News Flash

Posted on: August 3, 2022

Global News: Chestermere Councillors Under Investigation and More

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More Financial irregularities: city-owned utility has millions unaccounted for, two city employees received ten times the normal payout for their resignation, and now a trio of councillors are being investigated for alleged code of conduct violations.

The fallout of financial irregularities continues in the city of Chestermere, Alta., immediately east of Calgary. 

The city-owned utility had millions go unaccounted for from their books. 

Two city employees received ten times the normal p...

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Breaking News
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Code of Conduct

Chestermere City Hall

Council orders independent Code-of-Conduct investigation into three of its councillors as the probe into financial irregularities and unusual staff payouts continue at the City of Chestermere.

The City of Chestermere has ordered a Code-of-Conduct investigation into three of its City Councillors. 

Council voted 4-to-1 to hire a 3rd party to conduct the investigation following an in-camera session during a Special Council Meeting convened...

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Breaking News

News Flash

Posted on: November 29, 2022

Ice Rink Update - Flooding In Progress

ICE RINK UPDATE

 The Parks team is hard at work preparing our ice rinks for the upcoming season.

 The first week of flooding is a crucial part of the process. These initial floods ensure a solid base layer of ice while also protecting the liners that wer...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: November 29, 2022

Update on East Acreages

EAST ACREAGES UPDATE

East Acreages is a Group of Landowners, With Over 320 Acres on the East Side of Chestermere. East Acreages Annexation into Chestermere Started in Approx. 2005, Over 17 years Ago.

At the time they were promised water and sewer servicing, immediately, if the...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: November 28, 2022

RCMP Community Engagement

RCMP Community Engagement

Join us at 7pm tonight. RCMP Community Engagement at City Hall. 

Staff Sergeant Kathy Klassen of the Chestermere Detachment would like to hear from local community members in the Chestermere RCMP Detachment area who may have comments or concerns a...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Tuesday, Nov 22 Budget Meeting Cancelled

Nov 22 Budget meeting cancellation

 The City of Chestermere Council Budget Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, November 22, 2022, has been cancelled. Further information, including a rescheduled budget meeting date, is forthcoming.

City of Chestermere News
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Bylaw 022-22 – Proposed Clearwater Park West Permanent Road Closure

Notice of Public Hearing

Public Hearing Notice:
Bylaw 022-22 – Proposed Clearwater Park West Permanent Road Closure
When is the Public Hearing?
The Public Hearing is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on December 6, 2022, during a regular meeting of Council.
What is this proposal for...
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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

The City of Chestermere - 2022 Third Quarter Financial Results

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The City of Chestermere is pleased to announce its 2022 third quarter financial results 

 

The third quarter of 2022 was an exceptional quarter for the City of Chestermere. The City continues to deliver strong financial results, underpinne...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Round Table Discussion For Tax Cuts In Todays Council Meeting

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Round Table discussion on tax cuts.
As mentioned in my November 6, 2022, update. Thank you, we have had a lot of feedback from residents, around this topic.
During today's, November 15, 2022, council meeting at 1:30pm, we are looking to have a disc...
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Watch Council Meeting. . . City of Chestermere News
Posted on: November 7, 2022

Planned Power Outage in City of Chestermere

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Fortis has a planned power outage scheduled in the City of Chestermere on Tuesday, November 8th2022, from 11:00am – 12:00pm due to construction. The impacted residents have been contacted directly, and as a reminder, a list o...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: November 3, 2022

City of Chestermere Statement

City Hall

Chestermere Council received the confidential draft of Municipal Affairs Inspection on Wednesday, November 2, 2022. 

The very first issue raised by Deputy Minister Gary Sandberg was to correct the errors repeatedly reported by Michael Roderiguez o...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: November 2, 2022

A Gala for a Cause – Inaugural Mayor’s Christmas Gala

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On Saturday, December 3, Chestermere Mayor Jeff Colvin will host the city’s first Mayor’s Christmas Gala benefitting the Gifts of Kindness program. Everyone is welcome to purchase a ticket and attend the formal event held at City Hall, beginning at 7 p.m....

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: October 25, 2022

North Acreages & Paradise Meadows Resident/Landowner Strategic Meetings

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Are you a resident or homeowner in Chestermere's North Acreages or Paradise Meadows? 

Join us for an in-person discussion at City Hall from 6 - 8 PM:

  • Paradise Meadows on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2022
  • North Acreages on THURSDA...
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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: October 20, 2022

Rainbow Road Temporary Lane Closure for Utility Upgrades

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Overnight lane closures along Rainbow Road will take place Friday, October 21, and Saturday, October 22, for fibre network upgrades.

Northbound Rainbow Road, between Rainbow Falls Gate and West Lakeview Drive, will be closed in rotating sections to allow f...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: October 19, 2022

Clearwater Park Development Breaks Ground

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On Wednesday, October 19, 2022, officials broke ground on the new Clearwater Park community.

Located on the east side of Chestermere along Highway 1, the 580-acre community is a visionary master-planned development. Clearwater Park will provide a diverse a...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: October 17, 2022

Waste Reduction Week

Waste Reduction Week

The City of Chestermere has proclaimed Oct. 17-23 as Waste Reduction Week.

As a municipality, we are committed to conserving natural resources, protecting the environment and educating the community on waste reduction practices.

Chestermere celebrates the a...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: October 14, 2022

Chestermere Local Heroes Recognized During Inaugural Hometown Heroes Award Ceremony

Hometown Heroes

Two local residents were honoured as Hometown Heroes Thursday, October 13, at the Chestermere Fire Hall for their selfless acts of courage in the community. 

Introduced this year, the Hometown Heroes program recognizes City of Chestermere resident...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: October 13, 2022

EPCOR Water Main Flushing

Water Main Flushing Social

Starting Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, EPCOR crews will begin the yearly water main Unidirectional Flushing (UDF) service from hydrants throughout Chestermere's Westmere area. While it may be tempting to get a closer look, please stay clear as the crews...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: October 12, 2022

Introducing Chestermere Currents

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Beginning in October, City of Chestermere residents can expect to receive a brief newsletter titled "Chestermere Currents" in their monthly utility bill. 

This two-page monthly snapshot of all things Chestermere will give the community i...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: October 12, 2022

Winter Lights is a glow this November

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The City of Chestermere will light the lake at the annual Winter Lights Festival on Saturday, November 26th, from 4 to 8 pm. A beloved tradition in the community since its inaugural event in 2017, this family-friendly evening celebrates the start of the w...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: October 6, 2022

Fire Prevention Week 2022

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The Chestermere Fire Service encourages residents to participate in Fire Prevention Week from October 9-15.

For the past 99 years, Fire Prevention Week has helped to educate Canadian families about fire safety. The 2022 theme, as set by the U.S.-based Nati...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: October 4, 2022

Announcing ChestermereToday.com

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ChestermereToday.com is proudly brought to you by the City of Chestermere. Offering an online platform for current, relevant, and exciting content from the heart of our community.

We’ll have fresh content regularly highlighting local business and...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: October 3, 2022

Fall Lake Level Lowering

Lake Water Lowering 2022

The Western Irrigation District (WID) has notified the City of Chestermere it will begin lowering Chestermere Lake levels on October 10, 2022, in preparation for the winter season.

At that time, the boat launch at John Peake Park will also close for the se...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 27, 2022

Public Consultation - East Side Active Transportation Plan

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Join us Tuesday, October 4, 2022 for a Public Consultation to learn more about the East Side Active Transportation Plan

The City is looking for ways to implement additional safe modes of active transportation in the Community. 

Residents have expre...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 23, 2022

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

National Truth and Reconciliation Diagram

Each year, September 30 marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

The day honours the children who never returned home and Survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic and painfu...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Bi-weekly green cart collection returns October 17

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Starting October 17, green carts will return to bi-weekly curbside collection until May 2023.

With lower amounts of household organics in the fall and winter, the collection moves to every other week alternating with black cart collection. In the spring, g...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Day

Half mast posts Police and Peace Officers National Memorial Day

On Sunday, September 25, Canada will mark National Police and Peace Officer Memorial Day. This day celebrates the dedication of Police and Peace officers throughout our country. It reminds us of the ultimate sacrifice that some have made to protect our wa...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Open House – New City of Chestermere Dog Park

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A top priority Chestermere City Council identified for 2022 was to introduce a new dog park for the community's use. Currently, Chestermere only has one existing off-leash park, just north of John Peake Park. 

After public consultation, resident i...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Chestermere Welcomes New Firefighters

Chestermere Fire Services Welcomes New Firefighters (IG)

A developing city like Chestermere requires its first responder presence to grow alongside its population. One of the City Council’s targets is ensuring firefighters, Peace Officers, and RCMP expands as needed to keep up with resident growth and required ...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Statement From Mayor Jeff Colvin On the Passing of Queen Elizabeth II

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I am saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. On behalf of the City of Chestermere, I extend our deepest sympathies to the Royal Family as they mourn the passing of the steadfast and resolute matriarch of the Royal Family.

During...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 9, 2022

UPDATE Temporary Road Closure – Range Road 284, south of Chestermere Boulevard

UPDATED RR 284 Sept 13 to 14

UPDATE: The scheduled road closure has been pushed back one day and will now take place Tuesday, September 13, through to Wednesday, September 14.

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The developer for the Chelsea subdivision is installing a waterline across Range Road 284, south of Chester...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 11, 2022

Firefighters' National Memorial Day

Firefighters National Memorial Day

The City of Chestermere recognizes Sunday, September 11, 2022 as Firefighers’ National Memorial Day. 

The day commemorates the courage, selflessness, and unwavering commitment of Canadian Firefighters who have lost their lives or been inj...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Chestermere Bike Park Shade Structure Donation

New Funding for Chestermere Bike Park Shade Structure

City of Chestermere Mayor Jeff Colvin was pleased to accept a donation of $10,000 presented by Rotary Club of Chestermere President Karen McKee and Past President Akesh Aheer on August 22. The funds are intended to help offset the construction costs of a ...
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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Utility Upgrade - Copper Water Service Replacement 2021-2022 Project Complete

Copper Service Replacement

Within the past two years, the City of Chestermere has replaced underground copper water service pipes and connections that were eroding into the soil. This project, funded by the Government of Alberta’s Stimulus Plan grant program, was undertaken to ensu...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Development Permits for the week of September 6, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-53842
    • 136 Dawson Drive – Lot 10, Block 4, Plan 191 2378
    • A variance for increasing lot coverage for detached garage&...
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View all City public notices here... City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Temporary Road Closure for Parade Route

Temporary Road Closure - Parade Route

Temporary road closures will be in place on Saturday, September 10, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for the Chestermere Country Fair Parade. 

Portions of West Lakeview Drive and West Chestermere Drive will be closed to vehicle traffic beginning at 9 a.m. f...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Flags At Half-Mast In Recognition of Saskatchewan Tragedy

Half mast - Saskatchewan Victims

The City of Chestermere extends its sincere condolences to our Saskatchewan neighbours following the heart-breaking and senseless acts of violence seen this past weekend. In memory of the victims, the City is flying all flags at our municipal buildings at...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Road Paving – Township Road 240, West of Rainbow Road

Road Paving TWP Road 240

Beginning Tuesday, September 6, paving of a section of TWP Road 240 west of Rainbow Road will commence. This stretch of the road leads to the entrance of the new Waterford Estates subdivision.

The road will remain open during paving and the contractor for ...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: August 26, 2022

Installation of 1917 Red Cross Replica Quilt

1917 Replica Red Cross Quilt

The City of Chestermere is honoured to display the pictured historic replica of the 1917 Chestermere Red Cross Quilt. The red and white patchwork, on loan from the Chestermere Historical Foundation, now hangs in the Lighthouse Atrium boardroom on the seco...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Permanent Parking Restrictions in Effect Along Section of Marina Drive

PARKING ON MARINA DRIVE

Safety Key Priority for Congested Residential Road

The City of Chestermere has made permanent parking adjustments to a short stretch of Marina Drive, addressing road safety concerns. The span of roadway affected is the South side between the intersection o...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Summertime Music in the Park with Johnny Summers - Aug 26

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Join us for a summertime jazz music performance by Johnny Summers on the shores of Chestermere Lake! 
On Friday, August 26, spend a summer evening at John Peake Park with award-winning jazz recording artist Johnny Summers and his 10-piece...
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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Birth Forest 2022

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Families are invited to celebrate the birth of their children born in 2022 by planting a tree in Chestermere’s Birth Forest in their honour. 

Since 2005, Chestermere’s Birth Forests can be found around the City in various locat...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Chestermere Introduces Alternative Beach Parking

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Beginning Friday, August 5, the City of Chestermere will implement an alternative parking arrangement for beachgoers along West Chestermere Drive. 

Free angle parking will be available along the west side of West Chestermere Drive up to Lakeside G...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

West Chestermere Drive Street Parking Changes Announced

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As of Friday, July 29, 2022, street parking along West Chestermere Drive is no longer permitted. This stretch of roadway is a major thoroughfare for the community, and the west side is also home to an integrated stormwater drainage system. 

Due to...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Liquor Consumption Now Permitted at John Peake and Sunset Parks as Part of Pilot Project

Alcohol Now Permitted

The City of Chestermere’s Alcohol in the Parks pilot project is now available at two City parks, allowing for responsible alcohol consumption within clearly designated areas of John Peake and Sunset Parks. 

Parkgoers now have the option of having ...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: July 28, 2022

WATCH HERE - CTV News Coverage - City to Investigate Unusual Employee Payouts

City Hall

Watch CTV Calgary's news coverage on the City's plans to investigate unusual employee pay-outs amounting to almost $600,000 here.

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: July 26, 2022

City to investigate unusual employee pay-outs amounting to almost $600,000

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The City of Chestermere has called for an investigation into employee pay-out packages amounting to almost $600,000 given to two staff members who resigned – in violation of  the city’s policy that says the council must approve payments over $75,...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Dissolution of the CUI | For Immediate Release

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CITY OF CHESTERMERE, Alberta

MEDIA RELEASE

City to investigate financial irregularities at Chestermere Utilities Inc. (1538974 Alberta Ltd)

July 20, 2022

The City of Chestermere has instructed its Finance Department to fully investigate a series of financial ...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: July 20, 2022

On August 13, enjoy the sounds of summer by the shores of Chestermere Lake!

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The City of Chestermere invites residents and visitors to John Peake Park on Saturday, August 13, for a free lakeside music festival. 

The fun will start even before the music as festival-goers can check out the marketplace as early as 11 a.m. Chi...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: July 18, 2022

Shakespeare On The Go Comes to Chestermere

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The City of Chestermere is excited to announce that Theatre Calgary’s Shakespeare on the Go production of The Merry Wives of Windsor will make a stop at John Peake Park on Sunday, July 24. The outdoor performance will begin at 4 p.m. in the pavi...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: July 15, 2022

Chestermere Municipal Enforcement’s ‘Support Ukraine’ Campaign Launches Monday

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On Monday, July 18, Chestermere Municipal Enforcement will be at the local Tim Hortons to kick off their Support Ukraine event.

Municipal Peace Officers, along with Firefighters and RCMP, will be on location to talk to community members and back the month-...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Line and Crosswalk Painting at Major Chestermere Intersection

Road Painting Taking Place

City crews will be onsite freshening up the intersection of West Chestermere Drive and Chestermere Boulevard beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, July 12.

The crosswalks and line markings in this major intersection will be repainted over the next couple days, wr...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Lake Weed Wednesdays will resume this week

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The City’s Environmental Services team will begin the 12-week lake weed cart program for lakefront properties this Wednesday. Lake weeds will be collected on Wednesdays from July 13 to September 28. 

  • Carts need to be placed at the curbsi...
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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: July 4, 2022

Temporary Lane Closure EXTENDED – S to W Turn Bay at Rainbow Road and Chestermere Boulevard

Road Work Closures - July 5 CB & RR

Update: The temporary closure has been extended for an additional day (July 6).

Tomorrow, Tuesday, July 5, Borger construction will implement a temporary lane closure at the northwest corner of Rainbow Road and Chestermere Blvd for 24 hours beginning at 8 ...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: June 30, 2022

What Lies Beyond TREX Art Exhibition in Chestermere

TREX Art Exhibition

The Chestermere Public Library and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition (TREX) Program are pleased to present the art exhibition What Lies Beyond.  The City of Chestermere is thrilled to share in the display of these artworks...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Chestermere to Introduce Liquor in the Parks as a Pilot Project

Public Consumption in Parks

The City of Chestermere is introducing a pilot program to allow public consumption of alcohol in select city parks. This was brought forward in the spirit of giving parkgoers the option of having an alcoholic beverage while enjoying our lakeside greenspac...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Be on the lookout for your Property Tax Notice

Tax Notice 2022

Property Tax Notices for the City of Chestermere are in the mail this week. Annual taxes are due July 31, 2022, unless you are currently enrolled in the TIPPS Program. 

Due to increased real estate transactions in the province, Alberta Land Titles...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Water Quality Advisory Lifted at Chestermere Lake

Swimming Advisory Lifted

Effective immediately, the water advisory has been lifted for all of Chestermere Lake. The advisory for lake activities was completely lifted today. Anniversary Beach, Sunset, and Cove Beaches have fully reopened. 

“Repeated test results have show...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

The New Council Reduces Property Taxes in the City of Chestermere

Council Reduces Property Taxes

While everyone appreciates the value of their home has increased this past year, most do not realize this increase causes a property tax increase. 

The City of Chestermere's property assessors indicated the inflation values on existing re...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: June 21, 2022

First Quarter Results are In - Millions Were Saved!

Millions Were Saved

The City of Chestermere is excited to announce that our first-quarter financial results are in, and we saved over $4 million dollars over budgeted amounts. We have worked very hard as a team to improve controls on spending and our financial results reflec...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Canada Day Celebrations in Chestermere

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The City of Chestermere is excited to announce that Canada Day festivities are back this year and will be better than ever! 

Residents and visitors are encouraged to join us at John Peake Park, come rain or shine, to take in a variety of fun-fille...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Swimming advisory in effect for Chestermere Lake

Swimming Advisory

As with many regularly used bodies of water in Alberta, Chestermere Lake's water quality is tested weekly. Due to spring run-off and the recent rain events we’ve experienced, a swimming advisory is in effect for Chestermere Lake effective immediately.&...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Impaired Driver Stopped in Early Afternoon

CPO Impaired Driver

On June 15, 2022, a Chestermere Peace Officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 200 block of West Chestermere Drive after he observed the vehicle being operated driving erratically and improperly driven through the intersection of Chestermere B...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Preparing for Rainfall this Week

RAINFALL

UPDATE: June 14

Although we've seen considerable rain in the last 24 hours, with more to come today, the City of Chestermere stormwater drains, culverts and storm ponds have been doing their job and successfully keeping excess rainwater where it should be....

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: May 30, 2022

Seniors' Week 2022 is June 6 to 12

Seniors Day

Seniors are at the heart of our community and make up a large portion of volunteers who work in charitable organizations and community programs, improving the quality of life for many people. We welcome all seniors to share in various events hosted locall...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Restricted Surplus Policy 447 rev May 2022

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Restricted Surplus Policy 447 rev May 2022

PURPOSE AND INTENT 

The purpose of this policy is to establish guidelines and the approach for the management of existing restricted surplus accounts and the establishment of new Restricted Surplus Account...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: May 1, 2022

Driver Stopped Doing 205kmph in an 80 Zone

CPO Release

On April 29, 2022, a Chestermere Peace Officer was monitoring traffic in the 23500Blk of Range Road 284, which is located on the western edge of the City. 

 

At approximately 1810hrs, the officer observe...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: April 19, 2022

W Lakeview DR - Max Purple: ROUTE Change

CT Transit

Max Purple to Chestermere will be detoured as follows: 

  • East on 17 AV SE 
  • South on Merganser DR 
  • Full turn-around at roundabout 
  • North on Merganser DR 
  • East on Chestermere BV 
  • South on Rainbow RD 
  • Ea...
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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: April 19, 2022

ROAD RE-OPENED - West Lakeview Drive

Road Open- June 2

As of Thursday, June 2, the roadwork and construction on West Lakeview Drive is now completed and the road is now open to traffic once more.

This closure was undertaken to complete the installation of the final underground utilities and to complete the sur...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: March 22, 2022

Statement from the Mayor - Response to March 20, 2022 Calgary Herald Article

Statement from the Mayor - Response to March 20, 2022 Calgary Herald Article

A statement from Mayor Jeff Colvin: 

The Calgary Herald news released a story on March 20th, 2022 regarding an unauthorized leaked release of a Municipal Affairs preliminary review letter of Chestermere operations. The article also quotes three ot...

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Additional Info... City of Chestermere News
Posted on: March 17, 2022

2022 Property Assessments Distributed in March

View Your Property Assessment on Webmap

Residents can expect to receive their property assessment before the end of March. 

 

Property tax assessments occur annually and provide the City and residents with critical information regarding City-wide tax distribution and individual ...

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2022 Property Assessments City of Chestermere News
Posted on: February 23, 2022

Confirm your curbside cart collection day - schedule changes beginning March 14!

Curbside Collection Day Changes beginning March 14 2022

The City of Chestermere is preparing for changes to recycling, waste and organics collections for one-quarter of all households in the City starting March 14, 2022. 

All residents are encouraged to check chestermere.ca/recycle to confirm their cur...

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Confirm your collection day here... City of Chestermere News
Posted on: February 1, 2022

Three annual grant funding streams available to support and engage the community

Learn about 3 Annual grant funding streams available through the City!

The City offers grant opportunities throughout the year for social service agencies, community support organizations and local resident initiatives.

Each year the City of Chestermere offers grant opportunities through the Human Services Advisory Board, Che...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: January 31, 2022

Council drops utility rates by 2%

2022 Utility Rates

At their meeting on January 18th, Chestermere City Council dropped utility rates for municipal water, wastewater, and curbside collection by 2%. 

For residents, this means that the rates they pay will be the same as they were in 2020 and 2021. Alt...

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Additional Info... City of Chestermere News
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Share your opinion about Public Hearing times

Public Hearings

Chestermere’s City Council is considering adjusting the times when Public Hearings are held. 

Click this link to take the 3 minute survey and tell us what you think!  

Public Hearings are formal opportunities for City Council to ...

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Additional Info... City of Chestermere News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Council passes interim 2022 budget

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Before the holidays, City of Chestermere Council approved an interim Operating Budget for the first quarter of 2022, using last year’s first-quarter budget numbers. The interim budget was passed to give Council and Administration time to gather ...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: December 20, 2021

City Buildings Holiday Closure

City buildings 2021 holiday closure

Happy Holidays! 

City Hall and Community Operations will be closed starting December 24, 2021 and reopen at 8:30 am on January 3, 2022.

Phone numbers to be contacted between Dec. 24, 2021 - Jan. 2, 2022, in case of emergency:

o    ...

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Additional Info... City of Chestermere News
Posted on: December 17, 2021

Council holiday message and community update

Happy holidays from your Chestermere City Council

Happy Holidays Chestermere!

It’s only been about nine weeks since we were elected, but we have been hard at work during that time to make changes that were brought to our attention by you, our residents.  In addition to our holi...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Chestermere Peace Officer stops construction theft from new home builds in Chestermere

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On Sunday January 19, 2020, at approximately 1430 hours, a Chestermere Peace Officer on routine patrol in the 100 block of Kinniburgh Crescent, observed a suspicious SUV hauling a trailer through the area.  The officer also observed a male enteri...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Let's Rally Chestermere!

Kraft Hockeyville Rally

The Chestermere Regional Community Association (CRCA) with the support of the City of Chestermere, has applied to compete in Kraft Hockeyville 2020. The winners of this nation-wide contest receive $250,000 towards arena upgrades and the opportunity to hos...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

City invests in community partners by awarding $190,000 in grants

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Ten projects offered by local not-for-profit and registered charitable organizations have received an investment of $190,000 in grant funding from Chestermere Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) and the United Way Chestermere Partnership.

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: January 3, 2020

City of Chestermere 2019 Highlights

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2019 was a full year in Chestermere. Check out our highlights video for a summary of the events, activities and achievements from the past year...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: December 21, 2019

UPDATED RCMP Incident in Progress

Chestermere RCMP incident Dec 21

UPDATE 11:50 a.m.: We have been informed by first responders that the occupant at the residence has been taken into custody, an official statement will follow shortly. 

UPDATE from RCMP release at 11:30 a.m.:
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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

Updated bylaws in place for 2020

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At the December 17 Council meeting, Council passed two bylaws that will impact the community in 2020.

The first bylaw approved on Tuesday was an update to the Unsightly Property Bylaw. Major changes include not allowing the parking of trailers and vehicles...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Holiday Message from City Council

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Watch the 2019 Christmas Holiday Message from City Council or read the text below:

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On behalf of all of City Council, I would like to take a moment to say that it is our pleasure to serve as your elected officials.

2019 has been a full year an...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: December 17, 2019

Peace Officers catch driver going more than 126 km/h in a 40km/h zone

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On December 16, 2019, at approximately 2:00 p.m., a Chestermere Peace Officer was conducting routine patrols in the 400 block of West Chestermere Drive.

The officer observed a vehicle traveling at an extremely high rate of speed. Utilizing the patrol vehic...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Another 2% Tax Cut for Chestermere

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Christmas came early for Chestermere residents as City Council passed a 2% tax cut as part of the 2020 budget.

The decision made at the Tuesday night Council meeting means that residents will receive a municipal tax cut for the second year in a row. Counci...

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Posted on: November 28, 2019

Mayor’s Breakfast Speech Outlines Plans for 2020

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Earlier this morning, the Chestermere Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Mayor’s breakfast. At the event, Mayor Marshall Chalmers covered the highlights of 2019 and outlined some plans City Council has for 2020.

“I’m delighted you are here today because...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Another Tax Cut! Draft budget proposes 2% reduction

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At Tuesday evening’s Committee of the Whole Meeting of Council, the Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer presented the draft operating and capital budget for 2020.

The draft budget proposes a 2% cut to property taxes.

If approv...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Kids’ Holiday Store encourages children to shop for a good cause this season

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On December 14, children ages 4 and up from all over Chestermere and the surrounding area can line up to see what is new and exciting at the Kids’ Holiday Store!

“The store is made just for kids so that they can pick out special gifts for their loved ones,...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

City to explore options to purchase Recreation Centre lands

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Last night at the regular meeting of Council, a resolution was made to direct City of Chestermere staff to explore options for an offer to purchase the Chestermere Regional Recreation Centre (CRRC) lands located at 201 West Chestermere Drive.

“We...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Township Road 240 reopens to the public on Thursday, November 7 at noon

Twp Rd 240 Ribbon cutting with Mayor Chalmers

Paving of Township Road 240, Range Road 282 and the new Kinniburgh Bridge is now complete and the area will officially reopen to the public on Thursday, November 7 at noon.

Mayor Marshall Chalmers attended a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony this week to symbo...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

November Mayor's Message: Halfway Point Reflections

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Last month, we acknowledged that it was two years since we were sworn into office as your new City Council.

We are very proud of all we have accomplished in the past 24 months.  

Every once in a while, it’s important to take stock of our ...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: October 15, 2019

We’ve ‘Bin’ Listening: Black Garbage Carts are Coming Next Week!

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October 17 Update: We’re ahead of schedule! Starting tomorrow, Friday, October 18, the new black garbage carts will begin to land on some Chestermere doorsteps. By the end of next week, all residents should have their new cart. Official...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Chestermere explores the sale of City Hall property

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Situated on the shores of Chestermere Lake, City Hall is one of the most picturesque places in the community. As it is such a desirable location, Council is exploring the potential of selling the property.  

“We are serious about looking into ever...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: October 5, 2019

Chestermere’s furriest citizens honoured at October 5 community celebration

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It’s not often that dogs are invited to official City announcements, but today, they were the stars of the show.

A ‘Paw Party’ was held on Saturday, October 5 to mark the official completion of the Chestermere off-leash area redevelopment project. The City...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

City of Chestermere joins coalition to eliminate all forms of discrimination

Chestermere Joins CIM

Last night at the regular meeting of City of Chestermere Council, Mayor Chalmers reinforced Chestermere’s commitment to fostering inclusion and cultural diversity by announcing that the City is now a member of the Coalition of Inclusive Municipalities (CI...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 25, 2019

*Updated* Recreation Centre to remain open

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September 27 at 12pm Update:

Earlier today, Rocky View County announced that the Chestermere Recreation Centre would remain open provided that a snow monitoring program is put in place. 

A statement from Chestermere Mayor Chalmers is recorded and a...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 23, 2019

More than $200,000 in grants awarded to local agencies by Chestermere City Council

Community Grants awarded to local organizations

Fifteen local agencies have been awarded a total of $207,599.19 through Chestermere City Council’s Community Grant Funding Program.

“The program is used to enhance amenities in sports and recreation, arts, culture and history,&rdquo...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Chestermere Peace Officers launch partnership with Calgary 9-1-1 to improve officer safety

Chestermere Mayor and 911 Commander

In 2012, Rod Lazenby, a community peace officer in the Municipal District of Foothills, travelled to a rural property alone, and was killed during an altercation. 

The incident prompted an investigation and recommendations to the Solicitor General...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Mid-sized Cities Mayors Caucus advances opportunities for one million Albertans

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Productive and meaningful discussion with considered optimism was the theme of the fall Alberta Mid-sized Cities Mayors’ and Chief Administration Officers’ (CAOs’) caucus meeting.

Gathering in Lethbridge on September 12 and 13...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Christmas with Dignity gets new title: Gifts of Kindness

Christmas with Dignity becomes Gifts of Kindness

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” – Sir Winston Churchill

Chestermere, AB – Chestermere Community Support Services will be launching its Gifts of Kindness annual fundraising campaign ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

September Mayor's Message: The Real New Year?

Mayors Message 2019

Although January is the official start, September often feels like the actual beginning of a new year, doesn’t it? Everyone is busy getting back into routines, school or activities, and Council is no different.

As we look to the start of this new...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Black Carts Coming This Year

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Although the City of Chestermere only took over utility operations a few weeks ago, they are already making changes to improve services for residents, starting with providing black garbage carts later this year.

“We are delighted that our staff a...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Chestermere adopts harmonized school and playground speed limits

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This September, Chestermere will join communities across the province by implementing harmonized playground and school zone speed limits. 

“We looked at the overwhelming evidence that having a consistent speed limit at consistent times r...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: August 22, 2019

Chestermere welcomes Japanese Consul-General

Japanese Consulte Visit

On August 20, City of Chestermere officials were honoured by the first visit of Consul General of Japan in Calgary Shigenobu Kobayashi.

“We were delighted to welcome Mr. Kobayashi to our lakeside community,” says Chestermere Mayor Marsh...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Chestermere Utilities Inc. is Finished

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Earlier today, Chestermere City Council officially closed the doors on Chestermere Utilities Incorporated (CUI).

“Today, we mark the end of CUI,” says Chestermere Mayor Marshall Chalmers. “Our community asked us to find a better path forward for utility se...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

August Mayor's Message: Summer Forecasts

Summer Forecast

What a beautiful July we had! I hope you all had some time to get out and enjoy Canada Day, Water Festival (bad weather and all!) and soak up all that our community has to offer.

While I hope that the weather forecast for August stays pleasant, I want to s...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: July 26, 2019

Chestermere Peace Officers charge driver doing 64 km/h over posted speed limit

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Chestermere Peace Officers were conducting traffic patrols near East Chestermere Drive just before noon on Thursday, July 25 when they spotted a motorcycle travelling at 104 km/h in a 40 km/h zone.

A traffic stop was initiated and the driver, who was from ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Celebrate summer at Chestermere’s annual Water Festival

Water Festival 2019

Water Festival. It has been a staple of Chestermere’s summers since 2001. As Chestermere began to grow and evolve, so did Water Festival. Taking place only 20 minutes from downtown Calgary, Chestermere’s Water Festival is a fabulous wa...

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Council slashes local utility rates by 8%

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Chestermere, AB - At their meeting earlier today, City Council made major changes to local City of Chestermere utility rates.

“On behalf of City Council, I am very pleased to announce an 8% utility rate reduction for our community,” say...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

Working together for the growth of Chestermere

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Earlier today, developers Qualico Communities and Anthem United came together in a brand new front-ending agreement with the City of Chestermere.

“As one of the fastest growing communities in Canada, we rely on healthy relationships with our deve...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: July 4, 2019

Streetscapes Committee unveils new summer banners

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Earlier this summer, the Streetscapes Committee unveiled new streetlight banners along Chestermere’s main roads. Committee members Bea Germain and Louise Lougheed spearheaded the project and are pleased with the results.

“Our goal was t...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Reminder to residents and property owners to maintain yards and lawns

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Chestermere can be counted among one of the most beautiful cities in Canada!

To keep it that way, the City’s Community Peace Officers are reminding residents and property owners that yards and lawns need to be maintained on a regular basis.

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

City Council adopts new policies and proclamations to celebrate diversity and inclusion

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City Council adopts new policies and proclamations to celebrate Diversity and inclusion

June 20, 2019

Chestermere, AB – There is a quote from Verna Myers that says “Diversity is being invited to the party. Inc...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: May 6, 2019

May Mayor's Message

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Before I give you an update on City Council’s work, I just wanted to take a moment to thank our emergency responders, road crews and communications team who worked through the blizzard the last weekend in April. Our team worked hard in terrible ...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: April 29, 2019

City to celebrate Emergency Preparedness Week with Open House on May 11

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Chestermere residents will soon have an opportunity to connect with the Chestermere Emergency Management Agency (CHEMA) and learn about emergency preparedness at a public open house on May 11.

“The open house will provide a great opportunity for ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2019

Chestermere's Spring Storm Response

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Update: 11: 10 a.m. 

Fire, Police and roads crews worked through the night and plow
crews will be continuing road maintenance work today. Alberta Transportationhas removed the dangerous conditions alert for Highway 1 and it is open in both
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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Spring landscaping to begin in off-leash area

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Residents and visitors who frequent the City’s off-leash dog park will soon notice increased activity in the area. Contractors will be returning to complete spring landscaping and will be enhancing some of the current features of the park.

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: April 23, 2019

Something Amazing is coming to Chestermere

2019 Strategic Vision

If you head east of Calgary on Highway 1, your route will gently curve around Chestermere Lake. Most visitors comment on how pretty the lake community looks and then continue into the open prairies.

What travelers don’t realize is that under a seemingly ca...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Increased transparency added to 2018 financial audit presentation

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At the Council meeting on April 16, City Council reviewed and accepted the City’s 2018 audited financial statements.

“We are committed to open and transparent government and were pleased to see new additions to the financial presentatio...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

New Boat Launch System and Regulations for 2019

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Chestermere Lake is well known as an amazing spot for boating so the City is working hard to make the boat launch experience even better.

“We know residents are keen to get on the water as easily as possible, so we are pleased that our Parks &...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Mayor’s CUI Update: Decisions on the Horizon

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Mayor’s CUI Update: Decisions on the Horizon 

As I mentioned in the last Mayor’s Message, we are very aware that residents are seeking action on CUI, and so are we.

On April 2, Rick Quail, the CUI Transition Manager, presented a...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: April 9, 2019

City Council prepares for future growth with new regulations

Preparing for the future

At their regular meeting on April 2, City Council passed changes to Chestermere’s off-site levy bylaws to ensure that as Chestermere grows, developers are paying for the cost of growth, not current residents.

“As you can see by all the ...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: April 5, 2019

Do 1 Thing per week to be prepared for an emergency

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City partners with do1thing.com to encourage residents to be prepared for anything

Emergency preparedness is not often top of mind until the tones of an Alberta Emergency Alert sound. For the next 12 weeks, Chestermere Emergency Managemen...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Township Road 240 Update: April 2019

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With the good weather we are currently experiencing, crews have begun construction work on Township Road 240 earlier than anticipated. Work this spring and summer will include constructing the new road (from base to asphalt) between Rainbow Road and Range...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Will CUI exist by the end of 2019?

CUI Update

At the April 2, 2019 Meeting of Council, the CUI Transition Manager presented an update of the progress made to date on transitioning CUI. Below are some frequently asked questions about this process. If you would like more information on this work or hav...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Chestermere RCMP and Peace Officers catch driver doing 70 km/h over the limit

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On March 26, 2019 Chestermere RCMP received a report of a possible impaired driver on Highway 1 headed towards Chestermere.

The vehicle (containing multiple occupants) was spotted by a Chestermere Peace Officer and was travelling at 151 km/h in a 80 km/h z...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Chestermere Community Grant Funding Program now accepting applications

Community Grant Funding Program

Anyone who is interested in creating some new and innovative community programs or initiatives is now welcome to begin submitting applications to the Chestermere Community Grant Funding Program.

“The program was approved by City Council this year and it wi...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Streetscapes Committee invites residents to honour veterans through new banner program

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This coming Remembrance Day, those who gather at the Remembrance Day Service will see brand new banners featuring the faces of veterans who have connections to community members. The banners are part of a new initiative from the Streetscapes Committee cre...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Mayor Chalmers releases statement on New Zealand attacks

New Zealand

Mayor Chalmers, on behalf of the City of Chestermere, has released a statement following the attacks in New Zealand: 

"On behalf of the City of Chestermere, I would like to express my deepest sympathies to the Muslim community and especially ...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: March 19, 2019

City Council holds second Dirt to Door Breakfast

Dirt to Door 2019

Last Thursday, City Council hosted the second annual Dirt to Door Development Industry Breakfast. During that breakfast, Mayor Marshall Chalmers addressed the group with updates on how the City has been working to improve the development process ...

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Mayor's Breakfast Speech City of Chestermere News
Posted on: March 12, 2019

March Mayor's Message: Let's Talk About CUI

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Over the last few weeks, I’ve received some emails and calls from residents wondering what is going on with Chestermere Utilities Inc (CUI).

Dismantling a multi-million dollar company, without cutting the services to our residents, takes time and...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

City and CUI seeking company to provide garbage, compost and recycling collection services

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Last Fall, City Council committed to bringing more oversight to Chestermere Utilities Inc. (CUI) and finding ways to bring stability to utility rates. While the final structure of CUI has yet to be determined, Council is exploring the option of outsourcin...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: February 26, 2019

You’re Invited to Pitch-In!

Pitch In Week

One of the things visitors most often mention about Chestermere is how beautiful it is. To help keep it that way, the City invites you to participate in PITCH-IN Week April 22-29.

“Many Chestermere residents take a great deal of time to care for ...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: February 21, 2019

City Council votes against Cannabis Cultivation Bylaw

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Following months of discussion and consultation, Chestermere’s City Council voted on Tuesday not to proceed with a cannabis cultivation bylaw.

“After two rounds of engaging the community, discussions with community members, further rese...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Chestermere Fire Services Staff donate $10,000 to Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation

CFS Donation

Yesterday afternoon, members of Chestermere Fire Services (CFS) visited the Alberta Children’s Hospital to present them with a cheque for $10,830.

“For first responders, pediatric calls are some of the toughest,” said Chesterm...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

City acts to spur needed non-residential development and housing for seniors

Economic Incentive Program

When you come into Chestermere, most drivers quickly notice a few empty lots that have been vacant for a number of years; a contrast to the bustle of the other strip malls and commercial buildings.

“We are a growing and thriving community,” says Mayor Mars...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

February 2019 Mayor’s Message: Making Waves Around the Province

Mayor asking question of premier

Even though it’s getting really cold now, I’m thankful that our winter has been relatively mild so far as I’ve spent the last few weeks doing some travelling to advocate for Chestermere.

First, Deputy Mayor Burness and I met w...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Please don't drink and drive

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Chestermere Protective Services would like to remind all residents to stay safe this holiday season. 

If you're planning to drink or use cannabis, be sure you have a designated driver and a safe way home.

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: December 17, 2018

Preventing holiday cooking fires

Holiday Cooking Safety

When the fire truck pulled up to the house, black smoke was already billowing from the doors and windows.

Chestermere’s crews jumped from the trucks, put on their masks and headed into the home.

Inside, they found the stove and  cabinets ablaze.

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Tax Cut! Chestermere makes waves with municipal tax decrease

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On Tuesday, December 4, Chestermere City Council dropped the 2019 municipal tax rate by 2%.

“Council heard loud and clear that the community was looking for relief from municipal taxes,” says Chestermere Mayor Marshall Chalmers. &ld...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Chestermere Peace Officers Arrest Owner of Vicious Dog

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On Sunday December 2, 2018, Chestermere Peace Officers, in cooperation with Calgary Animal Services, arrested a male from Chestermere in relation to numerous offences pertaining to a Vicious Dog complaint in Chestermere.

The arrest warrant was the only ava...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Help Shape the Future of Chestermere Lake

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Note: The Anchor ad this week had incorrect dates for the Open House. The correct dates are below.

For years, the sparkling blue water of Chestermere Lake has attracted many to the community. Yet with increased residents and visitors, the risk of incident...

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Join the Conversation about Lake Safety! City of Chestermere News
Posted on: November 28, 2018

City of Chestermere pursuing a regional stormwater solution

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The City of Chestermere, in partnership with the Western Irrigation District (WID), the City of Calgary, Rocky View County, the Town of Strathmore and Wheatland County, is preparing to implement a regional solution to current and future stormwater challen...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Incident in Chestermere Update

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Earlier this morning, Chestermere RCMP responded to an incident at a home in West Chestermere.

The following schools were locked down as a precaution.

  • Chestermere Lake Middle School
  • Our Lady of Wisdom
  • Rainbow Creek Elementary

The lockdowns have now been lifted...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: November 22, 2018

Top 4 Highlights from the Mayor’s Breakfast Speech

Mayors Speech

Earlier today, Mayor Marshall Chalmers gave a speech to all gathered for the annual ‘Mayor’s Breakfast’ event hosted by the Chestermere Chamber of Commerce.

In the speech, he made a few major announcements including:

  • CUI: Mayor Chalmers announced t...
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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: November 14, 2018

More Changes for Chestermere Utilities Inc.

Transition Manager

The CUI Board is pleased to announce that they have hired Mr. Richard Quail to serve as the functional interim CEO of CUI. Mr. Quail will have the title of Transition Manager to help move the company from its current state to a new model that will be chos...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

City Council narrows down options for CUI; CUI Board releases CEO

CUI Options

As announced this past summer, City Council has decided that the current governance and operations of CUI are no longer desirable, that the status quo is not an acceptable option and changes to the company are required.

“Finding a solution that p...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: November 7, 2018

City Seeking Feedback on Cannabis Cultivation Bylaw

Cultivation Bylaw Survey Open

While Federal regulations allow homeowners to grow up to 4 cannabis plants, provinces and municipalities can put additional restrictions around those laws. For example, the Province of Manitoba and Rocky View County are not allowing residential cannabis g...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

9 Things to Know for November: Mayor's Message

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Autumn always seems to be one of the busiest times of the year, doesn’t it? The same is true with your City Council so I thought I’d break down a list of what we have on the go at the moment.

  1. CUI’s Future: On October 22, KPMG and McMillan LLP pres...
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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: October 30, 2018

Five Options Presented for the Future of CUI

CUI Meeting

In September, City Council resolved that the governance and operations of Chestermere Utilities Incorporated (CUI) require reform and that the status quo is no longer desirable. At a special meeting last week, Council received the eagerly awaited report f...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Dish up your opinion on the City Budget this summer!

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This summer, your City is inviting you to pull up a seat to the table to let them know how you would slice up the municipal budget pie for the next four years.

“We’re inviting everyone to share their opinion about the City budget,” says Mayor Marshall Chal...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

August Mayor's Message

Bernies First Day

Yesterday, we welcomed our new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Bernie Morton! Bernie and his family have just moved to Chestermere and if you see him out and about, I encourage you to join us in giving him a warm Chestermere welcome.

Hiring a new CAO w...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: July 25, 2018

Christmas comes in the summer for a Chestermere resident

Christmas in Summer

Christmas might be 5 months away from today, but for one Chestermere resident, the holiday spirit is alive and well this summer.

After her separation, Lindsay* found herself managing her anxiety, unemployment, and health issues in isolation.

Running out of ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Ayana Kassam awarded Lemonade Day Youth Entrepreneur of the Year

Lemonade Day Award

The lemonade and weather could not have been sweeter for Chestermere’s third annual Lemonade Day on June 9, 2018.

Out of 171 participants registered, Ayana Kassam, a second grader at Prairie Waters Elementary, was named Lemonade Day Youth Entrepr...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

July Mayor's Message

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Growing up in Northern Alberta, summer meant a lot - probably because it was so short.We took every advantage of those warm, longer days. We spent time on the river, ate until we were stuffed, got more than a few sunburns, made campfires, and got into the...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: July 4, 2018

1, 2, 3 to easy monthly tax payments

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2018 tax notices have been issued and many residents may be wondering how to sign up for monthly payments instead of paying one lump sum.

“The Tax Installment Payment Program (TIPP) is a good option for many residents as it spreads out the amount over the ...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: June 26, 2018

3 things to know about your tax notice

3 things to know

2018 Tax Notices have now been mailed to all property owners in the City of Chestermere.

If you pay once per year, the deadline to pay without penalty is July 31, 2018. If you are on the Tax Installment Payment Plan (TIPP), your payment amount will be auto...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

You’re Invited to Join the Conversation!

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The City of Chestermere wants to connect with you – about how you’d like to connect with your City!

The City has consulted residents on a range of topics including cannabis legalization, public hearings for new developments, and how we should upgrade the o...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

8 Chestermere ways to connect with your kids this summer

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School is almost out and you may be wondering what you will possibly do to keep your kiddos busy this summer. Well, you’re in luck that you live in a community bursting with opportunities for you and your kids to have some fun together.

Here are a few idea...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Gather your change – it’s Lemonade Day this Saturday!

Lemonade Day 2018

Check under the couch cushions and search your seats for extra quarters because it’s Lemonade Day on Saturday!

Lemonade Day is an international event designed to teach kids ages 6-17 about entrepreneurship. Participants in the program learn about...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Thank you! (June Mayor's Message)

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Thank you. We, your Council, very much appreciate that you take time to be involved in your community.

Simply by reading this message, you are demonstrating that you care about Chestermere and the direction we are heading.

In addition to reading th...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Chestermere Council hires new Chief Administrative Officer

New CAO Announcement

Chestermere City Council is pleased to announce that they have hired Bernie Morton as the new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the municipality.  

“Mr. Morton is coming to us with an exceptional blend of big city experience and sma...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: May 25, 2018

No Need for Speed

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In the early evening of May 24, a Chestermere Peace Officer was conducting traffic enforcement duties in the area of Range Road 284 and Chestermere Boulevard.

The officer observed a vehicle travelling southbound at an extremely high speed. The officer was ...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Coming Soon to a Road Near You…

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If you’re driving around or through Chestermere, most of it is a smooth ride through a beautiful community.

Until you get to Township Road 240.

Like the villain in an action movie, this road is a nemesis for the 800 commuters that take it each day.

The grave...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Chestermere Parks has enlisted the help of goats to combat ‘baaad’ weeds this summer

Goats coming to Chestermere

Next week, a herd of goats will be coming to Chestermere to feast on some weeds.  

“There are various types of weeds in the off-leash area, some of which we cannot spray due to environmental factors. We are committed to controlling these...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

City Council reworks 2018 Budget to reduce planned tax increase

Copy of Copy of Budget 2018

Upon their election in 2017, one of the first items that the new City Council requested was a review of the 2018 budget.  

“We heard loud and clear from our residents that they wanted relief from tax rate hikes,” says Mayor Marshall Chalmers. “Wit...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

City Hall wants your opinion on cannabis regulations for Chestermere

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Last year, the federal government committed to legalizing recreational-use cannabis.

Each level of government has different responsibilities that pertain to the legalization. Municipalities (like the City of Chestermere) will be making decisions about:

  • Rule...
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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Southwest Chestermere lands ready for development

Waterford Stage 1

Residents of southwest Chestermere will soon have more neighbours and new features to explore as the Outline Plan for Waterford Stage 1 has now been passed by City Council. 

Waterford is located on the west side of Rainbow Road just north of Towns...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: February 21, 2018

Council sets Strategic Plan for the City

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Yesterday, City Council adopted a 4 year Strategic Plan for the City of Chestermere.

“As a Council, we have some very specific goals that we want to achieve during this term in office that were informed by our discussions with residents last fall...

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Read the 2018-2022 Strategic Plan City of Chestermere News
Posted on: July 6, 2017

616 new residents spur Chestermere to surpass 20,000 population mark

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While Chestermere has consistently been one of the fastest growing communities in the country, this year marks a particular milestone as the municipal census indicates that the community grew by 3.1% to 20,331 residents.

With the new total, Chestermere mov...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Community effort instrumental in creating a beautiful park for residents to enjoy

After months of hard work and dedication from generous volunteers, landscaping companies, contractors and staff, a new park at the corner of Rainbow Road and Chestermere Boulevard is nearing completion.

Every time we see a new park being develop...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Evaluating flowering rush control efforts in Alberta

The City of Chestermere is pleased to collaborate with Alberta Agriculture & Forestry to better understand aquatic invasive species and the best methods to eradicate them. Ms. Nicole Kimmel will be in Chestermere throughout the summer conduct...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

City Council passes 2017 Tax Rate Bylaw

At the regular meeting of Council on Monday, May 15, City Council passed the tax rate bylaw for 2017 with a tax requirement increase of 2.3%.

“Council has spent a lot of time debating and discussing this rate’s impact and we are very pr...

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News Flash

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Lake News, March 2022

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Hello Lake News Subscribers,

Find below the most relevant lake information for March, 2022. 

Boat Launch

Despite the current temperatures, boating season really is just right around the corner. The City is beginning to plan for the summer right now ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Lake News, February 2022

Hello Lake News Subscribers,

Find below the most relevant lake information for February 2022. 

Lake Etiquette

We'd like to remind any local pet owners who are walking their dogs on or near the lake ice to please remember to pick up after your dog. T...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Lake News, January, 2022

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Hello Lake News Subscribers,

Find below the most relevant lake information for January, 2022. 

Skating Rinks

  • Did you know that the City offers almost 1 outdoor skating rink per approximately 1000 people? Close to 20 rinks are now available. That inc...
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Posted on: December 9, 2021

Lake News, December 9th, 2021

Lake News - December

Hello Lake News Subscribers,

Find below the most relevant lake information for December, 2021. 

Winter Events

Western Canada Pond Hockey Championship

  • Hosted on Chestermere Lake by the Western Canada Pond Hockey Championship Committee from December 27...
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News Flash

Posted on: August 17, 2022

Five Year Crime Stats: 2018 - 2022

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Review the crime trends in and around Chestermere for 2018 through to Aug 2022.

Download RCMP 5 Year Crime Stats

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Police Files
Posted on: August 17, 2022

July Yr to Yr Crime Gauges

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Chestermere Municipal July 2022 Crime Gauges v2


Police Files
Posted on: February 4, 2022

Police Files: January 22 to February 4, 2022

STATS: January 22 to February 4, 2022

Break and Enter - 0

Theft of Motor Vehicle – 2

Possession of Stolen Property obtained by Crime Over $5000.00 – 0

Possession of Stolen Property obtained by Crime Under $5000.00 – 0

Theft from M...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Let's connect about policing!

RCMP 2022-23 Priorities Open house and Survey

Chestermere RCMP offer survey and virtual Town Hall to identify 2022-2023 Policing Priorities  

The Chestermere RCMP is committed to preserving the peace, upholding the law, and providing quality service in partnership with the city it se...

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Additional Info... Police Files
Posted on: January 26, 2022

Chestermere RCMP to participate in Operation Cold Start

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With the cold winter temperatures, the Alberta RCMP and our partners in law enforcement are reminding everyone to ensure their vehicle is never unattended or unlocked with keys nearby or in the ignition. Approximately 25% of stolen vehicles in Alberta are...

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Additional Info... Police Files
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Chestermere RCMP welcomes new Detachment Commander

RCMP Staff Sgt. Kathy Klassen

Chief Superintendent Trevor Daroux, District Officer for Southern Alberta District, is pleased to announce that Staff Sergeant Kathy Klassen is the new Detachment Commander of the Chestermere RCMP Detachment. 

“Kathy is a long time Alber...

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Additional Info... Police Files
Posted on: January 24, 2022

Police Files: December 17, 2021 to January 21, 2022

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STATS:

Break and Enter - 1

Theft of Motor Vehicle – 6

Possession of Stolen Property obtained by Crime Over $5000.00 – 2

Possession of Stolen Property obtained by Crime Under $5000.00 – 0

Theft Under $5000.00 from Motor Vehicle &am...

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Police Files
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Alberta RCMP launch mobile app to help keep Albertans informed

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Alberta RCMP has officially launched their brand-new mobile app for iOS and Android devices. The app has been developed to simplify online user experience on mobile devices to ensure that Albertans can access information quickly and conveniently. The app ...

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Additional Info... Police Files
Posted on: December 17, 2021

Police Files: November 20 to December 16, 2021

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STATS: November 20 to December 16, 2021

Break and Enter - 3

Theft of Motor Vehicle – 3

Possession of Stolen Property obtained by Crime Over $5000.00 – 0

Possession of Stolen Property obtained by Crime Under $5000.00 – 1

Theft Unde...

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Additional Info... Police Files
Posted on: December 15, 2021

Celebrate safely - don't drive while impaired this holiday season

Impaired driving

As we head into the holiday season, Chestermere Community Peace Officers and RCMP would like to encourage our community to celebrate safely and are reminding drivers that impaired driving is dangerous and illegal.   Alberta’s impaired d...

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Additional Info... Police Files
Posted on: December 8, 2021

Secure your vehicles and valuables this holiday season

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The holiday season is busy, but its also a busy season for opportunistic criminals.   Chestermere RCMP and Community Peace Officers are reminding community members to keep valuables and gifts hidden from sight in your vehicles when you a...

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Additional Info... Police Files
Posted on: December 8, 2021

RCMP detachment lobby to re-open to the public

RCMP lobby reopens Dec. 8

The Chestermere RCMP Detachment has been providing services to the community through online digital communications and limited in-person contact at the front lobby doors.  The detachment will be continuing this online practice into the year 2022 ...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 30, 2022

Subdivision & Development Appeal Board Hearing

PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF CHESTERMERE SUBDIVISION & DEVELOPMENT APPEAL BOARD

Take notice that a Subdivision & Development Appeal Board Hearing will be held on WEDNESDAY, December14th, 2022AT 6: 00 P.M. IN CITY OF CHESTERMERE COUNCIL CHAMBERS to hear

the...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Development Permits for the week of November 28, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-139

797 East Chestermere Drive - Lot 82, Block 5, Plan 101 4435

Major Home Business (Renewal) – SOLE BALANCE...

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Public Notices
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Development Permits for the week of November 14, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

 

1. DP# 22-53438

231 Kinniburgh Place

Lot 8, Block 12, Plan 181 2008

Major Home Business – ROYAL’...

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Additional Info... Public Notices
Posted on: November 7, 2022

Development Permits for the week of November 7, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

 

 

1. DP# 22-54929/3, 22-54931/3, 22-54933/3, 22-54935/3,54937/3

236 / 240 / 244 / 248 / 252 Waterford Boul...

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Additional Info... Public Notices
Posted on: October 31, 2022

Development Permits for the week of October 31, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

 

1. DP# 22-54744/3

289 Dawson Circle – Lot 84, Block 8, Plan 221 0062

Interior Side Yard Variance of 0.21m...

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Additional Info... Public Notices
Posted on: October 24, 2022

Development Permits for the week of October 24, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

 

  1. DP# 22-52456

205 Rainbow Falls Glen – Lot 16, Block 11, Plan 131 0826

A variance of 0.42m for the existing air cond...

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Additional Info... Public Notices
Posted on: October 24, 2022

Subdivison & Development Appeal Board Meeting - Nov 16

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Take notice that a Subdivision & Development Appeal Board Hearing will be held on WEDNESDAY, November 16th, 2022 AT 6:00 P.M. IN CITY OF CHESTERMERE COUNCIL CHAMBERS to hear the following Appeal: 

  1. SDAB 22-003

200 – 135 Cheste...

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Additional Info... Public Notices
Posted on: October 17, 2022

Development Permits for the week of October 17, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

 

  1. DP# 22-88/2

535 East Chestermere Drive – Lot 54, Block 6, Plan 101 4326

Discretionary Use – Sec...

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Additional Info... Public Notices
Posted on: October 11, 2022

Development Permits for the week of October 10, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

 

  1. DP# 22-54949 / 22-54951 / 22-54953 / 22-54955 / 22-54957

276 / 280 / 284 / 288 / 292 Waterford Boulevard

Lot 29 / 3...

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Additional Info... Public Notices
Posted on: October 3, 2022

Development Permits for the week of October 3, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

 

  1. DP# 22-54156

279 Chelsea Heath – Lot 20, Block 8, Plan 211 0413

Home Business-Major – AKS ELECT...

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Additional Info... Public Notices
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Development Permits for the week of September 26, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

 

  1. DP# 22-7615

224 Hawkmere Close – Lot 12, Block 28, Plan 051 4241

A variance of 0.25m for existing deck (1...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Development Permits for the week of September 20, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

1. DP# 22-53917

35 Dawson Harbour Villas – Lot 9, Block 2, Plan 191 2378

A variance of 0.44m for the fences located...

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View all City public notices here. . . Public Notices
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Development Permits for the week of September 12, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-54590/2

    332 Dawson Drive – Lot 34, Block 15, Plan 221 0062

    A variance for increasing lot coverage for detach...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Notice – Proposed Sale of 0.0749 ha of City-owned Land

Proposed Sale of City-owned Land

The City of Chestermere has entered into a draft agreement to sell 0.0749 ha of land to an adjacent landowner.

The City of Chestermere is providing notice of a proposed land sale of .0749 ha identified as Lot 23, Block 4, Plan 1013160, and outlined in gree...

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Public Notices
Posted on: August 29, 2022

Development Permits for the week of August 29, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-5002 
    • 103 Springmere Drive – Lot 2, Block 1, Plan 991 3393 
    • A variance of 0.4m for existin...
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View all City public notices here... Public Notices
Posted on: August 26, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing - Bylaw 021-22

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Adoption of the Clearwater Park West (Stage 1) Outline Plan and Associated Land Use Map Amendments

 

An application by IBI Group on behalf of the landowner Clear Water Park Inc. (A Centron Company) has been received to develop lands in the northeas...

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Public Notices
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Development Permits for the week of August 22, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-53599 
    • 14 Chelsea Bay – Lot 17, Block 1, Plan 201 0045 
    • A variance of 0.11m for west side ...
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View all City public notices here... Public Notices
Posted on: August 15, 2022

Development Permits for the week of August 15, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-52199 
    • 176 Kinniburgh Way – Lot 10, Block 3, Plan 121 2238 
    • A variance of 0.30m for existi...
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View all City public notices here... Public Notices
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Development Permits for the week of August 8, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-9504
    • 104 Hawkmere Way - Lot 73, Block 31, Plan 061 4529 
    • Side Yard Variance for proposed basement stairwell&...
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View all City public notices here... Public Notices
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Development Permits for the week of August 2, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-4534
    • 115 Invermere Close – Lot 56, Block 2, Plan 011 2456 
    • Accessory Building, Other – R...
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View all City public notices here... Public Notices
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Development Permits for the week of July 25, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-54616/2
    • 277 Dawson Way - Lot 09, Block 17, Plan 221 0062 
    • A variance for increasing the maximum lot coverage...
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View all City public notices here... Public Notices
Posted on: July 18, 2022

Development Permits for the week of July 18, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-54643/2
    • 213 Dawson Way - Lot 25, Block 17, Plan 221 0062 
    • A variance for increasing the maximum lot coverage...
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View all City public notices here... Public Notices
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing - Bylaw 020-22

Public Hearing Bylaw 020-22

Proposed Amendment to the Land Use Bylaw 

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 692 of the Municipal Government Act, Chapter M-26 of the Revised Statutes of Alberta, 2000, and amendments thereto, the Council of the City of Chestermere is consideri...

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Public Notices
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing - Bylaw 019-22

Public Hearing Bylaw 019-22

Proposed Amendment to the Land Use Bylaw 

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 692 of the Municipal Government Act, Chapter M-26 of the Revised Statutes of Alberta, 2000, and amendments thereto, the Council of the City of Chestermere is consideri...

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Public Notices
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Development Permits for the week of July 11, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-1019 
    1. 664 East Chestermere Drive - Lot 10, Block 6, Plan 921 1325 
    2. Discretionary Use – Exi...
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Posted on: July 4, 2022

Development Permits for the week of July 4, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-18800
    • 188 Sienna Passage – Block 23, Plan 071 0971 
    • Variance of 0.5m for existing air condition un...
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View all City public notices here... Public Notices
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Development Permits for the week of June 27, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 21-60754/2 243224 Rainbow Road 
    • Lot 1, Block B, Plan 971 0909 
    • Discretionary Use Interim Commercial/Ind...
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Posted on: June 20, 2022

Development Permits for the week of June 20, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  • DP# 22-54072/2
    • 138 Sandpiper Park - Lot 10, Block 5, Plan 201 2107 
    • A variance of 0.39m for an existing wood deck (1...
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View all City public notices here... Public Notices
Posted on: June 13, 2022

141 Dawson Way is conditionally approved

Development Permits

City of Chestermere Development Approvals Group (CDAG) File no. – DP#22-54663  

The following development application for 141 Dawson Way (Lot 1, Block 18, Plan 2210062) is conditionally approved.

63 3-storey townhouse units (12 Buildings)...

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View all City public notices here... Public Notices
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Development Permits for the week of June 13, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-53835     157 Dawson Drive - Lot 15, Block 5, Plan 191 2378 A variance for increasing lot...
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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing – Dissolution of CUI

CUI Public Hearing

Notice of Public Hearing – Dissolution of CUI 

Proposed Dissolution of CUI 

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 75.2(a) of the Municipal Government Act and Section 73 of the Municipal Controlled Corporate Regulations, the Council of the ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Development Permits for the week of June 06, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-2628      156 Cove Road - Lot 11, Block 3, Plan 961 1614 A variance of 0.57m for the exis...
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Posted on: May 30, 2022

Development Permits for the week of May 30, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-7154      311 Parkmere Green - Lot 14, Block 21, Plan 041 4464 Variance of 0.60m for the ...
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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Development Permits for the week of May 24, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-440 793      East Lakeview Road – Lot 16, Block 5, Plan 881 1768 Discretionary ...
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Posted on: May 30, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing - Bylaw 018-22

Public Hearing Bylaw 018-22

Proposed Amendment to the Land Use Bylaw 

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 692 of the Municipal Government Act, Chapter M-26 of the Revised Statutes of Alberta, 2000, and amendments thereto, the Council of the City of Chestermere is consideri...

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View all City public notices here... Public Notices
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Development Permits for the week of May 16, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-6556 184 Willowmere Close – Lot 24, Block 7, Plan 031 3508 A variance of 0.39m for the existing shed (12.4...
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View all City public notices here... Public Notices
Posted on: May 19, 2022

City of Chestermere Welcomes Municipal Affairs Inspection

Statement from Mayor Council

The City of Chestermere can confirm it has received notice from Municipal Affairs Minister Ric McIver that an inspection of legislative inconsistencies at the City of Chestermere is to begin within the next six to 18 months. At Mayor Jeff Colvin’s request...

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Public Notices
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Development Permits for the week of May 9, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-52974 409 Kinniburgh Cove – Lot 87, Block 10, Plan 141 1563 A variance of 0.33m for the existing air condi...
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View all City public notices here... Public Notices
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing - Bylaw 016-22

Notice of Public Hearing - Bylay 016-22

Major Amendments to the Waterford Estates SW (Stage 2) Outline Plan

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 692 of the Municipal Government Act, Chapter M-26 of the Revised Statutes of Alberta, 2000, and amendments thereto, the Council of the City of Chester...

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View all City public notices here... Public Notices
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Development Permits for the week of May 2, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. 1.DP# 22-466 201West Chestermere Drive (Rec Centre) – Block A, Plan 7840EU Discretionary Use – BEFORE &...
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View all City public notices here... Public Notices
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Development Permits for the week of April 25, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

  1. DP# 22-54466 270 South Shore Drive – Lot 1, Block 7, Plan 211 1303 Low Rise Multi-Unit Residential (Permitted Use...
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View all City public notices here... Public Notices
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing - Off-Site Levy - BYLAW 017-22

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Pursuant to the provisions of Section 692 of the Municipal Government Act, Chapter M-26 of the Revised Statutes of Alberta, 2000, and amendments thereto, the Council of the City of Chestermere is considering Proposed Bylaw 017-22 being the City of Chester...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Subdivision & Development Appeal Board Hearing

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Take notice that a Subdivision & Development Appeal Board Hearing will be held on WEDNESDAY, April 27th, 2022 AT 6:30 P.M. VIA ONLINE CISCO WEBEX to hear the following Appeal: 

1.SDAB 22-001

15 Paradise Place

Lot 6, Block 3, Plan 061 2202

DP#22-6...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing - Bylaw 013-22

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Proposed Waterford Stage 1 Land Use Amendments

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 692 of the Municipal Government Act, Chapter M-26 of the Revised Statutes of Alberta, 2000, and amendments thereto, the Council of the City of Chestermere is considering B...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Development Permits for the week of April 18, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

1. DP# 22-6262

130 Lakeview Inlet – Lot 18, Block 5, Plan 031 2551

Home Business (renewal) – Major – NHU’LAN WRAP & ROLL ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Development Permits for the week of April 11, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

1. DP# 22-1151

893 West Chestermere Drive – Lot 26, Block 2, Plan 921 1235

Discretionary Use – Detached G...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Development Permits for the week of March 28, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

1. DP# 22-17588

188 Magenta Crescent – Lot 3, Block 18, Plan 081 1389

Home Businesses – Major - LISETH LA...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing - Bylaw 011-22

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Proposed Kinniburgh South Phase 3 and 4 Land Use Amendment - DC(R-2)

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 692 of the Municipal Government Act, Chapter M-26 of the Revised Statutes of Alberta, 2000, and amendments thereto, the Council of the City of Cheste...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing - Bylaw 012-22

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Proposed Land Use Amendment to the Chelsea Outline Plan and Land Use Bylaw - From Low Rise Multi-Unit Residential District (R-4) to a Direct Control (Residential Multi-Unit) District (DC(R-3)) and Public Services District (PS)

Pursuant to the provisions of...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Development Permits for the week of March 21, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

1. DP# 22-54329

61 Waterford Road – Lot 18, Block 02, Plan 211 0528

  1. A variance of 0.05m for the existing eaves on a...
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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Development Permits for the week of March 14, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

1. DP# 22-7322

240 Windermere Drive – Lot 98, Block 6, Plan 041 4484

  1. A variance of 0.25m for existing detached covered area l...
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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Development Permits for the week of March 7, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

1. DP# 22-3420

133 West Creek Crescent – Lot 12, Block 32, Plan 991 2924

Home Business (renewal) – Major ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Development Permits for the week of February 28, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

1. DP# 22-8320

120 West Creek Green - Lot 9, Block 18, Plan 081 4323

  1. A variance of 0.6m for existing driveway extension locat...
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Posted on: February 22, 2022

Development Permits for the week of February 21, 2022

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The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

1. DP# 22-15134

108 Rainbow Falls Manor - Lot 25, Block 22, Plan 081 3632

A variance of 0.6m for an existing driveway located...

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

Development Permits for the week of February 14, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

1. DP# 22-113

669 East Chestermere Drive - Lot 62, Block 06, Plan 111 0720

Lake Lot Dock with Side Yard Variance

 

2. ...

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Development Permits for the week of February 7, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

1. DP# 22-51670

140 Waterlily Cove - Lot 02, Block 04, Plan 121 2414

  • A variance of 0.40m for an existing air conditioning uni...
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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Development Permits for the week of January 31, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

1. DP# 22-53998

231 Dawson Harbour Court - Lot 29, Block 06, Plan 191 2478

A variance of 0.15m for an existing driveway locat...

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Posted on: January 25, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing - Bylaw 007-21 (1 of 2)

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Proposed Municipal Development Plan Amendment

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 692 of the Municipal Government Act, Chapter M-26 of the Revised Statutes of Alberta, 2000, and amendments thereto, the Council of the City of Chestermere is considering By...

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Posted on: January 25, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing - Bylaw 008-21 (2 of 2)

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Proposed Clearwater Park Area Structure Plan

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 692 of the Municipal Government Act, Chapter M-26 of the Revised Statutes of Alberta, 2000, and amendments thereto, the Council of the City of Chestermere is considering Byl...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Development Permits for the week of January 24, 2022

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The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

1. DP# 22-54304

15 Waterford Heights - Lot 12, Block 1, Plan 211 0528

Discretionary Use – Secondary Suite

Any perso...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Board and Committee Vacancies

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Applications are still being accepted for the following Boards and Committees:

Chestermere Accessibility Advisory Committee

This Committee will provide strategic advice and make recommendations to Council and Administration on accessibility issues with the ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing - Bylaw 001-22

Notice of Public Hearing - Bylaw 001-22 - Feb. 1 2022 at 9 a.m.

Notice of Public Hearing - Bylaw 001-22

Amendments to the Direct Control Town Centre Commercial Land Use District DC(TCC) 

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 692 of the Municipal Government Act, Chapter M-26 of the Revised Statutes of Alberta, 2...

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Posted on: January 17, 2022

Development Permits for the week of January 17, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

1. DP# 22-790

525 Lakeside Greens Place – Lot 13, Block 08, Plan 911 2616

A variance of 0.28m for an existing air c...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Notice of Bylaw - Bylaw 006-22

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Council will be discussing the proposed Bylaw 006-22 at its January 11 Special Meeting.

Bylaw 006-22 establishes the positions of Chief Administrative Officer and designated officers. 

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Development Permits for the week of January 10, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

1. DP# 21-53124

141 Kinniburgh Cove – Lot 62, Block 10, Plan 161 0322

Discretionary Use – Secondary Suite...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Development Permits for the week of January 3, 2022

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

1. DP# 21-53852/2

116 Dawson Drive – Lot 5, Block 4, Plan 191 2378

A variance for increasing maximum lot coverage f...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Development Permits for the week of December 20, 2021

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The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

1. DP# 21-54330

62 Waterford Road – Lot 16, Block 6, Plan 211 0528

A variance of 0.08m for existing eaves on left c...

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Development Permits for the week of December 13, 2021

Development Permits

The following Development Permit(s) have been approved in accordance with the City of Chestermere Land Use Bylaw 022-10, as amended:

1. DP# 21-42000

724 West Chestermere Drive – Lot 6, Block 2, Plan 101 3308

Home Business – Major &nda...

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

Rescheduled - Subdivision & Development Appeal Board Hearing

SDAB

Take notice that a rescheduled Subdivision & Development Appeal Board Hearing will be held on TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14th, 2021 AT 6:00 P.M. VIA ONLINE CISCO WEBEX to hear the following Appeal: 

 1. SDAB 21-002 

111 Sandpiper Court...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Board and Committee Vacancies

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Applications are being accepted for several Boards and Committees:

Audit Committee

This committee makes recommendations to Council on the selection of Chestermere’s auditor, provides oversight of the financial reporting process, reviews the auditor’s report...

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