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Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation

Thursday, November 26, 2015

At an open house on November 25, 2015, the Province of Alberta presented a flood mitigation proposal for Bragg Creek. The project consisted of approximately $33 million in funding to: Construct 3.4 km of earth dykes with rock erosion protection Raise the existing Bracken Road dyke and Bragg Read More...

County Email Outage

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Update: As of November 27, email service is restored to normal.* * *Rocky View County is experiencing a severe server hardware issue and as a result, County email and online forms are not in use. We expect to resolve this by Friday.In the meantime, if you need to contact the County urgently, please Read More...

Reeve and Deputy Reeve Elected

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

At this morning’s Council Meeting, Greg Boehlke from Division 6 (Northeast Rocky View, Kathyrn, Keoma) was elected Rocky View County Reeve, and Earl Solberg from Division 5 (East Rocky View, Dalroy, Conrich) was acclaimed Deputy Reeve. Under the County’s system, councillors elect a Reeve and Deputy Read More...

Division 8 By-Election Results Now Official

Friday, November 20, 2015

Following the requirements of the Alberta Local Authorities Election Act, Rocky View County has now declared the results of the November 16 by-election to be official.Eric Lowther received the most votes, and is declared as the new Councillor from Division 8 (Bearspaw).The official vote counts from Read More...

2016 Draft Base Budget Released

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Rocky View County has released the draft of its 2016 Operating and Capital Base Budget (PDF). The budget covers core services for the County, and is the first step in finalising the County’s overall 2016 budget.The 2016 Operating and Capital Base Budget will come before Council on December 8 for Read More...

Unofficial By-Election Results for Rocky View County Councillor

Monday, November 16, 2015

Eric Lowther has won the by-election for Councillor from Division 8 (Bearspaw) in Rocky View County, according to unofficial results.The count from advance polls and the November 16 election day show a total of 1,079 votes cast, with Eric Lowther receiving 483 votes, followed by Samanntha Wright Read More...

Rocky View County Council Makes Appointments

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Rocky View County has held its annual organizational meeting today to make appointments to positions on a number of boards and committees.Council also normally used the meeting to elect a reeve and deputy reeve for the coming year, but those elections were postponed until November 24.  The move Read More...

2014 Alberta Building Code in Effect November 1

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

The Alberta Building Code 2014 came into effect May 1, 2015. As of November 1, 2015, the transition period is over and Rocky View County cannot accept applications that don’t adhere to the  2014 Code.Print and online copies of the Alberta Building Code are available for purchase by visiting Read More...

Government of Alberta Flood Hazard Studies

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

The Government of Alberta is conducting flood hazard studies throughout the province that will identify river hazards and produce new flood inundation and flood hazard maps. The studies will include the Upper Bow River and the Elbow River, which flows through Bragg Creek. Government of Alberta Read More...

County Shows Regional Co-operation

Thursday, October 15, 2015

L to R: Rocky View County Fire Chief Randy Smith, County Reeve Margaret Bahcheli, Beiseker Mayor Ray Courtman, and Village Fire Chief Bob Ursu.Rocky View County has once again demonstrated its commitment to sound regional co-operation.County Council has voted to donate a surplus water tender truck Read More...

Free Disposal of Pesticides and Livestock Medications

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Farmers in Rocky View County are invited to bring in their unwanted or expired agricultural pesticides and livestock medications for safe and free disposal:Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: Crop Production Services—10 kilometres west of Crossfield on Highway 574There Read More...

Not-for-Profit Property Tax Exemption

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Rocky View County invites eligible not-for-profit organizations to apply for a property tax exemption.The deadline for applications for 2016 has been extended to October 30, 2015. The requirements for exemption and the application forms are available at the County Administration Building or by Read More...

By-Election for Councillor from Division 8 (Bearspaw)

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Rocky View County will hold a by-election on November 16, 2015, for the position of Councillor from Division 8 (Bearspaw).The important dates for the by-election are: Monday, October 19: Candidate Nomination Day, 10 a.m. to Noon Tuesday, October 20: Declaration of the by-election with the Read More...

Public Reminded of Crown Land Changes Near Bragg Creek

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Rocky View County is reminding hikers and other recreation seekers that a large amount of property about five kilometres north and northwest of Bragg Creek is no longer accessible to the public as Crown land.Earlier this year, the Alberta and federal governments finalized the transfer of over 2,000 Read More...

Volunteers Needed for Rocky View County Boards & Committees

Friday, September 11, 2015

Get involved in your community. Rocky View County is looking for residents to join these boards and committees.Agricultural Services BoardAn advisory body to Council on agricultural matters affecting residents. Promotes and develops agricultural policy recommendations to meet the needs of the Read More...

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