Posted on: November 17, 2017
The Town of Cochrane is adding a new way for residents to connect with us: a mobile app called My Cochrane.The app gives residents another, easier way to communicate with the Town about programs, services, events, information, feedback and service request...Read on...
Posted on: November 6, 2017
The former Big Hill Leisure Pool building is slated for demolition this month, with crews expected to begin preliminary work this week.
The former pool is on land designated as public service. Mayor Jeff Genung says Council is committed to keeping it that ...Read on...
Posted on: October 24, 2017
Town Council got their first look at the draft 2018 budget last night, including a proposed 3% property tax increase on the average residential home.
The key goals are to maintain existing service level and plan for future infrastructure requirements.
Details and feedback opportunities.
Posted on: October 6, 2017
Cochrane’s ClubHouse Art Walk is holding one more fall show.
The November Art Walk runs Sat Nov 18 and features artists from the year-long 150 Brush Strokes program, including student submissions. Find out more.
Posted on: October 6, 2017
Cochrane’s residential organics collection schedule becomes bi-weekly in mid-October.
The program was designed to reduce frequency when organics volume typically goes down.
“We know there’s less organic material to pick up in fall and winter,” says Fabrizio...Read on...
Full details of Cochrane’s organics program
Posted on: October 5, 2017
“Dreaming Alberta,” the play presented as part of Cochrane’s organics program launch in April, has won a Municipal Sustainability in Action Award from the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association.
The award letter said Cochran...Read on...
More on all Town waste and recycling programs.
Posted on: September 12, 2017
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...Read on...
More on the Bow River bridge
Posted on: September 5, 2017
The Town of Cochrane's appeal under Section 690 of the Municipal Government Act of Rocky View County's Glenbow Ranch Area Structure Plan (Bylaws C 7667-2017 and C 7665-2017) and Hearing Notice.
If you require further information, please contact Drew Hyndma...Read on...
Read the Notice of Appeal and Hearing
Posted on: September 11, 2017
Celebrations were a huge success at Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre this weekend.
The community showed their support for Rock the Waves, contributing nearly $2,000 through Patsy's Place bbq, Jugo Juice smoothies and the dunk tank.
Posted on: August 29, 2017
Town of Cochrane Council are pleased to announce Dave Devana as the Town of Cochrane’s new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), to begin October 10.
As CAO, Devana will lead development, implementation, and administration of all policies and programs establ...Read on...
Posted on: August 16, 2017
Cochrane's fall Program and Activity Guide is out! Get your copy here, then register online for Town programs for children, youth, families, adults and seniors.
Program info and registration
Posted on: August 4, 2017
Griffin Rd between Griffin Ind Pt and SLS Family Sports Centre is a construction zone and is not safe for pedestrians. For pedestrian access to SLS Family Sports Centre, please use Town pathways. Map
Posted on: July 11, 2017
Town Council received a summary of 2016 off-site levies at their July 10 meeting.
A total of $4,358,430 was collected from developers.
Off-site levies are calculated on total hectares being developed and support Town infrastructure approved in Offsite Levy ...Read on...
Posted on: July 5, 2017
Cochrane is ready to move forward with transit planning.
The Town received word that GreenTRIP funding for a local transit service has been approved by Alberta Transportation.
“We are pleased that the application for $6 million in GreenTRIP fundin...Read on...
Posted on: June 27, 2017
You do your best to keep your pet safe, but sometimes things happen.
Contact Municipal Enforcement (403-851-2532) if you:
• find a cat or dog
• lose a pet
Always check cochrane.ca/ImpoundedAnimals
Posted on: June 21, 2017
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: June 19, 2017
Cochranites have embraced residential organics collection.
Early results show high participation and high diversion from landfill.
In the first six weeks, approximately 70% of households are using their new green carts, and the diversion rate is 65% &md...Read on...
More on Cochrane's organics collection program.
Posted on: June 13, 2017
The Cochrane Cares report outlines positive feedback on some Cochrane services, and the gaps in services for some groups.
The Cochrane Cares: Regional Well-being Review report was presented at last night’s Council meeting.
Three-quarters of partic...Read on...
See the full report.
Posted on: May 19, 2017
Cochrane’s new local currency features local historical figures and landmarks.
The new bills were unveiled Friday morning.
“Cochrane Dollars are a fabulous opportunity to support local businesses,” says Cochrane Mayor Ivan Broo...Read on...
More about Cochrane Dollars
Posted on: May 24, 2017
Cochrane’s census numbers are in: the 2017 population is 26,320.
The Town has grown 4.5% since the 2016 census, and 12% since 2015.
Many provincial government grants are awarded on a per capita basis —a precise census count ensures the T...Read on...
Full census report
Posted on: April 7, 2017
Brian Mason, Minister of Transportation was in Cochrane April 7 to announce plans for a new interchange at Highways 1A and 22. Full release
Posted on: March 31, 2017
Fourth Street got a new piece of art today, part of the Town’s Historic Downtown Enhancement Project.
Other components include the gateway feature at the west end of First Street and new trees planted on Fourth last year.
The wrought iron panels w...Read on...
Posted on: March 23, 2017
Julian deCocq, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), has officially announced that he will retire from the Town of Cochrane on June 30, 2017.Mr. deCocq retires with nearly 40 years of public administration experience, with the past 22 years serving the Town...Read on...
Posted on: March 21, 2017
Cochrane’s strong growth over the past year resulted in the Town receiving an 8% increase in Municipal Sustainability Initiative (MSI) funding in the 2017-2018 fiscal year. Finance Minister Joe Ceci announced the allocations April 16 as part of ...Read on...
Full details on the Alberta 2017-2020 Fiscal Plan
Posted on: March 9, 2017
Beginning March 15, 2017 both steps of the volunteer criminal record check and vulnerable sector record check process take place at the RCMP detachment.
IMPORTANT: FEE PAYMENT TAKEN AT RCMP DETACHMENT (not FCSS)
Step 1: Go to the RCMP detachment (359 First ...Read on...
Posted on: January 24, 2017
We're making recycling even easier — you can now put glass in your blue bin!
Types of glass accepted: bottles, jars, pieces of broken glass.
More info and exceptions: cochrane.ca/Collection
Posted on: January 19, 2017
Cochrane's new Community Graphic, as well as Proudly Cochrane and Made in Cochrane graphics are ready for download and community use: cochrane.ca/CommunityGraphics
Posted on: January 10, 2017
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...More...
Transit Feasibility Study and more details.