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Description and Purpose

The Naming Committee approves names for municipal facilities, new neighbourhoods, parks, and roads. This involves input from both City administration and citizens.

The Development Services Branch, part of the Urban Planning and Economy Department, provides administrative services to the Naming Committee in the form of:

  • Researching names
  • Maintaining an inventory of names to be used in the future
  • Receiving requests from the public for names to be honoured
  • ​Creating and providing agendas to the Committee

Information about Serving on the Committee

Online applications to fill Committee vacancies are accepted in the annual December/January Recruitment Campaign.

Meetings

The Naming Committee typically meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:15pm. For past agendas and minutes, please contact the Naming Committee Administration.

2022 Meetings

Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
August 23, 2022 Agenda  
June 28, 2022 Agenda Minutes
May 24, 2022 Agenda Minutes
April 26, 2022 Agenda Minutes
March 22, 2022 Agenda Minutes
February 22, 2022 Agenda Minutes
January 25, 2022 Agenda Minutes

 

2021 Meetings

Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
November 30, 2021 Agenda   Minutes
October 26, 2021 Agenda Minutes
August 31, 2021 Agenda Minutes
June 22, 2021 Agenda Minutes
May 25, 2021 Agenda Minutes
April 27, 2021 Agenda Minutes
March 23, 2021 Agenda Minutes
February 23, 2021 Agenda Minutes
January 26, 2021 Agenda Minutes

 

2020 Meetings

Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
December 08, 2020 Agenda Minutes
October 27, 2020 Agenda Minutes
September 29, 2020 Agenda Minutes
August 27, 2020 Agenda Minutes
July 07, 2020 Agenda Minutes
June 02, 2020 Agenda Minutes
April 28, 2020 Agenda Minutes
February 25, 2020 Agenda Minutes
January 28, 2020 Agenda Minutes

 

Members
Citizen Members
Name of Appointees First Appointed Term Expiry Date
Debra Ayling May 25/20 Apr 30/23
Matthew Dance May 01/21 Apr 30/23
Alyssa Lefebvre   May 01/17 Apr 30/23
Erin McDonald  (Chair) May 25/20 Apr 30/23
Sara Sierko May 01/22 Apr 30/23
Maryanne Wiebe Oct 09/18 Apr 30/23
Externally-Nominated Representative Member
Name of Appointee First Appointed Term Expiry Date
Carrie-Ann Lunde  (Vice-Chair)
Edmonton Historical Board
May 01/21 Apr 30/23
Approvals & Announcements

Maps & Biographies
A collection of current and past naming approvals containing a map and biography associated with each item. 

Announcements
A collection of current and archived announcements regarding naming Committee approvals and events.

Naming Policy and Application Form

Application Form
All Naming Committee requests must be accompanied by this application form.

Bylaw 17138
The City of Edmonton Naming Committee Bylaw

City Policy C509C
Naming Development Areas, Parks, Municipal Facilities, Roads, Honourary Roads and Renamings

Naming Committee Process

  1. Urban Planning and Economy, on behalf of the Naming Committee, receives requests to name development areas, roads, municipal facilities, roadways or parks
  2. Urban Planning and Economy will consult with the applicant, civic departments, community leagues, and if applicable, the individual and/or family members of the person being honoured
  3. The application is placed on the agenda for the Naming Committee to review
  4. Urban Planning and Economy, on behalf of the Naming Committee, will notify the applicant and affected civic departments of the decision