Monthly Archives: January, 2018

Rocky View rejects Wintergreen redevelopment proposal

Enrique Massot The County News (Editor’s note): this news story expands on the original version published on Jan. 24. Residents applauded Rocky View’s decision to quash a proposal to build about 300 homes, a hotel and commercial space in the former Wintergreen ski hill. On Jan. 23, the council of Rocky View County turned down […]

Opinion: Wintergreen redevelopment approval premature

By Enrique Massot The County News It’s difficult to imagine how a proposal to redevelop the Wintergreen ski hill into a residential and commercial subdivision could receive final approval at a Jan. 23 Rocky View council meeting. “That thing needs to go back to the drawing board 10 times,” former Rocky View councillor Bob Everett […]

Rocky View administrators recommend refusal of Wintergreen redevelopment

Developer fails to address outstanding issues By Enrique Massot The County News For the second time, Rocky View County administration is recommending council to reject a proposal to redevelop the former Wintergreen ski hill into a residential subdivision. “Creating a community with approximately 300 residences in an isolated, steeply sloped area, with a high/extreme wildfire […]

Opinion – Development, lawsuit: Beware of your tax dollars

By Jerry Arshinoff Springbank (Editor’s note: Jerry Arshinoff represented Div. 2 Springbank as member of the Rocky View County council from 2013 to 2017) Wintergreen redevelopment proposal   This month, the Rocky View Council will continue the debate on a proposed large development at the former site of the Wintergreen ski hill. Many factors must […]

Rocky View reaches $14-million settlement with Sunterra Beef

By Enrique Massot The County News The news was dropped as 2017 was coming to a close: A “made-in-Rocky View solution” for water and wastewater in Balzac was going to cost taxpayers an additional $14 million. The payment settled a legal claim of Sunterra Beef against Rocky View for the County’s failure to honour water […]