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A street in the Historic West Ritchie area with "false front" façades
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On the agenda: Cost-cutting, Strathcona development, and council's conduct

Council will start the week with a public hearing on Jan. 23, followed by council services committee on the morning of Jan. 24, a code of conduct subcommittee meeting on the afternoon of the 24th, an emergency advisory committee meeting on Jan. 25, and a non-regular council meeting on the afternoon of the 25th. Here are some of the key agenda items.

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Council chambers during the final day of the budget process
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'Gruelling' budget process ends with tax increase of 4.96% in 2023

City council has approved Edmonton's 2023-2026 budgets, which will result in property tax increases of just under 5% in each of the next four years.

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A man wearing a red jacket riding a bicycle in the winter with snow surrounding the bike lane
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Budget deliberations continue following $100M for Edmonton Bike Plan

Voting on more than 60 amendments to the proposed 2023-2026 capital budget began on Friday, with city council approving $100 million for the implementation of the Edmonton Bike Plan.

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Council approves private repayment strategy for Edmonton Police Service deficit

City council has approved a repayment strategy that would see the Edmonton Police Service pay down its outstanding budget deficit within three years, but the details of how that will be achieved are being kept private for now.

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Brief

Coming up at council: Dec. 5-9, 2022

Though the budget will again be the focus this week, city council does have some other items to address at its meeting on Monday and at public hearing on Tuesday. There will also be an audit committee meeting on Tuesday before city council resumes its budget deliberations on Wednesday and Friday.

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A screenshot of Bear Clan's Judith Gale speaking online to a public hearing on the budget
Brief

New emergency shelter spaces approved as deaths mount

After a day of public hearings on the city's budgets for the next four years, city council unanimously approved spending $7.5 million from current reserves to create more emergency shelter spaces this winter.

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A man installs solar panels on the roof of a house
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Climate change raised repeatedly during budget hearing

Climate change has been consistently raised as a priority — and a gap in the proposed budget — during an extended public hearing on the 2023-2026 draft budgets.

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Municipalities across Edmonton region face budget challenges for 2023

Councils across the Edmonton region have been hearing about the challenge of maintaining existing services in an environment of high inflation as they review and start approving their 2023 budgets.

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Several city councillors seated in council chambers at city hall with two staff members seated in front of computer screens
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Council tackles the nitty-gritty of the 2023-2026 budgets

This week, city council gets down to business on the 2023-2026 capital, operating, and utility budgets. A non-statutory public hearing will take place on Monday and Tuesday, and the first budget meeting is scheduled for Wednesday.

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