2021-2023 Budget

ABOUT THE PROJECT The draft 2021-2023 budget was presented to Council at their October 26 meeting. Council will debate the budget on November 16-18. The proposed 2021-2023 budget includes a significant emphasis on addressing transportation-related issues, creating a proactive infrastructure renewal plan, delivering core services and managing slowed growth and the economy with a 1.27%…

Economic Recovery Task Force

ABOUT THE PROJECT Cochrane’s Economic Recovery Task Force will collaborate with local business, community organizations and provincial and federal governments to create opportunities to support our local economy. Membership Town’s Business Development Manager (lead) Finance Manager Mayor and two Councillors One Cochrane Chamber of Commerce representative One Cochrane Tourism representative One Business Advisory Network representative…

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…

Annexation (North)

ABOUT THE PROJECT The Town of Cochrane has identified two parcels, comprised of approximately 200 acres of land in Rocky View County, that are proposed to be annexed into the Town’s boundary. Unlike traditional annexations, the proposed annexation is not based on future growth, but rather intended to overcome technical development challenges associated with secondary access…

Local Transit

ABOUT THE PROJECT The Town of Cochrane is investigating the delivery of an effective and efficient local transit service for our community. The adoption of the Cochrane Sustainability Plan in 2009, and the approval of GreenTRIP funding ($9 million) in 2010 began the current discussion on a local transit service in Cochrane. Extensive research and public engagement…

Bridge Naming Project

ABOUT THE PROJECT The need to build a new bridge across the Bow River was identified in 2002 to connect arterial roads and help move traffic more efficiently across the river. The west side of the bridge structure will be located at the east end of the public space (west side of the river) that…

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.…