Frequently Asked Questions
Why did the Town of White City not create it's own water utility and what will happen to water rates in Emerald Park?
I have a private well on my property, will I have to connect to the town’s water system if we become one community?
What are the consequences of not becoming one incorporated community?
Why is White City talking about a boundary alteration right now?
Why is this important to me?
What is a growth study?
If we become one community, would an election be held to elect a new municipal council?
Is this a takeover of Emerald Park by White City?
When annexation occurs, is one municipality compensated for tax revenues lost? How is that calculated?
Could Emerald Park become its own community, municipality or alter it’s area to include White City?
Could we become a municipal district?
According to the Future Growth Study, how much land does White City require to accommodate its growth over the next 25 years?
Why did White City prepare the Future Growth Study?
What steps will take place now that the Growth Study has been accepted by the Town Council?
If the boundaries are adjusted, how will residents and businesses in the expansion areas be impacted?
What role do White City, Emerald Park and residents of the other subdivisions play in the annexation process?
What role do farmland owners play in the annexation process?
What is the Municipal Government Board and what is its role in an annexation?
How long will the annexation process take?
If annexation is approved, will the tax revenues of the RM of Edenwold decrease?
What is annexation?
Who gets to make decisions about what is and what isn’t annexed as part of this new community?
If annexation is approved, will landowners in the expansion areas be able to continue using their land in the same manner? Will they be forced to develop their land?
Will the creation of one urban municipality impact the RM’s ability to grow?
Will my taxes go up?
Will my water bill go up?
What will happen to the WCRM158 Wastewater Utility?
What will the new community be called?
How will we maintain the community lifestyle that we want?
How can I stay informed? Who do I contact if I have any questions or to raise concerns?
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