August 2023 Councillor’s Corner

As many of you know, I’ve been in office now since October 26th, 2021, representing Ward Ipiihkoohkanipiaohtsi including Blue Quill residents. Staying connected to residents is very important to me as your voice informs my decisions in Council.

Get in Touch

It is an honour and privilege to be your representative. I am always available to discuss the issues that are important to you. Please feel free to contact me – no problem is too big or too small. or 780-496-8132. Follow my Instagram and Facebook for timely
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Ward updates

Summer Newsletter 2023: As your Councillor, keeping you informed and hearing from you is my key commitment to open communication. If you haven’t received the newsletter, please contact me and my office will send you a copy. More detailed neighbourhood updates including Blue Quill
community updates are in this newsletter.
Do you have a say?: Since I was elected, my public community events have always been available to every single constituent. You are always welcome to meet with me, share your thoughts and express any concerns. I am here to serve you. Call me! 780-496-8132
Meet your Councillor! August 20th, 2023- Summer Gatherings at Sweet Grass Park from 4:00pm to 7:00pm, I am hosting a community summer gathering with Ward residents. It is a family friendly event that welcomes everyone. Keep your eye out for more community events in the near
future. Please click here to sign up to receive future event notifications and ward news/updates:

Interesting Facts

311 Requests: The Office of the City Auditor found that there were a total of 6,543,000 311 requests to the City of Edmonton, between 2018 and 2022.
The Annual Bridge Washing Program has a target of 146 bridges to be washed this season, with 123 completed to date.
Potholes: As of August 13, crews have filled 308,823 potholes.
Graffiti Removal: To date, City staff have completed 2,818 locations for graffiti removal.

City Updates

Council and Committee Meetings: Resume on August 21st, 2023. Visit: City of Edmonton website for more information.
Zoning Bylaw Renewal: On October 16th, 2023, the final public hearing will take place for the Zoning Bylaw Renewal Initiative. Please feel free to attend. Register to speak at this public hearing in front of Council.
Mosquito control: City of Edmonton continues with a robust and targeted ground control program to proactively manage the mosquito population and ensure our city parks and outdoor spaces are pleasant, healthy and safe to enjoy. Visit the City website here for more information.
Public Safety Monthly Updates available: Each month since May 2023, EPS, ETS and City Administration provide monthly updates to Council regarding our City’s public safety, including transit safety and community safety. This year, 21 crossing upgrades have come into operation through the Safe Crossings Program. In addition, the City of Edmonton has cleaned approximately 1403 vacant encampments left by people who sleep outdoors, removing approximately 616,204 kg of waste and 1,5321 needles so far in 2023. There are currently 8 vacant encampments awaiting cleanup.

Jennifer Rice, City Councillor
Ward Ipiihkoohkanipiaohtsi