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Archive: April 2012

Rocky View Seeking Volunteers to Help Reduce Grass Fires

Monday, April 30, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – Rocky View County is seeking volunteers in the northeast part of the county to participate in a volunteer community wildland firefighter pilot program.“The pilot program’s goal is to provide extra support for fighting wildland grass fires in the rural area around Read More...

New FedEx Freight Service Centre Opens in Alberta

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta - FedEx Freight Canada, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), officially opened its new state-of-the-art Alberta service centre today. Representing a multi-million dollar investment in Alberta and a job-creating opportunity in Rocky View County, the new service centre Read More...

County Provides Funding for Airdrie and District Agricultural Society

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – At their regular meeting on April 17, 2012, Rocky View County Council approved $21,000 in recreation funding to assist the Airdrie and District Agricultural Society (ADAS) with producing a Sustainability Evaluation Study. The study will aid in assessing the cost and Read More...

Rocky View County Responds to the Reeve’s Task Force

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – At their regular meeting, Rocky View County Council presented their response to the Reeve’s Task Force Report on Growth Planning. The adopted report outlines Council’s responses to each recommendation following an extensive analysis and review of all the feedback Read More...

Rocky View County Opens Balzac Fire Station #107

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – Today, Rocky View County celebrated the grand opening of the Balzac Fire Station #107 with a ribbon and cake cutting ceremony, a barbeque lunch, children’s entertainment and tours of the facility and equipment.Construction of the facility began in December 2010 and Read More...

Rocky View County Launches New Incentive Program for Producers

Friday, April 13, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta - Rocky View County Agricultural Services is pleased to announce a new opportunity for agriculture producers in the county. The 2012 Agri-Environmental Incentive Program was approved by Council, with funding available to assist local producers with completing specific farm Read More...

Spring Road Sweeping Leftover Gravel

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Rocky View County will be starting its annual spring road sweeping program soon, and is looking for local areas to distribute excess gravel.This gravel can be used for personal driveways, landscaping, etc. This gravel will be provided free of charge and amounts will be determined by quantity of Read More...

Rocky View County Fire Services Responds to Grass Fires

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – On Monday, April 2, 2012, at approximately 5:45 pm, Rocky View County Fire Services were dispatched to a building fire at Township Road 264 and Range Road 262. Upon arrival, firefighters found a multi-use shop engulfed in flames.Approximately six explosions occurred due Read More...

Rocky View Celebrates National Volunteer Week: April 15 - 21

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

 In today’s busy world, it can be hard to find time to volunteer. This is why we are so proud of Rocky View County residents as we have one of the highest rates of volunteering in the country! According to results from the County’s 2010 Community Needs Assessment, almost 50 per cent of all County Read More...

Waste Bin Installed on Langdon Pathway

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

A new waste bin was installed in phase one of Boulder Creek in Langdon on Jan 31st 2012.In November of 2011, Langdon residents were asked to take part in the Stop and Drop survey to help the County decide where to place a waste bin along the pathway in the Boulder Creek neighbourhood. The new waste Read More...

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