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Public Hearings and Notices

NOTICE is hereby given that the Council of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has scheduled a Public Hearing to take place on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. in the Jubilee Centre Council Chamber, Fort McMurray, regarding the following:

Bylaw No. 19/023 – Fees Amending Bylaw

Bylaw No. 19/024 – Fees, Rates and Charges Bylaw

A comprehensive cost analysis was completed for all user fees and charges that the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo levies for goods, services and access to facilities.  Based on this analysis, several user fees and charges are recommended to be adjusted and implemented in 2020.  Bylaw No. 19/023 proposes to amend the user fees and charges set out in a number of bylaws, including Land Use Bylaw No. 99/059.  Bylaw No. 19/024 proposes to incorporate the fees charged by the Municipality for various services, licenses, permits and approvals into a single Fees, Rates and Charges Bylaw.  Learn more here. 

A copy of the above-noted Bylaw and all related documents may be inspected by contacting the Finance Department (3rd Floor, Jubilee Centre, Fort McMurray);or Legislative Services (7th Floor, Jubilee Centre, Fort McMurray), between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. 

If you would like to appear before Council, you must forward a request to the Chief Legislative Officer, clearly stating your support or opposition of the Bylaw, along with any related information, by:

Registering on-line at www.rmwb.ca/publichearingsubmission ;

Emailing Legislative.Assistants@rmwb.ca; or

Calling Legislative Services at 780-743-7001.

Ensure that your correspondence includes your address, and a telephone number or e-mail address at which you may be contacted.  

All submissions must be received by the Chief Legislative Officer by 12:00 noon, Wednesday, October 16, 2019.

Council may choose to hear from persons who may not have made a written submission prior to the Public Hearing. Subject to Council’s consent to speak at the hearing, anyone who wishes to also distribute written material at the time of their presentation should bring 15 copies of their material for distribution.

Please note any information you submit to Council for their consideration at Public Hearings is added in its entirety to the agenda, which is made available to the public and posted on the Municipality’s website.

DATED at Fort McMurray, Alberta this 3rd day of October, 2019.

Jade Brown
Chief Legislative Officer
Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
9909 Franklin Avenue
Fort McMurray, AB  T9H 2K4
Phone: (780) 743-7001 
Fax: (780) 743-7028
Email: Legislative.Assistants@rmwb.ca


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