As part of the Fall 2017 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment Council received an update on Edmonton’s significant capital projects. This report presents the September 30, 2017, financial results for capital and provides updates on significant capital projects for tax-supported, enterprise and utility operations including results and projections against the approved 2015 to 2018 Capital Budget. The Capital Financial Update is presented to City Council

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Edmonton’s transit needs are changing and will continue to change as our city grows. The transit needs of Edmontonians don’t stop at our transit hubs, or outside the Henday. Therefore earlier today I put forward the following notice of motion to explore how we might be able to use emerging transportation technology in Edmonton: Preamble: Around the world emerging transportation

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As part of its ongoing commitment to public engagement, the City of Edmonton has established five Citizen Working Groups along the Valley Line West LRT alignment. Citizen Working Groups are a major method of engaging with neighbouring communities during the updating of preliminary design, procurement, detailed design and construction of the Valley Line West LRT. These groups are made up

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On Monday October 16th I was fortunate to receive your support to continue serving you for the next four years. Thank you. Now that we have officially been sworn-in, I want to offer my thanks to a number of people. First, I must start by thanking my family who were not only very supportive throughout the campaign, but regularly helped

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As promised I have disclosed all donations made to my campaign for the 2017 election below.  I made a commitment to do this for a number of reasons and while it significantly reduced my campaign budget, I am very happy with my decision.  I can say unequivocally that every donation made meant a great deal to me and my campaign

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Three times a year there is an update on the status of significant capital projects. In interest of keeping you informed about how the city is doing around project management, I have provided updates on the results so you can keep track of our performance and ask any questions. Instead of writing a completely new post every time, I wanted

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One year ago I wrote about Municipal Campaign Finance Reform in response to this motion City Council passed on July 8th, 2015: That the Mayor write a letter and/or advocate to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Premier: Requesting that the city be given be the ability to independently establish campaign finance and disclosure rules in advance of the 2017

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The approved budget for Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) in 2017 was over $364 million which makes it the single largest budget item for the City of Edmonton. The revenue from fares cover approximately $141 million which means over $220 million of the ETS budget is covered through our tax dollars. Whether you use transit today or believe you will never

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You may have heard about the Transit Strategy  report that came to the Urban Planning Committee on July 5th for review. Most of the news coverage focused on a small component of the overall strategy so I’d like to point out a few things that I feel are important to the discussion.   The public engagement process for the Transit

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The Valley Line West is a 14 km light-rail extension from 102 Street downtown to Lewis Farms Transit Centre. As you may know, the City of Edmonton received funding last fall through the Federal Public Transit Infrastructure Fund to review and refine preliminary design work from 2013.  This work is important in order for the City to update changes that

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