MD will oppose annexation on south side of Okotoks

Okotoks town council’s historic vote to abandon the population cap and move forward with a proposal to annex enough land for 30 years of growth was just the first step on what could be a contentious debate with its neighbouring municipality.

MD of Foothills Reeve Larry Spilak said he’s pleased Okotoks council made a decision on the town’s future, but said some areas would be considered off limits for annexation.

He said the MD would oppose attempts to annex land south of Highway 7, which includes the site of the controversial Wind Walk development.

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