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Springbank Speed Limit Change Survey

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Rocky View County is considering speed limit changes on sections of Range Road 31 and Township Road 245 in Springbank.Tell us what you think about this proposal. The survey closes on August 12, 2020.

Rocky View County Signs SR-1 Agreement

Friday, May 29, 2020

Rocky View County has signed an agreement with the Alberta Government that compensates the municipality for lost revenue should the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project (SR-1) be completed.If SR-1 proceeds, Rocky View County will receive $10 million from the Province to address the future loss of Read More...

Rocky View County Withdraws SR-1 Objections

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Rocky View County Council has voted to withdraw its objections to seeing the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project proceed through the environmental and regulatory review processes.In December of 2018, County Council voted to oppose the project commonly called SR-1, unless other flood mitigation Read More...

Commercial Auto Mall Application Tabled

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

An application for a land use re-designation that would allow the construction of an auto mall on Springbank Road in Rocky View County has been tabled by Council pending the completion of the Springbank Area Structure Plan.Any land use re-designation application must respect the appropriate planning Read More...

Rocky View County Council Opposes SR-1

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Rocky View County Council has voted to formally oppose the Springbank Dry Reservoir project and ask the Province to conduct a full and comprehensive analysis of all the available options for flood mitigation.The County strongly supports the need for flood mitigation in the Calgary region, but Read More...

Province Told to Resubmit Springbank Dam Environmental Assessment

Monday, November 20, 2017

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) has ruled that the Environmental Impact Statement provided by the Province of Alberta for the Springbank Dam project does not fully conform to the guidelines the CEAA provided in 2016. The Province will now be required to submit a revised Read More...

Springbank Dam

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Many County residents are concerned about the Government of Alberta's Springbank Dam project, also known as SR1. Alberta Transportation is responsible for the project development, regulatory approvals, and construction. Alberta Environment and Parks hosts project information. For the latest details, Read More...

Public Input Sought on Proposed Springbank Reservoir

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The Alberta government has announced that it is moving ahead with the Springbank Off-stream Reservoir (SR1) project.  The Environmental Impact Assessment that is required before the project can proceed is currently underway.The Province recently submitted the project description to the Canadian Read More...

Residential Fire in Springbank

Monday, May 2, 2016

On Saturday, April 30, at 4:45 a.m., Rocky View County Fire Services received a report of a structure fire at 162 Country Lane Drive in Springbank.Fire crews from the Springbank and Elbow Valley stations arrived on scene at 4:55 a.m. to find heavy smoke conditions in the home. Firefighters were able Read More...

County Continues to Seek Springbank Dam Information

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Rocky View County Council continues to ask the Province for greater transparency on the Springbank Off-Stream Storage Reservoir Project (SR-1).Earlier this month, County Reeve Greg Boehlke wrote to Premier Rachel Notley on behalf of Council requesting a complete and thorough cost-benefit analysis of Read More...

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