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:
www.StettlerCounty.ca and www.rochonsands.net.