Calls for public engagement: Land use, budget planning, and public washrooms

Calls for public engagement: Land use, budget planning, and public washrooms

· The Pulse

Here are some opportunities to offer your input on various civic issues, including Parkland County's land use bylaw, proposed changes to Rivers Edge, budget planning in Beaumont, and public washrooms in Edmonton.

  • Land Use Bylaw RedesignParkland County is inviting residents to attend information sessions about the Municipal Development Plan, Land Use Bylaw Redesign, and Surface Drainage and Lot Grading Bylaw. In July, the county released a What We Heard snapshot summarizing engagement from April and June. Drop-in information sessions are set for Aug. 15 at the Entwistle Community Recreation Centre and Aug. 16 at the Parkland County Centre.
  • Rivers Edge Amendment — The City of Edmonton invites residents to ask questions and share thoughts on revisions to the Rivers Edge Neighbourhood Structure Plan and the Riverview Area Structure Plan proposed by Stantec on behalf of Qualico Communities. The plans will support the ongoing development of Rivers Edge in west Edmonton. A public hearing is tentatively set for Oct. 3, and public engagement is ongoing until Aug. 22.
  • 2024 Budget Planning — The City of Beaumont is inviting residents to help plan for next year's budget by completing an online budget simulation before Sept. 23.
  • Public Washroom Survey — The City of Edmonton is surveying residents who have visited or used public washrooms. The results will be used to improve cleanliness, safety, and accessibility and inform future planning. The survey is open until Dec. 31.

More input opportunities

Photo: A wayfaring sign for the MacEwan LRT public washroom. (Mack Male/Flickr)