulted in increasing conflict with human activities, particularly with farmers and ranchers. Some livestock producers Read More...

City of Airdrie 40th Avenue Extension Open House

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The City of Airdrie is in the process of initiating the construction of 40th Avenue East between Kingsview Boulevard and Highview Gate (Range Road 292).The City is holding an open house on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at City Hall (400 Main Street SE) between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. to provide Rocky View Read More...

2017 Get Set to Grow Workshops

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Bees & Trees Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Farm Energy Management Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Farm Security Thursday, March 16, 2017 Backyard Hens Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Septic Sense: Solutions for Rural Living Thursday, March 30, 2017 Green Acreage Guide Tuesday, Read More...

Council Decisions: February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the February 28, 2017 Council Meeting. This is an overview only—specific details are available on the Council Minutes and Archives page or by contacting the County’s Legislative and Legal Services department.General Business Read More...

2017 Spring Road Bans

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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

Funding Deadline Approaching

Monday, February 13, 2017

Rocky View County is currently accepting applications for the following: Special Project FCSS Funding Available for one-time, short-term, or pilot projects from non-profit agencies and registered charities with programs offered to County residents. Programs must be of a preventive nature that Read More...

Government of Alberta Open House on Future Interchange

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Government of Alberta is hosting an open house to discuss planning for the future interchange at the Queen Elizabeth II Highway and Township Road 264. The open house will present the interchange options considered and provide an opportunity for comment.Wednesday, February 8, 2017Drop in from 4 Read More...

2017 Master Rates Bylaw Passed

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Rocky View County Council has voted to pass annual adjustments to the 2017 Master Rates Bylaw, which details the fees that the County charges for services and products, such as building permits, utilities, dog licenses, and aerial photography.There were very few changes in 2016, and the majority of Read More...

Council Decisions: January 24, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the January 24, 2017 Council Meeting. This is an overview only—specific details are available on the Council Minutes and Archives page or by contacting the County’s Legislative and Legal Services department.General Business Read More...

Council Decisions: January 10, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the January 10, 2017 Council Meeting. This is an overview only—specific details are available on the Council Minutes and Archives page or by contacting the County’s Legislative and Legal Services department.General Business Read More...

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...

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