Edmonton Notes for November 5, 2017 - Blog
I hope you made the most of your extra hour this weekend! Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The Capital Region Board is officially becoming the Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board. Here's the new website. Dr. Jodi L. Abbott is succeeding Nolan Crouse as chair of the board. "Dr. Abbott is the fourth Chair of the regional growth management board since its inception." The first EMRB meeting is taking place on Thursday. Here is Paula's take on the news. The snow appears here to stay so City crews are out in force. "Neighbourhood blading will not begin until a five-centimetre snow pack has built up on neighbourhood roads." Check out Snow in the City for all the City's snow-related info. Edmonton Police Chief Rod Knecht is using the City's annexation of land from Leduc County as the rationale for a request to add 25 more officers at a cost of $4.3 million. The proposed rate increases for garbage collection, recycling, and other waste services for 2018 are "lower than projected in