Welcome to Foothills County
  • CMRB Petition - Sign Now

    CMRB Petition - Sign Now


    Foothills County has voted against the Calgary Metropolitan Regional Plan. Join us in sending a strong message to the Minister of Municipal Affairs that the residents of Foothills County do not support this plan. Click here to have your say by signing the petition!

    For more detailed information about CMRB and how it impacts Foothills County please click here.

     

  • Municipal Agricultural Disaster

    Municipal Agricultural Disaster

    July 15, 2021

    Please be advised that Foothills County Council has declared a Municipal Agricultural Disaster for the entire County as of 2:30 pm MST July 15, 2021.

    Drought  conditions are impacting 50-90% of cereal and oilseed yields as well as 50-90% of hay, pasture and range yields in Foothills County depending on location due to lack of spring and in-season moisture combined with long duration periods of high temperatures and desiccating winds.

  • 2021 Foothills County Budget and Tax

    2021 Foothills County Budget and Tax

    Foothills County Council, through careful budgeting, was able to reduce the municipal component of the 2021 taxes by 3.11%. The remainder being comprised of requisitioned amounts for senior’s foundation, 911 and fire dispatch, recreation, fire services, libraries, and amounts requisitioned by the Government of Alberta for education and designated industrial property.
    Property Taxes are due September 30, 2021.
    To view further information on assessment, please click here

  • Archie and Janet Hogg Park is OPEN!

    Archie and Janet Hogg Park is OPEN!

    The Archie and Janet Hogg Park Online Camping Reservation System is now OPEN for Upper and Lower Camping - book your site!

    Upper Loop camping is Now Open and Lower Loop camping begins on June 30.

    For more information on the park and to make a reservation, please click here 

  • Elections 2021

    Elections 2021

    The next municipal election is being held on Monday, October 18, 2021. Nominations can be filed starting Monday, January 4, 2021, and the Nomination Period will close at 12 noon on September 20, 2021. 

    CLICK HERE

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Foothills County has voted against the Calgary Metropolitan Regional Plan. Join us in sending a strong message to the Minister of Municipal Affairs that the residents of Foothills County do not support this plan. Click here to have your say by signing the petition!

For more detailed information about CMRB and how it impacts Foothills County please click here.

 

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Please be advised that Foothills County Council has declared a Municipal Agricultural Disaster for the entire County as of 2:30 pm MST July 15, 2021.

Drought  conditions are impacting 50-90% of cereal and oilseed yields as well as 50-90% of hay, pasture and range yields in Foothills County depending on location due to lack of spring and in-season moisture combined with long duration periods of high temperatures and desiccating winds.

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Foothills County Council, through careful budgeting, was able to reduce the municipal component of the 2021 taxes by 3.11%. The remainder being comprised of requisitioned amounts for senior’s foundation, 911 and fire dispatch, recreation, fire services, libraries, and amounts requisitioned by the Government of Alberta for education and designated industrial property.
Property Taxes are due September 30, 2021.
To view further information on assessment, please click here

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The Archie and Janet Hogg Park Online Camping Reservation System is now OPEN for Upper and Lower Camping - book your site!

Upper Loop camping is Now Open and Lower Loop camping begins on June 30.

For more information on the park and to make a reservation, please click here 

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The next municipal election is being held on Monday, October 18, 2021. Nominations can be filed starting Monday, January 4, 2021, and the Nomination Period will close at 12 noon on September 20, 2021. 

CLICK HERE

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Highway Construction Operations for Highway 7 and 16th Street West

August 3, 2021

Please be advised that Highway Construction Operations for Highway 7 and 16th Street West (Big Rock Trail) will commence on August 3, 2021. The project is anticipated to be completed on September 24, 2021.

Due to the construction, travel speeds will be reduced.

To see the location plan and notification of Highway Construction Operation, please click here.

Foothills County Fire Ban Now In Effect

July 28, 2021

1st & 2nd COVID-19 Vaccines Available in Foothills

July 27, 2021

PSA from AHS: First and second dose drop-in COVID-19 immunization clinics in August. No appointments necessary. Alberta Health Services is offering no-appointment, first and second dose COVID-19 immunization clinics with Moderna and Pfizer vaccine for people aged 12+ in Cremona, High River, and Cayley in August. People born in 2009 or earlier who have not had a first or second dose of COVID-19 vaccine are encouraged to attend the clinics at:

• August 4 (4 p.m. to 8 p.m.) – Cremona Community Centre, 302 Centre St, Cremona
• August 5 (4 p.m. to 8 p.m.) – Highwood Memorial Centre, 128 5 Ave SW, High River
• August 10 (4 p.m. to 8 p.m.) – Cayley School, 904 Ross Avenue, Cayley

There will be 300 doses of mRNA vaccine at each clinic. Protect yourself, protect others – get vaccinated today! Please bring your Alberta Health Care card if you have one, along with photo ID. You will be required to wear a face mask and use hand sanitizer when attending the site for your immunization. If you are experiencing symptoms, stay home and arrange for COVID-19 testing through AHS.ca or by calling 811.

Foothills County Fireworks Permits

June 28, 2021

It is with great pleasure that we announce that our new Online Fireworks Permit Application system is officially up and running. Much like the online Burn Permit system, the system allows for the residents of Foothills County to apply for these permits quick and effortlessly online at their leisure. We believe this is a huge progressive step forward for Foothills County and our Fire Service.. Find out more about the permit process here

Introducing 'Mountie Moments'

June 23, 2021

'Mountie Moments' is a great initiative started by the RCMP members within the County to provide regular updates, statistics, and important information or investigations which are relevant to the County and surrounding communities. 

To read their newsletter, please click here 

Road Closure - Spruce Meadows

June 8, 2021

Update: June 10, 2021 - The City of Calgary will be closing Spruce Meadows Way (Range Road 14) between Spruce Meadows Green and 194 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta. The road will be closed from June 13 June 17 to August 15, 2021. 

To see the temporary traffic control plan, please click here