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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Rocky View County Municipal Building 2015 Holiday Hours

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

December 23: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.December 24: ClosedDecember 25: ClosedDecember 26: ClosedDecember 27: ClosedDecember 28: ClosedDecember 29: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.December 30: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.December 31: 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.January 1: Closed

County Approves 2016 Base Budget

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Rocky View County Council has approved a 2016 operating and capital base budget that reflects the current economic climate facing many Albertans. The base budget allows the County to operate in the new year, but the final County budget is not approved until April of 2016.The base 2016 operating 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...

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...

2016 Budget Input

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Rocky View County is about to begin preparing its 2016 budget.If you have any feedback on County services or service standards, email your comments or suggestions to budget@rockyview.ca. Your comments and suggestions help us adjust budgets to match the services Rocky Viewers want.We always welcome Read More...

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