2016 Annual Report: city edged forward in challenging year

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Leduc’s 2016 Annual Report is the community’s year-three check-in document outlining the work achieved to meet the goals and outcomes as directed by Leduc City Council in the 2014 – 2018 Leduc Strategic Plan.

“Together, we tackled the considerable challenges and seized the many opportunities that 2016 sent our way, and this report clearly highlights the positive milestones we’ve reached and continue to work on for this city,” says Leduc Mayor Greg Krischke. “Our vision remains strong, from investing in our citizens through social service needs, to our advocacy efforts with various levels of government to elevate this region’s needs for the future.”

This annual report shares a wide variety of information and how it relates to the strategic plan, which includes:

  • 4 per cent population increase over 2015 bring Leduc to a population of 30,498
  • Reached a 65/35 residential/non-residential assessment split
  • Two-page feature on the 2016 Alberta Summer Games
  • Regional initiatives, such as the Leduc Prosperity Charter
  • Environmental initiatives that resulted in efficiencies for the city, such as the installation of solar panels at two city facilities

Each year the city issues this report as a way of communicating to citizens how council and administration are meeting the needs of the community today, while setting a strong vision for tomorrow. As outlined in the Leduc Strategic Plan, this vision can be realized through the six goals as defined by citizens and city council: Community Character, Community Wellness, Transportation, Economic Development, Regional Partnerships and Governance, and Fiscal Sustainability.

For more information, you can view the online version or call 780-980-7177. Printed copies of the annual report will be made available at the Leduc Public Library and Leduc Civic Centre early June.

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Attachment: 2016 Annual Report

Leduc is a growing, dynamic city in the heart of Canada’s economic engine and conveniently located at the crossroads of air, highway and rail transportation. The City of Leduc is a centre of innovation, entrepreneurship and quality of life. As a regional leader, the city, together with other municipalities in the area, plays a key role in protecting the integrity of the Edmonton International Airport (EIA) and leading economic development in the region, including Aerotropolis.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Mariann McLaughlin, Corporate Communications
780–980–7171
mmclaughlin@leduc.ca