Council Articles

Articles published by members of Council in the Chestermere Anchor newspaper. Most recent story is first.
  1. Regional Transit Feasibility Study Coming to Chestermere

    The need for public transportation available to Chestermere residents has grown. After serving more than three years on the Calgary Regional Partnership (CRP), Transportation and Complete Mobility Committee... Read on...
  2. Why Owning Industrial Land is Important

    Posted on May 4, 2017 Mayor Matthews recently wrote about how Chestermere supports both commercial and residential development as we pursue economic growth. Read on...
  3. Prevent – Respond – Recover: Chestermere Emergency Management Agency

    Posted on April 26, 2017 A city-wide emergency can happen at any time. Recently, we’ve seen how a disaster can affect a community with the forest fires in Fort McMurray, and we experienced our own event in 2015 with the flood. Read on...
  4. Mayor's Message - Residential vs. Commercial

    People often ask me, “Why can’t the City stop approving residential and only approve commercial developments?” Read on...
  5. Economic Growth through High-Speed Broadband

    Posted on April 4, 2017 When we think about economic development, we usually jump to new business. But did you know that our internet connectivity can have a significant economic Read on...
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    Join the Watershed Committee!

    Posted on February 14, 2017
    Do you enjoy fishing, boating or other water activities? We are currently seeking residents to sit on the recently revived Watershed Committee. Read on...
  7. Supporting Regional Recreation

    Posted December 2016
    Chestermere is full of recreational activities for people of any age. Read on...
  8. Mayor's Message - CUI Rate Request

    Posted December 2016
    During the last year, Council has focused on many things, but we made it a priority to do a better job of communicating with you. Read on...
  9. Why a Hotel?

    Posted November 2016
    Since the first time I ran for Council in 2007, I wanted Chestermere to have a hotel. Read on...
  10. Mayor's Message - RCMP in our Community

    Posted November 2016
    Occasionally I get resident and non-resident inquiries about the RCMP Read on...
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