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

May 26, 2017

On May 10, 2017, the Municipal Government Board (MGB) issued its rulings on Calgary and Chestermere’s appeals of Rocky View’s Conrich ASP.  If you read Rocky View’s press release, it appears that the MGB’s decision was a complete vindication of Rocky View’s behaviour w...

May 1, 2017

On April 25th, Council unsurprisingly moved to approve the Glenbow Ranch Area Structure Plan (GRASP).  While it only received 1st reading, there is little doubt that it will receive their stamp of approval when in comes back to Council for 2nd and 3rd reading on June 2...

Re: "Bruce McAllister's Reading between the lines with the NDP government" page 7 of the April 4th Rocky View Weekly Edition.

I found this letter to be less than fully disclosing of Bruce McAllister's motivation and am compelled to offer my comments to add balance and p...

April 2, 2017

Rocky View Forward is unable to support the Glenbow Ranch Area Structure Plan (GRASP) as it is currently envisioned.  GRASP proposes to put over 15,700 residents on the narrow plateau above a very environmentally sensitive area.  GRASP represents piecemeal planning und...

March 3, 2017

Given the revelations in Jessi Gowan’s February 28th article, I guess we shouldn’t be surprised that Council voted down a motion to improve the County’s media policy by including anti-discrimination principles and clarifying its wording. I am, however, appalled at the...

February 24, 2017

The following document was sent to County staff and Council...

RVF would like to emphasize some broad concerns with the initial draft of the County’s Aggregate Resource Plan (“ARP”).  Having worked closely with Rocky View Gravel Watch, we fully support its submission an...

February 8, 2017

As someone who has sat on audit/finance committees for major organizations, I find council’s decision to defer establishing such a committee for Rocky View County (RVC) deeply distressing.

Council’s discussion of the issue and their decision clearly suggests that few on...

December 15, 2016

Persistence and deep digging by Rocky View Forward members have resulted in the County confirming long held suspicions that the amount still outstanding on the east RV infrastructure is much higher than is generally understood – more than $86 million. A far cry from th...

December 5, 2016

On November 22nd, after considerable debate, Rocky View Council voted to defer revising the electoral boundaries until after the next municipal election in October, 2017.  Rocky View staff started a review over the summer, after Council approved terms of reference in J...

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