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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Community engagement

    Brainstorming on better ways to engage the community in decisions BEFORE they are made. Guidelines on how administration should use and apply engagement and report results of engagement. This forum is...
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    Dec 14, 2013 by j.uff (21 points)

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  15. Is it time to make community engagement session arbitrarily binding?fromInitiativeID=6

    I think it's fair to say community engagements that take place and the results are then ignored are having a massively negative effect on the community and trust in town officials. Ironically town...
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    Mar 14, 2017 by uff (10 points)

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  16. Stop the Plastic Bags

    Recently, I have been noticing that plastic bags are everywhere. We live in such a beautiful community, why trash it? We should clean them up, place a fee on them, or even ban them completely! Come on...
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    Apr 1, 2016 by Margaret Thompson (8 points)

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  17. weekend hiking group

    Is there a organized weekend hiking group in Cochrane? Surely I cannot be the only person wishing to hike at the weekend but would prefer a group setting?

    Apr 2, 2016 by Lisa (15 points)

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  18. Problem with traffic fllow past tennis courts

    There has been either a large dual truck or a suv with a over-sized trailer parked beside the tennis courts. Due to the why the road bends this has resulted in the situation where traffic cannot pass...
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    Jun 7, 2015 by Dave (5 points)

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  19. Jumping Pound- Placement of appropriate trash bins, by-law signs and poop bag dispensers

    Please replace the current laminate piece of paper with an appropriate -'dog must be leashed and pick up bylaw sign(s), trash bins and bag dispensers at two locations along the Jumping Pound Ridge...
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    Aug 6, 2015 by Debra and Larry Russell (5 points)

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  20. weekend hiking group

    Is there a organized weekend hiking group in Cochrane? Surely I cannot be the only person wishing to hike at the weekend but would prefer a group setting?

    Apr 2, 2016 by Lisa (15 points)

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  21. Here's a great one.. not have heartlands in ground garbage removed at 7am. Thought 830 was early enough?

    Also should stop building houses before it takes an hour to get to town. To many people live here for our roads. There's a reason so many people are getting in accidents on the 1a

    Aug 22, 2016 by Hon Solo (7 points)

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  22. 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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  23. Enhanced TWO WAY communication with the town. This initiative seems to be let go to die.

    Easier ways to contact the administration. I have a question about the pool construction that has time constraints. I went to the town website and see little there for contacting anyone in the town. I...
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    May 6, 2015 by uff (10 points)

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  24. Light Pollution

    Hello, my initiative is to reduce light pollution. 1.Can something be done to direct the light from the large exterior lights on the Spray Lakes Recreation centre down and out to reduce the...
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    Jun 19, 2017 by L.A. (5 points)

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