Posts Tagged: city council

Coming up at City Council: October 17-21, 2016

Busy week coming up at Council next week with some really interesting topics on the agenda! Cold City Hall, photo by Kurt Bauschardt Here’s my look at what Council will be discussing in the week ahead. Meetings this week October 17 at 9:30am – Community & Public Services Committee Meeting October 18 at 9:30am –… Reads more »

Coming up at City Council: September 12-16, 2016

Expect to hear a lot next week about suicide prevention and the High Level Bridge. Here’s my look at what Council will be discussing in the week ahead. Meetings this week September 12 at 9:30am – Community & Public Services Committee Meeting September 13 at 9:30am – Executive Committee Meeting September 14 at 9:30am –… Reads more »

Coming up at City Council: August 29 – September 2, 2016

In addition to discussing the report on Northlands’ Vision 2020, there are a number of other things coming up for Council next week. Photo by Kurt Bauschardt Here’s my look at everything else that Council will be discussing in the week ahead. Meetings this week August 29 at 9:30am – Community & Public Services Committee… Reads more »

Coming up at City Council: August 15-19, 2016

Council is back from the summer break next week! Let’s hope they all got some much needed R&R. Here’s my look at what Council will be discussing in the week ahead. Interesting to see that a number of the reports now include a section called “Metrics, Targets, and Outcomes” in addition to the existing “Corporate… Reads more »

Coming up at City Council: July 4-8, 2016

There’s just two weeks left for Council until the summer break which runs from July 15 through August 12. Here’s my look at what Council will be discussing in the week ahead. Meetings this week July 4 at 9:30am – Community Services Committee Meeting July 5 at 9:30am – Transportation Committee Meeting July 5 at… Reads more »

Coming up at City Council: May 2-6, 2016

The future of Edmonton’s LRT planning and funding will be one of the major topics for Council this week, alongside updates to the Capital Budget and a look at the funding impacts of the Federal budget. The downtown arena will also be before Council again, as there’s a bylaw to increase borrowing through the downtown… Reads more »

Coming up at City Council: April 18-22, 2016

It should be an interesting week at Council with the controversial Mezzo project in Old Strathcona, an update on the 2016-2018 Operating Budget and property tax increases, an analysis of the snow removal program, a new marketing plan for the Edmonton Waste Management Centre, and many other topics on the agenda. Here’s my look at… Reads more »

Coming up at City Council: April 11-15, 2016

No doubt the discussion about separating trains and vehicles on the Metro Line will get a lot of attention this week, but Council is also going to be discussing the possible Municipal Development Corporation and the possibility of becoming a United Nations Safe City. There’s also some interesting details on vacant land, heritage buildings, and… Reads more »

Coming up at City Council: March 21-25, 2016

Council is back to Committee meetings this week, with a very full agenda and some big ticket items to be discussed. Here’s my look at what Council will be discussing in the week ahead. Meetings this week March 21 at 9:30am – Community Services Committee Meeting March 22 at 9:30am – Executive Committee Meeting March… Reads more »

Linda Cochrane is Edmonton’s new City Manager

Mayor Don Iveson announced this morning that City Council has hired Linda Cochrane as Edmonton’s new City Manager. A long-time City employee, Linda has been the Acting City Manager since September when Council decided to fire Simon Farbrother. Here’s what the mayor had to say on why Linda was selected: “As you know, Linda had… Reads more »