Annexation talk dominates planning session

Government and business leaders had a clear message for Sturgeon County this week about its fringe areas with St. Albert: either manage them together or let St. Albert take them over.

County council held a six-hour public hearing on the new municipal development plan (MDP) Tuesday. Proposed revisions to the plan, which was last overhauled in 1996, divide the county into 10 “neighbourhoods” or zones based on social, cultural, geographic and economic features, and sets development goals for each.

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