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Value For Everyone

“Is this the best way we can spend taxpayers’ money?”  This is the question I’ve been asking myself for years, both as an Edmonton taxpayer and now, as a member of City Council with the responsibility of actually determining how to spend your money. I feel strongly the decision makers, both administration and council, do not take in account the time sacrificed by people contributing to make a better city.   Working hard and paying taxes should get both the individual and their community ahead, but all too often it does not. With all the “great ideas” at City Hall, our communities [...]

Value For Everyone2021-02-09T20:17:06+00:00

Independent Project Management Office

The Problem The taxpayers of Edmonton need to be protected from runaway projects.  Too often our major capital projects ($100M+) are incorrectly estimated by the City of Edmonton and/or its partners.  This has led to billions of dollars of waste through avoidable mismanagement. There is a clear and demonstrable pattern of unreliable information being given from our city administration to city council, including unrealistic costs of capital projects.  Council requires better tools available to offer an independent and transparent look at these projects to ensure better procurement, delivery, and accountability. Figure 1: Major Capital Projects [...]

Independent Project Management Office2021-03-02T20:37:41+00:00