City invites community to public engagement event at Towne Square

Medicine Hat – The City of Medicine Hat is inviting residents to their third ‘Municipal Mingle’ public engagement event, at Towne Square on Wednesday, May 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. The event is an opportunity for community members to connect, engage, and share their feedback on a range of local initiatives.

“Following the success of the public engagement open house at the Esplanade, we are excited to host another community engagement event at a new venue with addition of local food trucks and family games,” says Colleen Graham, director, communications, marketing and engagement. “Our goal is to continue to establish this in-person event as a regular platform for meaningful community dialogue.”

The event is designed to foster a collaborative environment between City staff and community members. The aim is to provide insights, gather feedback, and encourage community participation in new and ongoing projects that shape the future of Medicine Hat.

The departments and projects currently involved in the Municipal Mingle include:

  • Community Development: Community Wellbeing Plan and Arts, Heritage, and Entertainment Plan
  • Medicine Hat Economic Development: Learn about current projects and meet the team
  • Environment, Land & Gas Production: Commercial and residential lots for sale
  •  Environmental Utilities: Food Waste Pilot program and Water Shortage Management Plan
  • Fire and Emergency Services: Public awareness and education, will have a fire truck on-site
  • Finance: Budget Planning
  • Medicine Hat Regional Airport: Air Service Development – Restoration, retention, and attraction
  • Municipal Works: Division Avenue Project
  • Parks and Recreation: Recreation programming
  • Planning and Development: Land Use Bylaw RefreshExecutive Leadership and Downtown Patrol Unit: Will be on-site mingling with residents and staff

The open house format allows informal interaction where all attendees can engage in discussions that interest them the most. It's an opportunity to ask questions directly to those involved in the forefront of the city's development and services.

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