For Immediate Release / February 6, 2020

Annexation Negotiating Sub-Committee Update - February 2020

The City of St. Albert and Sturgeon County’s Annexation Negotiating Sub-Committee met for the first time in 2020 on January 27 to discuss the City’s proposed annexation of a portion of land from Sturgeon County.

At the meeting, the Sub-Committee reviewed the feedback that was gathered at the November stakeholder engagement sessions and further discussed the preliminary negotiated annexation boundary and affected roadways.

“We are continuing to review feedback and respond to inquiries about the annexation process,” says St. Albert Councillor Ray Watkins, Chair of the Annexation Negotiating Sub-Committee.

“Our municipalities are continuing to meet on a regular basis and maintain open dialogue throughout the annexation process,” says Sturgeon County Mayor Alanna Hnatiw.

The City is working to provide greater clarity on the public’s role in the annexation process, including the City’s engagement events and the Municipal Government Board’s formal hearing process for the public. Feedback and questions are welcomed at any point throughout the process. The City also has an annexation newsletter that is available through sign up for those who are looking to stay informed on the annexation process.

The Annexation Committee is a subset of the Intermunicipal Affairs Committee (IAC), which is made up of all members of both Councils. The annexation negotiations formally started on December 6, 2017. The next meeting of the Annexation Negotiating Committee is scheduled to take place February 14, 2020. Learn more about Sturgeon County Land Annexation. 

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