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
Chew on this: what does responsible dog ownership mean to you?
Share your thoughts as part of the County’s review of the current Dog Control Bylaw.
Community Talk / Social Framework Renewal
Strathcona County’s population has grown by almost 16% in 10 years. Demographic changes include an increase in our diversity and seniors’ population. There have been economic impacts that have affected our community. It’s time to reflect on our existing community connections – to see which areas need strengthening or where we need new connections - as we plan for current and future social needs leading into 2030. To find out more information and join the conversation click here .
Davidson Creek/Clarkdale Meadows Traffic Calming
Residents are invited to participate in the Davidson Creek/Clarkdale Meadows traffic calming project. The goal of the project is to address current and future traffic and pedestrian safety concerns. Join us on December 1 to share your priorities and concerns. Residents will also be able to share their input online December 1-15. More details available here.
Jim Common Drive Traffic Calming
Strathcona County is currently reviewing the information gathered at the workshops and through the online survey. The next step is to develop feasible traffic calming options. Residents will be invited to provide their input on the proposed options in January 2017. More details are available here.
Neighbourhood Traffic Safety Action Plan
Focus groups for the Neighbourhood Traffic Safety Action Plan are now complete. Feedback collected at the focus groups will be summarized and made available on this page when complete.
Feedback will be used to finalize the recommendations for our Neighbourhood Traffic Safety Action Plan. We plan to present this report to Council in the first quarter of 2017. More details available here.
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