Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Report

Potential Land Sale of Lots 1 - 4, Block 13, Plan 616AO (Downtown, Fort McMurray)

Information

Department:Planning and DevelopmentSponsors:
Category:Report

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. 1. Subject Area Map
  3. 2. Terms and Conditions - Lots 1-4, Block 13, Plan 616AO (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)

Body

Council may choose to consider one of the following options outlined below:

 

Option 1

 

THAT Administration be directed to transfer Lots 1 - 4, Block 13, Plan 616AO in the downtown area of Fort McMurray (Attachment 1) to SMG Builders, subject to the terms and conditions outlined in Attachment 2.

 

Option 2

 

THAT Administration be directed to post Lots 1 - 4, Block 13, Plan 616AO for sale on the public market.

 

Option 3

 

THAT the Municipality retain Lots 1 - 4, Block 13, Plan 616AO.

 

Meeting History

Dec 13, 2022 6:00 PM  Council Meeting

Brad McMurdo, Director, Planning and Development, and Brynn Armstrong, Manager, Land Administration, presented a report on the potential land sale of municipality-owned lots, noting that this matter is a result of an unsolicited offer to purchase received for Lots 1-4, Block 13, Plan 616AO.

Delegation

Bryce Kumka, downtown business owner, spoke in support of the land sale.

Councillor S. Wigle put forward the following recommendation for consideration:

THAT Administration be directed to transfer Lots 1-4, Block 13, Plan 616AO in the downtown area of Fort McMurray (Attachment 1) to SMG Builders, subject to the terms and conditions outlined in Attachment 2.

Mayor S. Bowman suggested a friendly amendment to add a caveat that construction start by April 2024, which was accepted by Councillor S. Wigle.

RESULT:CARRIED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Stu Wigle, Councillor
SECONDER:Ken Ball, Councillor
FOR:Sandy Bowman, Ken Ball, Funky Banjoko, Lance Bussieres, Allan Grandison, Keith McGrath, Jane Stroud, Loretta Waquan, Stu Wigle
ABSENT:Kendrick Cardinal, Shafiq Dogar