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Malmo Plains has been chosen for neighbourhood renewal beginning in spring 2021 with anticipated completion in 2022.

Preparing for Construction - February 2021

Thank you to everyone who attended our online sessions with the project team as we adjusted our engagement practices as a result of COVID-19. The sessions aimed to answer any questions you might have regarding what neighbourhood renewal construction will look like in Malmo Plains. If you were unable to attend, please watch this video from one of the online sessions.

Construction is set to begin in spring 2021.

About the Project

The Neighbourhood Renewal program will rehabilitate roads, replace street lights, curbs and gutters, repair sidewalks, and connect missing sidewalk links where possible. Other opportunities to improve parks and public spaces will also be explored.

Cost sharing opportunities will be made available through the Local Improvement process for sidewalk reconstruction and decorative street light upgrades in the neighbourhood. Arterial roads and alleys are not included in the scope of work.

A series of public events were held by the project team which gave residents the opportunity to provide regular feedback on the different stages of the project including design.

What We Decided - February 2021

The What We Decided Report describes the final designs for Malmo Plain's neighbourhood renewal, including when and how the City used policy and program information, public engagement input and technical requirements to make project decisions.

What We Decided

Neighbourhood Reconstruction

Learn more about what you can expect in your neighbourhood during construction.

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Project History

Lendrum Shared-use Path Feedback - October 2020

In October 2020, we held 2 pop-up events and an online survey to gather your feedback on how we can improve the Lendrum shared-use path through Malmo Plains Neighbourhood Renewal. Your feedback was used to finalize the design for the shared-use path.

What We Heard

Community Feedback on Final Design - October 2020

Thank you to everyone who engaged with us virtually during the Community Feedback on the Final Design stage of the project as we adjusted our engagement practices as a result of COVID-19. The design included traffic-calming measures, sidewalk and crossing enhancements in the neighbourhood and improvements to parks and open spaces.

The online survey and Ask A Question tool closed on October 30, 2020 and we appreciate everyone who took the time to provide their feedback, including through paper copies of the survey, emails and phone calls received by the Project Manager. 

The feedback gathered will be used to improve the neighbourhood of Malmo Plains.

Reference Material:
Final Design Presentation Video
Final Design
Engagement Summary

Community Feedback on Draft Design - June 2020

Thank you to everyone who engaged with us virtually during the Community Feedback on Draft Design stage of the project as we adjusted our engagement practices as a result of COVID-19. The design included traffic calming measures, sidewalk and crossing enhancements, bike facilities in the neighbourhood, and park and open space improvements.

The online survey and Ask A Question tool closed on June 29, 2020 and we appreciate everyone who took the time to provide their feedback, including through paper copies of the survey, emails and phone calls received by the Project Manager. Your input is important as we move toward finalizing the design and the scheduled 2021 construction start date for your Neighbourhood Renewal.

The project team will review all of the feedback provided, along with technical information and City policies and programs, for consideration into the final design. This design will be shared back with you and your neighbours in fall 2020.

Materials:
Draft Design Video
Draft Design Information Package
Malmo Plains Newsletter
Cost Sharing Opportunities
Event Summary

What We Heard Report

Exploring Options and Trade-offs - January 2020

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Exploring Options and Trade-offs Public Engagement Event on Tuesday January 28, 2020.

At the event, the project team presented design options, along with associated benefits and trade-offs, that are being considered for the neighbourhood. The design options included traffic calming measures, sidewalk and crossing enhancements, bike facilities in the neighbourhood, and park and open space improvements.

Event summary

The feedback gathered will be used, along with technical requirements and City policies and programs, to develop a draft design for your neighbourhood.

What We Heard Report

Event Materials:
Display Boards (13MB)
Workbook
Activity Cards for Pocket Park Enhancements
Cost-sharing Opportunities Handout

Exploring Opportunities Event - September 2019

Thank you to everyone who joined the Exploring Opportunities public event on September 28 at the Malmo Plains Community League Hall.

Participants shared their thoughts on the draft vision and guiding principles for Malmo Plains and shared their input to help us understand issues and opportunities in your community including green spaces and parks, traffic improvements, walking and biking connections and lighting and safety.

Event Summary

Event Materials:
Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Constraints
Vision and Guiding Principles
Fact Sheet

What We Heard Report

Community Walking Tour - July 2019

Thank you to everyone who joined the Community Walking Tour on Tuesday July 9, 2019. Event participants and the project team toured the community to talk about what residents like, what they would change and what they would keep. The walking tours explored topics including:

  • Traffic within the neighbourhood

  • How the community is connected

  • Neighbourhood park/open spaces

  • Community placemaking

What We Heard
Event Summary

Vision and Guiding Principles Workshop - June 2019

Thank you to everyone who joined the Community Walk, Vision and Guiding Principles Workshop on June 19, 2019. We heard from participants about various topics including getting around your community and feeling safe, which all helped to draft together the vision and guiding principles for Malmo Plain's Neighbourhood Renewal.

Meeting Materials
Display Boards
What is Neighbourhood Renewal
Public Engagement and Communication during Neighbourhood Renewal
Project Overview

For More Information

Joshua Schmaltz

Title Delivery Project Manager
Telephone

780-969-3234

Email Joshua.Schmaltz@edmonton.ca

Building Great Neighbourhoods

All additional inquiries or escalations can be directed to the Building Great Neighbourhoods team, or by calling 311.

Email BuildingGreatNeighbourhoods@edmonton.ca

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