CALGARY (660 NEWS) – Metropolis councillors are exploring the opportunity of letting Calgarians determine if town ought to decrease residential velocity limits, amongst different resolutions.
On Monday, metropolis council will maintain a strategic assembly to debate the prospect of three separate plebiscites within the subsequent municipal election in October.
Among the many questions that will seem on the poll: ought to Calgary cut back residential velocity limits?
Town is contemplating reducing the velocity limits from 50 km/hr to 40 km/hr on residential streets and unposted areas.
A prolonged debate on that matter has already taken place and proposals have been made on tips on how to transfer ahead.
Metropolis administration is recommending not letting Calgarians vote on that matter on account of varied considerations, resembling setting a precedent for different council selections to go to a public vote. There’s additionally a priority that the wording of the query might be complicated.
Different resolutions being mentioned
Metropolis council may also focus on the query of including fluoride to the ingesting water once more. Metropolis administration says a plebiscite is probably not vital as a result of related selections have been made by council.
The third potential plebiscite is said to the province of Alberta wanting to carry a referendum on equalization.
The Metropolis of Calgary says that vote may simply be a political train, however it may pose a possibility for town to carry a plebiscite on re-examining Calgary’s fiscal relationship with the province.
It’s tied into findings from officers that Calgary may get a brand new, honest deal.