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Audited Financial Statements Show Strong Financial Position

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Approved 2021 Audited Financial Statements show Rocky View County in a strong financial position due to careful fiscal management, expense savings, and revenue from increased development in the County.This past fiscal year, Rocky View County had total assets of over $159 million in cash, Read More...

County Approves Tax Rate Bylaws

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Today, Council approved the 2022 Municipal Tax Rate Bylaw, Langdon Special Recreation Tax, and the Country Lane Estates Local Improvement Tax. These tax rates are reflective of the County’s approved 2022 Operating and Capital Budget.The 2022 municipal tax rate equates the amount of property tax Read More...

Council Approves 2022 Operating and Capital Budget

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Rocky View County Council has approved a 4% increase for the 2022 Operating and Capital Base Budget, following years of low or no increases.The Rocky View County operating budget is $197.3 million, with an additional $19.7 million slated for capital projects.Inflation and the rising costs of goods Read More...

How Are We Doing?

Monday, June 21, 2021

Rocky View County is beginning to draft its priorities and plans for 2022, and we want to hear your thoughts and ideas on County programs and services.Agriculture • Bylaw • Enforcement • Cemeteries • Economic Development • Fire • Garbage & Recycling • Parks & Trails • Policing • Recreation • Roads • Read More...

County Approves Tax Freeze for 2021

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Rocky View County Council has unanimously approved a budget that represents a 0% tax freeze for business and residential properties in the County. The approved budget adjustments are required to finalize Rocky View County’s 2021 Operating and Capital budget.Despite the continued financial impact of Read More...

Assessment Notices Mailed

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Rocky View County 2021 Property Assessment Notices were mailed on January 22, 2021. Property owners have until Tuesday, April 6, 2021 to review their notice and notify the County if they have questions or concerns.The County’s 2021 assessment base increased by $97 million to $18.748 billion, 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...

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 County Council Approves 3% Property Tax Decrease

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Rocky View County Council has unanimously approved a budget that represents a 3% tax decrease for business and residential properties in the County.“Given the challenges presented by COVID-19, and the impacts of historically low energy prices, Council wanted to make a substantial statement in our Read More...

Assessing Rocky View County

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Message from Reeve Greg BoehlkeAnnual assessment notices were recently mailed to property owners, which makes this a good time to look at how Rocky View County is faring in the midst of Alberta’s struggling economy. Last year saw the County’s combined residential and business assessment base grow by Read More...

Assessment Notices Mailed

Monday, January 27, 2020

Rocky View County has now mailed Assessment Notices to property owners. Alberta continues to face challenging economic conditions, but Rocky View County remains a very stable place to live, do business, and own property. The latest assessments show about a 1.4 percent decrease in overall residential 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...

County Prepared to Meet Provincial Budget Challenges

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

After careful analysis of last week’s provincial budget, Rocky View County is confident it will be able to adjust to changes without a major impact on municipal property taxes.“There’s no question the new provincial budget will have an effect. But Rocky View County starts from a position of low Read More...

Council Lowers 2019 Property Tax Increase

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Rocky View County Council has voted to reduce the 2019 property tax increase from 3 percent to 2 percent. The reduction is possible due to an anticipated budget surplus, resulting from lower spending by the County and revenues from investments and fees, plus the withdrawal of $34,525 from the Read More...

2019 Tax Sale

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Update May 21: The tax sale was held on Friday, April 26 for two properties. One property was sold and one property remained unsold. The County may become the owner of any parcel of land that is not sold at the public auction.Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal Read More...

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