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  • Councillor Larry Spilak

    Councillor Larry Spilak

    It is with great sadness that Foothills County announces the passing of Councillor Larry Spilak on Friday, November 6, 2020.  He was committed to improving our communities and providing lasting opportunities that would benefit our residents for years to come. Larry’s dedication to Foothills County was second only to his family, wife Danielle and son Ben, to whom his pride was evident with every story told. We will be forever grateful for his unwavering friendship, dedication and years of service to Foothills County.

    To read more, please click here. 

  • Champion Park

    Champion Park

    Foothills County and the Town of Okotoks are giving away a private tour of Champion Park, the restored train & railway station. Due to COVID-19, an annual in-person event could not be held this year. In efforts to help residents explore their community, a virtual tour was also created of Champion park, with one lucky winner receiving a private tour! For more information on the virtual tour, and how to enter click here. 

  • No Fire Restriction Status

    No Fire Restriction Status

    'No Fire Restriction Status' is now in place effective October 27, 2020. This replaces the previous Fire Advisory. All open fires are allowed by obtaining a burning permit found on the Foothills County Website. Citizens are also reminded that obtaining a fire permit is mandatory at all times. For more information, click here. 

  • Where to Give

    Where to Give

    Looking for where you can help others in need this Christmas?

    Check out our list of organizations that support residents in the Foothills region.  Click here.

  • COVID-19

    COVID-19

    Learn about Foothills County's response to COVID-19

    Closures

    Cancellations

    Financial Relief

    LEARN MORE HERE

    Council Meeting Livestream - LINK

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It is with great sadness that Foothills County announces the passing of Councillor Larry Spilak on Friday, November 6, 2020.  He was committed to improving our communities and providing lasting opportunities that would benefit our residents for years to come. Larry’s dedication to Foothills County was second only to his family, wife Danielle and son Ben, to whom his pride was evident with every story told. We will be forever grateful for his unwavering friendship, dedication and years of service to Foothills County.

To read more, please click here. 

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'No Fire Restriction Status' is now in place effective October 27, 2020. This replaces the previous Fire Advisory. All open fires are allowed by obtaining a burning permit found on the Foothills County Website. Citizens are also reminded that obtaining a fire permit is mandatory at all times. For more information, click here. 

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Looking for where you can help others in need this Christmas?

Check out our list of organizations that support residents in the Foothills region.  Click here.

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Learn about Foothills County's response to COVID-19

Closures

Cancellations

Financial Relief

LEARN MORE HERE

Council Meeting Livestream - LINK

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Scott Seaman Sports Rink Moves to Phase II of Re-opening

October 21, 2020

As of October 21, 2020, the Scott Seaman Sports Rink entered into the second phase of their reopening plan. This includes the return of the walking track Monday-Friday 11am-3pm with restrictions. For more information & COVID-19 guidelines, see here.  

Virtual County Hall

September 30, 2020

Announcing Virtual County Hall (VCH)

Paying bills, viewing your assessment and managing your business with Foothills County just got easier! Learn what you can do with VCH from the comfort of your own home.

Virtual County Hall - link

Median Closures - Hwy 2

August 28, 2020

Safety on Highway 2

Foothills County has issued a letter of recommendation to Alberta Transportation, indicating Council’s support to the closure of the median and west side of the intersection at Highway 2 and 306 Avenue East, and median closures at the intersections of Highway 2 and 338 Avenue East, and Highway 2 and 370 Avenue East.

Council has authorized the funding of the Highway 2 & 338 Avenue Interchange Functional Study by Alberta Transportation. The cost of the study is to be shared between Foothills County and the Town of Okotoks.

Median Closures & Effects of Local Fire Service Response Times - pdf

Letter from Minister McIver, Alberta Transportation - pdf 

Alberta Transportation Study of Hwy 2 & 338 Ave (TWP Rd. 210) – pdf
Alberta Transportation Study of Hwy 2 & 370 Ave (TWP Rd. 204) – pdf

Please send any comments or concerns to infrastructure@foothillscountyab.ca