Neighbourhood Growth/Improvement

Of the 1,175 kms of back alley roads here in Edmonton, two-thirds are listed in poor or very poor condition. This is something I’ve heard from residents both while campaigning and during my time as Councillor. I would suggest it’s the most common complaint our office receives and yet it’s one that did not have many solutions to properly address

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On February 1st, Sustainable Development presented their report to the Urban Planning Committee on the Mature Neighbourhood Overlay (MNO) Review and proposed amendments to the Zoning Bylaw 12800. You can read the full report here (attachment 1) but I will provide a brief overview for you in the meantime. The review was identified in the Edmonton’s Infill Roadmap as an actionable item

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In an effort to alleviate many concerns Council and residents have regarding infill projects in mature communities, City Council directed Administration to create an integrated inspection and enforcement team to perform proactive inspections at infill sites under construction in mature neighbourhoods. Since this decision on March 22nd, three teams have been established so far with a fourth team planned for

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The City of Edmonton recently released the results of the 2016 Edmonton Census along with the Annual Growth Monitoring Report (which reports on the previous year’s growth). I thought I’d provide a brief summary of the overall growth within the Capital Region, Edmonton and Ward 1. Capital Region Growth: The Capital Region’s expected population by 2044 will be approximately 2 million

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During our summer recess I have been door-knocking and receiving many questions with regards to the July 12th City Council discussion on the possible creation of a bylaw that would allow for municipalities to protect mature trees. I’d like to clarify a few things as some residents were under the impression that this would mean all property owners would be required

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The City of Edmonton offers citizens more opportunities to provide feedback on mature neighbourhoods. The Mature Neighbourhood Overlay (MNO) Review survey is now online. Residents can share their views on how to make the Mature Neighbourhood Overlay a more effective tool for shaping development in mature neighbourhood The Mature Neighbourhood Overlay is a set of 24 development regulations that help

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While I was door knocking during my campaign, I spoke with many residents who were concerned with the shape their back alleys were in, and rightfully so. Many of our back alleys in Edmonton are in need of major resurfacing., so I put forth an inquiry in 2014 for Administration to provide a report on the following: “From my understanding,

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Neighbourhood Renewal Program: Before 1987, the City did not do much renewal work in our neighbourhoods.  Roads, sidewalks, and sewers were at the end of their lifecycle and the City began to renew neighbourhoods over the next 20 years with 52 communities being serviced.  In 2009, with an estimated 174 neighbourhoods in need of renewal, Council established a stable source

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