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Ward 12 - Evan Spencer

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2023 Adjustments

The Budget Deliberations are over. The people of Ward 12 have been reaching out with their feedback and frustration throughout the process, especially with the long lead time on the fact that Council was going to be contemplating a 7.8% increase in residential taxes.

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Odour Update November 2023

Another month, another odour update and there is a lot of activity happening that is moving us forward! The City of Calgary hosted information sessions about the S.E. odour investigation back in October and we received lots of great comments and questions from attendees. What was clear to me as I listened in is that Calgarians are very passionate on this topic and want to stay as informed as possible on everything that is happening.

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Budget Deliberations 2023

Thank you for taking an interest in Council's 2023 budget deliberations.

Here is what is on my mind as I prepare:

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Odour Update September 2023

We are pleased to share that the S.E. Odour Investigation Project has been completed and the findings are now available at

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Housing Strategy

157 speakers. 24 hours of public hearings. 800 pages of public written submissions. 21 amendments presented (most rejected). Hours of debate. Three full days of Committee and Council discussion.

One Strategy.

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Mahogany Access

The frustration is real. Many of the concerns legitimate. Traffic access in Mahogany is a problem right now. Learn more about the history of the issue and impending future relief.

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Local Access Fee in Calgary

The convergence of an affordability crisis, skyrocketing energy prices, and Calgary’s Local Access Fee (LAF) have further put Calgarians in a difficult spot. Seeking to understand and want to know what Council has been doing in response? Read on...

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Odour Update August 2023

Thank you Ward 12 for your patience as you waited for the odour report from our external consultants. The report (along with additional information and summaries) will be accessible on the Odours in S.E. Calgary City web page in the Fall.

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Foxtails Update - June 2023

June Update

A few months ago, I presented a Notice of Motion to address Foxtails through our Community Standards Bylaw, to fill a gap that education and City/Local mitigation efforts are unable to address. It was supported by my Council colleagues 14-1 to move forward.

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