Council Roundup

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Emily Rendell-Watson

Emily Rendell-Watson

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Recent editions

Friday, January 22, 2021

We go through the agendas and minutes so that you don't have to! Taproot Edmonton is publishing the final edition of the Council Roundup on Jan. 22 as we transition our coverage of the discussions and decisions happening at city hall to The Pulse and our new website. This means you’ll see more coverage of municipal politics from Taproot, and on a more frequent basis.

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Friday, January 15, 2021

We go through the agendas and minutes so that you don't have to! The City of Edmonton's 2021 budget has a 0% tax increase, but that comes with consequences — including staff layoffs, as the city looks to cut inefficiencies. More than 300 positions will be cut, and the city announced the first of those on Jan. 12 as it plans to issue 60 layoff notices in January. 

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Friday, January 8, 2021

We go through the agendas and minutes so that you don't have to! Edmontonians interested in running for office in this year's municipal election can now file their nomination papers. The nomination period officially began on Jan. 4 and will be open until nomination day on Sept. 20, four weeks before election day.

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City lays off staff following 2021 budget cuts

More than 300 positions will be cut, and the city announced the first of those on Jan. 12 as it plans to issue 60 layoff notices in January. 

Friday, January 15, 2021

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Edmontonians speak at budget public hearing ahead of deliberations

The city continues to discuss the 2019-2022 operating and capital budget adjustments as Edmontonians voiced their opinions on Dec. 3 during a public hearing.

Friday, December 4, 2020

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