Edmonton/Leduc County Annexation
December 28, 2016: Mayor Greg Krischke is pleased to announce that the City of Leduc has been asked to represent our interests regarding whether the Edmonton International Airport is included in the City of Edmonton's final Annexation application with Leduc County.
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On November 30, 2016, the County of Leduc and the City of Edmonton announced a new Framework for Agreement regarding the City’s proposed annexation.
The County and City of Edmonton have agreed to the following:
- The City of Edmonton will amend its west annexation notice by withdrawing lands west of the Edmonton International Airport (EIA) and south of Highway 19, reducing the proposed west annexation area by 2,584 hectares (6,379 acres) to approximately 9,469 hectares (23,398 acres).
- Leduc County will retain the north Nisku industrial area and the reservoir (previously part of the east annexation notice), reducing the east annexation area from 3,945 hectares (9,748 acres) to approximately 2,632 hectares (6,504 acres).
- Unless mutually agreed, the City of Edmonton’s boundary will not shift again into Leduc County until joint planning for that area has been completed.
- The inclusion of EIA lands in the annexation will be determined over the next several months through a collaborative exercise between Leduc County, the City of Edmonton and the EIA.