Ward 6 Alderman Richard Pootmans
Thank you for the privilege of serving as your Alderman. I enjoy meeting regularly with residents, community associations and businesses in Ward 6. Your Ward 6 team has worked with City Administration to secure services that will provide you with the best quality of life and meet the needs of residents. We need to support our growth and plan effectively to remain a vital, sustainable community. To achieve this balance, we will optimize our infrastructure and create robust roadways and transit networks and ensure reliable and high quality delivery of the full range of City services.
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Updated: 2013-05-16 16:52:09
What is the Tax Room debate?
Property taxes are the primary source of funding for The City’s operating budget and are also collected by The City on behalf of the Province, as required by the Alberta Municipal Government Act (MGA). Of the funds collected, just over half remains with The City and the rest goes to the Province. The bulk of our infrastructure budget comes from Provincial and...
Updated: 2013-05-15 09:29:04
As we enter the second quarter of 2013, your Ward 6 team continue to make progress on many of the items that you have helped us identify. This work includes addressing congestion and traffic safety, improving transit service and reducing streetlight outages, which we reported on in our previous W6 Report.
You can find out more about our work on congestion, safety and transit in the sections...
Updated: 2013-04-25 18:41:54
Surface Overlay Paving Program
Here in Calgary, we sit in a unique climate that is particularly hard on our roads – with the frequent frost and thaw fluctuations throughout our spring and winter months, maintaining the quality of our roads is an ongoing battle. Each spring, Roads crews repave several kilometers of roadway throughout The City as part of the annual surface overlay paving...
Updated: 2013-04-30 10:03:38
Many of you have contacted our office with questions regarding some of the traffic signals along 17th Avenue SW. The operation of the LRT has significantly altered the traffic situation on 17th Avenue and we currently have a team of Traffic Engineers working hard to improve the way these signals operate. The project team has put together a helpful FAQ page to help you understand why the signals...
Updated: 2013-04-30 10:07:31
In response to feedback received from Signal Hill residents, Calgary Transit will be implementing temporary changes to Route 93 as of Monday, April 22. The Route will be placed on a detour that will see the buses use 69 Street SW between 34 Avenue and Sirocco Drive, effectively removing the buses from Sienna Park Drive and a portion of Sierra Morena Road and Signal Hill Drive. This will help...
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