Monthly Archives: May 2012

City Lifts Fire Ban

City ends fire ban May 18, 2012 –   The City of Edmonton has lifted the ban on open burning and fireworks in Edmonton. “The fire hazard in Edmonton has decreased to the point where we’re comfortable lifting the ban,” said … 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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Council Roundup for May 16, 2012

Read on for updates on the downtown arena designs, City Centre redevelopment, emergency vehicle pilot, and the new Edmonton Historian Laureate http://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/news/2012/council-roundup-may-16-2012.aspx    

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Watch for your 2012 property tax notice in your mailbox

The City of Edmonton is mailing more than 327,000 property tax notices to collect enough revenue to cover about half the cost of providing all City services and programs that citizens use in 2012. http://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/news/2012/city-mails-2012-property-tax-notices.aspx For more information on residential … Continue reading

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City Fire Ban Remains in Effect for May Long Weekend

May 18, 2012 Despite recent precipitation, the City of Edmonton fire ban on open burning and fireworks remains in effect due to dry conditions. Backyard fire pits that comply with the City’s Community Standards Bylaw, as well as fire pits and wood … 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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Mill Creek and Queen Elizabeth Outdoor Pools Set to Open This Weekend!

http://www.edmonton.ca/attractions_recreation/sport_recreation/queen-elizabeth-outdoor-pool.aspx  

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Edmonton’s New Historian Laureate

Congratulations to Shirley Lowe, former Executive Director of the Old Strathcona Business Association, on her appointment as the City of Edmonton’s Historian Laureate.  Councillor Jane Batty made the announcement this morning at City Council. Did you know that the City … Continue reading

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Building Great Neighbourhoods in 2012

May 15, 2012 City invests $215 million in infrastructure projects this year The City of Edmonton is investing $215 million in a total of 76 neighbourhoods in 2012 to renew and replace neighbourhood infrastructure and enhance community connections and overall … Continue reading

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City Issues Fire Ban on Open Fires and Fireworks

May 11, 2012 Dry weather conditions have led to a ban on open burning and use of fireworks within City of Edmonton limits. Backyard fire pits that comply with the City’s Community Standards Bylaw, as well as fire pits and wood stoves in … Continue reading

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