Archive: July 2013

County announces Master Farm Family award winner for 2013

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Rocky View County is pleased to announce Allen and Shanna Jones of the Jones Hereford Ranch are this year’s 2013 Master Farm Family Award winners.“We are very happy to give the award to the Jones family,” says Greg Boehlke, Councillor and Agricultural Services Board Chair, at a luncheon during the Read More...

County Plan Public Consultation Complete

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

At the Council meeting on July 24, the public input part of the County Plan came to a close after being tabled on June 25 to give those impacted by the flood in Bragg Creek a chance to provide input. Now administration will take the comments they heard and make a report to present to Council for Read More...

Bylaw Amendment Allows Temporary Housing for Bragg Creek Residents

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Rocky View County Council voted unanimously July 23 to allow Bragg Creek residents to forgo Development Permits for temporary trailers or mobile homes as the area recovers from this past June’s flooding.Although Development Permits will not be required, owners will still have to apply for Building Read More...

Province to hold flood info sessions for affected Albertans

Monday, July 22, 2013

Provincial experts in areas in flood mapping and the disaster recovery program will be available in flood-damaged communities at upcoming public information sessions.The sessions will provide residents displaced by flooding with more answers on the government’s new flood rebuilding policies.Read the Read More...

Experience the flavour of rural life during Open Farm Days

Monday, July 22, 2013

Farmers and ranchers across the province invite Albertans to experience rural life during Alberta’s first Open Farm Days, August 24 and 25.Open Farm Days festivities will kick off on Saturday, August 24, when talented chefs will team up with local producers to create farm-to-table culinary events. Read More...

Disaster Recovery Links & Contacts for Agricultural Producers

Monday, July 22, 2013

Disaster Recovery Program Handbook - Agricultural Operations (PDF) Government of Alberta 2013 Floods Resoruce To contact the Flood Recovery Task Force please email Maura Winterburn at To contact the Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development - Emergency Read More...

Evaluations of Flooded Buildings in Bragg Creek

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Building Services has evaluated most homes and businesses in Bragg Creek for structural damage and other damages due to flooding. To find out more about your home or business's evaluation, and the next steps, contact Building Services at 403.230.1401 or following document Read More...

County Supports Farming Foundation for Youth

Friday, July 12, 2013

Rocky View County approved $5,000 in funds for a program aimed at encouraging youth to take part in agriculture through the FarmOn Foundation, an online community started by agriculture enthusiasts offering business advice for those who wish to pursue a career in farming.“The County wants to go the Read More...

Disaster Recovery Application Sessions

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Update -- July 3, 2013Rocky View County has worked with the Government of Alberta to set up special Disaster Recovery Program Registration Sessions for our residents in Bragg Creek and our neighbours in Redwood Meadows:Location: Bragg Creek Community Centre, 23 White AvenueDates: Monday, July 8, and Read More...

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