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Mayor Amarjeet Sohi addresses a seated audience inside City Hall.
city council business

Edge Fund submissions to be judged on contributions to Edmonton

Submissions to the new Edmonton Edge Fund will be evaluated based on the degree to which they make Edmonton a better place to live.

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A black and brown cat on a city sidewalk with a red temporary construction fence behind it
city council engagement

Calls for public engagement: Animal control, Glenwood, and county transit

Here are some opportunities to offer your input on civic issues, including changes to Edmonton's animal licensing bylaw, neighbourhood renewal in Glenwood, and Strathcona County's transit master plan.

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Several city councillors facing members of the delegation who are seated in front of computer screens
city council police

Three council members change position on police budget with new funding formula

A new funding formula for the Edmonton Police Service was approved on Aug. 23, earning yes votes from three council members who previously said they were in favour of freezing the police budget.

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An Edmonton Police Service vehicle parked in front of police headquarters
city council police

On the agenda: Police funding formula, Heritage River designation, and more

City council returns from its summer break next week, just as Taproot Edmonton is starting ours. Here are some of the key items on the agenda for the next two weeks.

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An electric bus in Edmonton Transit Service's fleet, with a decal that reads "battery-electric by Proterra" on the side.
city council business

Edmonton's electric bus supplier files for bankruptcy protection

Proterra, the U.S.-based company that built 60 electric buses for the Edmonton Transit Service, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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A row of 11 Lime e-scooters arranged neatly along a downtown Edmonton sidewalk
city council region

Calls for public engagement: Micromobility, business census, Leduc dog park

Here are some opportunities to offer your input on various civic issues, including shared e-scooters and e-bikes in Edmonton and a proposed off-leash dog park in Leduc.

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A large group of people is seated on chairs inside a white-and-grey space with large windows.
city council arts

Participatory budgeting program funds up to 18 projects

A library showcasing Tamil culture, an art project enlisting kids to decorate trashcans, and a rock art workshop are among the community-based projects a city councillor's office will be funding in Karhiio this year.

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Coun. Andrew Knack stands at a podium, his hand raised, as he takes his oath of office
city council election

Changes to election law should be made independently: councillor

Coun. Andrew Knack hopes Premier Danielle Smith's directive to review the law governing local elections will address problems that arose from amendments made in 2020.

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A map of the 13 member municipalities in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board]
region city council

Municipal Affairs mandate calls for oversight of regional board

Alberta's minister of municipal affairs has been asked to keep tabs on the Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board and its Calgary counterpart to "ensure they are serving the needs of their urban and rural residents effectively and fairly without unnecessarily interfering with the autonomy of small and mid-sized municipalities."

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