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Now Accepting Applications for 2017 FCSS Funding

Monday, August 29, 2016

Rocky View County is now accepting applications for Family and Community Support Services (FCSS). To qualify, applicants must be a non-profit registered society or local government agency that serves Rocky View County residents. Applications must fall within the Provincial FCSS Act and Read More...

Not-for-Profit Property Tax Exemption

Monday, August 15, 2016

Rocky View County invites eligible not-for-profit organizations to apply for a property tax exemption.The deadline for applications for 2017 is September 30, 2016. The requirements for exemption and the application forms are available at the County Administration Building or by visiting the Property Read More...

County Deploys Aerial Drone

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Rocky View County has begun using a new unmanned aerial drone in an ongoing fight against a persistent and dangerous enemy. But the County isn’t battling spies or drug lords—it’s fighting noxious weeds.To urban dwellers, weeds are a blemish on carefully-manicured landscapes, but in rural Alberta Read More...

County to Negotiate Cochrane Land Sale

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Rocky View County Council has asked its administration to begin negotiations with a potential purchaser of land the County owns in the Town of Cochrane.Earlier this year, the County issued a request for proposals to gauge interest in a 145-acre (58.7 hectare) site located along Highway 1A, west of Read More...

Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation Project Work Begins

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Rocky View County is beginning work on the Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation Project to protect the hamlet from future reoccurrences of the Hundred Year Flood.County staff and consultants from SunAgro Land Services and AMEC Foster Wheeler will be in the area in July on land close to the Bragg Creek and Read More...

Tax & Utility Payments / Postal Strike

Friday, June 24, 2016

On or after July 2, there is a risk of disruption to mail delivery because of a possible strike or lockout at Canada Post.It is important to note that payment on all County property tax, utility, or other bills will still be required. Late penalties may apply if payments are not made.Rocky View Read More...

Safe & Sound Testing Complete

Monday, June 20, 2016

On June 18, all subscribers to Rocky View County’s Safe & Sound emergency notification system received a test message to each of their contact methods (phone, text, e-mail, and TTY).If you are signed up with Safe & Sound and didn’t receive a notification, you can update your contact information by Read More...

Upcoming Safe & Sound Test

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

On June 18, beginning at 11 a.m., Rocky View County will be conducting a TEST of our emergency notification system, Safe & Sound.If you have signed up for Safe & Sound notifications, you will receive a TEST emergency notification to each of the contact methods you have listed on your account. If you Read More...

County Seeks Federal Review of Springbank Reservoir Project

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Rocky View County has sent a submission to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency supporting a federal environmental review of the Alberta government’s proposed Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project.In a letter to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA), the County outlined a Read More...

Agriculture Roundups 2016

Monday, May 30, 2016

Do you have excess garbage and recycling to get rid of? Rocky View County is holding nine Agriculture Roundups around the County between June 1 and September 28. Items we are accept include:  Empty pesticide containers Tires E-waste Wire Agricultural plastics Paint Household Read More...

2016 Federal Census

Thursday, May 26, 2016

It’s not too late to complete your Federal census questionnaire.By now you should have received a card in the mail, asking you to go online or call to complete your 2016 Federal census. While the unofficial deadline was May 10, you still have some time before you’ll get a call or visit from Read More...

Langdon Organic Waste Survey

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Rocky View County is preparing to introduce an organic waste program in Langdon and integrate it into the current curbside waste and recycling program.As part of a feasibility study we're conducting, we are gathering feedback from Langdon residents through an online survey. If you live in Langdon, Read More...

Agricultural Tour 2016

Monday, May 16, 2016

Register now for Rocky View County’s annual Agricultural Tour, featuring farms and ag-businesses in the northeast area of the County. This year’s tour will feature a seed potato operation, a seed cleaning plan, and other topics that are important to Alberta’s agricultural community. Date: Read More...

Public Input Sought on Proposed Springbank Reservoir

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The Alberta government has announced that it is moving ahead with the Springbank Off-stream Reservoir (SR1) project.  The Environmental Impact Assessment that is required before the project can proceed is currently underway.The Province recently submitted the project description to the Canadian Read More...

Rocky View County and Chestermere Seek Merit Hearing Resolution to Conrich Area Structure Plan

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Rocky View County and the City of Chestermere are moving on to a Municipal Government Board Merit Hearing to resolve Chestermere’s appeal of the County’s Conrich Area Structure Plan.Both municipalities agreed to attempt mediation at a Municipal Government Board Preliminary Hearing on February 29. Read More...

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