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Edmonton's downtown revitalization: now linked to the arena more than ever? - MasterMaq.ca Blog
Back in May, the City of Edmonton and the Katz Group agreed on an agreement framework. A month later, City Council asked a number of questions about that agreement, which Administration answered in a report (PDF) that went back to Council on July 20, just before the summer break. Unsurprisingly, a few of those questions were related to the Community Revitalization Levy (CRL). The answer was that Administration would return to Council with more information, including the new CRL boundary, with a target date of August 31. Today, that date became official, not to mention a whole lot more complicated. Here's what a media advisory titled "Proposed Downtown CRL could fund revitalization" said: A vibrant downtown is a key ingredient of a great city. Gary Klassen, General Manager for Sustainable Development, will be available to speak about a report on an option for a boundary for a downtown Community Revitalization Levy which could fund revitalization. That media conference will take place