Cochrane Community Vision

ABOUT THE PROJECT Over the past few months, Council has been working on developing the Cochrane Community Vision — a vision to guide the community into the future. Cochrane Town Council is  looking to the community for input on the draft vision and aspirations. Following the community engagement process, the Cochrane Community Vision will be…

Council Strategic Priorities

ABOUT THE PROJECT Council’s Strategic Priorities focus on services and outcomes Cochrane residents want and need. They also set the direction for the next four years to achieve a desired future for Cochrane residents. All of the Town’s decision making is shaped by Council’s Strategic Priorities and our vision to be a community that is well beyond the ordinary.…

Cannabis

ABOUT THE PROJECT The federal government is making plans to legalize and regulate cannabis in Canada, with legislation scheduled to take effect this year. Overview of legislative responsibilities. In an effort to protect children and limit second-hand exposure, The Provincial Act – Bill 26: An Act to Control and Regulate Cannabis has restricted smoking or…

Public Engagement

ABOUT THE PROJECT The Town of Cochrane and the Cochrane community recognize that public input can improve municipal decision-making. Since the current Public Engagement Policy was last approved in 2014, expectations and technology have changed: community members expect municipal governments to gather more feedback and be more open, transparent and consultative in their decision making;…