Posted on: September 23, 2016
The cost of the project is now estimated at $48 million, up 6.6% from the original $45 million budget.
Full Council report.More...
Posted on: September 22, 2016
Join us to learn about the proposed bylaw, the process to become food truck, survey results and the bylaw approval.
Thu Sep 29, 5-7pm
Visitor Info Centre, 521 First St W
Posted on: September 19, 2016
Missed the open house? Review the information boards and give your feedback!
(Survey open until 4pm, Fri Sep 30.)
Posted on: September 7, 2016
The Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour – Canada’s ultimate hockey festival – is stopping in 24 new Canadian communities during the 2016-17 NHL season, including Cochrane! Schedule and info.
Posted on: August 10, 2016
• Library access is still available from Railway St• Work is currently being scheduled to finalize Grande Ave
• Grande Ave is planned to open this fall
Grande Ave has work scheduled (starting soon) to make it ready for use, includi...More...
Posted on: August 10, 2016
Browse online for programs and activities offered by Big Hill Leisure Pool; Recreation, Culture and the Arts; FCSS and Parent Link Centre. See the full guide and register online.
Posted on: July 22, 2016
When it's hot, leave pets at home, provide plenty of water and a spot in the shade. Even a few minutes in a hot car can have serious consequences; opening windows or parking in the shade makes no difference. More
Posted on: May 18, 2016
Cochrane's Level 1 watering restrictions are in effect year-round unless otherwise advertised. YOU MAY WATER OUTSIDE 5-10am or 7pm-1am ONLY.
Posted on: June 30, 2016
Check cochrane.ca/Construction for current and upcoming construction work on Town roads, parks and pathways.
Posted on: August 9, 2016
There are currently two food trucks licensed to operate in Town under a pilot program. Development permits issued by the Town under the pilot program allow operation in a variety of pubic locations, and operation in private locations with permission of th...More...
Posted on: July 15, 2016
A trap low is a device that controls water drainage from Town streets. When it rains, water may accumulate, up to and sometimes including your driveway/lawn. THIS IS NORMAL FOR AREAS WITH A TRAP LOW. More
Posted on: July 4, 2016
All Town permit applications (building, electrical, gas, plumbing) can now be filled out and submitted online. If you pay for permits by phone, we’ll email your final documents. More
Posted on: June 24, 2016
“We’re honoured to welcome 50 new Canadians right here in Cochrane,” says Mayor Ivan Brooker. “As a proud Cochranite and Canadian, I can’t think of a better way to celebrate Canada Day!”
Blake Richards, Member of Parliament for Banff-Airdrie will be o...More
Full Canada Day schedule.
Posted on: February 29, 2016
Heating and cooling both take tremendous amounts of energy — in a facility where water needs to be both heated and frozen, thermal energy exchange can be used instead of traditional heating and cooling equipment to make the new facility more sustainable a...More...
More behind-the-scenes pictures.
Posted on: February 23, 2016
The sale price of the property is $2,750,000.
Council approved a framework for development, creating the Downtown Heritage District in 2015, that led to the call for proposals. Council determined a core set of values, needs and uses that shaped require...More...
Posted on: February 19, 2016
“Economic Development puts a lot of resources into helping local businesses succeed,” says Robert Kalinovich, Cochrane’s economic development officer. “When we started working with knowledge-based companies, we realized there were a lot of great stories t...More...
Posted on: February 9, 2016
The amount of dog poop left lying around is not cute. Don’t contribute to local eeeew; pick up after your dog. Fines apply. More about responsible pet ownership.
Posted on: January 18, 2016
Community Peace Officers are giving extra attention to traffic enforcement. Obey the rules of the road or YOU WILL GET A TICKET. Details
Posted on: December 15, 2015
The Town’s total expenditure budget for 2016 is $46.7 million. The property tax increase of 0.56% is estimated to impact property taxes on the average residential property (assessed at $465,800) by $0.95 per month, or $11.41 for the year. The total proper...More...
Full budget documents
Posted on: December 1, 2015
Every year, the Town reviews progress on community services and financial goals. This annual update helps us assess movement towards goals, as well as the community’s long-term needs. See how we're doing.
Posted on: November 16, 2015
The Town recently launched Proudly Cochrane, a campaign to encourage local shopping and business support. Share your local shopping stories on the Town website or on Twitter.
Posted on: October 14, 2015
“This new identity helps us remind people that we’re here to help,” says FCSS Manager Susan Flowers. “But it also shows how much boldness and strength we bring to all our programs and services.”
The new look includes a blue swoosh cradling a bold “FCSS...More...
Find out more about FCSS programs and services.
Posted on: September 18, 2015
The Mobile Food Vendor pilot program is designed to encourage food trucks and other mobile food vendors to get permits for operating in Cochrane, and for the Town to test the application and permit process.
Mobile food vendors will be allowed only in c...More...
More information and application forms.
Posted on: March 26, 2015
“We know this is ambitious,” says Mayor Brooker. “Our community fundraising goal of $10.6 million is ambitious, too. But if every person in town contributed $275, we’d get there.”
Brooker says he also wants to show federal and provincial funders the co...More...
Information and contribution forms.
Posted on: March 26, 2015
“We’re thrilled to see the fencing up and work starting on this project,” says Brooker. “This new facility will be a huge benefit for Cochrane and area families, and enhance life for everyone who lives or visits Cochrane.”
Mayor Brooker also challenged...More...
Construction updates and webcams.