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Posted on: June 14, 2018

PARKS AND RECREATION GROUPS INVITED TO PRESENT TO TOWN COMMITTEE

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The Town’s new Parks and Recreation committee has set aside a full day to hear from local parks and recreation groups.Any local group with a parks or recreation focus has 10 minutes on Saturday June 23 to give the committee an overview of who th...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

STRUCTURE FIRE IN FIRESIDE UNDER INVESTIGATION

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Investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire in Cochrane early Wednesday morning. Cochrane Fire crews attended the fire in the Fireside neighbourhood at approximately 2:20am. Mutual aid was called in from Calgary and Rocky View County, as we...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY IS JUNE 15

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The Town of Cochrane has declared June 15 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.The day is being marked with a BBQ lunch and an awareness walk.World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is recognized around the world and brings attention to the abuse of older adults: appr...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

COCHRANE’S POPULATION NEARING 28,000

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Cochrane’s census numbers are in: the 2018 population is 27,960.The Town has grown 5.9% since the 2017 census and 11% since 2016. Many provincial government grants are awarded on a per capita basis — a precise census count ensures the ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

“NO TRESPASSING” MEANS NO TRESPASSING

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Town officials are reminding Cochrane residents to obey No Trespassing signs and stay out of areas where signs are posted.Obeying No Trespassing signs is important for public safety and to protect private property.This week's fire on Stoney Nation lands t...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

COUNCIL SETS TAX RATE

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Town Council passed the property tax rate bylaw last night.The municipal tax portion of the property tax bill on the average home will increase by 3.06% while the education tax portion will decrease by 1.20%. The average home of $479,300 will receive a bi...

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More: cochrane.ca/Taxes News
Posted on: May 7, 2018

YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE TO THE LAND USE BYLAW UPDATE

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The Land Use Bylaw is one of those big Town documents that most people know nothing about yet affects everyone.

The Town is updating this key planning tool and is looking for public input.

The Land Use Bylaw (LUB) is the Town’s primary tool to con...

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Find out more: LetsTalkCochrane.ca/LUB News
Posted on: April 26, 2018

CHANGES TO PROGRAM REGISTRATION MAY 1: IN PERSON OR BY PHONE ONLY

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Registration contacts:
• Cochrane FCSS, 209 Second Ave W
• 403-851-2534 or 403-851-2250
Please note: Program registration no longer available at the RancheHouse or online. Registration for summer programs starts 9am, Wednesday May 2.

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

COCHRANE FINALIZES SMART CITIES SUBMISSION

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The Town’s bid is in!The Town of Cochrane submitted its Smart Cities Challenge application today, after Council endorsed the final proposal at their meeting last night.Cochrane is competing with communities across Canada for federal Smart Cities...

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See Cochrane’s full proposal. News
Posted on: April 10, 2018

2017 COCHRANE FIRE SERVICES STATISTICS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETUESDAY APRIL 10, 2018

2017 COCHRANE FIRE SERVICES STATISTICS Cochrane, AB – Last year was busy for Cochrane Fire Services, but overall average response times remained consistent.Calls were up 14.29% from 2016 — 107...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

COMMUNITY GETTING TO WORK ON TRI-SITE CONCEPT PLANS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETUESDAY APRIL 10, 2018COMMUNITY GETTING TO WORK ON TRI-SITE CONCEPT PLANSCochrane, AB – Council is moving forward with plans for three sites in the centre of Cochrane.Council approved establishing a Tri-site Concept Plans Pr...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

TOWN SNOW CLEAN-UP A SUCCESS

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The Town of Cochrane has less snow on the roads today, thanks to a special effort from Roads crews last week.This winter’s weather meant more snow than usual, creating difficulty for waste collection vehicles, obstacles for emergency responders ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

WARM WEATHER IS FINALLY HERE— AND THE SNOW IS MELTING!

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Town crews are keeping an eye on melting snow, but you can help: 

• Catch basins (storm drains)

- clear snow and ice from grate

- clear a trench so water can flow easily

• Sidewalks

- check each day for ice

- sand/salt as required

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

LET'S TALK COCHRANE

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We’re thrilled to launch our new online public engagement portal! We’ve refreshed the “Let’s Talk” name with a fresh, lively and modern look and feel.
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Posted on: January 8, 2018

MAYOR AT TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE PROMOTING COCHRANE AS A “SMART CITY”

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Mayor Jeff Genung is at the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) conference in Las Vegas this week to connect with high-tech industry leaders, explore opportunities and research ideas as Cochrane prepares a bid for the federal Smart Cities Challenge.Infr...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

LAND AGREEMENTS IN PLACE FOR SOUTH BRIDGE CONNECTIONS

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LAND AGREEMENTS IN PLACE FOR SOUTH BRIDGE CONNECTIONS

The final land agreements are in place for the south side of the Bow River bridge and extension of James Walker Trail through the Riversong neighbourhood.

Members of Town administration met with adjacent...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

NEW PARKING FOR OFF-LEASH

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Starting Monday June 26, there is a new temporary parking location for pathway and off-leash area users (look for signs): • south of existing parking lot • west side of Griffin Rd

 Use the crosswalk to access the pathway; please ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

COUNCIL APPROVES MOVING FORWARD ON TRANSIT PLANS

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The Town of Cochrane is moving ahead to make plans for local transit, with the support of provincial funding.

The Town was approved for $9 million in provincial Green Transit Incentives Program (GreenTRIP) funding in 2011 for the creation of local and regi...

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Transit Feasibility Study and more details. News