Welcome to Engage! St. John's

The City of St. John’s recognizes that engagement between the City and its citizens is an essential component of an effective municipal government.

The City views public engagement as a process – one that facilitates dialogue with the right people, using the right tools, at the right time on subject areas of mutual interest.

This online platform will provide a vehicle for the City to connect with you, our residents and for you to share your ideas on projects, initiatives and plans in ways that work for you.

Projects with public engagement processes attached to them will be posted here. Once you sign up, you'll be able to engage in the discussions at your convenience.

The City of St. John’s recognizes that engagement between the City and its citizens is an essential component of an effective municipal government.

The City views public engagement as a process – one that facilitates dialogue with the right people, using the right tools, at the right time on subject areas of mutual interest.

This online platform will provide a vehicle for the City to connect with you, our residents and for you to share your ideas on projects, initiatives and plans in ways that work for you.

Projects with public engagement processes attached to them will be posted here. Once you sign up, you'll be able to engage in the discussions at your convenience.

  • Capital Construction Projects 2017

    6 days ago
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    In 2015 St. John’s City Council approved its first Ten Year Plan which forecasts the City’s capital needs from 2015 to 2024. The consolidation of capital requirements for this period across all City departments totals $1.25 billion. Information for 2017 Projects is available here.




    In 2015 St. John’s City Council approved its first Ten Year Plan which forecasts the City’s capital needs from 2015 to 2024. The consolidation of capital requirements for this period across all City departments totals $1.25 billion. Information for 2017 Projects is available here.




  • Automated Garbage Collection

    2 months ago
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    In 2018 the City will proceed with the implementation of automated garbage collection. Automated garbage collection consists of specially designed wheeled carts, and collection vehicles equipped with articulated arms.


    A public engagement process, both in person and online will:

    • Ask residents their preference for garbage bin size

    • Capture concerns residents may have about implementation of automated garbage collection

    • Educate the public about waste diversion and seek input on way to reduce waste.

    Check out all the details on the Automated Garbage Collection page.

    In 2018 the City will proceed with the implementation of automated garbage collection. Automated garbage collection consists of specially designed wheeled carts, and collection vehicles equipped with articulated arms.


    A public engagement process, both in person and online will:

    • Ask residents their preference for garbage bin size

    • Capture concerns residents may have about implementation of automated garbage collection

    • Educate the public about waste diversion and seek input on way to reduce waste.

    Check out all the details on the Automated Garbage Collection page.

  • Building a New Affordable Housing Strategy for St. John's

    about 1 month ago
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    The City’s first Affordable Housing Business Plan (AHBP), Creating Opportunities, Housing Our Community was approved by Council in 2014 and runs until September 2017. The Plan is based on the City’s core belief that housing is a human right and that everyone needs and deserves a home that is affordable to them. 

    To continue this commitment to affordable housing - a new 10-year Affordable Housing Plan is now being developed for the City of St. John’s.


    The City’s first Affordable Housing Business Plan (AHBP), Creating Opportunities, Housing Our Community was approved by Council in 2014 and runs until September 2017. The Plan is based on the City’s core belief that housing is a human right and that everyone needs and deserves a home that is affordable to them. 

    To continue this commitment to affordable housing - a new 10-year Affordable Housing Plan is now being developed for the City of St. John’s.


  • St. John's Community Market

    2 months ago
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    Construction of the new community market is set to begin soon. Continue reading

    Construction of the new community market is set to begin soon. Continue reading

  • Kenmount Terrace Community Park

    5 months ago
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    KENMOUNT TERRACE COMMUNITY PARK: INFORMATION SESSION

    Planning for the new Kenmount Terrace Community Park, off Messenger Drive, is nearly complete. On Thursday, February 9 the City of St John’s and the design consultant hosted two drop-in style information sessions at St. Michael and All Angels Church. City staff and members of Council were in attendance. Architectural diagrams of the Park and new facility are updated on the Kenmount Terrace Community Park page.

    KENMOUNT TERRACE COMMUNITY PARK: INFORMATION SESSION

    Planning for the new Kenmount Terrace Community Park, off Messenger Drive, is nearly complete. On Thursday, February 9 the City of St John’s and the design consultant hosted two drop-in style information sessions at St. Michael and All Angels Church. City staff and members of Council were in attendance. Architectural diagrams of the Park and new facility are updated on the Kenmount Terrace Community Park page.

  • Torbay Road Area Transportation Study

    over 1 year ago
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    The Torbay Road North Commercial Area is a busy retail and business hub. Torbay Road itself acts as a gateway into St. John's and many people live in the adjacent residential communities.

    As development has proceeded there have been increasing traffic demands on the roads in this area. The City has launched this project to study transportation issues.

    Council voted to accept the Torbay Road North Commercial Area Follow-up Transportation Impact Study during the April 10, 2017 regular meeting. The study can be found here. Findings of the study will be incorporated into the City’s planning for development and... Continue reading

    The Torbay Road North Commercial Area is a busy retail and business hub. Torbay Road itself acts as a gateway into St. John's and many people live in the adjacent residential communities.

    As development has proceeded there have been increasing traffic demands on the roads in this area. The City has launched this project to study transportation issues.

    Council voted to accept the Torbay Road North Commercial Area Follow-up Transportation Impact Study during the April 10, 2017 regular meeting. The study can be found here. Findings of the study will be incorporated into the City’s planning for development and capital works in the area. 

    The Torbay Road Transportation Study and public consultation took place in 2015 and is a follow up to the Torbay Road North Commercial Area Traffic Impact Study that the City conducted in January 2007.  

    Check out the Torbay Road Area Transportation Study page for updates.

  • Citizen Committees - Members pages

    about 1 year ago
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    The following are descriptions of and links to Advisory and Task Force Committees. These pages are designed for the Committees and are accessible only to Committee members.

    NOTE: The public Council and Committees page found on the city's website provides easy access to information about the City's Council, Standing Committees, Advisory Committees, Experts Panels and Working Groups. Just select from the list of Council or Committees to find out more or to see a summary of available Agendas or Minutes.



    The following are descriptions of and links to Advisory and Task Force Committees. These pages are designed for the Committees and are accessible only to Committee members.

    NOTE: The public Council and Committees page found on the city's website provides easy access to information about the City's Council, Standing Committees, Advisory Committees, Experts Panels and Working Groups. Just select from the list of Council or Committees to find out more or to see a summary of available Agendas or Minutes.



  • Bike St. John's Survey

    7 months ago
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    Thanks to everyone who participated in the cycling in our City survey, we had a great response.

    The Bike Task Force is reviewing the data and we'll have updated information posted on this page.

    Thanks to everyone who participated in the cycling in our City survey, we had a great response.

    The Bike Task Force is reviewing the data and we'll have updated information posted on this page.
  • Landlord Survey

    10 months ago
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    Thanks to everyone who participated in the Landlord Survey. The survey closed on October17, 2016.


    Thanks to everyone who participated in the Landlord Survey. The survey closed on October17, 2016.


  • Paul Reynolds Community Centre at Wedgewood Park

    9 days ago
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    PAUL REYNOLDS COMMUNITY CENTRE IS NOW OPEN  

    The Centre, located at 35 Carrick Drive officially opened on June 8th. Check out the City's website for details, pool schedule and more.


    PAUL REYNOLDS COMMUNITY CENTRE IS NOW OPEN  

    The Centre, located at 35 Carrick Drive officially opened on June 8th. Check out the City's website for details, pool schedule and more.