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Archive: May 2013

County Outlines Flood Response Priorities

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Periods of heavy rainfall are expected to continue for at least another week, prompting Rocky View County officials to remind residents about how to respond if flooding occurs.“If your basement or property floods, you need to call your insurance company right away to see if you are covered.” says Read More...

Rocky View Offers Weed Free Hay Certification

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Alberta’s Weed Free Hay certification program is getting an overhaul to attract producers who already grow and market clean hay. Since its launch in 1998, this program seemed like an impossibility to achieve, and its uptake never really caught on. But with changes to the weed designation list under Read More...

Rainfall Warning for Rocky View County Residents

Thursday, May 23, 2013

With the heavy rainfall expected throughout Rocky View County over the coming days, officials are alerting residents of the need to take steps in flood prevention and personal safety.The rainfall may add significant volume to rivers and waterways throughout the county. When coupled with spring Read More...

Curbside Collection Results for Langdon

Thursday, May 16, 2013

In the fall of 2012, Langdon residents were surveyed and asked to choose one of three options for garbage and recycling collection; Option 1: Leave as is with 2 bag (maximum) garbage pick-up every week. Option 2: Garbage and curbside recycling roll-carts collection every week Option 3: Read More...

Final Open House for Rocky View County Plan

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Rocky View County will release the final draft of the County Plan online on May 24, and will host an open house on May 29 for residents to see the plan before it goes to Council on June 25.“This new County Plan is quite different from the Municipal Development Plan we currently use,” said Richard Read More...

Rocky View County Sets 2013 Tax Rate

Monday, May 13, 2013

Council has approved the Rocky View County 2013 tax rate bylaw, setting the property tax for residential and non-residential properties.Property taxes in the County will increase by three per cent over 2012, a number in keeping with the County’s 2011 to 2013 Corporate Strategy.“Council committed to Read More...

Hamlet of Langdon Sewage Lagoon Decommissioning Project Underway

Friday, May 3, 2013

Project backgroundThe Hamlet of Langdon was originally serviced by an open pond, or sewage lagoon style treatment system, built in the early 1980s. Since then, the lagoon system has been replaced with a wastewater treatment plant and the lagoons are no longer used to treat sewage. As a result, the Read More...

Mosquito Season Has Arrived in Rocky View

Friday, May 3, 2013

There are tiny residents in the County that have the ability to ruin an evening BBQ, interrupt a morning stroll and cause constant scratching; which is why this summer, Rocky View County would like to help residents prevent the notorious nuisance known as the mosquito, from growing its Read More...

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