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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Thursday, December 23, 2021

Christmas means different things for each of us. In a year when ‘normal’ and ‘routine’ have been anything but, the approaching holiday season may feel like a very welcome traditional time charged with a renewed sense of meaning.Many of us have found the changes and restrictions this year have Read More...

Council Announces Change to Acting CAO

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

On December 14, 2021, Rocky View County Council appointed Byron Riemann as acting Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) effective January 1, 2022.Speaking on behalf of Council, Mayor Don Kochan thanked current interim CAO, Kent Robinson. “Rocky View County has benefited from Mr. Robinson and his Read More...

Rocky View County Spruce Budworm

Monday, December 13, 2021

In the spring of 2021, Agricultural and Environmental Services hired a consultant to conduct a larval survey to better estimate the population density of spruce budworm in Bragg Creek and the surrounding area. Based on Provincial monitoring and Rocky View County’s survey numbers, the infestation was Read More...

Ask Me Anything with Fire Chief Randy Smith

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Our Fire Chief will be dropping by our social media channels later this month to offer tips on staying safe throughout the Holiday Season.Curious on how to best setup your fireplace for Santa access, what to do if your turkey catches on fire, or who to call when your in-laws are unexpectedly late? Read More...

Reminder: Sidewalk Snow Clearing Service Changes

Monday, November 15, 2021

Earlier this year, Rocky View County Council passed the Sidewalk Clearing Bylaw (C-8125-2021), which requires property owners/occupants to clear snow and ice from public sidewalks adjacent to their property within 24 hours of a snowfall or ice event. This includes sidewalks in Langdon, Harmony, Read More...

City of Calgary Proposes Annexation in Southeast Region of Rocky View County

Monday, November 1, 2021

On September 17, 2021, Rocky View County received official notice from the City of Calgary, that the City has formally initiated an annexation application for lands adjoining its eastern boundary. The proposed lands (as identified on the map) that would be incorporated into the City if the Read More...

Incoming Phone Call Issues at County Hall

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

As of 6 p.m., October 26, the issue has been resolved and full phone service is available for incoming calls.Rocky View County is currently experiencing issues related to incoming phone calls. As a result, our after-hours call centre is receiving all incoming calls. You may not be able to reach your Read More...

Virtual Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Rural Policing Issues

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Airdrie RCMP and Rocky View County Enforcement Services to host Community Town Hall MeetingAirdrie RCMP and Rocky View County Enforcement Services are pleased to invite residents to their November 2021 Virtual Rural Community Town Hall Meeting. This meeting is scheduled to take place on Thursday, Read More...

Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety

Monday, October 4, 2021

Hear a beep, get on your feet! Hear a chirp, make a change!Fire Prevention Week is October 3 to 9 with a focus on helping you learn about the sounds your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors make and what they mean.What is your alarm telling you?Does your smoke or carbon monoxide detector beep or Read More...

County Changes Fire Status Notification Regions

Monday, June 28, 2021

Recognizing that weather conditions throughout Rocky View County’s large geographic area are not always even, the County is now able to issue Fire Advisories or Fire Bans on a regional basis.In consideration of feedback from residents, and in conjunction with the Province of Alberta, County Fire Read More...

Blue-Green Algae Advisory Issued for Cochrane Lake

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Alberta Health Services has issued a blue-green algae bloom advisory for Cochrane Lake. Residents living near the shores of this lake, as well as visitors to this lake, are advised to take the following precautions: Avoid all contact with blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) blooms. If contact occurs, Read More...

How Are We Doing?

Monday, June 21, 2021

Rocky View County is beginning to draft its priorities and plans for 2022, and we want to hear your thoughts and ideas on County programs and services.Agriculture • Bylaw • Enforcement • Cemeteries • Economic Development • Fire • Garbage & Recycling • Parks & Trails • Policing • Recreation • Roads • Read More...

Be Aware of Bears

Friday, June 4, 2021

There have been numerous bear sightings and conflicts in recent weeks on the western side of the County, particularly in the area from Cochrane to the Elbow River. The best way to stay safe, prevent property damage, and avoid conflict with bears is to not attract them in the first place. You can Read More...

County Addressing Spruce Budworm Concerns in Bragg Creek

Friday, May 7, 2021

Over the last few years, an infestation of spruce budworm has been detected on trees in and around Bragg Creek. Spruce budworm is a native moth which primarily attacks spruce (white, black, Colorado) and balsam fir trees in Alberta. It is a wasteful feeder on current year needles. Learn more about Read More...

Special Council Meeting on May 17, 2021

Thursday, April 29, 2021

In accordance with section 194(1)(a) of the Municipal Government Act and section 22 of the Procedure Bylaw, the Reeve may call a special Council meeting whenever the official considers it appropriate to do so. This serves as notice to Council under section 194(3) of the Municipal Government Act and Read More...

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