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Chestermere’s Appeal of Conrich Plan Dismissed

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

An appeal filed by the city of Chestermere against Rocky View County’s Conrich Area Structure Plan has been dismissed, upholding the County’s comprehensive plans for the hamlet area.In a process that lasted more than a year, the Province’s Municipal Government Board issued a ruling on May 10 that Read More...

Application Received for License of Occupation

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Rocky View County has received an application for a License of Occupation from the North Bow Community Facility Board (NBCFB). The NBCFB is proposing to develop and manage a baseball diamond facility in Langdon, on lands co-owned by the County and the Board of Trustees of Rocky View School Division Read More...

City of Airdrie 40th Avenue Extension Open House

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The City of Airdrie is in the process of initiating the construction of 40th Avenue East between Kingsview Boulevard and Highview Gate (Range Road 292).The City is holding an open house on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at City Hall (400 Main Street SE) between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. to provide Rocky View 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...

Environmental Assessment Work at McLean Creek

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Engineering and environmental work is set to begin on McLean Creek the week of December 19 that will temporarily disrupt some trails upstream of Bragg Creek for up to eight weeks.The work involves environmental and engineering assessments, including geotechnical drilling, to complete an Read More...

County Prepares for Regional Growth Management Board

Monday, December 12, 2016

Rocky View County has mixed, but generally favourable reactions to a provincial decision on the future direction for a Growth Management Board in the Calgary region.The Province announced on December 8 that ten municipalities will be mandated to participate in a board with responsibility for short- Read More...

Conrich ASP Merit Hearing—Public Comments

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The Alberta Municipal Government Board is making time available to hear from landowners impacted by the Conrich Area Structure Plan or the City of Chestermere’s appeal of the plan. More information on this issue can be found at the Conrich Area Structure Plan page.Public comments will be heard Read More...

Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation Project Work Begins

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Rocky View County is beginning work on the Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation Project to protect the hamlet from future reoccurrences of the Hundred Year Flood.County staff and consultants from SunAgro Land Services and AMEC Foster Wheeler will be in the area in July on land close to the Bragg Creek and Read More...

Public Input Sought on Proposed Springbank Reservoir

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The Alberta government has announced that it is moving ahead with the Springbank Off-stream Reservoir (SR1) project.  The Environmental Impact Assessment that is required before the project can proceed is currently underway.The Province recently submitted the project description to the Canadian Read More...

Rocky View County and Chestermere Seek Merit Hearing Resolution to Conrich Area Structure Plan

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Rocky View County and the City of Chestermere are moving on to a Municipal Government Board Merit Hearing to resolve Chestermere’s appeal of the County’s Conrich Area Structure Plan.Both municipalities agreed to attempt mediation at a Municipal Government Board Preliminary Hearing on February 29. 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...

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...

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...

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...

Rocky View County Accepts Provincial Grant of $32.8 Million for Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Rocky View County Council has voted to accept $32.8 million in funding from the Government of Alberta to complete flood defenses that protect Rocky Viewers living in Bragg Creek.The County will now engage engineering support that will further develop a Bragg Creek flood mitigation strategy. Read More...

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