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  1. NEW PROCESS FOR CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS IN COCHRANE AREA

    There is a new process for Cochrane-area volunteers to get criminal record checks. The process, introduced in the 2015 budget, includes the requirement to pay for the service. Forms More...

  2. 2015 COCHRANE BUDGET APPROVED; TAX INCREASE REMAINS AT 2.9%

    Council made a few changes during budget deliberations last month and approved the revised 2015 budget Dec 8. The property tax increase of 2.9% is estimated to impact the average residential property ($430,473) $4.84 per month; $58.05 for the year. More...

  3. STAY OFF THE ICE; FIND OUT ABOUT LOCAL OUTDOOR RINKS

    Storm water ponds and the river are not safe for skating or any other winter activity — stay off no matter how the ice looks. Outdoor rinks are not open yet; call the Outdoor Facility Status line for updated information: 403-851-2552 More...

  4. WHERE DO I PUT ALL THIS SNOW?

    Snow looks pretty on your lawn, but snow on sidewalks and roadways can make it difficult to get around safely. Town bylaw requires home and business owners to clear snow and ice from sidewalks within 48 hours. Snow must be removed onto private property. More...

  5. VEHICLE BREAK AND ENTERS ON THE RISE IN COCHRANE

    In the past six months, Cochrane RCMP have reported a significant increase in vehicle break and enters in the residential areas of Cochrane and the surrounding communities. The Town is helping the RCMP get the word out about this increase. More...

  6. EAST END PATHWAY NOW OPEN

    A much-anticipated pathway in Cochrane’s East End officially opened Friday, completing the connection from Gleneagles to Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre. The project was funded by provincial grants and the Town for a total cost of $3.69 million. More...

  7. SURVEY RESULTS SHOW HIGH LEVEL OF SATISFACTION IN COCHRANE; TRAFFIC MOST IMPORTANT LOCAL ISSUE

    A new Ipsos Reid survey on behalf of the Town shows that in general, residents are happy to live in Cochrane, feel the quality of life is high, and are generally satisfied with the performance of municipal government and Town services. More...

  8. TOWN OF COCHRANE AND ROCKY VIEW COUNTY SIGN FIRE SERVICES AGREEMENT

    Cochrane and Rocky View County have a new fire services agreement. The new agreement is an update to the agreement signed in March, and reflects current conditions for reciprocal fire services response, especially with the Bearspaw fire hall operational. More...

  9. DRAFT 2015 BUDGET INCLUDES 2.9% TAX INCREASE

    Town Council got their first look at the draft 2015 budget last night, including a 2.9% property tax increase. Managing growth, maintaining services and planning for the future are key goals supported by the draft budget. More...
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