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
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. Please complete our Outdoor Aquatic Survey between May 15 - May 31.
Urban Agriculture Strategy
Get involved in developing Strathcona County’s own Urban Agriculture Strategy . The purpose of Phase 1, from April 8 to July 1, is to hear from the community and find out which topics should be explored throughout the strategy development. Complete our survey, sign up for our Let’s Talk Urban Agriculture e-newsletter, and find out at which events and meeting places you can share your ideas.
Please note: It is not necessary to wait for formal public engagement opportunities to provide your comments on matters that concern you. You are invited to share your feedback through firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 780-464-8111
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
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