The Supplemental Capital Budget (SCBA) is an integral component of the City Council approved multi-year approach to set the 2019-2022 Capital Budget. It allows Council to adjust the budget in response to changing project needs, new funding opportunities and challenges, emerging issues, and changing priorities. It supports the City’s financial management outcome of ensuring the…

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Welcome back to our age-friendly City Council 101 Blog Series! In this final part of our series, we will be discussing the types of meetings that City Council holds. These meetings are where city council members make a number of important decisions. We will also be explaining what committees are and the different types.   …

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Collaborating with your City Government    An effective and collaborative government works with and for its citizens. It is essential that governments listen to what citizens need and want in order to help make our city a better place to live. In our last blog, we explained some of the responsibilities that the City of…

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Hi everyone, first I want to start off by saying that the past few days have been really hard for many of us. This has been an unprecedented time that requires us to respond in a variety of ways including additional temporary lay-offs of City of Edmonton staff. While never easy, this has been especially…

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Welcome to our first ever, age friendly blog! This upcoming series is to help educate citizens of all ages to learn more about how the City of Edmonton operates.  An Introduction to Municipal Politics!       You may have some sense of what your municipal government does for you. Take a moment and think…

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I’m disappointed that I have to write this blog post. There was a statement made on Facebook by one of my colleagues on Council that has been shared significantly since it was published. I won’t share it here because unfortunately, most of it is false and It’s not responsible to share something that I know…

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IMPORTANT UPDATE: Our running list of organizations in operation during this time has been replaced with REACH Edmonton’s extensive COVID-19 Community Database. If you are looking for organizations and supports during this time please refer to their database. (https://reachedmonton.ca/covid-19-community-response/)   Hello everyone,  I understand that you all must be overwhelmed with the amount of news…

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Given the current circumstances, I moved the Community Conversation to an online format which was live-streamed on YouTube Tuesday March 24th at 5:30. I’ve provided the recording of it below. Please feel free to contact me to discuss any of the these topics (or others) anytime. I am available in the following ways: Phone: 780-489-8122…

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Title: Capital Projects Update – Q4 2019 Seeing important projects stay on time and on budget is an important issue for many residents. There have been many concerns in the past regarding the City’s project management process, and in 2015 there were clear recommendations on changes that needed to be made. You can read more about…

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