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There's always lots going on in our County.  Here are some issues that affect us all.

May 9, 2019

The mayhem at April 30th's Council meeting also included the approval of the Bragg Creek Connect committee’s $165,000 proposal to study high speed internet for the entire County.  The County’s portion would be $82,500, dependent on the remainder coming from a provincia...

May 9, 2019

The fireworks began when Deputy Reeve Schule asked for the removal of a notice of motion from the agenda.  The motion, from Councillors Hanson, Kissel, and Wright, directed Administration to prepare a best-practices policy for hiring future CAOs.  It followed the well-...

April 28, 2019

The County held an open house on proposed targeted amendments to the County Plan on Wednesday, April 17th.  A public hearing for the amendments will be held in June 2019.  Rocky View Forward’s submission on these amendments can be found here.

The amendments deal wi...

April 24, 2019

In case you missed it, we wanted to draw your attention to the County News Online article, ‘Rocky View lets go Executive Team member’.  It discusses the County’s recent firing of its Executive Director of Community Development Services, Sherry Baers.  She was a se...

March 23, 2019

As we told you in our last update, Council approved terms of reference for both a targeted and a comprehensive review of the County Plan at its January 22nd meeting.  Both had to come back to Council for funding.  On February 26th, Council approved $150,000 for an exte...

January 24, 2019

At its January 22nd meeting, Council approved re-opening the five-year old County Plan, even though it had been approved in 2013 with the expectation that it would apply for at least a decade. 

Procedurally, the January 22nd Council meeting hit an all-time low.  We know...

December 12, 2018

A clearly divided Council formally approved Al Hoggan as the County’s new Chief Administrative Officer at its December 11th meeting.  The appointment was supported by Reeve Boehlke, Deputy Reeve Schule and Councillors Kamachi, McKylor, and Henn.  It was opposed by Coun...

December 6, 2018

Administration provided an update on the Springbank ASP review to Council’s Policy & Priorities Committee on December 4, 2018.  A copy of the staff report and presentation are here.  We have prepared an overview of the PPC presentation, including highlights f...

November 30, 2018

The County released proposed revisions to its off-site levy bylaws – transportation, water/waste water, and storm water – and public consultations on the proposed changes were to have ended October 3rd.  The County then extended the consultation period until October 12...

July 15, 2018

The Province has released information on proposed changes to the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA) – the legislation governing how municipal elections are run.  They are seeking public input until July 31, 2018.  The issues that the Province has identified are all...

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