March 2017

Found 3 blog entries for March 2017.

It's been quite a few years since the last new home was built in the Cochrane community of GlenEagles. Now, an application to build homes on the very last piece of developable land has been put before the Town's planning commission.

This is another application for the same parcel of land that has been submitted for review – the last one having been rejected just a few months ago.

It's 4.15 acres of prime land from the Jones Estate that was zoned "urban reserve." However, a builder was to have it redesignated as R-3 so that semi-attached structures can be constructed there adjacent to Glenvista Place. There is a potential for 24 duplex homes to be constructed here.

There have been concerns put forward by residents that the additional traffic would

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After funding was approved and residents of Cochrane consulted, Town Council has decided to put a new off-leash dog park on hold. It was a surprising turn of events.

The park was touted for the north side of Quigley Drive between W Aarsby Road and Highway 22. The vote by council was apparently unanimous.

It's not that there won't be a new dog park in Cochrane. The final location for an official off-leash park is still to be determined. Town council has stated that administration needs to revisit the plans and come up at another area, perhaps on the south side of Quigley Drive along the pipeline corridor.

When public consultation was held earlier in March, approximately 60 Cochrane residents came to provide feedback. Some were opposed, some were

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Like a moth to a flame, the Town of Cochrane draws people who love living on the doorstep to the Rockies.  On a clear day, you can almost reach out and touch the mountains.  People love the lifestyle of a smaller centre and access to the highway west.  Nestled along the Bow River Valley, people who choose Cochrane also love the view.

One of the best Cochrane communities for views across the valley is Sunset Ridge on the north side of the town.  This neighbourhood is still evolving and is where home buyers looking to economize on price or even on space will find some fantastic new multi-family developments.

That includes exciting townhome developments with no monthly condo fees which are perfect for the home buyer that loves the outdoors and

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