Site Guidelines

Staff will make every effort to ensure the content posted here is up to date however, its accuracy cannot be guaranteed. For any confirmations of accuracy of content, please contact the City directly at (403) 207-7050. 

Website Guidelines

Direct messages and posts are not considered official correspondence. Official correspondence means communications written, faxed or emailed to the City of Chestermere that includes the resident’s proper name and address. Residents should contact the City of Chestermere by email or in writing to submit:
- A formal customer service request, comment or inquiry.
- A response to an item published for public comment.

All comments will be regularly moderated and reviewed by City of Chestermere staff. The City of Chestermere will not tolerate comments that are offensive to an individual or an organization, rude in tone, or abusive as determined by the City of Chestermere. Users of the website page agree that they shall not post any content that meets the following conditions, and the City of Chestermere reserves the right to, without notice, edit, remove, or refuse content that meets any of the following conditions:
• contrary to the principles of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Alberta Human Rights Act and any other applicable codes of conduct; 
• racist, hateful, sexist, homophobic, slanderous, insulting, life-threatening or otherwise offensive messages 
• defamatory, serious, unproven or inaccurate accusations against individuals or organizations 
• aggressive, coarse, violent, obscene, or pornographic content 
• content which may offend the privacy, personal, property or other rights of any individuals or organizations 
• hyperlinks to website or other content that meet the above conditions 
• content where the sender is not the author 
• content for advertising or other commercial purposes 
• announcements from labour or political organizations 
• content written in a language other than English 
• unintelligible or irrelevant messages, and 
• any other content that the forum moderators feel will not add to the normal flow of debate. 
Users also shall agree that they shall not use the website page in such a way as to offend the privacy, personal, property or other rights of any individuals or organizations. Users also agree not to use the site in such a way as to breach the laws of jurisdiction in which users currently reside.
Users participate at their own risk, taking personal responsibility for comments, username and any information provided.
If the City staff find that a comment or post contravenes any of the guidelines listed above, staff will make a copy of the comment for the record and delete the post from the City’s website and the offending user shall be blocked from posting on the City’s website.