COVID-19 Citizen and Community Support Task Force

Progress update

A progress report was presented to Council on November 24, 2020. Learn more.

The COVID-19 Citizen and Community Support Task Force is established by Bylaw 32-2020. (61.6 KB)

The Task Force will provide policy and legislative recommendations to Council on resident and community support in the context of the COVID-19 Pandemic and recovery, helping to ensure that Council's legislative framework and decisions support a coordinated response to resident and community needs during and after the Pandemic, to contribute to well-being, safety and resilience, and to support community rebuilding and recovery.


November 24, 2020

The task force continues to explore ways to strengthen our community’s mental health and community connections, including community partnerships and collaboration for community safety and well-being, community harm prevention and minimizing trauma, and adding additional outdoor recreation opportunities to support mental health and wellness.

  • Initiatives including grant funding to support wellness and well-being, funding support for individuals and families to participate in community recreation and culture, providing counselling and solutions navigation virtually, and expanding outdoor recreation, wellness and cultural programs.
  • A survey will be shared publicly in the upcoming weeks to invite community feedback and input on COVID-19 impacts on Strathcona County and the municipality’s response, and in December, the task forces will discuss priorities and recommendations for any additional research and engagement to help achieve their outcomes.

Read the report in full:
Task force progress report (157.7 KB)

Read some of the ways Strathcona County is adapting its services and programs and responding to COVID-19.

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Members Status
Katie Berghofer (Chair) Regular Voting
Linton Delainey Regular Voting
Glen Lawrence Regular Voting
Rod Frank Ex-officio

Member terms commenced May 12, 2020 and continue throughout the term of the task force. 

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2020 Meetings

Date Time Agenda Minutes
Thurs, June 4, 2020 10 am    
Mon, June 8, 2020 1 pm Work Plan Session  
Thurs, June 18, 2020 10 am    
Tues, June 30, 2020 10 am    
Thurs, July 29, 2020 11:45 am    
Wed, Sep 9, 2020 9 am CCS TF Agenda 2020 09 09 (37.9 KB)  
Mon, Sep 14, 2020 1:30 pm CCS TF Agenda 2020 09 14 (39.9 KB)  
Mon, Oct 19, 2020 11 am    
Mon, Nov 9, 2020 11 am    
Mon, Dec 14, 2020 10 am    
Mon, Jan 11, 2021 10 am CCS TF Agenda 2021 01 11 (44.9 KB)  
Mon, Feb 8, 2021 10 am    
Mon, Mar 8, 2021 10 am    

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Planning documents

COVID-19 Citizen and Community Support Task Force Powerpoint Presentation (1.4 MB)

Workplan COVID-19 Citizen and Community Support Task Force (2.1 MB)

Contact information

Phone: 780-464-8140

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Last updated: Friday, January 08, 2021
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