Public hearings and meetings

Public Hearings provide an opportunity for members of the public to speak to Council on proposed planning and development matters.

Scheduled Public Hearings

May 21, 2019, 5 p.m.
Community Centre
Council Chambers
401 Festival Lane
Sherwood Park

Proposed Bylaw 3-2019
Proposed adoption of the Bremner and LEA Area Concept Plan

East of Highway 21, South of Pointe-Aux-Pins Creek, West of Range Road 222, and North of the CN Rail Line

The purpose of proposed Bylaw 3-2019 is to adopt the Bremner and LEA Area Concept Plan.

Proposed Bylaw 3-2019 Location Map (647.0 KB)

Further information: Janna Widmer, 780-464-8127

May 21, 2019, 5 p.m.
Community Centre
Council Chambers
401 Festival Lane
Sherwood Park

Proposed Bylaw 2-2019
Proposed amendment to the Municipal Development Plan Bylaw 20-2017

East of Highway 21, South of Pointe-Aux-Pins Creek, West of Range Road 222, and North of the CN Rail Line

The purpose of proposed Bylaw 2-2019 is to amend the Municipal Development Plan to:

  1. Reduce the north and east boundary of the Urban Service Area boundary.
  2. Remove the Bremner Urban Reserve Policy Area and replace it with the Village Centre Policy Area, Town Centre Policy Area, Neighbourhood Policy Area, Regional Park Policy Area, Business Park Policy Area, Agriculture Small Holdings Policy Area, Agriculture Large Holdings Policy Area and Local Employment Policy Area (LEA).
  3. Incorporate text amendments regarding the new policy areas and definitions to support the Bremner and LEA Area Concept Plan.
  4. Incorporate Utilities and Transportation items.

Further information: Janna Widmer, 780-464-8127

How do I obtain information on scheduled items?

A copy of a proposed bylaw and related documents are available for inspection at the offices of Legislative and Legal Services, 3rd floor North Wing, Community Centre, 401 Festival Lane, Sherwood Park, AB, during office hours (8:30 a.m. - 12 noon and 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.) Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays, civic holidays or days in lieu as declared by the municipality.

When items are scheduled for public hearing, copies of a proposed bylaw can be viewed in the Council meeting agenda package, on or after the Wednesday prior to the Council meeting:

Where are Public Hearings held?

Council Meetings are held in Council Chambers, in County Hall, 2001 Sherwood Drive, Sherwood Park, Alberta. Members of the public are welcome to attend and observe.

How do I register to speak? 

We encourage anyone interested in speaking at a Public Hearing to register by emailing LegislativeOfficer@Strathcona.ca or calling 780-464-8014 by 4:00 p.m. the day before the hearing (please provide your full name, the bylaw number, and indicate if you are in favour or opposed). Please note that public hearings, including presentations made by speakers, are recorded. The meetings are made available for viewing on the County’s public website and the names of presenters along with a brief description of their position is included in the minutes. All written submissions for public hearings are made available for public viewing.

You may also register to speak in person at the public hearing; however, anyone registered prior to the hearing will be heard first. Presentation time is limited to five minutes per speaker. Written submissions are also accepted for Public Hearings and will be distributed to all of Council.

Personal information is being collected under the authority of Section 33 (c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for purposes of managing and administering the public hearing and to schedule you as a speaker. If you have any questions regarding the collection and use of your personal information, please contact the Legislative Officer at 780-464-8014.

How do I obtain copies of bylaws, agendas and reports?

Copies of bylaws, council agendas and reports are available online at www.strathcona.ca/agenda on or after the Wednesday before the meeting date. They can also be obtained at the Council meeting for which the bylaw is being considered.

The names of persons providing comments will become part of the public record. Other personal information is protected by the privacy provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Council Meeting agenda packages, minutes and webcasts.

Legislative and Legal Services
780-464-8137

Last updated: Thursday, May 16, 2019
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