Inter-jurisdictional Land Acquisition

Res #: 28-16A
Number: 28
Year: 2016
Midterm: No
Expired: No
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Government Relations
WHEREAS municipalities in Saskatchewan are currently acquiring land in adjacent
municipalities for the purpose of long term future growth; and
WHEREAS acquiring land outside of their municipal boundaries for future growth has the
potential to halt economic development in that municipality; and
WHEREAS the Province of Alberta has legislation regarding acquisition of land that
requires the consent of the municipal government within whose boundaries the land is
BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the Government of Saskatchewan to implement
legislation similar to the Province of Alberta regarding the acquisition of land outside
municipal boundaries in order to encourage a transparent working relationship with
other jurisdictions to promote growth and economic prosperity for all municipalities.