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Aggregate Site Development Plans Approved

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Rocky View County Council has approved revised Master Site Development Plans (MSDP) for three aggregate extraction and processing operations along Highway 567 near Range Road 40.In July of this year, Council approved land use re-designation applications for the sites, and requested the three Read More...

Rocky View County 2017 Election Candidates

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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 16 ballot.The following people running for election are listed in alphabetical order for each of the nine Rocky View County Read More...

Glenbow Ranch Area Structure Plan Appealed

Friday, September 8, 2017

The City of Calgary and the Town of Cochrane have filed notices of appeal with the Alberta Municipal Government Board over the Glenbow Ranch Area Structure Plan (ASP), which was approved by Rocky View County Council on July 25, 2017.County Council passed the Glenbow Ranch Area Structure Plan with Read More...

County Presents Master Farm Family Award Winner for 2017

Monday, July 24, 2017

Rocky View County is pleased to announce this year’s Master Farm Family Award winners are Marshall and Teresa Copithorne, of CL Ranches Ltd.“We are very happy to present the award to the Copithorne family,” said Bruce Kendall, Councillor and Agricultural Services Board Chair, at a luncheon during Read More...

Funding Cochrane-Based Recreation

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Rocky View County Reeve Greg Boehlke and Councillor Bruce Kendall present a cheque to Robin Mitchell (centre) of the Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre. The County’s voluntary funding of the Cochrane facility now totals over $3.5 million.On May 23, Rocky View County Council approved $141,950 Read More...

Chestermere’s Appeal of Conrich Plan Dismissed

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

An appeal filed by the city of Chestermere against Rocky View County’s Conrich Area Structure Plan has been dismissed, upholding the County’s comprehensive plans for the hamlet area.In a process that lasted more than a year, the Province’s Municipal Government Board issued a ruling on May 10 that Read More...

Rocky View County Recruits "Experienced" Trucks

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

From left to right: Deputy Reeve Solberg, Councillor Breakey, Councillor Habberfield, Reeve Boehlke, Councillor Ashdown, Councillor Arshinoff, Fire Chief Randy Smith, Councillor Kendall, and Councillor Lowther. Rocky View County Fire Services has added two “new-to-us” trucks to its fleet of Read More...

County Terminates Cochrane Land Sale Process

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Rocky View County has terminated a process that would have seen the sale of County land currently leased to the Cochrane and District Agricultural Society.In January of this year, Rocky View County Council voted to explore the sale of surplus land that the County owns in the neighbouring Town of Read More...

No Tax Increase in 2017 County Budget

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Rocky View County Council has approved a 2017 operating and capital base budget that continues the County’s long-standing position of having among the lowest residential property tax rates in Alberta.Council passed a $121.9 million base budget, with no projected increase in taxes and no cuts to Read More...

County Prepares for Regional Growth Management Board

Monday, December 12, 2016

Rocky View County has mixed, but generally favourable reactions to a provincial decision on the future direction for a Growth Management Board in the Calgary region.The Province announced on December 8 that ten municipalities will be mandated to participate in a board with responsibility for short- Read More...

County Deploys Aerial Drone

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Rocky View County has begun using a new unmanned aerial drone in an ongoing fight against a persistent and dangerous enemy. But the County isn’t battling spies or drug lords—it’s fighting noxious weeds.To urban dwellers, weeds are a blemish on carefully-manicured landscapes, but in rural Alberta Read More...

County to Negotiate Cochrane Land Sale

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Rocky View County Council has asked its administration to begin negotiations with a potential purchaser of land the County owns in the Town of Cochrane.Earlier this year, the County issued a request for proposals to gauge interest in a 145-acre (58.7 hectare) site located along Highway 1A, west of Read More...

County Seeks Federal Review of Springbank Reservoir Project

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Rocky View County has sent a submission to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency supporting a federal environmental review of the Alberta government’s proposed Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project.In a letter to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA), the County outlined a Read More...

Rocky View County and Chestermere Seek Merit Hearing Resolution to Conrich Area Structure Plan

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Rocky View County and the City of Chestermere are moving on to a Municipal Government Board Merit Hearing to resolve Chestermere’s appeal of the County’s Conrich Area Structure Plan.Both municipalities agreed to attempt mediation at a Municipal Government Board Preliminary Hearing on February 29. 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...

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