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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...

Blockage in Bragg Creek Water System

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Update: The blockage has been cleared and water service has returned to normal.* * *There is a blockage in the wastewater main running through Bragg Creek. Crews are on site now to repair the issue, but at this time, are unsure of how long it will take to return the system to full capacity.While Read More...

Concert Cancelled After County Concerns

Thursday, September 3, 2015

A Hip-Hop/Rap music festival in Rocky View County has been cancelled after organizers failed to seek the required permits and tried to hold the event on land zoned for agricultural use.The Bigfoot Music Festival was scheduled for De Winton on September 5 and 6, but a week before the event promoters Read More...

County Marks Passing of Councillor Al Sacuta

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

It is with deep sadness that Rocky View County learns of the passing of Division 8 Councillor Al Sacuta on Sunday, August 23 after a battle with cancer.On behalf of the County and County Council, Reeve Margaret Bahcheli offered her condolences to Councillor Sacuta’s wife, Lindy, saying, “Everyone Read More...

County Charges Driver of Stolen Vehicle

Monday, August 10, 2015

A Calgary man is facing several charges after Rocky View County Enforcement Services pulled him over for a trailer brake inspection at Symons Valley Road and Highway 566 on August 5.The man was pulled over by a County enforcement officer for an inspection of his trailer brake system, which was not Read More...

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