Blackmud Creek Community - civics

What is Civics?

Civics is community advocacy. The Blackmud Creek Community League (BCCL) Civics Director serves as a liaison with the municipal and provincial governments, school boards, and Ad Hoc committees relating to specific development issues.

Our Political Representatives

Michael Walters, City Councillor, Ward 10

Thomas Dang, MLA, Edmonton - South West

Matt Jeneroux, MP, Edmonton-Riverbend (North of Ellerslie Road)

Mike Lake, MP, Edmonton-Wetaskiwin (South of Ellerslie Road)

Lisa Turchansky, Edmonton Catholic School Board Trustee, Ward 76

Nathan Ip, Edmonton Public School Board Trustee, Ward H

Area Councils

The mandate of the Southwest Area Council (SWAC) is to enhance recreational facilities and opportunities for residents of southwest Edmonton and to be venue for civic action and the sharing of information and ideas between its community leagues.

SWAC represents the community leagues in Southwest Edmonton including: Aspen Gardens, Blackmud Creek, Blue Quill, Brookview, Duggan, Ermineskin, Greater Windermere, Greenfield, Heritage Point, Malmo, Lansdowne, Ogilvie Ridge, Riverbend, Royal Gardens, The Ridge, Riverbend, Terwillegar, Twin Brooks, and Yellowbird.

The council meetings once a month.

Land Use Planning

Neighbourhood Area Structure Plans:



Blackmud Creek (aka Southbrook)




You can also access the City of Edmonton Zoning Bylaw to find out more about regulations, schedules, site specific development control provisions and the Zoning Map.


Valuable traffic safety information is available from the City of Edmonton Office of Traffic Safety.

Visit this City of Edmonton page to find out more about the plans to extend the LRT from Century Park to Heritage Valley.

Traffic Concerns

If you have concerns about signage, crosswalks, signals, noise, or vehicles speeding and/or cutting through your neighbourhood, please visit this City of Edmonton website:Neighbourhood Traffic Concerns.

Have Your Say!

The City of Edmonton has an initiative called Edmonton Insight Community designed to be a way to engage Edmontonians to help build a better city. Participants are invited to complete surveys on a wide range of topics at least once a month to provide vital feedback to the City of Edmonton. Signup for Edmonton Insight Community