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Its Election day!
Posted On Oct 16, 2017

Its Election day!

Today is the big day! Today has already been so much fun. There is real excitement in the air! I have had the opportunity to talk with many voters already and am excited to talk to…

Posted by: Roxanne Carr
Posted On Oct 13, 2017

Q & A with Roxanne - The Answers!

You asked - I answered! Here are the answers to the questions you provided to me yesterday and today. Thank you to Greg, Isaac, Lois, John & Chris, John, Jamison (age 7!), Tyson, Charlene,…

Posted by: Roxanne Carr
Posted On Oct 13, 2017

Have five minutes? Let me tell you what I stand for

Below are three videos that summarize my platform and future plans for Strathcona County. They are broken into three main areas; Value for your Money, Business & Economic Leadership…

Posted by: Roxanne Carr
Recap: Chili, Coffee and Conversation Events
Posted On Oct 13, 2017

Recap: Chili, Coffee and Conversation Events

Last week I had my last Chili, Coffee and Conversation event at Josephburg Community Hall. Since then, I have been reflecting on the conversations I have had with residents at each…

Posted by: Roxanne Carr
Q&A with Roxanne
Posted On Oct 11, 2017

Q&A with Roxanne

Over the last few days I have had many Strathcona County residents come forward with questions both in person and at the Mayoral Forums. I greatly appreciate these questions, as they…

Posted by: Roxanne Carr
More Business, More Jobs and More Growth
Posted On Oct 04, 2017

More Business, More Jobs and More Growth

We have a wide range of businesses operating in Strathcona County. We have major corporate powerhouses that pump millions of dollars into our economy. But we also have the vital and…

Posted by: Roxanne Carr
Supporting Strong and Connected Communities
Posted On Oct 03, 2017

Supporting Strong and Connected Communities

Our rural residents have unique needs when compared to those in an urban setting. The lifestyle they have chosen to raise their families, retire in, or even the setting in which they…

Posted by: Roxanne Carr
More Housing Options for Seniors
Posted On Oct 03, 2017

More Housing Options for Seniors

Many of our amazing seniors in Strathcona County have built what we have today. I am truly grateful for the love, sacrifice, and hard work that have made our amazing community what…

Posted by: Roxanne Carr
Holding the Line on Taxes
Posted On Oct 02, 2017

Holding the Line on Taxes

As a Council, we do not act in isolation. We work as a team to bring priorities, projects, and needs to life. I was proud to lead a strong team over the past four years and I am proud…

Posted by: Roxanne Carr
Bremner
Posted On Oct 01, 2017

Bremner

As I have knocked on doors throughout the County, several people have raised questions regarding the growth plans for Strathcona County and the Bremner growth node.  Certainly, the…

Posted by: Roxanne Carr
Response to Save Eli the Pig Group
Posted On Sep 27, 2017

Response to Save Eli the Pig Group

There have been a number of posts on Facebook about Eli the Pig. In March 2014, a bylaw complaint came forward to Administration against a resident who had a pot belly pig (Eli) living…

Posted by: Roxanne Carr
Campaign Rally - Join Roxanne
Posted On Sep 06, 2017

Campaign Rally - Join Roxanne

Monday, September 11 5:00 - 8:00 pm Stop by the new Campaign Office to join Roxanne for an evening of entertainment, refreshments & appetizers as Roxanne shares her vision for Strathcona…

Posted by: Team Carr
Bremner & Municipal Development Plan
Posted On Aug 23, 2017

Bremner & Municipal Development Plan

In a few short years, Sherwood Park will be fully built out. Within the current constraints of the urban services area (Sherwood Park), we will be unable to grown beyond its borders.…

Posted by: Roxanne Carr
Update: Strathcona County’s Municipal Development Plan
Posted On Aug 22, 2017

Update: Strathcona County’s Municipal Development Plan

Council has an opportunity to finalize the Municipal Development Plan at its first council meeting in September. This new MDP was started by the previous Council and I have been proud…

Posted by: Roxanne Carr
An Important Read on Smartphones and Young People
Posted On Aug 07, 2017

An Important Read on Smartphones and Young People

To the parents, grandparents, teachers, coaches and all the people who mentor and work with our young people, this is an important read and reminder for all of us: Have Smartphones…

Posted by: Roxanne Carr
Let’s Play Ball … Pickleball That is!!
Posted On Jul 26, 2017

Let’s Play Ball … Pickleball That is!!

I recall looking out over the ‘Village tennis courts during the 2014 Canada 55 Plus Games to see a handful of people playing the newest game in Strathcona County: Pickleball. Enthusiasts…

Posted by: Roxanne Carr