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  • Update on Olympic Debate

    Because Council debated the Olympics into the very late evening, the media coverage has been incomplete. To be clear, Council did not actually get the opportunity to vote for or against the bid.    Council had a vote to re-confirm the plebiscite ...

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  • Next Ward 11 Town Hall

    Join me for the next Ward 11 Town Hall!   Please join me and your neighbours for the next Ward 11 Town Hall event.   Bring your questions, comments and ideas to this public forum. We will be hosting Ward 11 Town Halls at various locations throug...

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  • 4 Street SW Pilot Project (between 50 Avenue to 56 Avenue)

    By now, some of you may have noticed some temporary curbs, modifications to the bus stop and the addition of an adaptive sidewalk along 4 Street SW between 50 Avenue to 56 Avenue.   These changes are a result of a pilot project that was put in plac...

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  • Speed Limit Reduction Proposal

    On Monday, September 10th, I will be forced to vote on a proposal put forward by the Mayor and some other members of City Council to reduce residential speed limits citywide to 30 km/h. I think 30 km/h is too low. I would be curious to see what the d...

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  • Proposed Public Consumption of Cannabis

    Cannabis will be legal on October 17th. In Calgary, public consumption rules will be similar to those of alcohol. It will be illegal to consume recreational cannabis (smoking, vaping or edibles) in any form in public places except in designated consu...

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  • SW Calgary Construction - Week of September 4-10

    To assist in planning your weekly commutes, please click on the document below to  learn about the several construction projects in and around Ward 11 for the week of September 4-10. SW traffic advisories information - Sept. 4-10.pdf This content r...

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  • Ward 11 Newsletter - July 2018

    NEW!   Please click on the link below to read the July 2018 edition: Ward 11 News - Councillor Jeromy Farkas - July 2018.pdf This content represents the personal views and opinions of the Ward Councillor and should not be taken as a statement o...

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  • Elbow River Contamination Advisory

    Alberta Health Services has re-issued a contaminated water advisory for the Elbow River between Sandy Beach and 9 Avenue SE. While this advisory has been in place since July 8th, citizens are being reminded of this issue as the warm summer weather co...

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  • Olympic Bid Decision Must See Light of Day

    On July 30th, together with Councillors Chu, Magliocca, I will be bringing forward a Notice of Motion in an effort to bring more transparency to the Olympic Bidco process. Please read my media release here:   Farkas seeks transparency and full acco...

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  • Elbow Park - Upcoming Stormwater System Upgrades

    Over the month of July two projects will be undertaken on the banks of the Elbow River. Work will include repairs to the damaged pipe as well as bank stabilization.   This work is a result of ongoing flood mitigation and is one of the 161 river out...

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