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Media uncertain about who to call, please contact Kris Berezanski at 780-496-8271.

After Hours Media Line

For urgent media inquiries outside of business hours, please call the after hours media line 780-423-5956.

Animal & Pest Control

Animal and Pest Control
Mark Torjusen 780-914-8087

Attractions

Cultural attractions, including City Arts Centre, City Archives and John Walter Museum
Debi Winwood 780-508-9488

John Janzen Nature Centre
Debi Winwood 780-508-9488

Edmonton Valley Zoo
evzcommunications@edmonton.ca

Muttart Conservatory
Debi Winwood 780-508-9488

Fort Edmonton Park
780-944-5762

Bylaws & Licensing

Business and Taxi Licensing
Karen Burgess 780-496-4908

Community Standards Enforcement (roadway signs, firepits, sidewalk clearing, parking, noise, smoking, animal control, infill construction complaints)
Mark Torjusen 780-914-8087

Citizen Services

Capital City Clean Up
Mark Torjusen 780-914-8087

Community Safety - Neighbourhood Empowerment Team (NET)
Carol Hurst 587-987-7166

Counselling, Elder abuse, Spousal and Family Violence Intervention
Carol Hurst 587-987-7166

Gender Based Violence and United Nations Safe City Program - Edmonton Safe City
Carol Hurst 587-987-7166

Community Resources (Family and Community Support Services, Grants & Funding, Non-profit Development, Poverty Elimination Initiative, and Volunteering)
Francis Asuncion 780-423-4890

Indigenous Relations Office
Francis Asuncion 780-423-4890

Safe & Healthy Communities (Community Wellness, Suicide Prevention, Urban Isolation & Mental Health)
Francis Asuncion 780-423-4890

Social Inclusion & Social Identity (Accessibility Advisory Committee, Anti-racism Advisory Committee, City of Edmonton Youth Council, Multicultural Relations, Women's Initiative (WAVE))
Francis Asuncion 780-423-4890

City Buildings, Land & Planning

Blatchford Redevelopment Project 
Cheryl Mitchell 587-987-1295 (Land Development)
Cheryl Mitchell 587-987-1295 (Renewable Energy Utility)

Exhibition Lands
Matt Pretty 780-886-7552

Surplus School Sites
Matt Pretty 780-886-7552 

River Crossing (West Rossdale)
Mary-Ann Thurber 780-442-1698

Civic Events

Activities and events in City Hall or on Churchill Square, or activities or events with City involvement
Karen McDonnell 780-442-0854

Communications & Engagement

Corporate Communications/General Media Inquiries
Kris Berezanski 780-496-8271

Engagement
Linda Murphy 780-496-7074

311
Lisa Sobchyshyn 780-442-7192

Construction

Building Great Neighbourhoods
Lindsay Harvey 
Jordana Daum 780-221-1189
Danielle Connolly 780-975-5785

Facilities
Dorothy Wasak-Reikie 780-237-6655

Roads and Bridges
Adriana Amelio 780-718-6695

Yellowhead Trail
Sheila Keenan 780-886-6415

Open Spaces 
Lindsay Harvey 
Jordana Daum 780-221-1189
Danielle Connolly 780-975-5785

Infill Construction Complaints 
Mark Torjusen 780-914-8087

Council Services

Mayor:

  • Don Iveson
    780-496-8100

Councillors:

  • Ward 1
    Councillor Andrew Knack – 780-496-8122
  • Ward 2
    Councillor Bev Esslinger – 780-496-8136
  • Ward 3
    Councillor Jon Dziadyk – 780-496-8128
  • Ward 4
    Councillor Aaron Paquette – 780-496-8138
  • Ward 5
    Councillor Sarah Hamilton – 780-496-8120
  • Ward 6
    Councillor Scott McKeen – 780-496-8140
  • Ward 7
    Councillor Tony Caterina – 780-496-8333
  • Ward 8
    Councillor Ben Henderson – 780-496-8146
  • Ward 9
    Councillor Tim Cartmell – 780-496-8130
  • Ward 10
    Councillor Michael Walters – 780-496-8132
  • Ward 11
    Councillor Mike Nickel – 780-496-8142
  • Ward 12
    Councillor Moe Banga – 780-496-8148
Cycling

Bicycle Transportation Plan
Mary-Ann Thurber 780-442-1698

Design and Installation
Paul Hanlon 780-496-1553

Maintenance and Operations
Sarah Giourmetakis 780-944-1496

Development & Urban Planning

Building Permit and Inspection Services
Karen Burgess 780-496-4908

Business Licensing and Vehicle for Hire
Karen Burgess 780-496-4908

Business Improvement Areas
Raffaella Loro 780-289-5676

Downtown Plan
Amber Medynski 780-944-7914

City Plan
Jane Leadbeater 780-944-0965

Development and Zoning Services
Karen Burgess 780-496-4908

Facade Improvement Program and Development Incentive Program
Amber Medynski 780-944-7914

Heritage Planning
Mary-Ann Thurber 780-442-1698

Naming Committee
Mary-Ann Thurber 780-442-1698

Proposed developments/rezoning, land use and the Zoning Bylaw
Karen Burgess 780-496-4908

Real Estate and Land Development
Matt Pretty 780-442-0970  

Regional Planning
Amber Medynski 780-944-7914

Transit Oriented Development
Mary-Ann Thurber 780-442-1698

Walkable Edmonton
Amber Medynski 780-944-7914

Drainage & Sewers

Drainage Planning and Strategy Projects (Environmental initiatives, City-wide Flood Mitigation Study, lot grading)

Drainage Construction

Drainage Operations (Stormwater lakes, sewer maintenance issues, storms)

EPCOR Media Relations 780-721-9001

Employee Services

Human Resources, Labour Negotiations
Linda Murphy 780-496-7074

Occupational Health and Safety
Mel Garcia 780-496-8264

Economic and Environmental Sustainability

Environmental Initiatives
Ashish Mohan 780-508-9528

Economic initiatives
Raffaella Loro 780-289-5676

Industrial Land
Amber Medynski 780-944-7914

Financial & Corporate Services

Budget
Matt Pretty 780-886-7552  

Financial Reporting
Matt Pretty 780-886-7552    

Economic Trends and Forecasting/ Chief Economist
Matt Pretty 780-886-7552  

Property Taxes and Assessments
Matt Pretty 780-886-7552  

Real Estate 
Matt Pretty 780-886-7552

Office of the Chief Economist
Matt Pretty 780-886-7552    

Information Technology 
Matt Pretty 780-886-7552

Open Data
Dale Shekooley 780-544-1611  

Law
Sharon Gingara 780-944-5704

Procurement
Sharon Gingara 780-944-5704

Fire & Emergency Services

Edmonton Fire Rescue Services’ responses to emergencies
During business hours: Brittany Lewchuk 780-496-3600

After hours on-call fire public information officer 780-442-0961

Emergency planning
Carol Hurst 780-495-0653

Emergency Social Services
Carol Hurst 780-495-0653

Waste, Recycling

Garbage and waste management operations, recycling programs, Clover Bar

Kristen Wagner 780-777-7230

Anna Kravchinsky 780-496-7918

Housing and Homelessness

Affordable Housing 
Nicole Thomas 780-819-1109 

Homelessness, encampments on public land and social services
Carol Hurst 587-987-7166

Derelict or unsafe housing (messy construction sites)
Mark Torjusen 780-914-8087

The Quarters
Amber Medynski 780-944-7914

Mayor's Office

Media Relations and Issues Manager 
Nathalie Batres 780-508-9259

Office of the City Clerk

Office of the City Clerk
Sharon Gingara 780-944-5704

Municipal Census
Suzzette Mellado 780-914-5074

Office of the City Manager

Audits and audit reports
Media Relations 780-496-8271

City Manager
Patricia Hutchison 780-496-6721

Intergovernmental and external affairs
Lori Yanish 780-554-3763

Parking

EPark
Justin Townell 780-496-2853

Parking in Residential Areas
Justin Townell 780-496-2853

Parking Enforcement
Mark Torjusen 780-914-8087

Parks

Neighbourhood parks and playgrounds
Zak Fairbrother 780-868-2090

Park Rangers
Mark Torjusen 780-914-8087

Parks and Open Space Planning and Policy
Mary-Ann Thurber 780-442-1698

River Valley Alliance Projects
Paul Hanlon 780-496-1553

River Valley parks
Christopher Webster 780-868-0103

Skating at Castle Downs, City Hall, Jackie Parker Park and Mill Woods parks
Zak Fairbrother 780-868-2090

Skating at Victoria Oval, Hawrelak and Rundle parks
Christopher Webster 780-868-0103

Tobogganing at all other City parks
Christopher Webster 780-868-0103

Tree related inquiries
Justin Townell 780-496-2853

Wetlands and natural areas
Justin Townell 780-496-2853

Public Safety

Social Services
Carol Hurst 587-987-7166

Public Safety Compliance Team
Mark Torjusen 780-914-8087

Recreation

Commonwealth Stadium, Clarke Field, Arenas
Christopher Webster 780-496-8259

Golf Courses
Christopher Webster 780-496-8259

Outdoor Pools
Christopher Webster 780-496-8259

Recreation, Fitness and Leisure Centres
Christopher Webster 780-496-8259

Roads

City Vehicles and Fuel Use
Olena Babiy 780-264-1537

Roads and Bridges
Adriana Amelio 780-718-6695

Traffic Operations (potholes, signals and street lighting)
Sarah Giourmetakis 780-944-1496

Winter Road Maintenance
Zak Fairbrother 
780-868-2090

Traffic Safety
Sarah Giourmetakis 780-944-1496

Taxes

Property Taxes and Assessments
Matt Pretty 780-886-7552

Transit

Capital Line | Metro Line | LRT renewal
Katie Stewart 780-496-4584

Valley Line Southeast
Quinn Nicholson 780-508-9255

Valley Line West
Mariam Ibrahim 780-496-5088

Operations of the Edmonton Transit Service (buses and light rail transit (LRT), DATS, Transit security, Transit service for special events, Transit operations)
Rowan Anderson
780-690-1605

Transportation Planning

Bicycle Transportation Plan
Mary-Ann Thurber 780-442-1698

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