Bremner Area Project

Bremner final draft documents & public engagement

The final draft of the Bremner and LEA Area Concept Plan and technical documents are now complete.

View the Bremner financial viability analysis.

To view the final draft of the Bremner and LEA Area Concept Plan and the rest of the technical documents, please visit the Bremner document library.

View the Phase three public engagement summary.

Do you have questions about the project? Visit our Bremner Frequently Asked Questions page.

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The community built a vision through the Bremner Growth Management Strategy, and through the Bremner Area Project we are creating a detailed plan for urban growth that continues to the north and to the east of present Sherwood Park. Keep up with the latest project news by signing up for our e-newsletter at the bottom of this page.

Where we're growing

Strathcona County’s population is growing and we need to plan to ensure efficient, smart and innovative growth. Bremner will be a continuous expansion of Sherwood Park that reflects principles of smart growth. The Local Employment Area located across from Bremner, on the south side of highway 16 (see below map), is also being planned for as part of the Bremner Area Project.

Sherwood Park has been building-out over the past 65 years and has evolved from a single neighbourhood in the 1950's to what it is today. Decisions were not made day one, but over time based on the needs of the community as we grew. Similarly, it could take half a century for Bremner and the Local Employment Area (LEA) to reach full build-out, with future infrastructure and development requiring consideration and approval by future Strathcona County Councils.

Professional services firm, Stantec, has been retained to work with the County on the project.

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Next steps

On April 16, 2019, the final draft of the Bremner and LEA Area Concept Plan, Financial Viability Analysis and final draft technical documents will be presented to Priorities Committee for discussion.

To watch the upcoming April 16 Priorities Committee Meeting, visit the agenda, packages, minutes and webcasts webpage.

On May 21, 2019, The Bremner and LEA Area Concept Plan will be presented to Council for Public Hearing and first reading. If given first reading, it will then be submitted to the Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board. If approved by the Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board, it would be brought back in July 2019 for second and third reading.

The public hearing will provide an opportunity for members of the public to speak to Council on the proposed Area Concept Plan. For more information on registering to speak, please visit our public hearings and meetings page.

Past Priorities Committee Meetings

On February 12, 2019, the Strathcona County Priorities Committee was given an overview of how the financial model functions for the Financial Viability Analysis, and provided scenarios to evaluate financial variables. A link to the presentation can be found by clicking here

View a video explaining the financial viability model structure.

On March 12, 2019, Priorities Committee was provided a high level overview of the draft 3 documents as well as preliminary results of Phase 3 public engagement.

 

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More information

Janna Widmer
Coordinator, Long Range Planning
Phone: 780-464-8127
Email: janna.widmer@strathcona.ca

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Last updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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