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Council Approves 2022 Master Rates

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Rocky View County Council has voted to approve the 2022 Master Rates Bylaw that outlines the fees the County charges for services. The new fee schedule comes into effect on April 3, 2022 and will be made available on the County website once it has been updated.All County fees are reviewed annually 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...

Rocky View County Council Elects Mayor and Deputy Mayor, Along With Boards and Committees Appointments

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Rocky View County’s new council was sworn in Tuesday by Judge Margaret Keelaghan, QC, and then conducted the first orders of business with more than 40 appointments to various County boards and committees.The meeting began with the selection by council of Division 2 Councillor Don Kochan as Mayor Read More...

Official 2021 Election Results for Rocky View County

Friday, October 22, 2021

Rocky View County has released the official results of the 2021 Municipal Election.The successful candidates for County Council have not changed from the unofficial results announced following the October 18 vote. A recount conducted for voting station 301 in Division 3 added two votes to the total Read More...

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...

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