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County Acknowledges National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

September 30, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.The Government of Canada recently passed legislation designating September 30 as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, beginning this year. This day honours the lost children and survivors of residential schools, Read More...

Rocky View County 2021 Election Candidates

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Nineteen people have declared their candidacy in the upcoming municipal election. The list of candidates was official at noon today and those names will appear on the October 18 ballot.A key change for the upcoming election is updated electoral divisions for the County. In October 2020, Rocky View Read More...

County Declares Agricultural Disaster

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Due to prolonged drought conditions, Rocky View County Council declared a municipal agricultural disaster today. “This declaration highlights how one of the worst growing seasons in recent memory has created a very difficult time for our producers,” said Reeve Dan Henn.Low soil moisture in the Read More...

County to Maintain Cochrane Recreation Agreement

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Rocky View County Council has voted to maintain its lease and operating agreement for the Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre in Cochrane for the immediate future.The Town of Cochrane had written to the County seeking the termination the current 15-year lease and operating agreement between the Read More...

County Peace Officers to Enforce Highway Traffic Safety

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

The May long weekend can be a dangerous time on Alberta’s roadways, but starting today, highways in Rocky View County will see an extra level of protection from unsafe driving.With endorsement from County Council and approval from Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, County peace officers now have 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...

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...

Sobeys Customer Fulfillment Centre Coming to the County

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Empire and Sobeys Inc. has announced plans to build a state-of-the-art customer fulfillment centre in Rocky View County to support the company’s online grocery home delivery service set to launch in Alberta in 2023. The new centre will create 1,500 jobs in the County and will feature world-leading 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 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...

Rocky View County Council Makes Annual Appointments – Electing New Reeve and Deputy Reeve

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Rocky View County Council held its annual organizational meeting to elect a Reeve and Deputy Reeve, and make appointments to positions on a number of boards and committees.The meeting began with the selection by Council of Division 7 Councillor Daniel Henn as Reeve and Division 2 Councillor Kim Read More...

Rocky View County Council Approves New Electoral Bylaw

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Rocky View County Council has passed a new bylaw that reduces the number of councillors from nine to seven, and redraws electoral divisions to better balance the number of people in each.The Electoral Boundaries and Council Composition Bylaw takes effect for the October 2021 municipal election. Read More...

New Land Use Bylaw Cuts Red Tape

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Rocky View County Council has adopted a new Land Use Bylaw that streamlines and clarifies how lands can be used and developed in the County.“Our old Land Use Bylaw was created in 1998, and underwent numerous piecemeal amendments over the years. It became outdated, hard to understand, easy to Read More...

Council to Decide on South Conrich Conceptual Scheme and Re-designation at July 14 Meeting

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Rocky View County Council voted on June 25 to consider second and third readings of Bylaw C-7957-2019 (Conceptual Scheme Amendment – South Conrich Conceptual Scheme) and Bylaw C-7959-2019 (Re-designation Item – Ranch and Farm Two to Business/Business Campus and Public Services District – South Read More...

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