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Archive: January 2012

County waste and recycling dispose of obsolete farm chemicals

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – Rocky View County is pleased to announce the collection of 2,400 kilograms / 7,175 litres of obsolete chemicals across Rocky View County in 2011 in partnership with the CleanFARMS program.To reduce the amount of pesticides going to the landfill, Rocky View County Read More...

Bragg Creek Receives Historical Designation

Thursday, January 26, 2012

The federal government has designated introducing North America to the first youth hostel in Bragg Creek, as a historically significant event. It is one of four national historic designations recently named in Canada.“I am pleased that we are recognizing the special role these communities have Read More...

Rocky View County approves policies for flood response and whistle cessation

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – On January 24, 2012, at their regular meeting, Rocky View County Council approved two new policies. The first policy for Locomotive Whistle Cessation outlines the process for eliminating locomotive whistling at road crossings within the County’s jurisdiction.The Read More...

By-election Date Set for Division 1

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – On January 24, 2012, at their regular meeting, Rocky View County Council chose the Division 1 By-election date of Monday, March 26, 2012 and the Nomination Date as Monday, February 27, 2012.On December 27, 2011 the position of Division 1 Councillor became vacant after Read More...

Rocky View County Supports Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre Dehumidifier

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – At their regular meeting on January 24, 2012, Rocky View County Council, approved $150,000 of recreation funding from the Ranch Lands Recreation Board to assist with the purchase of a dehumidification system for the Spray Lake Family Sports Centre (SLSFSC).“We are Read More...

Industrial and Commercial Construction Values Remain Strong in 2011

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – In 2011, Rocky View County saw an increase in construction value with $274 million up from the 2010 numbers of $237 million, continuing to be a leader for business and industrial growth in Alberta.“We were very pleased with the amount of construction we experienced in Read More...

Small Scale Energy Workshop Presentations

Friday, January 13, 2012

On November 30th, 2011 Rocky View County, Kneehill County and Wheatland County hosted a workshop targeting individuals that were interested in producing alternative energy (wind and solar) on their farms and acreages.Close to 100 people attended the event with presenters from Alberta Agriculture and Read More...

Bearspaw Emergency Services Centre Moves Forward

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – At their regular meeting on January 10, 2012, Rocky View County Council directed Administration to proceed with applications for the Bearspaw Emergency Services Centre, and begin community consultations for the proposed site south of Lochend Drive and east of Highway Read More...

Margaret Bahcheli New Deputy Reeve

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

At their regular meeting on January 10, 2012, Rocky View County Council chose Division 3 Councillor Margaret Bahcheli, as the new Deputy Reeve. Elected to Council in 2010, Bahcheli is a lawyer who has practiced in both Alberta and Ontario. She has extensive experience in the business, financial and Read More...

Town of Chestermere to provide fire services

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Chestermere, Alberta –The Town of Chestermere and Rocky View County mutually agreed to dissolve their current Fire Service Agreement and begin discussions towards forming a new agreement. Due to development and growth of the community, the Town of Chestermere has decided to move to providing their Read More...

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