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Posted on: October 19, 2018

FIRE ADVISORY IN EFFECT AT 4:30PM FRIDAY

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A Fire Advisory will be in effect in Cochrane at 4:30pm, Friday, October 19, 2018.

During a fire advisory, open fires are allowed, but residents are reminded to be extra vigilant. Soaking the area adjacent to the fire pits with water is recommended.

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

FACILITIES CLOSED WED OCT 24

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Please be advised: All Town facilities — Operations Shop,

Cochrane RancheHouse, FCSS, Parent

Link Centre and Protective Services

Centre (does not include 911) — will be closed Wed Oct 24, from 8:30-10:30am for an all-hands meeting. We apo...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

BI-WEEKLY WASTE COLLECTION ALSO INCLUDES OPTIONS

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Town Council is contemplating approving bi-weekly waste collection to start in May 2019.The change is designed to continue encouraging Cochranites to divert waste, moving Cochrane closer to the Town’s goal of 80% waste diversion by 2020.Fabrizio...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

ANIMAL LICENCE NOTICE

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Sep animal licence renewals have not been mailed due to technical issues. We will mail renewal notices when the problem is resolved. In the meantime, eServices will not be able to process September renewals; no penalties will be charged for late renewals.

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

HIGHWAY INTERSECTION WORK GOING AHEAD: MINISTER OF TRANSPORTATION

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Mayor Jeff Genung got the news he was looking for at last week's AUMA conference in Red Deer.

The Minister of Transportation confirmed that funding is in place for the design and construction of the Highway 1A and 22 intersection.

Mayor Genung and members o...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

PROCESS NOW IN PLACE FOR CANNABIS RETAILERS

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Cochrane now has a process for regulating cannabis retailers within Town boundaries.Council approved the process at their meeting last night.In May, the Town added a definition and specific guidelines for cannabis retail stores to the Land Use Bylaw. Coun...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

TOWN RETAINS OWNERSHIP TO OLD TOWN HALL LANDS

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Despite consistent efforts on behalf of both the Town of Cochrane and Madlee Developments Ltd. the sale of the Old Town Hall lands will not close and title will remain with the Town.The lands informally known as the Old Town Hall Site were subject to a Re...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

COUNCIL APPROVES MOVING AHEAD WITH NEXT STEP FOR TRANSIT

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Council unanimously approved the recommendations of the Transit Task Force at their meeting last night.Town staff are now preparing an RFP for an on-demand transit service based on the service standards approved by Council last night. Council will conside...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

COUNCIL MEETING LIVE-STREAMING STARTS AUGUST 13

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Soon you’ll be able to watch Council meetings from any connected device, thanks to new equipment installed in Cochrane Council Chambers.Council meetings will be live-streamed starting Monday August 13. Residents can watch the live stream online ...

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Posted on: July 4, 2018

EARLY TRAIN NOTIFICATION SYSTEM BEING INSTALLED

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Update July 9: The new advance warning signals will be operational this week.

Cochrane is installing new train notification signals to give earlier warning about approaching trains.

The system is being installed as a pilot program and tells drivers when a t...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

RAINWATER ACCUMULATING ON YOUR STREET? IT MAY BE A TRAP LOW

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A trap low is a device that controls drainage. When it rains, water may accumulate, up to and sometimes including your driveway or lawn. This is normal for areas with a trap low. More: cochrane.ca/TrapLow

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

COCHRANE’S POPULATION NEARING 28,000

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Cochrane’s census numbers are in: the 2018 population is 27,960.The Town has grown 5.9% since the 2017 census and 11% since 2016. Many provincial government grants are awarded on a per capita basis — a precise census count ensures the ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

“NO TRESPASSING” MEANS NO TRESPASSING

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Town officials are reminding Cochrane residents to obey No Trespassing signs and stay out of areas where signs are posted.Obeying No Trespassing signs is important for public safety and to protect private property.This week's fire on Stoney Nation lands t...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE TO THE LAND USE BYLAW UPDATE

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The Land Use Bylaw is one of those big Town documents that most people know nothing about yet affects everyone.

The Town is updating this key planning tool and is looking for public input.

The Land Use Bylaw (LUB) is the Town’s primary tool to con...

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Find out more: LetsTalkCochrane.ca/LUB News
Posted on: April 26, 2018

CHANGES TO PROGRAM REGISTRATION MAY 1: IN PERSON OR BY PHONE ONLY

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Registration contacts:
• Cochrane FCSS, 209 Second Ave W
• 403-851-2534 or 403-851-2250
Please note: Program registration no longer available at the RancheHouse or online. Registration for summer programs starts 9am, Wednesday May 2.

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

COCHRANE FINALIZES SMART CITIES SUBMISSION

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The Town’s bid is in!The Town of Cochrane submitted its Smart Cities Challenge application today, after Council endorsed the final proposal at their meeting last night.Cochrane is competing with communities across Canada for federal Smart Cities...

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See Cochrane’s full proposal. News
Posted on: April 10, 2018

2017 COCHRANE FIRE SERVICES STATISTICS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETUESDAY APRIL 10, 2018

2017 COCHRANE FIRE SERVICES STATISTICS Cochrane, AB – Last year was busy for Cochrane Fire Services, but overall average response times remained consistent.Calls were up 14.29% from 2016 — 107...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

COMMUNITY GETTING TO WORK ON TRI-SITE CONCEPT PLANS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETUESDAY APRIL 10, 2018COMMUNITY GETTING TO WORK ON TRI-SITE CONCEPT PLANSCochrane, AB – Council is moving forward with plans for three sites in the centre of Cochrane.Council approved establishing a Tri-site Concept Plans Pr...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

LET'S TALK COCHRANE

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We’re thrilled to launch our new online public engagement portal! We’ve refreshed the “Let’s Talk” name with a fresh, lively and modern look and feel.
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Posted on: January 8, 2018

MAYOR AT TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE PROMOTING COCHRANE AS A “SMART CITY”

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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...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

COUNCIL APPROVES MOVING FORWARD ON TRANSIT PLANS

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The Town of Cochrane is moving ahead to make plans for local transit, with the support of provincial funding.

The Town was approved for $9 million in provincial Green Transit Incentives Program (GreenTRIP) funding in 2011 for the creation of local and regi...

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Transit Feasibility Study and more details. News