It appears there could be no room for the refuge, as the House of Refuge mission faces zoning challenges and insurance problems attempting to rebuild from a fall fire. 279 more words
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The Light the Bridge project will ask city councillors to backstop the project with $250,000, but they insist the city’s cash won’t be spent.
At council on Wednesday, councillors will be asked to backstop the now $2.5 million project with $250,000 city funds, but organizer Dave Mowat said the group isn’t going to stop fundraising. 277 more words
Development in the Quarters is going better than the city expected, with the community revitalization levy (CRL) now set to pay back the city’s investment years before the original estimate. 356 more words
Alberta will be running more classes for aspiring provincial sheriffs next year in an effort to keep up with the demands for officers.
“We normally do three sheriff classes a year, for 2014 we are going to do five of them,” said Josh Stewart, a spokesperson for the Solicitor General. 203 more words
City councillors whittled down the proposed tax hike to 4.92 per cent, before passing a budget Thursday afternoon.
In a unanimous vote, councillors passed the 2014 operating budget, which originally came with a 5.5 per cent increase. 272 more words
EDMONTON – The newly-elected Edmonton City Council passed the 2014 budget on Thursday, setting the tax increase for next year at 4.9 per cent.
When budget deliberations began, council was considering a proposed tax increase of 5.5 per cent. 163 more words
City councillors unanimously approved a comprehensive review of snow clearing policies during budget discussion Thursday.
The review would look at clearing school zones earlier, removing windrows in front of driveways and possibly expanded parking bans to help the city dig out faster. 176 more words