City signs letter of intent for Regional Plan with Town of Stony Plain and Parkland County

January 16, 2019
Spruce Grove Mayor Stuart Houston, Town of Stony Plain Mayor William Choy and Parkland County Mayor Rod Shaigec sign the letter of intent to develop a new Regional Plan.

The City of Spruce Grove, together with the Town of Stony Plain and Parkland County, has committed to the development of a new Regional Plan.

The Regional Plan will guide future economic development, land use, and sustainability across the region, with the best interests of all three communities in mind. The result will be responsible stewardship of financial, environmental, and human resources to create beneficial and sustainable growth for the entire Tri-Municipal Region.

“As a Tri-Municipal Region, we certainly recognize there are significant benefits to working together that will benefit all our residents,” said Spruce Grove Mayor Stuart Houston. “This letter of intent for the development of a new Regional Plan is a wonderful example of how we are committed to developing collaborative ideas and solutions that will create synergies and savings in the region.”

The growth needs within the region can best be met through a coordinated and collaborative effort. Coming together to combine each municipality’s efforts will allow for the most effective return on investment and reduce the costs incurred by current and future ratepayers.

When completed, the Regional Plan will provide certainty for the region through alignment of key municipal elements.

What is the Regional Plan?

The Regional Plan, developed in collaboration with Parkland County, Spruce Grove and Stony Plain, is a document that will guide future economic development, land use, and sustainability across the region, with the best interests of all three communities in mind. The result will be responsible stewardship of financial, environmental, and human resources to create beneficial and sustainable growth for the entire region.

Who is creating the Regional Plan?

Developing the Regional Plan in the best interest of each community is a collaborative effort between Parkland County, the City of Spruce Grove, and the Town of Stony Plain

Where can I read the Regional Plan?

At this stage, the City of Spruce Grove, the Town of Stony Plain and Parkland County have signed a Regional Letter of Intent to begin the process of creating a Regional Plan.