Mike Nickel

City Councillor, Edmonton - Ward 11

Recent Blog Posts

Edmonton Transit – The Re-design…to what?
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Edmonton Transit – The Re-design…to what?
One of the primary services available to all citizens in Edmonton is public transit. With a budget over $358 million dollars and more than 2000 employees, if Edmonton Transit is not considered an essential service it is certainly core to the City of Edmonton’s business operations. Operating at an...
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Park Benches, Evictions, and Bus Route Re-Design
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In recent weeks, several City administrative decisions have left many of us scratching our heads. First, there was the whole fiasco around the memorial benches. Deciding to charge past purchasers for ongoing maintenance was insensitive and made no sense … further to that, removing the plaques off...
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Proposed Playground Zone Changes
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I have received a great number of phone calls and emails from my constituents that are voicing their concerns over the lack of common sense the City has applied to playground zones. In an effort to rationalize out a workable solution we have been able to do the following: At the May 8, 2018 City ...
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The Edmonton Disadvantage
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There comes a time where taxes and regulations get to a point where it just breaks your back. Conversations in Council often revolve around Urban Sprawl, but I’m more worried about the industrial and commercial urban decay we’re going through and I believe we’ve reached the breaking point. The ro...
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Bike lane measurement lacking
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I love the potential of bike lanes. With a capability of moving so many people people per hour, how could we not want to embrace that? They work in other cities, so naturally, we should jump on board. Now that we have a top notch bike network, I’m shockingly disappointed at the results. According...
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Under Construction
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I am so thrilled to have been re-elected to serve the constituents of Ward 11! Thank you to everyone who supported. I am looking forward to working with you on community driven goals. The first priority is to take care of the budget. I aim to ensure that everyone is getting value for their tax [&...
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Tweddle Place ATCO Construction Notice
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CONSTRUCTION NOTICE REF: G73180 Tweddle Place SMR Dear Homeowner & Valued ATCO Customer:   We are writing you on behalf of ATCO to inform you about the upcoming Steel Mains Replacement (SMR) work in your neighborhood. Canadian Utility Construction (CUC) has been contracted by ATCO to com...
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Re-Elect Mike Nickel for Ward 11
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Hello Residents of Ward 11! I will be seeking re-election for Councillor of Ward 11 in the upcoming Municipal Election on Monday, October 16 2017. Please visit my campaign website for more information. www.mikenickel2017.ca Best Regards, Mike Nickel
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