We do not believe this is in the best interest of AlbertansThe City of Chestermere has put forward a massive annexation request of Rocky View land east of the city of Calgary. Chestermere council circumvented the usual annexation process and went directly to the minister. Chestermere Mayor Patricia Matthews is on record as saying the purpose of the annexation is to freeze development and growth in the region.
We do not believe this is in the best interest of Albertans
We do not believe this is in the best interest of Albertans who understand that competition among jurisdictions reduces cost and is in the best interest of landowners. We are also concerned at the tone it sets for regional growth discussions set to begin with the new growth management boards in January. I previously posted the press release we issued on behalf of Rocky View 2020 members. I also did a segment on the issue with Danielle Smith on News Talk 770. Click below for the audio!