Independent Organization calls for RCMP & Municipal Affairs Investigation into Strathcona County Council’s decision to develop Bremner

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Private Independent Organization “The Canadian Compatriot Connection” calls for RCMP & Municipal Affairs Investigation into Strathcona County Council’s decision to develop Bremner. The text of the submission to the local MLA, the local detachment of RCMP and to the Minister of Municipal Affairs. A copy of the text was provided to the Responsible Growth of Strathcona County is included below … Read More

Annexation Hypocrisy

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This is a copy of a letter by Mr. Clarkson originally sent to the Editor of the Fort Saskatchewan Record newspaper. As a long-time resident of Sherwood Park (1982), I have followed closely the initiatives which Strathcona County Councils have undertaken regarding land use within the County: – Agricultural Master Plans – two -one in the 1990s and most recently … Read More

Another email from a concerned citizen

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Original email from Sheryl Johnson :  This is a very interesting website, I can only assume the people responsible own land in Colchester? Arguing the point about the different soil types between the 2 areas is of no use. Firstly if the County of Strathcona doesn’t develop Bremner, the portion of land from Fort Saskatchewan to TWP 540 WILL be … Read More

Colchester Growth Management Strategy

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Imagine Colchester Colchester Growth Management Strategy “Your Council wants to make the most informed decisions we can about how, where and when to grow in Strathcona County, and to do this we need all the facts. There are economic, social, agricultural, environmental and political impacts. We want comprehensive and complete information to make the best decisions possible.” – Roxanne Carr, … Read More

An email from a concerned citizen

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The paragraph below is an email we received from a concerned citizen. “Quit stalling  and wasting time plus money by beating around the bush..  Get to the critical subjects of importance.  Bring out all the good and bad features about Bremner, Cambrian and Colchester residential areas chosen by the planning department and council since the 2007 MDP.  The council keeps … Read More

The Colchester Growth Managment Study commenced

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On Tuesday, September 23 council voted to “receive the Bremner Growth Study as information” which automatically triggers a motion from last November requiring administration to proceed with a Colchester Growth Study.  No further action will be undertaken on Bremner until the Colchester Growth Study is completed  allowing the two approved priority growth areas of Bremner and Colchester to then be … Read More

Welcome to Responsible Growth for Strathcona County Blog

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This website is produced and supported by a group of Strathcona County residents who want to see Strathcona County council act responsibly in any decisions regarding choices for possible future urban expansion sites. We believe council should be held accountable for wise management of our tax dollars and the preservation of prime agricultural land as well as the environmental and … Read More

Press Release

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Responsible Growth for Strathcona Website Launched by Concerned County Residents   STRATHCONA COUNTY, Alberta (September 15, 2014) Presently, County Council is considering a number of urban growth options for Strathcona County.  A group of Strathcona County residents who want County Council act responsibly regarding future urban expansion have launched an information website (www.responsiblegrowth.ca).  They believe Council … Read More