Archive: December 2011

Deputy Reeve Rick Butler Passes

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

It is with deep sadness and heartfelt sympathy Rocky View County announces the death of Rick Butler, Deputy Reeve and Division 1 Councillor. Rick passed away after a skiing accident at the Nakiska Mountain Resort on December 26, 2011.Born in Alberta, Rick has worked as a senior manager for Read More...

Introducing the Langdon Community Guide

Thursday, December 22, 2011

The residents of Langdon can look forward to receiving the 37 page Langdon Community Guide in the mail in the new year.The guide aims to give residents some practical insights into living in the rural hamlet of Langdon, though residents beyond the Langdon borders will find the information helpful Read More...

Winter Fire Safety: Cooking

Monday, December 19, 2011

One of the largest potential areas for fire hazard is the kitchen, where the vast majority of fires start. Cooking oil and fat are the most common sources of fire and require special care when using them in food preparation. Turkey deep-fryers are notorious for fires and are not recommended. Read More...

Rocky View County and Town of Cochrane reach mutual agreement on joint planning area

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Rocky View County, Alberta - On December 13, 2011, Rocky View County Council and the Town of Cochrane mutually agreed to withdraw from joint planning for the Horse Creek Road non-residential area, located in the northwest portion of the Town of Cochrane and north into the County on the east side of Read More...

Winter Fire Safety: Fireplaces and Candles

Monday, December 12, 2011

Before starting a fire in the fireplace, remove all decorations (including stockings hung by the fireplace) and be sure the flue is open. Do not burn wrapping papers in the fireplace. They burn extremely fast, throwing off sparks and can ignite creosote previously accumulated in the chimney. Read More...

County Christmas tree recyclers rewarded with a replacement tree

Friday, December 9, 2011

Rocky View County, Alberta – This holiday season, Rocky View County is celebrating a green Christmas by giving back to the environment and providing residents a great recycling opportunity. When recycling their natural Christmas tree, residents will receive a free coupon for a seedling to plant in Read More...

Council approves FCSS funding recommendations for 2012

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Rocky View County, Alberta – At their regular meeting on December 6, 2011, Rocky View County Council approved $669,600 for the distribution of funds as part of the Family and Community Support Service (FCSS) Board recommendations, subject to the receipt of the 2012 Provincial FCSS grant monies and Read More...

Rocky View County supports Bragg Creek Community Association

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Rocky View County, Alberta – At their regular meeting on December 6, 2011, Rocky View County Council, approved $27,358 of Community Recreation Capital Funding from the Rocky View West Recreation Board, to assist the Bragg Creek Community Association with repairs and improvements for the Bragg Creek Read More...

Winter Fire Safety: Electrical

Monday, December 5, 2011

Knowing how to prevent electrical fires is important—especially if outlets are overloaded, or string lights are not properly inspected and maintained. Follow manufacturer’s instructions when purchasing lights and make sure all lights are Canadian Standards Association (CSA) approved. Check Read More...

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