There’s only so much land on which to build in the Town of Okotoks. With unprecedented growth and future projections looking somewhat overwhelming, the Town and Foothills County have finally pieced together an understanding regarding annexation.
The understanding in principle between the two municipalities means that as much as 2,000 acres of prime building land is within reach, as approved by Town Council. The annexation concept and proposal was presented and passed at Council’s final meeting in June.
Land will be expropriated to Okotoks communities on the south west and north east side of town. In the final proposal, land south east of town, south of the Sheep River, was removed from the proposal.
Council and the annexation committee has…