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Council Appoints Interim Chief Administrative Officer

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Rocky View County Council has appointed Kent Robinson as acting Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).Mr. Robinson has over 35 years of experience in a number of key leadership roles with Rocky View County, and currently serves as the municipality’s Executive Director of Corporate Services.The Read More...

Council Accepts CAO’s Resignation

Friday, April 9, 2021

Rocky View County Council has announced it has accepted the resignation of current Chief Administrative Officer Al Hoggan, effective Tuesday, April 13.On April 1, Mr. Hoggan gave Council three months’ notice of his intent to leave his position to pursue a leadership opportunity with another Read More...

Province Turns Down Specialized Municipality Status

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Alberta Municipal Affairs has declined to endorse Rocky View County’s application for Specialized Municipality status, stating that the rules of the existing Municipal Government Act should be sufficient to manage the County’s needs.Specialized Municipality status has only ever been granted to six Read More...

Message from Chief Administrative Officer Al Hoggan

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered many facets of life for the residents and business community of Rocky View County. The pandemic also demonstrated how our community can pull together to help each other, and to protect the health of our friends, family, and neighbours.Earlier this year, Read More...

Council Approves 2021 Budget

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Rocky View County Council has approved a one-half percent increase for the 2021 operating and capital budget, following on this year’s 3% tax decrease.The impacts of COVID-19, downloaded costs from the province, and continuing challenges in Alberta’s oil patch will see County revenue drop by an Read More...

County Hall Closed to Public due to COVID

Thursday, December 3, 2020

County Hall will be closed to public access as of December 7 and until further notice. We are available by telephone and email. Contact your service department directly by calling 403-230-1401 or email questions@rockyview.ca.Throughout the pandemic, the County has demonstrated a focus on maintaining Read More...

County Ends Current Cost Sharing Agreement with School Boards

Monday, November 30, 2020

Rocky View County is ending a 1998 agreement with area school boards that saw the boards automatically benefit from the proceeds generated from County municipal reserve land.Under Alberta’s Municipal Government Act, a portion of the land in a development, or an equivalent cash payment, must be given Read More...

Draft 2021 Budget

Thursday, November 19, 2020

The draft of Rocky View County’s 2021 Budget, which calls for a 0% tax increase next year following a 3% reduction this year, is now available for review. If you have any comments about the budget we want to hear from you.If you have questions or comments please send them by email to Read More...

Rocky View Recognizes National Drowning Prevention Week: July 19-25, 2020

Friday, July 17, 2020

Rocky View County has proclaimed July 19-25, 2020 as National Drowning Prevention Week along with the Lifesaving Society of Canada, to raise awareness about the problem of drowning and the lives that can be saved with water safety education. View full proclamation (PDF)Over 400 Canadians die in Read More...

Audited Financial Statements Show Strong Financial Position

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Rocky View County Council today received a clear report on its 2019 financial statements from its independent external auditors.The 2019 Audited Financial Statements show the County is in a strong financial position due to careful fiscal management, expense savings, and revenue from investments. Read More...

Rocky View County’s Business Continuity Plan in Place

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Rocky View County continues to maintain core services in this unprecedented time of disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.“This is a stressful time for residents and business owners in the County, and we want to thank people for their patience. After closing County Hall, we initiated both work Read More...

Council Approves 2020 Master Rates

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Rocky View County Council has voted to approve the 2020 Master Rates Bylaw that outlines the user fees charged for services.The County charges user fees for services ranging from purchasing a bat box to a planning application to water utilities. Rocky View County does not profit from these fees, but Read More...

Council Approves 2020 Budget

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Rocky View County Council has approved a 2020 operating and capital base budget that will see the County keep taxes low while maintaining a high quality of life for residents.The operating budget for next year is expected to be $147.5 million, while $58 million is slated for capital projects. The Read More...

Phone Connection Difficulties at the County Hall

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Update: November 5, 2:10 p.m. - The issue has been resolved and phone service is back to normal. Thank you for your patience.Rocky View County Administration is experiencing connection difficulties with our phone service provider.Incoming calls to our public numbers or outgoing calls may be Read More...

Economic growth stifled by regional protectionism

Friday, September 20, 2019

Rocky View County officials are concerned about the economic viability of the Calgary region after minor amendments to the County’s municipal development plan were voted down by a group of urban municipalities led by the City of Calgary.In January of 2018, the NDP provincial government, responding Read More...

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