Edmonton Notes for December 16, 2018 - Blog
Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines City Council finalized the 2019-2022 Capital, Operating, and Utilities budgets on Friday. The expected property tax increase is 2.6% per year (or about $65 for the average household). The latest Council Roundup has all the details and remarks from Councillors. Edmonton Transit is adjusting bus schedules over the holiday period. Regular service will resume on Saturday, January 5. The shortlist for the 2018 Edmonton Music Prize has been announced. The winner of the $10,000 award will be announced on February 5. Edmonton's Alphonso Davies has become the youngest winner of the Canadian Men's Soccer Player of the Year Award. "He has been a standout performer for club and country and that is just a consistent reality now for Alphonso Davies," Canada coach John Herdman said in a statement. Changes will be made to 26 playground zones across the city over the holiday school break. "The remaining zones aren't set in stone: administration said it's