Special Meeting of Council – Budget

Council will be having a Special Meeting on June 3, 2016 @ 7pm to finalize budget details prior to setting the mill rate for 2016 taxes.

Meeting is open to the public.

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Highland Primary Care Network – Education Sessions

 Community Education Services at Alberta Childrens Hospital has several upcoming education sessions that may be of interest to the populations that you serve. Some are available via tele-health or an audio-line. The location of others is noted below as well as registration details.

 Community Education Service is pleased to present the following sessions:

*        Maximize Your Child’s Potential: Parent-Child Connections & Healthy Brain Development <http://fcrc.albertahealthservices.ca/ces/course_registration/session_files/2016-03-29-12-07-51-May-24-Maximize.pdf>  (available via TH/Audioline)

 *        I’ve heard about teens cutting: What is Self-Injury and how should I respond?<http://fcrc.albertahealthservices.ca/ces/course_registration/session_files/2016-04-29-08-28-24-May-26-Self-Harm.pdf> (Hosted in Cochrane)

 *        Understanding Teen Mental Health & Wellness<http://fcrc.albertahealthservices.ca/ces/course_registration/session_files/2016-04-19-13-13-51-May-26-UTMH.pdf> (Hosted in Airdrie)

 *        Sleep Solutions<http://fcrc.albertahealthservices.ca/ces/course_registration/session_files/2016-05-18-14-08-46-May-30-Sleep.pdf> (Hosted at South Calgary Health Centre)

 *        Understanding and Managing Sexual Behaviours in Children<http://fcrc.albertahealthservices.ca/ces/course_registration/session_files/2016-04-07-10-35-48-MAy-31-Abuse.pdf> (available via TH/Audioline)

Please register online http://fcrc.albertahealthservices.ca/ces/login/ or call 403 955 7420.

Create an account<http://fcrc.albertahealthservices.ca/ces/registration/>

Register<http://fcrc.albertahealthservices.ca/ces/login/> for Sessions

 

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Fire Advisory lifted within Rocky View

The Fire Advisory that was in effect from May 20, 2016 for the area of Rocky View has been lifted.  All residents requesting renewal of a burning permit can contact the Fire Services department at (403) 230-1401.

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Re-scheduled Regular Meeting of Council – Wednesday May 25, 2016

Council have re-scheduled the May 16,2016 Regular Meeting of Council to Wednesday May 25, 2016 @ 7pm.  Agenda May 16 2016 Reg Mtg

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Rocky View County – Fire Ban Downgraded

The Fire Ban declared within Rocky View has been downgraded to a Fire Advisory, effective May 20, 2016 at 12:00 Noon.

Please see attached for more details.

Rocky View County Fire Ban Notice

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REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL – MAY 16/16 – CANCELLED

Please be advised that tonight’s Regular Meeting of Council is being cancelled and will be re-scheduled due to unforeseen circumstances.  We will advise of the re-schedule date.

 

 

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Rocky View Fire Ban – Still in Effect

Current Status: Fire Ban

As of May 16, 2016

Fire bans and advisories restrict burning for the safety of residents and the community. Depending on weather and environmental conditions, the County may issue a Fire Advisory or a stricter Fire Ban. See below for descriptions of each.

When no fire ban or fire advisory is in place, fire permits can be applied for, and burning with the appropriate permitting can resume. Please remember to always use caution when dealing with fire.

Fire Advisory

Permit burning in the County is banned due to dry/windy conditions. All outstanding burning permits are suspended until further notice.

Exceptions:

  • Internal household fire places
  • Incinerators (for farm and acreage use)
  • Regulated burning barrels
  • Camp stoves
  • Solid fuel barbecues (charcoal briquettes)
  • Liquid fuel barbecues (propane and natural gas)
  • Recreational camp fires (approved burn pit 24” in diameter or less)
  • Chimeneas
  • Fires contained within approved facilities and appliances in designated camping and recreational areas
  • Oil well flaring must register with central fire dispatch at 403.264.1022

Fire Ban

Permit burning in the County is banned due to dry/windy conditions. All outstanding burning permits are suspended until further notice.

Prohibited:

  • Incinerators (for farm and acreage use)
  • Regulated burning barrels
  • Solid fuel barbecues (charcoal briquettes)
  • Recreational camp fires (approved burn pit 24” in diameter or less)
  • Chimeneas
  • Fires contained within approved facilities and appliances in designated camping and recreational areas

Exceptions:

  • Internal household fire places
  • Camp stoves
  • Liquid fuel barbecues (propane and natural gas)
  • Oil well flaring must register with central fire dispatch at 403.264.1022

You can find out when a fire ban or advisory has been declared through the Alberta Fire Bans website, the County’s Fire Ban Information Line at 403.520.6310, the Safe & Sound program, and this website.

Penalties

Any person who ignites, fuels, supervises, maintains or permits an outdoor fire within the municipal boundaries of Rocky View County during a fire ban can be fined $1,000. Should the fire get out of control and emergency fire response is required, the person responsible for the fire can be charged the full firefighting costs.

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Update on Wildfire/Evacuation Situation

If you know of anyone that has been displaced due to the wildfire evacuations, please remind them that they need to register with Red Cross in order to ensure that they receive the appropriate resources.

Updates on the situation can be found at: alberta.ca/emergency

It is still encouraged at this time to provide monetary donations.  Once individuals are able to return,  a better idea of what is needed will be provided.  Most will have insurance to assist with replacement of lost items.

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ByLaw 1:2012 Section 8.10

In light of the devastation and evacuation for the residents of Fort McMurray, the CAO has declared that Section 8.10 of ByLaw 1:2012, which states the maximum number of days that a campsite can be occupied before requiring a 24hr absence, will not apply to residents of the City of Fort McMurray.  Proof of Residency is required in order to be included under the Declaration  A copy of the signed Declaration is attached, has been posted on our Facebook page and has also been provided to the Campground Manager.

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SEVERE RISK – Fire Ban Declared

A Severe Risk Fire Ban has been declared for Rocky View County, effective May 3, 2016.

Permit burning in the Rocky View County area is banned due to dry/windy conditions.  All outstanding burning permits are suspended until further notice.

This Ban includes:

– incinerators (for farm and acreage use)

– Regulated burning barrels

– Solid fuel barbecues (charcoal briquettes)

– Recreational camp fires (approved burn pit 24″ in diameter or less)

– Chimeneas

– Fires contained within approved facilities and appliances in designated camping and recreational areas.

For further information please contact (403) 230-1401

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