Category Archives: Public Involvement

High Level Waterfall: where to go from here?

The High Level Bridge Great Divide Waterfall has been an Edmonton icon since the valves were first turned on in 1980, following its private donation by artist Peter Lewis. Even though the waterfall has been out of commission since 2009, … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth Park Workshop #2 – Aug 15, 2012

8 August, 2012 As you may already know, the City of Edmonton is in the process of developing a plan that will enhance Queen Elizabeth Park’s role as a city-wide destination park. In April, the City of Edmonton held its first public workshop … Continue reading

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Independent Council Compensation Committee Seeking Your Input

24 July, 2012 The Independent Council Compensation Committee is asking for your help to make recommendations on remuneration for the Mayor and Councillors. Edmontonians can help inform this process by completing the online questionnaire here: http://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/city_organization/council-compensation-questionnaire.aspx An independent committee is formed … Continue reading

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Recommendations for new city bike maps?

20 July, 2012 The City of Edmonton wants your opinions on the printed and online bike maps.   Online or in person on July 24 from 4 – 8 pm at City Hall.   For more information, http://edmonton.ca/transportation/cycling_walking/bicycle-map.aspx  

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Neighbourhood Speed Reduction Policy Still a Possibility

July 5, 2012 Cllr. Henderson worked to get the issue of neighbourhood speed reduction policy back on Council’s agenda after it was shot down in Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  On July 4, Council passed the proposal 8-5 to ask Administration … Continue reading

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Waste Services Rates

19 June, 2012   Based on residents’ feedback, the City will keep the existing waste services rate structure which is a flat fee for the utility. The City also heard the need for more information to reduce household waste so … Continue reading

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Will you make the one-day-a-week pledge?

We are encouraging Edmontonians to join us in taking the 1-Day-a-Week Pledge—choosing cycling, walking, transit or carpooling for their commute, errands or leisure activities—and see the difference they make. Sign up online or visit the 1-Day-a-Week Pledge team at events throughout … Continue reading

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Flood Prevention Upgrades for Mill Creek Area– Info Session 14 June POSTPONED

UPDATE (5 June): We have just been informed that the June 14 public information session has been postponed to allow the Drainage branch to finish up design work.  We will post the new info session time and date as soon … Continue reading

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Give Your Feedback on Arena Designs

The City is welcoming your input on the new arena designs presented recently to Council. You can answer questions in the online survey at the link below until June 10, 2012.  Questions are organized around six areas: exterior design, interior … Continue reading

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Inaugural Note from City Hall – October 2007

Councillor Henderson, from City Hall   I’d like to thank you all heartily for the various kinds of support you gave me during the recent election campaign.  Whether you gave of your time and skills, put up a sign, made … Continue reading

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