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
Centennial Area Structure Plan (ASP)
Attend the October 18 open house and provide your input on the draft final Centennial Area Structure Plan (ASP). The draft plan proposes to enhance the unique existing natural features and park space, and promote recreation through the integration, enhancement, and expansion of Centennial Park to meet the needs of the community. The Centennial area will provide recreational uses and a mix of commercial uses, including retail and service support businesses.
Find open house details and learn more about the Centennial ASP project.
Jim Common Drive Traffic Calming
Residents are encouraged to participate in the Jim Common Drive South and North traffic calming project. The goal of the project is to address traffic and pedestrian safety concerns. Join us at the October 19 or 20 workshop to share your priorities and concerns. Residents will also be able to share their input online October 20-28. More details are available here.
Neighbourhood Traffic Safety Action Plan
Interested in sharing your ideas about neighbourhood traffic safety? We are looking for urban and rural residents to participate in a focus group in November. Your feedback will help identify what actions Strathcona County should take to address residential safety concerns. Apply to be part of the focus groups by October 23. More details available here.
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.
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
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Senior Advisor, Public Engagement
Corporate Planning & Intergovernmental Affairs