New details revealed in a city audit of its response to 311 requests suggest users have identified a huge volume of services needed, but the city lacks clarity on whether it actually addresses these requests when it marks them as resolved.
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Week 1 of city council's discussion of adjustments to the 2022-2026 budget saw some re-litigation of previous decisions, in light of a proposed property tax increase of more than 7% rather than the original 5% increase proposed in 2022.
Here are opportunities to lend your voice on proposals in Edmonton, including how to improve safety on 40 Street and Hermitage Road, renewal projects in Overlanders/Homesteader and Dunluce, and a proposed rezoning in the Marquis neighbourhood.
City council is this week deliberating how to adjust Edmonton's four-year budget, which it passed in December 2022. Each spring and fall, council revisits this four-year budget to allow it to respond to any significant changes, such as shifts in legislation, economic conditions, unforeseen salary settlements, or even new projects and services council itself wants to add.
Reporters from Dallas, Texas, recently visited Edmonton to learn about the city's Vision Zero efforts and feature them as an example their city can learn from.
Events happening this week include a look at how Meals on Wheels addresses food insecurity and social isolation, a networking event on trade, a film screening on the financialization of housing, a craft blitz at the library, and a celebration of urban design.