Annexation talks require mediator

With issues keeping the County and the City of Grande Prairie from coming to an agreement about the city’s annexation application, they agreed on one thing: They’re going to need a third-party mediator to come to a resolution.

During the most recent session between the two municipal governments, they decided to bring in mediation after the county dismissed the city’s proposal with respect to compensation for loss of property tax revenue and infrastructure that county recently invested in currently on the proposed annexed land.

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