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Interesting Tidbits Did You Know In 2012: • 98% of residents rated the quality of life in Okotoks as good or very good in the 2012 household survey. • Over 850,000 people visited the Okotoks Recreation Centre, which is 50,000 more than in 2011. • 20 new community programs were offered, contributing to the 1,000+ that already exist. • The Town of Okotoks hosted over 0 annual special community events, with approximately 15,000 attending Light Up Okotoks alone. • The Town implemented a new Virtual Town Hall that allows for online payment of business license renewals as well as dog license registrations and renewals.

• The Holiday Helper program, run by the Okotoks Healthy Family Resource Centre, assisted over 50 families in need this holiday season. • The FCSS Volunteer Driver program provided 171 drives in 2012. Up from 25 in 2011—that’s a 584% increase. • The Okotoks Public /ibrary circulated 4,251 items— that’s 975 items checked out for every day the library was open. • The Okotoks RCMP responded to approximately 10,200 calls for service, an increase of % over 2011. • $ total of 1,75 business licenses were issued in 2012. Of those, 80 were for new businesses.

• saw a steady increase in trafÀc with nearly 400,000 visitors and 80,0 page views.

• Over 20 single family dwellings and four duplex units were built.

• Over ,000 residents and businesses participated in the Water and Growth surveys. The input helped Council come to the decision to support continued growth.

• Strong industrial and commercial construction growth will have an estimated construction value of nearly $14M, a 9% increase over 2011.

• Okotoks welcomed nearly 1,000 new residents.

2012 community report


Town of Okotoks 2012 Community Report  

The Town of Okotoks is pleased to present the 2012 Community Report. This publication serves as a report to our residents showcasing progres...

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