City of Edmonton and Leduc County Complete Second Annexation Negotiation Meeting
September 05, 2014
Joint Media Release
City of Edmonton/Leduc County - Representatives from both the City of Edmonton and Leduc County met yesterday to continue work on the annexation negotiations.
The City of Edmonton’s Annexation Negotiating Committee and Leduc County’s Intermunicipal Liaison Committee met to discuss protocols and the opportunity to engage an objective third party to facilitate future meetings.
The two committees agreed in principle to the annexation negotiation protocols and agreed to review and hire joint facilitators to assist in moving the negotiation process at a reasonable pace, which both parties feel is important.
The City of Edmonton’s Annexation Negotiation Committee consists of Mayor Don Iveson and Councillors Bryan Anderson, Ed Gibbons and Michael Walters.
Leduc County’s Intermunicipal Liaison Committee consists of Mayor John Whaley and Councillors Clay Stumph, John Schonewille and Tanni Doblanko.
Both committees agreed the meeting was amicable. They will meet again at the end of October. Annexation is a provincially regulated process and negotiation is part of the process.
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