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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...

Water Service Interruptions in the East Balzac Area

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

There has been damage to water mains in East Balzac caused by electrical contractors working in the area. Some customers may be experiencing water service interruptions.Crews are currently on site and have isolated the damaged water main. Service will be restored as soon as possible.

The New Municipal Building Project

Monday, February 23, 2015

Over the past seven years there have been over three dozen newspaper articles, eight pages of Vantage Point articles, a month-long open house, and countless online postings to inform County residents about the plans for a new Rocky View County municipal building.Rocky View County Council wanted to Read More...

Balzac Gas Plant Sulphur Base Pad Removal

Thursday, December 11, 2014

In an effort to maximize resource recovery, Nexen is continuing to pursue opportunities to market the remaining sulphur on the Balzac Gas Plant. Excavation, loading and hauling of the sulphur from the plant will take place periodically as buyers are identified. The project will continue until all Read More...

New Fleet Services Building

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Watch a short video showcasing the new Fleet Services building in Balzac.

Update on Fire at Rangeland RV in Balzac

Thursday, October 16, 2014

There was a major fire very early this morning at Rangeland RV in the Balzac area.It was reported at approximately 1 a.m., and Rocky ViewCounty Fire Services responded quickly from the nearby Balzac Fire Hall. No one was hurt in the blaze, or in fighting the fire.The dealership’s main showroom and Read More...

Power Outages in Rocky View County

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Parts of Rocky View County are without power this morning, due to heavy snowfall and trees on power lines. For up-to-the-minute information about the affected areas; check the Fortis Alberta Outages Map.If you see a downed power line, stay safe and call 310-WIRE. If you need to report a road issue Read More...

County announces Master Farm Family Award winner for 2014

Monday, July 21, 2014

Rocky View County is pleased to announce Darcey and Leisa Gallelli are this year’s 2014 Master Farm Family Award winners.“Every year we look for families who show great community spirit, are leaders in agriculture, and who have many years of industry experience,” says Earl Solberg, Councillor and Read More...

Council Approves Next Steps in New Municipal Building

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Rocky View County Council today voted to move to the next phase of developing a new municipal building in the Balzac area, after eight years of planning and debate.The new municipal building would be built on land the County owns near Highway 566 and Range Road 291, northeast of CrossIron Mills. The Read More...

Rocky View County breaks ground on Infrastructure and Operations facilities

Friday, September 7, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – Rocky View County Council broke ground on September 7 to celebrate the start of construction for the Infrastructure and Operations building site in Phase II of the Municipal Campus Project. Participating in the ceremony was Reeve Rolly Ashdown, Deputy Reeve Margaret Read More...

Rocky View County Opens Balzac Fire Station #107

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – Today, Rocky View County celebrated the grand opening of the Balzac Fire Station #107 with a ribbon and cake cutting ceremony, a barbeque lunch, children’s entertainment and tours of the facility and equipment.Construction of the facility began in December 2010 and Read More...

Balzac Fire Station Grand Opening

Friday, March 23, 2012

The Balzac and surrounding community is invited to join in celebrating the Grand Opening of the Balzac Fire Station. Minister Ted Morton will join us for the opening ceremonies and residents are invited to stay and partake in the festivities, including: free barbeque lunch tours of the new Read More...

Balzac Billy Predicts Six More Weeks of Winter

Thursday, February 2, 2012

At 8:12 am, Balzac Billy climbed out from his burrow at Blue Grass Nursery and Garden Centre in Rocky View County, spotted his shadow and put on his sunglasses. According to the prognosticating rodent, we’re in for six more weeks of winter. Most of Billy’s counterparts disagreed with his prediction. Read More...

Mailing Address Changes for Balzac Area

Monday, October 3, 2011

Change of Address Name and Postal CodeOn October 17, 2011, Balzac residents and businesses will have their municipal mailing address and postal code change. Except for residents in the hamlet of Balzac, the municipality in the mailing address will change from “Balzac, AB,” to “Rocky View County, Read More...

Opening ceremony hosted for East Balzac water treatment plant and reservoir

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Rocky View County, Alberta – On September 12, 2011, Rocky View County celebrated the grand opening of the East Balzac water treatment plant and reservoir with a ribbon cutting ceremony and tours of the facility and reservoir.Construction of the facility began in the fall of 2009 and became Read More...

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