Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Mar 7-18 Update - Snow Removal

Mar 7/18 Update - Snow removal - Watch the video below for information on the Foothills County Snow Removal Policy 72 hrs, Province and Volker's changes that need to be addressed, personal snow removal of County roads and snow removal around Canada Post mailboxes...

Thursday, 1 March 2018

MD helping racetrack ground road improvement

Photo credit: Brent Calver/OWW

MD helping racetrack ground road improvement: Foothills: Millarville Ag Society to contribute through grant application

The MD of Foothills is working with an agricultural society to improve the internal road at the Millarville racetrack, one of the biggest tourist attractions in the area.

Foothills councillors voted on Feb. 21 to write a letter of support for the Millarville Agriculture Society for a $25,000 provincial grant to improve the inside roadway at the racetrack and grounds just north of the hamlet.

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Great Feedback at Rural Crime Watch Open House -

Great Feedback at Rural Crime Watch Open House - A good turn out for an open house about rural crime in the Foothills at the Crescent Point Field House in Aldyersyde on Wednesday, February 21. Foothills MP John Barlow and Highwood MLA Wayne Anderson have been gathering information to put together... Click here to continue reading...

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

South West Calgary Ring Road Public Information Sessions

Information Sessions

Alberta Transportation, Mountain View Partners, and KGL Constructors will be hosting public information sessions on February 26 and 27 to provide an update on the 2018 construction season for the Southwest Calgary Ring Road (SWCRR). Display materials will feature information on the road alignment, highlight key construction activities, outline areas that may qualify for noise mitigation, and identify upcoming traffic impacts.

The City of Calgary will also be in attendance to provide details on its projects connecting to the SWCRR. This includes:

Monday, 19 February 2018

Rural Crime Town Hall Hosted by MP John Barlow

Mr. Barlow is hosting two Town Halls about rural crime in the riding next week and would like to extend an invitation for you to attend.  You can find the details of the Town Halls attached to this email.

The purpose of the Town Hall is to gain a better understanding of our constituents’ concerns about rural crime and to receive any suggestions residents may have in

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Feb 7/18 Update - Rural Crime and Enhanced Policing

Regional Crime Meeting

MD Wide Crime Discussion Meeting

With the increase in the incidents of crime throughout the province over the last few years, MD Council is looking at different options to address the situation.

To that end, Council wants feedback from residents as to what you would like to see.  Because of that, the MD is organizing a Regional Crime Discussion Meeting featuring the three crime watches, Councillors, MLAs, RCMP, MD Protective Services, Fish & Wildlife and you as members and residents.

More details are to come but mark your calendars:

Date: April 10, 2018

Time: 6:30pm. 

Location: Foothills Centennial Centre in Okotoks.

Thursday, 1 February 2018

RCMP Launches New Volunteer Auxiliary Program

Auxiliary Program Returns

The RCMP has recently announced they are launching a new volunteer auxiliary program.

It is great to see they are taking steps to add safety to the public without adding much cost to taxpayers.

For further information on the program, please visit:

Monday, 29 January 2018

Working Well Workshops for Residents

Workshop Registration:

7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018 – Priddis Community Hall - WORKSHOP FULL

7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 7, 2018 – Davisburg Hall - Spots Available

1:00 pm, Tuesday, February 13, 2018 – Highwood Memorial Centre - Spots Available

In an effort to provide valuable information to residents, the MD has brought back their Working Well Workshop by popular demand.  The previous workshops filled up fast so be sure to RSVP ASAP.

IMPORTANT: Register by January 30 with your Legal Land Description or your Lot/Block/Plan#, Date of Well Completion, and Original Owner or Depth of Well, so that you can receive all the information for your well from provincial records to be used in the workshop.
  • Did you know that a poorly maintained water well can put your water supply at risk of contamination and reduce your well yield?
  • Have you had your well water tested in the last two years?