Strathcona County recognizes the growing demand for public engagement and the value of public contribution to decision making. The County supports public engagement that is honest, transparent and accessible.
Current engagement opportunities
Card Sort Survey and Contest
As part of ongoing website improvements Strathcona County is asking residents and businesses to fill out a card sort survey to help improve our website. Complete the survey for your chance to win a great prize! The survey takes 20 to 30 minutes to complete. Contest and survey closes July 24 at 11:59 p.m.
Outdoor Aquatic Strategy
Strathcona County is developing an Outdoor Aquatic Strategy that will guide the long term planning for outdoor aquatic recreation facilities in the County over the next 15 years. In order to develop the Strategy it is important to gather the perspectives of the general public and users of the outdoor aquatic facilities (spray parks and spray decks) in Sherwood Park. We want to hear from you.
Check out MDP Newsletter #8 for the latest updates!
Urban Agriculture Strategy
Thank you to the many residents who participated in our Phase 1 engagement as we develop Strathcona County’s own Urban Agriculture Strategy. We are now synthesizing your feedback.
See also: completed consultations
Public Engagement Framework
The County's public engagement is based on the Strathcona County Public Engagement Framework. This framework, approved by Council in June 2010, outlines a process for planning and implementing public engagement activities, including:
- Guiding principles
- Continuum of engagement
See also: Public Engagement Policy
Public Engagement e-newsletter
Are you interested in knowing about public engagement opportunities in the County via email? If so, sign up here!
Collection and use of personal information
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Senior Advisor, Public Engagement
Corporate Planning & Intergovernmental Affairs