Annexation negotiations continue between Leduc County and City of Edmonton
Sept. 29, 2015 – Council representatives from both Leduc County and the City of Edmonton met Friday, Sept. 25 to further annexation negotiations.
Leduc County’s Intermunicipal Liaison Committee and the City of Edmonton’s Annexation Negotiating Committee jointly updated the negotiation work plan which identifies a list of topics to be discussed into 2016 to ensure the two committees address topics of concern to landowners and other interested parties in a timely fashion.
The two committees will continue gaining an understanding of each municipality’s perspective at the next negotiation session, scheduled for Oct. 30, 2015.
Annexation is a provincially regulated process and negotiation is part of the mandated process.
Leduc County’s Intermunicipal Liaison Committee consists of Mayor John Whaley and councillors Clay Stumph, John Schonewille and Tanni Doblanko.
The City of Edmonton’s Annexation Negotiating Committee consists of Mayor Don Iveson and councillors Bryan Anderson, Ed Gibbons and Michael Walters.
Following each negotiation session, the Intermunicipal Liaison Committee provides updates to all councilors.