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Archive: June 2012

Langdon Mosquito Update - June 29

Friday, June 29, 2012

A June 25th comparison between the mosquito-controlled areas in Langdon, and an un-controlled area outside of Langdon showed a dramatic reduction in Langdon’s mosquitoes. A trap outside of Langdon collected an estimated 26,000 mosquitoes (measured by weight), while a trap within the controlled areas Read More...

County Mowing Program

Thursday, June 28, 2012

The County has begun the summer mowing program. County staff will be out mowing various rural Municipal Reserves and County owned properties during the summer months.Benefits of mowing effective method for the control of noxious weeds reduces the amount of dead/excessive vegetation that acts Read More...

County approves funds for Bearspaw Historical Society

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – At their regular meeting on June 26, 2012, Rocky View County Council approved $30,000 in recreation funding to assist the Bearspaw Historical Society with the second phase of their Oral History Project. The Society is recording the experiences of those who attended the Read More...

Rocky View Offers Weed Free Hay Program

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Rocky View County offers the new certified weed free hay program and many fields already in production will likely qualify to be certified.The process is simple: prior to cutting your hay, contact Agricultural Services to request an inspection, and a certifier will search for weed species that are Read More...

Langdon Mosquito Update - June 25

Monday, June 25, 2012

The range of larvae per one dip was 0-150 The average larvae per one dip was 17 The average larvae per 10 dips was 170 The threshold for treatment is 30( per 10 dips) Due to there being a smaller amount of water in the area there was only 260 dips in total made. Down 40 dips from Read More...

Bearspaw Emergency Services Centre Update

Friday, June 22, 2012

The membership of the RockPointe Church approved a motion to proceed with the proposed Bearspaw Emergency Services Centre on a portion of their property at the intersection of Lochend Road and Highway 1A. Rocky View County Administration will bring this matter back before Council for final Read More...

Proposed Pathway Alignment Along Highway 8

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – Rocky View County is proposing a new pathway alignment along Highway 8 from the City of Calgary to Bragg Creek. Rocky View County has identified the alignment as part of the Council adopted Parks and Open Space Master Plan.“The Highway 8 pathway has the potential to be Read More...

Bearspaw Community Discussion

Friday, June 15, 2012

Rocky View County and RockPointe Church have reached an agreement in principle regarding the future location of the Bearspaw Emergency Services Centre on a portion of the Church property. This agreement in principle still needs to be ratified by both parties.However, prior to proceeding, both Read More...

Rocky View County and Partners Finalists for Emerald Award

Friday, June 15, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – On June 6, 2012, Rocky View County along with partners in the Calgary and Area Government Weed Committee were honoured as one of three finalists at the 21st Emerald Awards celebration for environmental excellence in the Government Institution category. The committee was Read More...

Rocky View County recognized as top place to do business

Friday, June 15, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – In the June 2012 issue of Alberta Venture magazine, Rocky View County was named as one the 25 best communities for business in Western Canada, and the primary location for manufacturing and logistics, placing the County on the map for excellence in attracting top rate Read More...

Langdon Mosquito Update - June 12

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

All sites designated for monitoring in Langdon were “dipped” on June 7, 2012. Of the 300 sites monitored, all were over the threshold for control and all sites were treated with the granular larval control product Vecto-bac.Monitoring happens every 10 days. Please visit here often for regular Read More...

Rocky View County Updates Water and Sewer Fees

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – In an effort to move towards full cost recovery of providing water and sewer services, the user rates have been adjusted in East Rocky View and Langdon. Full cost recovery will ensure all costs are identified, budgeted for and recovered through a variety of user fees and Read More...

County Plan Launched in Rocky View

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Residents asked to join the conversation to help shape Rocky ViewRocky View County, Alberta – Today, Rocky View County launched a new County Plan project with the start of a project completion countdown clock in the County lobby. Residents are invited to take part in Phase 1 of the project by Read More...

Rocky View County endorses the distribution of recreation funds for 2012

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – At their regular meeting on June 5, 2012, Rocky View County Council approved $648,351 to assist community groups with operational needs for 2012. Prior to going before Council for approval, funding requests were reviewed through local Recreation Boards as part of the Read More...

County Provides Funding for Weedon Pioneer Community Association

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Rocky View County, Alberta – At their regular meeting on June 5, 2012, Rocky View County Council approved $9,021 in recreation funding to assist the Weedon Pioneer Community Association with foundation repairs to their hall.“We are pleased to provide part of the funding to repair the community Read More...

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