Leduc County

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To arrange an interview with a Leduc County representative, please contact Lindsay Chambers, Communications Coordinator, at 780-979-6193 or Lindsay@leduc-county.com or Katherine Degaust, Communications Coordinator, at 780-979-6183 or Katherine@leduc-county.com.

Mar 16 / 2018

Leduc County's response to Coal Community Transition Fund announcement

The provincial government announced yesterday that Leduc County will receive $250,000 in funding from the Government of Alberta’s Coal Community Transition Fund (CCTF). The funding announced is appreciated, however, it falls significantly short of what is required to help mitigate the impacts of the government’s coal policy. In November of 2017, Leduc County submitted…

Feb 14 / 2018

Collaboration the way forward for Edmonton, Beaumont, Leduc County

Yesterday, the City of Edmonton, Town of Beaumont and Leduc County formally committed to collaborating on joint planning, through the signing of the Intermunicipal Planning Framework Agreement. The new framework agreement creates an opportunity to excel our region through collaborative planning that will ensure our communities are serving our current and future residents.…

Dec 7 / 2017

Leduc County council approves 2018 interim budget

Leduc County council approved a 1.45 per cent tax dollar budget increase for the 2018 interim budget on Thursday, Dec. 7. The interim municipal operating budget is set at $80.7 million, with the interim municipal capital budget set at $14.7 million. These figures represent a 1.45 per cent tax dollar budget increase over the 2017 final budget. Leduc County council…

Nov 14 / 2017

Leduc County's response to coal panel recommendations

A series of recommendations to the Government of Alberta surrounding the phase out of coal-fired electricity generation, released Friday, provide a starting point to support affected municipalities. The phase-out of coal-fired electricity generation in the western portion of Leduc County will adversely impact the county as a whole and, more importantly, the families…