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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 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...

County Deploys Aerial Drone

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Rocky View County has begun using a new unmanned aerial drone in an ongoing fight against a persistent and dangerous enemy. But the County isn’t battling spies or drug lords—it’s fighting noxious weeds.To urban dwellers, weeds are a blemish on carefully-manicured landscapes, but in rural Alberta 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...

County Seeks Federal Review of Springbank Reservoir Project

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Rocky View County has sent a submission to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency supporting a federal environmental review of the Alberta government’s proposed Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project.In a letter to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA), the County outlined a 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...

Residential Fire in Springbank

Monday, May 2, 2016

On Saturday, April 30, at 4:45 a.m., Rocky View County Fire Services received a report of a structure fire at 162 Country Lane Drive in Springbank.Fire crews from the Springbank and Elbow Valley stations arrived on scene at 4:55 a.m. to find heavy smoke conditions in the home. Firefighters were able Read More...

County Council Approves Residential Property Tax Rate Decrease

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

When tax notices are mailed out in early May, Rocky View County residents will see a decrease of just over 1.3 percent in the County’s 2016 residential property tax rates.“Rocky View County continues to have one of the lowest residential property tax rates in Alberta, and very affordable business 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 Continues to Seek Springbank Dam Information

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Rocky View County Council continues to ask the Province for greater transparency on the Springbank Off-Stream Storage Reservoir Project (SR-1).Earlier this month, County Reeve Greg Boehlke wrote to Premier Rachel Notley on behalf of Council requesting a complete and thorough cost-benefit analysis of 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...

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...

Province Approves Langdon Flood Relief Funding

Friday, December 18, 2015

Langdon residents affected by an intense rainstorm on July 12 of this year may be eligible for provincial disaster funding to help repair damages.The Province of Alberta has approved Rocky View County's application for funding assistance under the Disaster Recovery Program (DRP). The funds will help Read More...

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