ICF Discussions Continue


ICF Discussions Continue
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ICF Discussions Continue

April 29, 2019

Joint Statement: Morinville, AB – On April 25, 2019, the negotiating teams from Sturgeon County and the Town of Morinville held a second meeting to continue Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework discussions, in accordance with the Modernized Municipal Government Act (MMGA).

The committee reviewed the scope of work for the detailed options analysis that is underway and to be considered on May 13. The options analysis is being prepared in a collaborative manner between both the Town of Morinville and Sturgeon County Administrations, supported by external experts.

“We are making progress, these meetings demonstrate our genuine commitment to creating plans that will benefit the greater community,” said Town of Morinville Mayor Barry Turner.

“These meetings help to refine our shared priorities and plan our next steps. As we contemplate future growth and the needs of our residents, it’s important that we consider the interests of both municipalities,” said Sturgeon County Mayor Alanna Hnatiw.

The Town of Morinville is represented by Mayor Barry Turner and Councillors Nicole Boutestein and Stephen Dafoe. Sturgeon County is represented by Mayor Alanna Hnatiw and Councillor Karen Shaw and Deputy Mayor Patrick D. Tighe. The group will host an Intermunicipal Affairs Committee (IAC) meeting on May 6, 2019 to share information from the negotiating teams to both Councils.


Under the Modernized Municipal Government Act, municipalities with common boundaries, must, within two years create a framework that:

  • Provides for the integrated and strategic planning, delivery and funding of intermunicipal services, such as water and waste water, solid waste, transportation, recreation and emergency services.
  • Stewards scarce resources efficiently in providing local services, and
  • Ensures municipalities contribute funding to services that benefit their residents.

For more information, please contact:

Alanna Hnatiw Barry Turner
Mayor, Sturgeon County Mayor, Town of Morinville
780-939-8327 780-939-7850


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