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Posted on: December 20, 2021

TOWN FACILITY HOLIDAY HOURS AND CLOSURES

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Many Town facilities will be closed or operating under modified hours over the holidays. Regular hours will resume on January 4, 2022. Please note, essential services such as Fire Services and RCMP will not be impacted. Always call 9-1-1 in an emergency.

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

OUTDOOR SKATING RINKS SET TO START OPENING

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Cochrane AB – With the recent cooler temperatures, Upper Mitford Pond is now open for public use. Town staff are working to support the opening of the other two Town-maintained outdoor skating rinks. 

 In addition to the Tim Ban...

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

TOWN COUNCIL APPROVES 2022-2024 BUDGET

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Following a thorough deliberation, Council adopted the 2022-2024 operating and capital budgets. 

 

The budget delivers on creating a complete community and reflects the costs of maintaining current services. It provides the Town with the n...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

FIRST PHASE OF HIGHWAY 1A PROJECT COMPLETE

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Cochrane, AB – Construction on the Highway 1A project has concluded for the season, with the first phase of the project largely complete. Crews completed line painting and removal of construction barriers late last week. 

While there is ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

COCHRANE TOWN COUNCIL 2021-2025 INAUGURATION

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Cochrane’s Town Council was officially sworn in at an inauguration ceremony on Monday evening. The 2021-2025 Cochrane Town Council includes Mayor Jeff Genung, Councillor Marni Fedeyko, Councillor Susan Flowers, Councillor Tara McFadden, Councillor Morgan ...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

PARKING AND TRAFFIC SIGN UPDATES ON WEST ROCK ROAD

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Cochrane, AB – To ensure traffic safety, motorists and pedestrians should anticipate new parking restrictions and traffic signs on West Rock Road, near the off-leash dog park and the Zero Gravity Skate Park. 

 

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

TOWN OF COCHRANE 2021-2025 UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS

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Cochrane, AB — The town of Cochrane has elected six council members to join acclaimed Mayor Jeff Genung. 

2021-2025 Cochrane Town Council Elect: 

  • Mayor Jeff Genung (acclaimed) 
  • Marni Fedeyko
  • Susan Flowers 
  • Tara McF...
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Posted on: October 8, 2021

COCHRANE FIRE SERVICES REMINDS YOU TO “LEARN THE SOUNDS OF FIRE SAFETY” DURING FIRE PREVENTION

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October 3-9 is Fire Prevention Week and Cochrane Fire Services wants to remind you to learn the sounds of fire safety to help keep you and your family safe.

“What do the sounds mean? Is there a beep or a chirp coming out of your smoke or carbon monoxide al...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

ADVANCE VOTE OPENS OCTOBER 9

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Cochrane, AB – The Town is encouraging Cochranites to vote early in the Municipal Election. Advance vote opens Saturday, October 9.

 “We are encouraging Cochrane voters to vote early this election,” said Returning Off...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

TOWN OF COCHRANE RESPONDS TO PROVINCIAL PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

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Cochrane, AB — The Town of Cochrane continues to follow Alberta Health Services guidance as it relates to the pandemic response. As a community leader and employer, our commitment to demonstrate safe operations throughout the pandemic will conti...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

MUNICIPAL ELECTION NOMINATION DAY RESULTS

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Cochrane, AB — Following the close of nomination day, 20 residents filed their nomination papers to become official candidates for the 2021 municipal general election. At the close of nominations, Mayor Jeff Genung was unopposed and has been acc...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

UTILITY RELOCATION FIRST STEP IN HWY 1A/22 INTERCHANGE

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Cochrane, AB – In preparation for Alberta Transportation initiating construction on the Highway 1A and Highway 22 interchange as early as 2022, the Town is kicking off work to relocate the underground utilities in the area.

Equipment will be mobilized to s...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

COCHRANE AND THE PROVINCE CELEBRATE THE SOD TURNING FOR THE HIGHWAY 1A IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

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Council and Administration were honoured to celebrate the start of this exciting project with the Honourable Minister of Transportation Ric McIver, MLA for Airdrie-Cochrane Peter Guthrie and Rocky View County Reeve Daniel Henn. Widening highway 1A has lon...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

BUDGET SURVEY RESULTS DEMONSTRATE RESIDENTS SATISFIED WITH CURRENT VALUE FOR TAX DOLLARS

The survey was completed as a key component of the 2022-2024 budget process. The intention is to use the feedback provided to guide the creation of the draft 2022-2024 budget and provide Council a sufficient opportunity to understand and consider communit...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

SOCIAL RECOVERY TASK FORCE SURVEY RESULTS AND SHIFTS IN RESPONSES

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In an effort to understand the important impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on residents, The Town of Cochrane’s Social Recovery Task Force conducted two surveys. The first survey was open from June 12 to 29, 2020, and had 552 respondents.

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

ORDER OF COCHRANE RECIPIENT ANNOUNCED

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The recipient of the 2020 Order of Cochrane was announced at Monday’s Council meeting.

This year’s recipient is Valerie McCracken.

The Order of Cochrane is the highest honour that can be bestowed upon an individual by the Town of Cochrane. The annual award ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

TEN-YEAR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY APPROVED

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Town Council showed their commitment to local business development and innovation by approving the 2020-30 Business Development Strategic Plan at their meeting Monday.

The plan outlines four main business development strategies:

  1. Proactively promote the inno...
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