Posted on: January 17, 2018
Did you know Cochrane’s water treatment plant can treat up to 22 million litres of water per day? Water is drawn from the Bow River and is treated using a combination of clarification, micro-filtration and multi-barrier disinfection using ultrav...Read on...
Posted on: January 12, 2018
The Town of Cochrane is launching a new eServices portal to streamline account interactions for residents and businesses.The new system is paperless, convenient and accessible — users will be able to easily connect to a variety of the Town’s online servic...Read on...
Posted on: January 11, 2018
The Town is making sand/salt mixture available for residents to use on their sidewalks and driveways. Please bring a bucket and shovel. Pick-up location: Matt Krol Park parking lot: 245 Riverview Drive.
Posted on: January 8, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: December 27, 2017
Christmas trees are being collected between Jan 2 and 15 on your regular waste and recycling collection day. Please remove all lights and decorations. Place tree 1 metre from your waste bin.
Posted on: December 12, 2017
2018 BUDGET APPROVED; TAX INCREASE SET AT 3.06%Council discussed revisions made to the draft budget during the November deliberations, made a few last changes, and approved the revised 2018 budget at last night’s Council meeting.Maintaining serv...Read on...
Posted on: December 7, 2017
From Cochrane RCMP:
Theft from motor vehicles and theft of motor vehicles impacts all residents and visitors and alike. Cochrane RCMP is committed to interrupting and reducing this criminal activity, and will employ a number of prevention and enforcement t...Read on...
Posted on: November 20, 2017
The Town’s 150 Brush Strokes project presented two local students with awards towards their art education.The winning student artists are Hannah Kinch, who painted the Men of Vision at sunset and Erin Shier, for her acrylic of St. Andrews United...Read on...
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 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: 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: 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: 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 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 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