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Archive: September 2019

County to Allow Chestermere Recreation Centre to Remain Open

Friday, September 27, 2019

Rocky View County Council has voted to allow the Chestermere Recreation Centre to remain open after receiving new information on the stability of the structure.On Tuesday, September 25, County Council voted to close the facility after an engineering report questioned the structural integrity of Read More...

Rocky View Recognizes Orange Shirt Day: September 30, 2019

Friday, September 27, 2019

Rocky View County has proclaimed September 30, 2019 as Orange Shirt Day, to honour Residential School Survivors, their families and communities. View full proclamation (PDF)Orange Shirt Day is being celebrated across Canada and beyond as a day to commemorate the Survivors of Residential Schools, Read More...

Council Decisions: September 24, 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the September 24, 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...

Chestermere Recreation Centre to Close Over Safety Concerns

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Rocky View County is taking steps to affect the closure of Chestermere’s recreation centre on Friday at 5 p.m. due to safety concerns with the building.A recent structural analysis warned a portion of the facility’s roof was at risk of failure if it was subjected to a heavy snow load. With wet, Read More...

Rocky View Recognizes Rail Safety Week: September 23-29

Monday, September 23, 2019

Rocky View County has proclaimed September 23-29, 2019 as Rail Safety Week to raise awareness about reducing avoidable accidents and injuries at rail crossing, and ensuring everyone's safety on and around railroad infrastructure. View full proclamation (PDF)Incidents involving people and trains Read More...

Economic growth stifled by regional protectionism

Friday, September 20, 2019

Rocky View County officials are concerned about the economic viability of the Calgary region after minor amendments to the County’s municipal development plan were voted down by a group of urban municipalities led by the City of Calgary.In January of 2018, the NDP provincial government, responding Read More...

Bow Basin Water Management Information Sessions

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The Alberta government is holding three information sessions to gather Albertans’ views on options to build additional flood and drought storage capacity on the Bow River to reduce the impact of severe weather on Albertans and our economy. Bow Basin Water Management Information Sessions (PDF)Learn Read More...

County CAO Elected President of ARMAA

Monday, September 16, 2019

Rocky View County’s Chief Administrative Officer, Al Hoggan, has been elected president of the Alberta Rural Municipal Administrators’ Association (ARMAA).For 98 years, ARMAA has been advocating for the interests of municipal government, and providing a forum for sharing information among Read More...

Council Decisions: September 10, 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the September 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...

Commercial Auto Mall Application Tabled

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

An application for a land use re-designation that would allow the construction of an auto mall on Springbank Road in Rocky View County has been tabled by Council pending the completion of the Springbank Area Structure Plan.Any land use re-designation application must respect the appropriate planning Read More...

Changes to Public Hearings

Friday, September 6, 2019

On September 1, Rocky View County adopted a new Procedures Bylaw to detail how Council and committee meetings are managed. As the name implies, most of the bylaw deals with background procedural matters, such as how agendas are created. But there are four changes that may be of particular interest Read More...

County Fire and Flood Home Protection Program Launches

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Rocky View County is offering free home protection assessments for fire and floods to help people stay safe and sound.This innovative program, funded by a $1.4 million grant through the Canadian Red Cross Society, will help people identify and reduce their fire or flood risk through home Read More...

Governance & Priorities Committee Decisions: September 3, 2019

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County’s Governance & Priorities Committee at their September 3, 2019 meeting. This is a general overview only. Details of the full agenda and subsequent minutes can be found on the Governance & Priorities Committee page, or by contacting the Read More...

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