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County of Stettler, Summer Village of Rochon Sands & White Sands take a recess on mediation

Updated: Nov 16, 2020

County of Stettler Press Release September 28, 2020 @ 1:57 PM published at 3:03 PM

County of Stettler and the Summer Villages of Rochon Sands and White

Sands recess ongoing mediation, until January 14, 2021.

On Friday, September 25, 2020, the County of Stettler, the Summer Village of Rochon Sands

and the Summer Village of White Sands mutually agreed to recess mediation until

January 14, 2021.

All three parties concur, a recess will allow the time required to properly and appropriately

review current plans while looking towards the future. A consultant for the County of Stettler

will complete an Area Structure Plan, which will be made available to all members of the

BLSSIDP in January.

The County of Stettler pursued dispute resolution with the members of the Buffalo Lake

Intermunicipal Development Plan (BLSSIDP) on March 9, 2020, following a denied request to

amend the allowable density of the Buffalo Lake RV Resort (formerly Paradise Shores) from 168 dwelling units, to 325 dwelling units. This is Stage 4 of the Dispute Resolution process, as outlined in the BLSSIDP.

Mediation Protocols are available for viewing at: and


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