Calgary Metropolitan Region Growth Plan

Client: HDR – Calthorpe / Calgary Metropolitan Region Board

Date: 2020-2021

Location: Calgary Region, Alberta

Bluerock’s Role: Regional policy writing

Bluerock’s Jonathan Schmidt brought policy writing expertise and local knowledge to the renowned consulting team from HDR-Calthorpe writing the Calgary Metropolitan Region Growth and Servicing Plans. Jonathan worked closely with world renowned urban and regional planner Peter Calthorpe, former Portland mayor Charles Hales and the rest of the HDR-Calthorpe team.

Jonathan’s project role on the Regional Growth and Servicing Plans focused on writing policies for the Growth Plan and Servicing Plan, facilitation of meetings with member municipalities’ staff and political representatives as well as providing professional expertise on Alberta’s legislative planning framework. The Growth and Sevicing Plans were adopted by the Board in June 2021.