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Archive: March 2012

Rocky View County Division 1 By-Election Results Official

Friday, March 30, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – At 12:00 pm today, the 2012 Division 1 Municipal By-election results became official with Liz Breakey elected as the Rocky View County Division 1 Councillor (Bragg Creek and the surrounding area). A total of three candidates ran for the available council position.Breakey Read More...

Province Approves Airdrie Annexation

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Airdrie, Alberta – The City of Airdrie and Rocky View County Councils are pleased to announce the Province of Alberta has approved the annexation of approximately 12,640 acres of land to the west, north and east of Airdrie’s current city limits.Annexation negotiations began in February 2010, with Read More...

2012 Rocky View County Budget Approved

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – On March 27, 2012, at their regular meeting, Rocky View County Council approved the 2012 Budget with a three per cent tax increase.“Council believes this to be a fair budget and fiscally responsible budget,” says Rolly Ashdown, Rocky View County Reeve. “Council and staff Read More...

Rocky View County Division 1 By-Election Results

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – Liz Breakey was elected as the Rocky View County Division 1 Councillor (Bragg Creek and the surrounding area), according to the unofficial results of the 2012 Division 1 Municipal By-election. A total of three candidates ran for the available council position.Results are 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...

Rocky View County and Partners Receive Environmental Stewardship Award

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Rocky View County along with partners in the Calgary and Area Governmental Weed Committee were presented with the prestigious 2011 Industrial Vegetation Management Stewardship Award on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, for making significant contributions to environmental stewardship within the vegetation Read More...

New Rocky View County Transfer Site Hours in Effect Starting May 2

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Convenient evening and weekend hours will be available for the County transfer sites of Bragg Creek, Langdon and Irricana beginning May 2.The three sites will have the same hours:Wednesday: 11 am - 7 pmSaturday: 9 am - 5 pmIrricana will no longer have Tuesday hours. Please note that partner transfer Read More...

Public Notice: Elimination of Locomotive Whistling

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Rocky View County is proposing a resolution to eliminate locomotive whistling at Canadian Pacific Railway Crossing No. 19867; Mile 163.26, Brooks Subdivision Crossing Range Road 284.If you wish to submit a letter to Council regarding this proposed resolution, please send by April 26, 2012. Please be Read More...

Notice: Bragg Creek Community

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

During the week of March 26 - 30, Rocky View County will be conducting some exploratory geotechnical drilling and surveying. This work is being conducted to obtain geotechnical information to assist with the design of the new pipe system for water and waste water service in the area.

Snow Fence Removal Begins

Friday, March 16, 2012

Snow fence removal has begun in Rocky View County and will continue into mid-April. If immediate removal of snow fencing is required to begin farming operations, please contact 403.520.6378.

County slows spread of invasive plants while reducing use of herbicides

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – The battle against invasive plants continues and Rocky View County has adopted the most advanced tools available to reduce herbicide use while still preventing the spread of invasive weeds. Rocky View County is pleased to announce since 2008, the successful reduction of Read More...

New Graders for County Roads

Monday, March 12, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – Rocky View County is pleased to announce the arrival of 10 new graders to service the County’s 1500 kilometres of gravel roads.The County’s final grader arrived on March 10, 2012, after extensive research and analysis to lease the best quality grader and price on the Read More...

2012 Updated Master Rates

Thursday, March 8, 2012

On March 6, 2012, Rocky View County approved the updated 2012 Master Rates Bylaw, outlining fees for services/products and monetary penalties for breach of a bylaw or offenses.

Rocky View County Restructures

Thursday, March 8, 2012

At their regular meeting on March 6, 2012, Rocky View County Council approved the new organizational chart of County staff. The re-organization positions the County to deliver the most efficient and effective services for residents and meet Council’s strategic priorities.The County’s strategic Read More...

Spring Road Bans 2012

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

To reduce potential road damage caused by spring thaws, Rocky View County will be implementing district-wide road bans this year for the duration of the spring breakup.The bans will be as follows: Asphalt-surfaced roads 90% Gravel roads 90% Chip-seal and oil-surfaced roads 75% Roads that Read More...

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