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Archive: March 2019

Emerald Ash Borer

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Though small in size (typically 8.5 -14 mm long and 3.1 -3.4 mm wide), the emerald ash borer beetle is wreaking havoc on ash trees in North America. Native to Asia, it was first observed in North America in Windsor, Ontario in 2002, and has since been observed as far east as Quebec and as far west Read More...

Council Decisions: March 26, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the March 26, 2019 Council Meeting. This is a general overview of decisions only. Details of the agenda items can be found in the meeting agenda, and details on the specifics of the decisions can be found in the minutes of this Read More...

Rocky View County Donates Fire Truck to Los Amigos Project

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Rocky View County is donating a used fire truck to the Rotary Clubs of Airdrie and Lethbridge Sunrise, in support of the Los Amigos Project in Mexico. The Los Amigos Project is a Rotary International service project organized and supported by Rotary clubs from across southern Alberta.“It’s good to Read More...

County Eliminates Dog Licence Fees

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Rocky View County Council has voted to eliminate dog licence fees to help encourage residents to properly license their dogs. Fees will be eliminated as of May 1, 2019. Dog owners will continue to face a $150 fine for an unlicensed dog.

Council Approves 2019 Master Rates

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Rocky View County Council has voted to approve the 2019 Master Rates Bylaw which outlines the fees the County charges for services. The new fee schedule comes into effect on May 1, 2019.Over 95 percent of the County's fees were unchanged from 2018.  For those fees that are changed, highlights Read More...

County Offers Support For Agriculture Gopher Control

Friday, March 22, 2019

Richardson ground squirrels (gophers) usually emerge from hibernation in mid-March. If you’re considering a control program this year, you’ll want to begin soon. Since males emerge first (and the breeding season commences immediately), severe infestations may be prevented with early Read More...

Rocky View County Seeking Representative on Calgary Airport Authority Board

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Rocky View County is accepting applications from qualified residents for a senior-level representative to serve on the Calgary Airport Authority Board of Directors. This appointment is for a four-year term and includes an annual retainer. Calgary Airport Authority Board of Directors Information Read More...

Council Decisions: March 12, 2019

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the March 12, 2019 Council Meeting. This is a general overview of decisions only. Details of the agenda items can be found in the meeting’s agenda, and details on the specifics of the decisions can be found in the minutes of Read More...

Rocky View County Partners with Marginal Land Use Agency

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

A new agricultural program is now available through Rocky View County.The County has partnered with ALUS Canada, a Weston Family Initiative and national charitable organization that provides Canadians with the opportunity to play an active role in building a healthier environment for their local Read More...

Governance & Priorities Committee Decisions: March 5, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County’s Governance & Priorities Committee at their March 5, 2019 meeting. This is a general overview only. Details of the full agenda and subsequent minutes can be found on the Governance & Priorities Committee page, or by contacting the Read More...

Canada’s Largest Solar Farm Proposed for Rocky View County

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Rocky View County has passed land use changes that will pave the way for the creation of the largest solar farm development in Canada.At full operation, it is estimated the proposed 954-acre solar farm development by RealPart Canada will generate about 150 megawatts of power, which is equivalent to Read More...

County Begins Compliance Action at Compost Operation

Friday, March 1, 2019

Rocky View County is proceeding with enforcement compliance measures against a composting operation that has failed to meet required deadlines and conditions for a development permit application.At a public hearing on December 11, 2018, County Council voted to approve a land use change for the Read More...

Brief Website Outage Scheduled for March 4

Friday, March 1, 2019

Due to infrastructure and networking changes, Rocky View County’s website will be briefly unavailable on Monday, March 4, between Noon and 1:30 p.m.During this time you can still contact us by phone at 403-230-1401 or by email at questions@rockyview.ca.Thank you for your understanding as we make Read More...

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