Posted on: July 19, 2017

Bridge on Township Road 240 nearing completion; road work beginning soon

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If you haven’t driven Township Road 240 in a while, it only takes a moment to realize you’ll be in for a bumpy ride.

Chestermere’s southern border road is one of the few remaining gravel roads in the community. Over the past f...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Mouth-watering, must-try cuisine at the Chestermere Water Festival

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What is a summer festival without delicious food truck fare? From savoury to sweet, there’s sure to be something for every taste bud.

Featured Foods:

For the sweet tooth: Mini donuts, caramel filled churros and ice cream sundaes will have any adult or child...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Music preview: Chestermere Water Festival

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Enjoy over eight hours of live rock, pop, blues and country music on the shores of Chestermere Lake at the annual Chestermere Water Festival on July 22.

Summer Music Showcase schedule:

1:00 p.m. Rock Vegas:  A Chestermere/Calgary ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Watershed Committee re-established to protect Chestermere Lake for future generations

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On a hot summer day, the cool waters of Chestermere Lake draw residents and visitors who are eager to enjoy some recreation and relaxation on one of Alberta’s limited bodies of water.

A group of local residents recognize that to keep the lake in good condi...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Returning Officer appointed for 2017 Election

Following a hiring process conducted by Administration, Council has appointed Susan McMahon as the Returning Officer for the 2017 Chestermere Municipal Election this October.

“We are very pleased to welcome Ms. McMahon as our Returning Officer,” said Tracy...

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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 30, 2017

City progresses changes with Chestermere Utilities Inc. (CUI) - Summer Update

For the first half of the year, City staff, Council and CUI have been actively pursuing work that stemmed from the City’s 2016 Utilities Mandate and Rate Regulatory Review.

"Council looks forward to seeing the final pieces, which will be pre...

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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: June 26, 2017

2017 Tax Notices Issued

Last week, Chestermere residents should have received their 2017 Tax Notice.  

As set in the 2017-2018 budget, there will be a 2.3% increase in the 2017 tax requirement. This means that a homeowner with a home valued at $500,000 can expect to pay ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Chestermere Fire Services Supports Investigation of Unknown Substance on Bow River

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At approximately 6:20 a.m. this morning, the Calgary Fire Department was called to the Bow River near Harvie Passage to investigate an unknown substance in the Bow river and the Western Irrigation Canal.

Hazardous Material, Aquatic teams and Fire crews are...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Chestermere embraces opportunity for smaller lots in future development

While Chestermere offers a wide array of beautiful large homes, most single family options begin in the $500,000 range and may be beyond the budget and needs for young couples, single professionals, empty-nesters and many other families.

With a recent chan...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Summer Festivals

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Summer in Alberta can go by in the blink of an eye so be sure to mark your calendars for the fun free opportunities in our own community! Chestermere offers two amazing festivals that should be on everyone’s summer to-do list:

1. Get involved in ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) approves new AltaLink substation in Chestermere

The City of Chestermere learned today that the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) has approved AltaLink’s proposed substation location in the far southeast area of Chestermere.

“We are very pleased with this announcement,” sai...

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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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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Statement from Mayor Patricia Matthews regarding Chestermere’s appeal of the Conrich ASP

The Municipal Government Board (MGB) has made its decision regarding Chestermere’s appeal of the Conrich Area Structure Plan (ASP) . They have chosen to allow Rocky View County to proceed as planned.

While we respect the process the MGB took to l...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Free family event to help prepare you for an emergency

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If Chestermere faced an emergency, would you be prepared?

The City of Chestermere’s Emergency Management Agency (CHEMA) is offering a free event about the importance of being prepared for an emergency. Kids, families, young adults and seniors can...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Digital To Do: Complete your Census!

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The annual municipal census will begin May 1 and the City is asking all residents to take a break from their regular online tasks to complete their census.  

“Completing the census is so easy and can be done in two minutes on your mobile...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Pump up your summer at the improved Chestermere Family Bike Park!

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As the weather gets warmer, bike enthusiasts look forward to crushing the trails of the Chestermere Family Bike Park. This year, riders will be able to tackle new challenges following the completion of several new upgrades.  

“This seaso...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

2016 Financial Statements Available

The 2016 financial statements are now available for the public to view at www.chestermere.ca/financials.

The City of Chestermere’s annual financial statements are audited by a third party. Following a review by the Audit Committee, they were pres...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Rock the block this summer

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During the winter months, it’s easy to come home, bundled against the cold, and head straight inside without so much as a glance to your snow-covered neighbourhood. Now that spring is here, it’s time to get out and get to know your com...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

City to begin marketing lots in Light Industrial Park

At the March 20 meeting, Council directed Administration to hire a Real Estate Broker to assist with the upcoming marketing and sales of the lots in the Light Industrial Park.

“Over the past year and a half, we have had 18 qualified leads express...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: April 3, 2017

Planning for development in east acreage areas underway

At the March 20 meeting, Council directed staff to continue the creation of an Area Structure Plan (ASP) for the acreages in the eastern portion of Chestermere.

When the land was annexed into Chestermere in 2009, one of the conditions was the eventual crea...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: March 30, 2017

Chestermere Mayor Patricia Matthews will not seek re-election

Earlier today, Chestermere Mayor Patricia Matthews announced that she will not be seeking another term as an elected official in Chestermere. 

 

“I'm very proud of the work I've done as Mayor since 2007 when we ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Community Resource Centre partners with Chestermere Food Bank to offer expanded services

The Community Resource Centre (CRC) is expanding its services! Starting in April 2017, the CRC will offer support, information and referral services at the Chestermere Regional Food Bank office once a week.

Danielle Fermin, the Family and Community Service...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Range Road 282 Re-opened

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Update March 29, 2017: Range Road 282 has been reopened. Thanks for your patience as crews worked to address the drainage challenges.

Notice: Range Road 282, at the southeast end of Chestermere (see map below) will be closed until further notice due to flo...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

City presents 2017-2018 Corporate Business Plan

At the March 20th Council Meeting, the City’s Corporate Business Plan was presented and accepted. As a key document in the strategic planning cycle, the Corporate Business Plan outlines the tasks and budgeted initiatives Administration plans to ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

The City is powering down for Earth Hour. Will you?

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The City of Chestermere, along with thousands of cities across the world, will participate in Earth Hour on March 25 to help change climate change.

 

Now in its 11th year, Earth Hour is a global environmental movement founded by The World ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

City Council agrees to support Drought Resiliency Pilot

Many Alberta communities face challenges when it comes to stormwater management. Extreme rainfall and extended droughts make the need to conserve, manage, and reuse stormwater especially important.

Recently, Council agreed to participate in a Chestermere D...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: February 27, 2017

City to participate in AUC public hearing for AltaLink’s proposed sub-station location

The City of Chestermere will support AltaLink’s preferred substation location in Chestermere at the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) public hearing, beginning February 27 at Chestermere Landing.

“We applied to be an intervenor because...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: February 24, 2017

Chestermere.ca has a new look!

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The City of Chestermere is pleased to introduce a newly redesigned City website that is clean, simple and easy to navigate.

“Providing great service to residents is a top priority and we wanted our website redesign to reflect that,” sai...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Local youth skates his way to $1,000 Youth Award

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At the February 21 Council Meeting, Chestermere Lake Middle School student Nathan Hermann was awarded the 2016 Dave Mikkelsen Award for Youth for his idea to enhance youth experiences at the Chestermere Skate Park.

“The creativity from our youth ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

City releases Recreation Feasibility Study outlining plans for the future

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When the City’s Master Recreation Plan was released in 2014, one of the main considerations was a new indoor recreation facility to expand recreation offerings as the community grows. Over the last two years, the City’s Parks & Recreation team, along ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Municipal Affairs' Review Complete: No Investigation Necessary

"I am pleased to let you know that the City of Chestermere has received a decision from the Government of Alberta indicating that, following their receipt and subsequent review of a 2016 petition, an investigation is not necessary.

Throughout the past...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: February 15, 2017

2016 Projects Completed and Ready to Use this Summer

In the midst of a snowy February day, Chestermere City Council received a report of projects that were completed in 2016 that will improve residents’ outdoor recreation experience this coming summer.

 

“We are very pleased to ha...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Don’t forget to renew your dog licence!

It’s that time of year when all four legged residents of Chestermere need a renewed licence. Renewal notices were mailed to Chestermere dog owners last month and the deadline to renew is January 31, 2017.  

“Licensing your dog ...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: January 20, 2017

City updates Business Licence Bylaw to improve process for local businesses

The City of Chestermere is pleased to unveil changes to the business licence process that makes it easier and less expensive for local businesses to be licensed.

“We are working hard to attract more businesses to Chestermere and we want to ensure...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: January 17, 2017

Staff at the City: Chestermere Fire Services

Whether you see them at a local hockey game, volunteering at a block party or training at the Fire Hall, the men and women of Chestermere Fire Services (CFS) live by the principles of Pride, Professionalism and Proficiency.In addition to fire response, Ch...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: January 10, 2017

Be Active in 2017!

January is a great time for the whole family to get involved with recreation activities and there is a new way to learn about what programs are offered here in Chestermere.

Do you want to learn to skate? Interested in what dance companies operate in Cheste...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: December 20, 2016

Council Approves 7.8% Utility Rate Increase for 2017

Following a thorough review process, City of Chestermere Council approved a motion at their regular December 19 meeting to allow Chestermere Utilities Inc. (CUI) to increase 2017 rates by an average 7.8% overall. CUI’s original request was to increase rat...Read on...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Chestermere Utilities Inc. (CUI) to Present Final Submissions for 2017 Rate Request

On Monday, December 19, City Council will deliberate over the final submissions for CUI’s 2017 Utility Rate Request. At this meeting, Council will review CUI’s responses to the public, Intergroup Consultants, and Council questions. Council will also revie...Read on...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Council passes 2017-2018 preliminary budget

At the meeting on December 5th, City of Chestermere Council passed the 2017-2018 Municipal Budget.   

“After very vigorous debate, Council passed a budget at our meeting that represents months of hard work by staff to...Read on...

City of Chestermere News
Posted on: December 8, 2016

Council Begins Thorough Review of CUI’s 2017 Rate Request

On Monday, December 5, Chestermere Utilities Inc. (CUI) presented its 2017 Utility Rate Request to Council. Council is now continuing to review the information, consulting with an industry expert, and asking CUI questions before rendering a decision. &...Read on... City of Chestermere News
Posted on: December 1, 2016

Chestermere Utilities Inc. Publishes 2017 Rate Request

Chestermere Utilities Inc. Publishes 2017 Rate Request December 1, 2016

As part of its annual planning cycle, Chestermere Utilities Inc. (CUI) has submitted its request for new 2017 utility rates. The requested rates and rationale supporting the requ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Spreading the holiday spirit through Christmas Hampers

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With the holiday season quickly approaching, the Chestermere Regional Food Bank and Community Resource Centre are teaming up to help individuals and families through the Christmas Hamper program.

“We’ve already received more requests for assistance th...Read on...

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Posted on: November 25, 2016

City Council moves forward with new Utilities Mandate and Rate Regulatory Framework

The City of Chestermere has begun implementing the new Chestermere Utilities Inc. (CUI) Mandate and Rate Regulatory Framework. This work is based on City Administration’s Implementation Plan for Stack’d Consulting’s Final Rep...Read on...

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

2017 funding provided to community groups

The City of Chestermere is pleased to announce that funding for community groups providing preventative social services for Chestermere residents has been allocated for the 2017 year. In addition to the wide variety of programs offered through the Family ...Read on... Additional Info... City of Chestermere News
Posted on: November 18, 2016

City of Chestermere supports AltaLink’s proposed substation location

The City of Chestermere has applied to the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) to speak in support of AltaLink’s proposed substation location in the far southeast area of Chestermere.“AltaLink’s substation and preferred locati...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: November 16, 2016

City Budget Meetings Conclude

After thirteen hours of public budget presentations and deliberations, City Officials have concluded budget presentation meetings. 

Budget is always a stressful time as Council and Administration look to provide the most services and am...

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Posted on: November 9, 2016

Chamber of Commerce to organize 2017 Lemonade Day

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The City of Chestermere is pleased to announce that the Chestermere Chamber of Commerce has agreed to take the lead in organizing the 2017 Chestermere Lemonade Day.

“We are very proud to hand Lemonade Day over to the Chamber of Commerce,” said David P...Read on...

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Posted on: November 7, 2016

Light the lake at this year’s Winter Lights Festival!

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Grab your mitts, skates and loved ones for a cozy evening at the Chestermere Winter Lights Festival on November 26! Traditionally a January event, Chestermere’s annual Winterfest has been redeveloped to celebrate the official lighting of the Ch...

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

You can win $1,000 for a youth project of your choice!

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Do you have an amazing idea that will contribute to the enhancement of our community? Are you involved in a local organization that supports the development of youth in Chestermere? If the answer is yes, then you are ready to apply for the Dave Mikkelsen ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

City to Purchase Ice Resurfacing Machine for CRCA

On October 17, 2016, Council passed a motion to purchase an ice resurfacing machine to support the Chestermere Regional Community Association (CRCA).

The CRCA made the request to Council because its current machine is ten years old and 4-6 years past ...Read on...

City of Chestermere News
Posted on: October 19, 2016

Stack’d Presents Mandate and Rate Regulatory Report to Council

On October 17, 2016, Stack’d Consulting presented a summary of their final report to Council. The presentation provided a high-level overview of their progress to-date, a summary of the Mandate and Rate Regulatory Process, and next steps.
 “We have bee...Read on...

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Posted on: October 13, 2016

This week heats up for fire safety

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Do you know how often to check your smoke alarm? Chestermere Fire Services (CFS) wants you to know! This week, October 9-15 is the 20th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week in Canada.

This year’s theme is ‘Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Al...Read on...

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Share the warmth during this year’s Jacket Racket Program

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Winter is coming and the snow, cold and freezing winds will be here in no time. Unfortunately, many individuals and families will be heading out to face the season without proper winter clothing, and that’s where the City of Chestermere’s Jacket Racket pr...Read on...

To view more about this program, click here. City of Chestermere News
Posted on: October 4, 2016

Chestermere Hosts Mid-Sized Cities Caucus

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On September 29 and 30, 2016, the City of Chestermere hosted this fall’s Alberta Mid-Size Cities Mayors’ Caucus; a meeting of municipalities that represent urban centres throughout the province with populations over 15,000. The Caucus, serving a total pop...Read on...

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Chestermere Arts Days will delight all the senses

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This Friday, come and enjoy an immersive cultural experience at the 2016 annual Chestermere Arts Days Blank Canvas Event.

“This year will be a cultural explosion,” said Nancie Huneault, Events Planner for the City of Chestermere. “Guests will experienc...Read on...

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

Statement from Mayor Matthews regarding Municipal Affairs' petition review

Today we received a letter regarding the review conducted by Municipal Affairs this past summer. You can read the letter here.

Council respects the process that Municipal Affairs undertook to look into resident concerns and together with Administration...Read on...

Letter from Municipal Affairs - September 14 City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 8, 2016

5 experiences you won’t want to miss at Chestermere Arts Days

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Chestermere Arts Days is a two day cultural experience right here in our community that will be taking place from September 30 to
October 1. Come down to City Hall and the Chestermere Public Library to experience the stunning array of arts and culture i...Read on...

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

New Municipal Development Plan sets vision for Chestermere’s future

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On August 15, 2016, Council approved an update to the City of Chestermere’s Municipal Development Plan (MDP) which sets out a 25-year vision for Chestermere’s future land use, infrastructure, and community services and facilities.

“After many public c...Read on...

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

Chestermere is designated as Western Canada’s first Bee City

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The City of Chestermere is buzzing with excitement after becoming western Canada’s first Bee City. Only the second City designated in Canada, Chestermere is helping in the fight to save the declining population of bees in Canada. Chestermere hopes to insp...Read on...

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

Chestermere residents provide valuable input for off-leash area

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This past spring, City staff began looking for input from residents about the current off-leash space, located at the northwest end of Chestermere Lake. Thank you to the survey respondents and workshop attendees for the amazing feedback that we received. ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

Blue Jays bring baseball back to Chestermere

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On Tuesday, August 2nd, Jays Care Foundation, the charitable arm of the Toronto Blue Jays joined representatives from the City of Chestermere to unveil the newly refurbished Jays Care Foundation Field. The project was the recipient of a $150,000 Field of ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Regional Transit Feasibility Study Coming to Chestermere

The need for public transportation available to Chestermere residents has grown. After serving more than three years on the Calgary Regional Partnership (CRP), Transportation and Complete Mobility Committee, I am happy to announce that Chestermere will be...

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Take the survey here. Council Articles
Posted on: May 4, 2017

Why Owning Industrial Land is Important

Mayor Matthews recently wrote about how Chestermere supports both commercial and residential development as we pursue economic growth. One of our key economic development strategies is the future light industrial and business park, for which Chestermere o...

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Council Articles
Posted on: April 26, 2017

Prevent – Respond – Recover: Chestermere Emergency Management Agency

A city-wide emergency can happen at any time. Recently, we’ve seen how a disaster can affect a community with the forest fires in Fort McMurray, and we experienced our own event in 2015 with the flood. The City of Chestermere continues to evolve...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Mayor's Message - Residential vs. Commercial

Mayor’s Message

To build or not to build… residential vs. commercial

People often ask me, “Why can’t the City stop approving residential and only approve commercial developments?”

Here’s the scoop....

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Council Articles
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Economic Growth through High-Speed Broadband

When we think about economic development, we usually jump to new business. But did you know that our internet connectivity can have a significant economic impact?

The City and CRP began discussing broadband a few years ago when I was first appointed to the...

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Council Articles
Posted on: February 15, 2017

Mayor's Message - CUI Rate Request

During the last year, Council has focused on many things, but we made it a priority to do a better job of communicating with you. In keeping with that priority, here is an update on what we’ve been doing in our role as Regulator for Chestermere ...

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Council Articles
Posted on: February 15, 2017

Supporting Regional Recreation

Chestermere is full of recreational activities for people of any age. You don’t have to look very hard to find opportunities to walk, swim, boat, skate, ride a bike, play team sports, or even just connect with your neighbours. Our community is committed t...

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Council Articles
Posted on: February 15, 2017

Chestermere’s Economic Growth

During the last decade, Chestermere has experienced exponential growth. Our population skyrocketed from approximately 9,500 people in 2006 to more than 19,700 residents in 2016. What most people don’t realize is that our non-residential tax base...

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Council Articles
Posted on: February 15, 2017

Connecting our Food with our Community

One of the reasons I joined Council was to build a stronger community for my daughters. I want my family to work together to make Chestermere better by respecting others and supporting a bigger picture. I often talk to my girls about the importance of car...

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Council Articles
Posted on: February 15, 2017

Creating community character through development

Every time I drive through the streets of Chestermere I appreciate what an amazing community we have.  In our recent Municipal Development Plan (MDP) update, we describe a long-term vision of our City that incorporates the small town feel with an...

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Council Articles
Posted on: February 15, 2017

Making Chestermere’s Streetscape Beautiful

Chestermere is a beautiful city! The natural beauty, of the lakes, ponds and green spaces, play a significant role in making Chestermere visually appealing, but it is also due to the efforts and creativity of dedicated residents. Each year, City Council s...

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Council Articles
Posted on: February 15, 2017

Mayor's Message - RCMP in our Community

Occasionally I get resident and non-resident inquiries about the RCMP. Recently, it occurred to me that not everyone understands the City’s relationship with our policing body. Under the Municipal Government Act, any community over 5000 people i...

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Council Articles
Posted on: February 15, 2017

Mayor's Message - Municipal Development Plan

This Fall has been a busy one so far in our community, but I’ve come to learn that they usually are in Chestermere. School has started again, hockey/curling/dance/music, etc. have begun new seasons, gardens are being put to bed for the Winter, g...

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Council Articles
Posted on: February 15, 2017

Why a Hotel?

Since the first time I ran for Council in 2007, I wanted Chestermere to have a hotel. Why? For me, a hotel was a necessity for growth. Before our hotel opened, we hosted two provincial hockey tournaments and saw minimal economic value. The teams visiting ...

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Council Articles
Posted on: February 14, 2017

Join the Watershed Committee!

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Do you enjoy fishing, boating or other water activities? We are currently seeking residents to sit on the recently revived Watershed Committee.

The City of Chestermere’s vision in the Municipal Development Plan (MDP) includes creating a distinctive recreat...

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Join the committee Council Articles

Posted on: May 26, 2017

Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) approves new AltaLink substation in Chestermere

The City of Chestermere learned today that the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) has approved AltaLink’s proposed substation location in the far southeast area of Chestermere.

“We are very pleased with this announcement,” said Jean-Marc Lacasse, Chesterme...

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Economic Development - News Flash
Posted on: April 5, 2017

City to begin marketing lots in Light Industrial Park

At the March 20 meeting, Council directed Administration to hire a Real Estate Broker to assist with the upcoming marketing and sales of the lots in the Light Industrial Park.

“Over the past year and a half, we have had 18 qualified leads express serious i...

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Economic Development - News Flash
Posted on: November 18, 2016

City of Chestermere supports AltaLink’s proposed substation location

The City of Chestermere has applied to the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) to speak in support of AltaLink’s proposed substation location in the far southeast area of Chestermere.“AltaLink’s substation and preferred location in Chestermere’s future lig...

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Economic Development - News Flash
Posted on: August 31, 2016

Updated Municipal Development Plan Encourages Commercial Development

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On August 15, 2016, Council approved an update to the City of Chestermere’s Municipal Development Plan (MDP) which sets out a 25-year vision for Chestermere’s future land use, infrastructure, and community services and facilities. “After many public consu...

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Posted on: September 9, 2015

City purchases land to increase development of non-residential tax base

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Earlier this spring, the City of Chestermere purchased 101 acres of land in the southeast area of the City for the purpose of increasing the development of non-residential offerings within the City’s borders. 

“Chestermere resi...

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Posted on: April 1, 2017

ELCC 2017 Conference registration is open: Smart Start for Boys

  • Learn why stereotyping boys hinders development
  • Accept each boy’s unique personality and anticipate his needs
  • Encourage optimal growth
  • Learn how to talk so he will listen and how to listen so he will talk
  • Help foster the desire to read and be successful in sc...
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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Register for Youth Programs: www.chestermere.ca/plcprograms

Youth will learn resilience and managing everyday pressures and building emotional character, maintaining healthy friendship skills, identifying triggers to big emotions and learning appropriate ways to manage them, and building confidence for success in ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Summer @ Parent Link: chestermere.ca/plcprograms

Join us this year with park playdates, walking program, field trips, and gardening! Registration opens July 4 at 9:00am.

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

NEW Chestermere Parent Link program: www.chestermere.ca/plcprograms

Join our Program Facilitators at Camp Chestermere every Wednesday 5:30-7:30pm starting tonight and throughout the summer for fun and engaging movement activities, promoting physical literacy and lifelong healthy habits!  Camp Chestermere is locat...

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Posted on: June 3, 2017

Parent Link Teddy Bear Picnic! www.chestermere.ca/plc

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Join us at John Peake Park Gazebo for a teddy bear picnic in the park for songs, stories, snacks & crafts June 7, 10:00am-12:00pm.

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Face-Painting at Bike Park Kick-Off! www.chestermere.ca/plc

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Kidz 1st Network Parent Link Centre will be offering FREE face-painting & helmet safety checks with a donation to the Chestermere Food Bank at the Family Bike Park Kick-Off event June 3!

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Chestermere Parent Link June Update: www.chestermere.ca/plcprograms

Warmer weather is here, and we are excited to get outside at these events this month: Bike Park Kick-Off, Family Planting Day, Teddy Bear Picnic and the Langdon Father’s Day Walk/Run!  In addition, we are introducing a brand-new program...

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