Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo


Tax Cancellation Request for Fort McKay First Nation


Department:Indigenous and Rural RelationsSponsors:


THAT Council, in the spirit of truth and reconciliation, apply Section 347 of the Municipal Government Act for the eleven (11) properties in Fort McKay that are being considered as an Addition to Reserve to the Fort McKay First Nation Reserve by approving the cancellation for the 2020 and 2021 tax years, in an amount of $166,648.87 comprising municipal taxes and penalties in the amount of $120,301.15 and fund the amount of $46,347.72 in Province of Alberta requisitions from Municipal reserve; and

THAT Administration be directed to explore further steps to cancel property taxes in future years for said eleven (11) properties until the Addition to Reserve process is finalized between the Fort McKay First Nation and Indigenous Services Canada.

Meeting History

Jul 13, 2021 12:00 PM Video Council Meeting
MOVER:Sheila Lalonde, Councillor
SECONDER:Mike Allen, Councillor
FOR:Don Scott, Mike Allen, Krista Balsom, Sheila Lalonde, Phil Meagher, Verna Murphy, Jeff Peddle, Jane Stroud, Claris Voyageur
ABSENT:Bruce Inglis, Keith McGrath