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  1. Sign in issues

    I am hearing back repeatedly that people are having trouble signing in. I'm not sure if they're trying to sign in with facebook or what. I signed in separately and didn't have much trouble although...
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    Dec 15, 2013 by j.uff (21 points)

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  2. Road and Infrastructure fixes

    An initiative to catalogue and crowdsource fixes to road congestion, design issues, ageing and failing infrastructure, etc.

    Dec 12, 2013 by Jeff Couillard (10 points)

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  3. Parking permits to limit house hold vehicles parking on the street to assist with parking issues in Riversong

    Running into people and speaking with them in Riversong there seems to be an issue with parking. Households having 3+ vehicles parking on the street for lots that are only wide enough to accommodate 1...
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    Feb 9, 2015 by Tony (8 points)

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  4. Community Policing Assessment

    I think we should have an assessment process of what the policing needs are for our community and what exactly we are getting for policing at various times of day. We have an expanded bylaw group over...
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    Jan 6, 2014 by j.uff (21 points)

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  5. Local Currency

    Calgary Dollars has been active since 1995, providing a complementary local currency that stays within the community. Could Cochrane do something similar, or encourage the uptake of Calgary Dollars as...
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    Dec 12, 2013 by Jeff Couillard (10 points)

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  6. Use bee friendly pesticides/herbicides. I have noticed a huge increase in the number of dead bees lately.

    As I have noticed a huge increase in the number of dead bees lately I think the Town of Cochrane should use bee friendly herbicides when spraying for weeds. Our town could be a trend-setter in this...
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    Aug 18, 2014 by Linda (5 points)

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  7. Pathway signage

    Better signage on community pathways specifically the riverside dog park. Signage should reflect the reality of a SHARED multiuse pathway. Speed limits should be posted for bicycles, pedestrians have...
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    Dec 14, 2013 by j.uff (21 points)

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  8. Cleanup Mitford Parking Lot

    On a daily basis the Mitford parking lot is the scene the following behaviors; -Excessive littering including liquor and beer bottles, and fast food containers. Garbage gets blown across the...
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    Apr 27, 2014 by RH (5 points)

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  9. Cookhouse

    Is the taxpayer still funding this money loser? It was my understanding the lease was not going to be renewed as it was costing us over $30,000 a year.

    Sep 28, 2014 by COS (5 points)

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  10. Simplifying Communication

    I'm all for simplifying communication IF it is done in a way that retains accuracy. In the midst of our pool/curling/road debate the town has released an infographic showing dollar amounts required...
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    Oct 24, 2014 by j.uff (21 points)

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  11. Better Navigation

    When you click on feedback you first are asked for an idea, then a title or something. The one doesn't seem to do anything but it confuses the issue. I would like to be able to navigate to more areas...
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    Dec 14, 2013 by j.uff (21 points)

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  12. Don't use the community of Riversong as a dump!

    Why are you allowing construction waste bins to be emptied in front of our house? Does anyone care about Riversong residents and what they have to put up with?

    Aug 12, 2014 by Mike (5 points)

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  13. Footstock Fiasco

    Why was Footstock allowed to completely shut down Glenbow this year? Had a barricade in front of my house, another at the one and only exit to our alley, restricted entrance to the area at Glenbow &...
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    Jun 15, 2015 by Rumpel (5 points)

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  14. Light up Cochrane

    We need more street lights to protect pedestrians and the wildlife. Brighter and more lights are needed along Griffin Road and all the major highways to the top of the hills need lights. It is...
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    Jan 7, 2016 by Roland (5 points)

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  15. left turn advance from 5th Ave to Glenbow Drive

    Please adjust the lights at fifth avenue and Glenbow Drive so that when there is a train, northbound traffic on fifth avenue can turn west, instead of waiting for the train to pass. I have been at...
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    Jul 15, 2015 by kateyT (10 points)

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  16. Grief Support Group

    Hello. I have discovered that there is no Grief Support Group in Cochrane and would like to change that. I was part of a Grief Support Group in Wainwright AB and have some background as a group...
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    Dec 26, 2015 by Jerry P (5 points)

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  17. Miss the good old days of garbage collection.

    If a bin can still be picked up but because it isn't one meter clear on all sides does that mean I don't receive garbage service? I called the town and asked them if there was a bi-law that if the...
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    Dec 12, 2016 by Tony (8 points)

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  18. Limit road widening in new sub-divisions

    I recently read in the Cochrane Times that town council was about to propose widening roads in new subdivisions by 1.5m. I would suggest that this initiative be voted down. Road widening will simply...
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    Sep 20, 2015 by DrJones (10 points)

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  19. Organics Collection

    I would like to get the smaller bin to collect my organics even though we live in a single detached home. It is only my wife and I living in the house and we will not produce a lot of waste. Storage...
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    Mar 30, 2017 by Don Morgan (5 points)

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    Improvement and Better Policing of Traffic Byelaws in Residential Areas

    The number of vehicles per household can border on the ridiculous. These vehicles have to go somewhere. On River Heights Crescent, on the longer corners huge trucks park nose-first over the sidewalk...
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    May 17, 2017 by Donnykins (66 points)

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  21. Consider a new landscaping contractor for Sunset Ridge.

    Consider a new landscaping contractor for Sunset Ridge. Locals to the area have noticed the landscaping has significantly degraded in the past year with respect to upkeep of the grassed areas, shrubs...
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    Jul 5, 2016 by Mountain Biker (5 points)

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  22. Physical Wellness and Environmental Education

    To Educate others on a simpler way to get environmentally friendly products delivered to the doors of our residents Cochrane. This allows us to shop right from the manufacture and will help us to...
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    Mar 5, 2015 by nicole bolton (5 points)

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  23. Maps

    The maps on your web-site require Flashplayer to view; Flash has been shown to have serious security issues. Do you have the maps available in a usable format such as PDF? Thanks you, Garry Neufeld

    Oct 29, 2015 by Garry Neufeld (5 points)

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  24. limit parking on Quigley Drive, at Mitford school

    Please paint the curb yellow on the north side of Qugley Drive at the corner of West McDougall Road. When vehicles are parked in front of the houses there, one's line of sight when making a left turn...
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    Jul 15, 2015 by kateyT (10 points)

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  25. Build a rock climbing facility

    I have a proposal on the construction of a rock climbing facility here in Cochrane. I think it is a great idea, because rock climbing is such a wonderful sport that has many things to offer. The only...
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    Mar 1, 2015 by Rory O'Donnell (5 points)

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