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Archive: December 2019

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...

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 taxes low while maintaining a high quality of life for residents.The operating budget for next year is expected to be $147.5 million, while $58 million is slated for capital projects. The Read More...

Council Decisions: December 10, 2019

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the December 10, 2019 Council Meeting. This is a general overview of decisions only. Details of the agenda items can be found in the meeting’s agenda and details on the specifics of the decisions can be found in the minutes of Read More...

Winter Driving in the County

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Rocky View County is well equipped to tackle its 5,000 lane kilometers of roads to keep them free of snow and ice throughout the winter.Our winter plan focuses on two levels of roadways when prioritizing, and here’s how snow clearing priorities work: Priority 1: Main service roads and/or roads 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...

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...

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...

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...

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