Smithers maintained a strong mountain town identity and sense of place, and wanted future growth to be managed by an OCP that respected community values.
In the face of that seasonal population growth, the Village of Tahsis recognized that an updated Official Community Plan (OCP) was needed.
Port McNeill recognized that an updated Official Community Plan (OCP) would establish guidelines for the future of the community.
McElhanney supports small and medium-sized municipalities by providing planning services so that they are ready for development.
McElhanney delivered digital engagement services and kept communication channels open without relying on physical meetings.
The Town of Olds engaged McElhanney to complete a Housing Needs Assessment to examine and present housing needs within the municipality.
With the dam set to expire as a sediment pond, RDNO focused on decommissioning the facility and returning the creek to a natural state.
To accommodate community growth, the Town of Ponoka engaged McElhanney to lead a review of their Municipal Development Plan in mid-2022.
The Big Elbow Trail bridge had suffered irreparable damage and McElhanney was engaged for the structure’s replacement.
The Town of Olds engaged McElhanney for infrastructure assessments including sanitary sewer and water main.