The River Access Strategy comes with a capital budget of $ 7.66 million spread over the next 5 years of which $ 1.69 million is earmarked for 2017 and 2018. Request for budget approval is made in the Executive Summary
A detailed cost breakdown of the priority sites can be seen in the Priority Site Development Proposal. A commitment of $275,000 is being asked of the river users organization by way of support for the proposal. Three of these sites are important for the fishing community, Baker Park West (Stoney Trail), Inglewood (12 Street SE Bridge) and Ogden Bridge (North Refinery Park). With the support of Calgary River Users Alliance and it’s member organizations, development of these sites is expected to start this year.