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Decisions Issued on Omni Area Structure Plan

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Rocky View County and the City of Calgary have received a ruling from the Municipal Government Board on the future of commercial lands on the border of the two municipalities.The lands are located on Calgary’s eastern boundary, northwest of the hamlet of Conrich. The area is covered by the County’s 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...

Council Approves 2019 Budget

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Rocky View County Council has approved the 2019 operating and capital budget.The average residential property owner will pay $5.95 a month extra in 2019, based on an average property value of $948,000. That represents a three percent rise. The actual amount each landowner’s taxes will increase or Read More...

2018 Roads Program Draws to a Successful Close

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Rocky View County is bringing its 2018 road construction season to a successful close, with $16.59 million in rehabilitation and improvement projects undertaken.“Rocky Viewers rank our road network as their number one priority,” says Reeve Greg Boehlke. “Council has listened, and we’ve put an Read More...

Rocky View County Council Makes Annual Appointments

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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 6 Councillor Greg Boehlke as Reeve for a second consecutive term, and Read More...

Council Appoints New Chief Administrative Officer

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Rocky View County Council has announced the appointment of Al Hoggan as the new Chief Administrative Officer. Mr. Hoggan will assume the role on December 17.Al Hoggan has spent the past five years as the County Manager for a neighbouring municipality. Since 2013, he has also been managing the Aqua 7 Read More...

Rocky View Recognizes Rail Safety Week: September 23-29

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Rocky View County has proclaimed September 23-29, 2018 as Rail Safety Week, along with CN, to raise awareness about reducing avoidable accidents, injuries and damage caused by collisions at level crossings or incidents involving trains and citizens. View full proclamation (PDF)Incidents involving Read More...

Rocky View County Sets Cannabis Regulations

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Rocky View County Council has approved amendments to the County’s Land Use Bylaw to deal with the upcoming October 17 legalization of marijuana.Cannabis legalization is a federal government initiative through Health Canada, with specific provincial government rules through the Alberta Liquor and Read More...

Province Agrees to Highway 9 Safety Review

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Alberta Transportation has agreed to Rocky View County’s request for a safety review of Highway 9, between Highway 1 and the Town of Beiseker.On May 22, the County sent a letter to Alberta’s Minister of Transportation requesting the review after a crash that killed three people and seriously injured Read More...

County Presents Master Farm Family Award Winner for 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018

The Schissel family with Councillor Daniel Henn (right) who serves as the Agricultural Service Board Chair.Rocky View County is pleased to announce this year’s Master Farm Family Award winners are Don and Betty Schissel.“We are very happy to present the award to the Schissel family,” says Daniel Read More...

County Releases Policing Survey Results

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Rocky View County has released the results of its recent survey on policing in the municipality, which saw over 1,800 people provide input on RCMP priorities.“The number of participants clearly shows that policing is an important issue for Rocky Viewers,” says Reeve Greg Boehlke. “RCMP figures show Read More...

County Settles Long-Standing Water Claim

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Rocky View County has agreed to a settlement ending a decade-old dispute concerning water and wastewater service to a beef processing plant in East Balzac.In 2005, what was then the Municipal District (MD) of Rocky View #44 entered into agreements to provide water and wastewater services to a new Read More...

Amazon Chooses Rocky View County

Thursday, October 26, 2017

While cities throughout North America compete for the $6.1 billion Amazon HQ2 headquarters project, Rocky View County has quietly succeeded in becoming the location for the company’s newest Fulfillment Centre.“We are delighted to welcome an icon such as Amazon to Rocky View County,” says Reeve Greg Read More...

Rocky View County Council Makes Appointments

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Rocky View County’s new council was sworn in Tuesday by Judge Margaret Keelaghan, QC, and then conducted the first orders of business with almost 60 appointments to various County boards and committees.The meeting began with the selection by council of Division 6 Councillor Greg Boehlke as Reeve, Read More...

County Responds to Growth Management Board Amendments

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Rocky View County has submitted its response to amended draft regulations for the Alberta government’s mandated Calgary Metropolitan Region Growth Management Board.“The Province only allowed 14 days for public comments, and right in the heat of a municipal election. Given the impact this will have Read More...

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