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Message from Chief Administrative Officer Al Hoggan

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered many facets of life for the residents and business community of Rocky View County. The pandemic also demonstrated how our community can pull together to help each other, and to protect the health of our friends, family, and neighbours.Earlier this year, Read More...

2020 Year in Review

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

First, let me say that I am honoured that my Council colleagues elected me reeve in October for 2020-21, and I am pleased to be serving alongside our new deputy reeve, Kim McKylor. I want to thank Greg Boehlke for his dedication in serving as reeve since 2015, and for helping me transition into my Read More...

Message from the Reeve – COVID-19

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Hello friends and neighbours. I hope this finds you well during this unsettling and unpredictable time. I just wanted to reach out to assure you that we are here if you need us. We are working to keep you and your family safe as we implement new measures and protocols to deal with COVID-19.Here’s a Read More...

Assessing Rocky View County

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Message from Reeve Greg BoehlkeAnnual assessment notices were recently mailed to property owners, which makes this a good time to look at how Rocky View County is faring in the midst of Alberta’s struggling economy. Last year saw the County’s combined residential and business assessment base grow by Read More...

Construction of New Langdon Fire Station to Begin This Spring

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Spring showers will bring May flowers in Langdon, but other things will start to appear as well, including the beginnings of a new 15,000 square foot fire station to serve the community at large.“One of the top priorities for our residents is emergency services. The construction of a new Langdon Read More...

A Dog’s Tale

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Woof! I’m a Labrador Retriever living in Rocky View County with my human owners. We canines think we’ve won the hearts and minds of Rocky Viewers since, on average, we are found in one of every three homes across the County. And we can’t think of a better place to live.There are a few steps my owner Read More...

Intelligent Growth

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Message from CAO Al HogganLate last year, I decided to play a lead role in Rocky View County’s economic development activities. As you may know, Rocky View County is the envy of many Alberta municipalities for our strong balance of residential and commercial development, which allows us to keep Read More...

Our Year in Review

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Message from Reeve Greg BoehlkeAs we come to the close of 2019, it’s time to take a look back at the success we’ve seen as a municipality over the past year. There is a long list of accomplishments that have been completed and new initiatives we’ve started that showcase the economic health and Read More...

New Rural Policing Model

Thursday, December 12, 2019

The Province of Alberta has announced a policing plan that will see the addition of 300 RCMP officers and 100 support staff in an effort to combat rural crime.The plan begins placing more of the cost of rural policing on communities, based on population size and assessed value. Rocky View County is Read More...

You Can Win!

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Emergency preparedness on the road is important all year, but even more so during winter.We’re drawing for a St. John Ambulance Vehicle Emergency Preparedness Kit.As a Vantage Point subscriber via email, you are automatically entered into the contest. If you’re reading Vantage Point online or from a Read More...

Council Approves 2020 Budget

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Rocky View County Council has approved a 2020 operating and capital base budget that will see the County keep your taxes low while maintaining a high quality of life for your family.The operating budget for next year is expected to be $147.5 million, including $58 million slated for capital Read More...

Christmas at CrossIron

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Understanding the role of County Peace Officers at the mall.CrossIron Mills is one of North America’s most successful shopping centres, and that’s never more obvious than on a weekend during the holiday season. Vehicle traffic volumes soar, and you’ll often see Rocky View County Peace Officers Read More...

Stay Fire Safe During the Holidays

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Fire safety is important any time of the year, but as we gather with family and friends during the holiday hustle and bustle, keep the following safety tips in mind. Use candles with care. In Canada, candles rank as the fifth most common cause of house fires, behind cooking, space heaters, Read More...

Have a Holly, Jolly, Waste-Free Holiday

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The holiday season is upon us, and that means you’ll soon be disposing of the extra packaging, seasonal, and food waste created from all the gift giving, decorating, and entertaining you’ve planned.Check out our holiday waste sorting tips to ensure each item ends up in the right place. Read More: Read More...

Recreation Approach to Focus on Priorities

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Council’s new Recreation Governance Committee is poised to make strategic decisions that better prioritize recreation funding by looking at the needs of the entire County, filling in gaps and reducing duplication.The new recreation governance model simplifies and clarifies the County’s funding Read More...

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