Ward 7 Alderman Druh Farrell
Welcome to the Ward 7 website! I am happy to share with you news and events happening at City Hall and in Ward 7 communities. Ward 7 is a mosaic of interesting and diverse people, businesses, neighbourhoods and attractions. We look forward to seeing or hearing from you.
Updated: 2013-05-14 15:48:00
Hankering for a good read? Ever wish there was a library right on your corner? Do you have some books you’d like to share? Well, Ward 7’s latest initiative - the Little Free Library Project - was designed just for you!A Little Free Library is pretty much as it sounds. It’s free. It’s a library. And it’s little. Very little. Think of a big birdhouse posted on a street corner or in a...
Updated: 2013-05-13 12:05:54
The ground-breaking ceremony for the new National Music Centre (NMC) was music to many ears on February 22, 2013. Currently, the National Music Centre reaches more than 75,000 people every year. Imagine how many more people will visit after 2015, when the new NMC is expected to open! The new NMC will be over 160,000 square feet, allowing for lots of room for the 2,000 plus artefacts in...
Updated: 2013-05-02 17:09:56
An idea that sprang from a concern about the reputation of Calgary’s Chinatown has garnered positive results. In 2008, in the face of increased vandalism and issues of safety, a group of community conscious people formed the Chinatown Safety Council. With the goal of safety and cleanliness by increasing pride in one’s community, the Council began working to change long held stereotypes...
Updated: 2013-05-02 16:55:45
In 2012, the Alberta Provincial government changed the election legislation. Beginning with the election in October 2013, municipal elections will be held every four years on the third Monday in October, rather than the current three-year terms for the Mayor and Aldermen (soon to be called Councillors). The same bill also made some changes to campaign financing and reporting, and now...
Updated: 2013-04-29 08:25:54
New this property tax season, the Seniors Property Tax Deferral Program allows eligible senior homeowners to defer all or part of their property taxes through a low-interest home equity loan with the Alberta government. The Seniors Property Tax Deferral program and the Alberta government will pay all or part of your property taxes on your behalf. It works by giving you a low-interest loan...
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