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Residential Fire in Springbank

Monday, May 2, 2016

On Saturday, April 30, at 4:45 a.m., Rocky View County Fire Services received a report of a structure fire at 162 Country Lane Drive in Springbank.Fire crews from the Springbank and Elbow Valley stations arrived on scene at 4:55 a.m. to find heavy smoke conditions in the home. Firefighters were able Read More...

Transmission Line Inspections

Friday, April 29, 2016

AltaLink is doing work on transmission lines this spring. County residents may see low flying helicopters conducting inspections, ground level inspections, or crews in service trucks near the lines.

County Council Approves Residential Property Tax Rate Decrease

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

When tax notices are mailed out in early May, Rocky View County residents will see a decrease of just over 1.3 percent in the County’s 2016 residential property tax rates.“Rocky View County continues to have one of the lowest residential property tax rates in Alberta, and very affordable business Read More...

Weed Spraying Begins in May

Monday, April 25, 2016

We will begin spraying noxious weeds on Rocky View County lands from the beginning of May to the end of summer. We control weeds every year to protect native plants, crop lands, and wildlife habitats from being displaced by invasive weed species.This year we’re spraying in division 6, and making Read More...

Rocky View County Receives Inter-Municipal Collaboration Grant

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Alberta Community Partnership Program grant supports joint County-Crossfield Area Structure Plan.Rocky View County has received a $150,000 grant from the Government of Alberta to support inter-municipal collaboration. The funding will help create a joint Area Structure Plan (ASP) project with the Read More...

2016 Tax Sale

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Update April 22: The 2016 Tax Sale Public Auction has been cancelled due to payment of all property tax arrears.* * *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 Municipal Office, 911 32 Avenue NE Read More...

2016 Census of Agriculture Benefits Farmers

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The Census of Agriculture is now on the horizon. In early May, you will receive a letter with easy to follow instructions on how to complete your questionnaire.Census of Agriculture data are the definitive source of community-level data. By drawing on these data, decision makers will be assured that Read More...

County Continues to Seek Springbank Dam Information

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Rocky View County Council continues to ask the Province for greater transparency on the Springbank Off-Stream Storage Reservoir Project (SR-1).Earlier this month, County Reeve Greg Boehlke wrote to Premier Rachel Notley on behalf of Council requesting a complete and thorough cost-benefit analysis of Read More...

County Pleased with Conrich Appeal Timeframes

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Rocky View County officials are pleased with the timeframes that resulted from a preliminary hearing into appeals before the Municipal Government Board of the Conrich Area Structure Plan.On February 29, lawyers from the County and the cities of Chestermere and Calgary appeared before the Municipal Read More...

No Access to County Municipal Building

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Update 11:40 a.m. - All roadblocks are removed and access is back to normal.Update 8:42 a.m. - Access to the Municipal Building is available from Deerfoot Trail and 32 Avenue westbound, although there is heavy traffic congestion in these areas. Access from 32 Avenue eastbound is still Read More...

County Satisfied with Chestermere Annexation Withdrawal

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Rocky View County officials are expressing satisfaction that the spectre of the Chestermere annexation has been removed from County residents and businesses.Chestermere has announced that they are withdrawing their unprecedented attempt to annex nearly 25,000 acres of County land, including the Read More...

Transfer Sites Accepting Spring Yard Waste

Friday, February 26, 2016

The Irricana and Langdon Transfer Sites are currently open and accepting grass and leaves.The Bragg Creek Transfer Site will begin accepting grass and leaves starting Friday, April 1, 2016.Visit our Garbage & Recycling Centres page to find the location, hours of operation, and contact information Read More...

2016 Spring Road Bans

Friday, February 19, 2016

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...

Conrich Area Structure Plan Appealed

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The City of Calgary and the City of Chestermere have filed notices of appeal with the Alberta Municipal Government Board against the Conrich Area Structure Plan (ASP), which was approved by Rocky View County Council on December 8, 2015.The County made multiple attempts to resolve the concerns both Read More...

Repairs to East Balzac Water Transmission Line

Monday, February 1, 2016

Update, February 4: Repairs are complete.* * *Over the next three days, contractors for Rocky View County will be conducting repairs to the main water transmission line in the East Balzac area.The County does not anticipate any service disruption during this time, but requests that you conserve Read More...

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