Budget

Recent stories about budget


A sign at Fort Edmonton Park.
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On the agenda: Brentwood redevelopment, 2SLGBTQIA+ plan, Fort Edmonton

This week, city council meets at city hall (recently re-opened to the public) to discuss the redevelopment of a large housing complex in Woodcroft, the process to create a 2SLGBTQIA+ action plan, and a loan for the Fort Edmonton Management Company.

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Former city manager Andre Corbould dressed in army fatigues in the desert sands of Afghanistan
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City manager's departure doesn't erase underlying challenges, podcasters assert

While city manager Andre Corbould's sudden departure is something of a Shakespearean melodrama — did he jump or was he pushed? — the issues at the heart of his resignation will continue to vex city hall.

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Councillors Sarah Hamilton, Erin Rutherford, and Ashley Salvador at a city council meeting in August 2023.
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Report offers council service cuts and new fees to meet OP12 goals

The city's administration says councillors must make tough and significant cuts to services if they want Edmonton to be able to reallocate $240 million in its operating budget, as council has requested.

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Ward pihêsiwin Coun. Tim Cartmell at a council meeting in August 2023.
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On the agenda: Updates on operating and capital budget overruns

This week, councillors will hold their final meetings before the holiday break. They will discuss forecasted budget deficits, the police commission, collective bargaining, and fare gates at transit stations.

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Edmonton city councillors and city administration staff interact in this file photo.
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Edmonton's budget adjustment so far

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.

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Several people sit before a desk with microphones, facing toward Edmonton city council.
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Hold me in abeyance: Your guide to budget terms and processes

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.

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Councillors Ashley Salvador, Tim Cartmell, and Jennifer Rice in council chambers.
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On the agenda: Budget adjustments and rezonings

This week, council returns from a break to start its deliberations on the fall supplemental budget adjustment on Nov. 21, with continuations if required.

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A rezoning sign in front of a brick building in Edmonton's McCauley neighbourhood.
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On the agenda: Budget adjustments, anti-racism, shelter rezoning

This week, council will take its first official look at the fall supplemental budget adjustments, hear updates on the carbon budget and anti-racism efforts, and consider a rezoning in Boyle-McCauley.

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Digital rendering of a traffic circle at the intersection of 36 Street and 139 Avenue, which is being navigated by a truck and an Edmonton Transit Service bus
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Calls for public engagement: District planning, Hairsine, and St. Albert's budget

Here are some opportunities to offer your input on civic initiatives, including renewal projects in Meyokumin and Hairsine, district planning, and St. Albert's proposed 2024 budget.

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