O.C. 296/2015

December 18, 2015


            The Lieutenant Governor in Council orders that

            (a)       effective January 1, 2016, the land described in Appendix A and shown on the sketch in Appendix B is separated from The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 and annexed to the City of Grande Prairie,

            (b)       any taxes owing to The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 at the end of December 31, 2015 in respect of the annexed lands are transferred to and become payable to the City of Grande Prairie together with any lawful penalties and costs levied in respect of those taxes, and the City of Grande Prairie upon collecting those taxes, penalties and costs must pay them to The County of Grande Prairie No. 1, and

            (c)       the assessor for the City of Grande Prairie must assess, for the purpose of taxation in 2017 and subsequent years, the annexed land and the assessable improvements to it,

and makes the Order in Appendix C.

For Information only

Recommended by:          Minister of Municipal Affairs

Authority:                           Municipal Government Act
                                             (section 125)


 

APPENDIX A

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE LANDS SEPARATED FROM

THE COUNTY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE NO. 1 AND ANNEXED TO

THE CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE

 

East Annexation Area

 

LOT 5C, BLOCK 1, PLAN 0725648

 

LOT 5B, BLOCK 1, PLAN 0320776

 

LOT 1, PLAN 1735TR

 

LOT 1A, PLAN 7621774

 

THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION SEVENTEEN (17), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE FIVE (5), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION EIGHTEEN (18), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE FIVE (5), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

ALL THAT PORTION OF SECTION NINETEEN (19), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE FIVE (5), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN NOT WITHIN THE CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE.

 

THE WEST HALF OF SECTION TWENTY (20), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE FIVE (5), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

ALL THAT PORTION OF THE NORTH HALF OF SECTION THIRTY-TWO (32), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE FIVE (5), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN NOT WITHIN THE CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE.

 

THE NORTH HALF OF SECTION THIRTY-THREE (33), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE FIVE (5), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION THIRTY-FOUR (34), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE FIVE (5), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

THE WEST HALF OF SECTION THREE (3), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-TWO (72), RANGE FIVE (5), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

SECTION FOUR (4), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-TWO (72), RANGE FIVE (5), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

SECTION FIVE (5), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-TWO (72), RANGE FIVE (5), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

THE NORTH HALF OF SECTION SIX (6), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-TWO (72), RANGE FIVE (5), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN INCLUDING THOSE LANDS ADJACENT TO THE NORTH-SOUTH ROAD ALLOWANCE ON THE WEST SIDE OF SAID HALF SECTION LYING NORTH OF THE PROJECTION EAST OF THE SOUTHERN BOUNDARY OF LOT 12, BLOCK 18, PLAN 0220873 TO THE WEST BOUNDARY OF SAID NORTH- SOUTH ROAD ALLOWANCE AND EAST OF THE EAST BO0UNDARY OF LOT 12, BLOCK 18, PLAN 0220873 AND EAST OF THE PROJECTION NORTH OF THE EAST BOUNDARY OF LOT 12, BLOCK 18, PLAN 0220873 TO THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF SAID HALF SECTION AND NOT INCLUDING LOT 6PUL (PUBLIC UTILITY LOT), BLOCK 18, PLAN 0024970.

 

West Annexation Area

 

ALL THAT PORTION OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION ELEVEN (11), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN NOT WITHIN THE CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE.

 

ALL THAT PORTION OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION TEN (10), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN EXCLUDING THAT PORTION OF THE NORTH-SOUTH ROAD ALLOWANCE ADJACENT TO THE WEST SIDE OF SAID QUARTER SECTION LYING SOUTH OF THE PROJECTION EAST OF THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF LOT 1PLU (PUBLIC UTILITY LOT), BLOCK 4, PLAN 1421831.

 

ALL THAT PORTION OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION TEN (10), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN NOT WITHIN THE CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE LYING NORTH OF THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF THE EAST-WEST ROAD ALLOWANCE ADJACENT TO THE SOUTH SIDE OF LOT A, PLAN 6350NY AND EXCLUDING THAT PORTION OF THE SAID EAST- WEST ROAD ALLOWANCE LYING EAST OF THE PROJECTION SOUTH OF THE EAST BOUNDARY OF LOT A, PLAN 6350NY AND EXCLUDING THAT PORTION OF THE NORTH-SOUTH ROAD ALLOWANCE ADJACENT TO THE WEST SIDE OF SAID QUARTER SECTION LYING SOUTH OF THE PROJECTION WEST OF THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF LOT A, PLAN 8822860.

 

ALL THAT PORTION OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION TEN (10), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN NOT WITHIN THE CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE INCLUDING THOSE LANDS ADJACENT TO THE NORTH-SOUTH ROAD ALLOWANCE ON THE WEST SIDE OF SAID QUARTER SECTION LYING EAST OF THE EAST BOUNDARY OF LOT 7, BLOCK 1, PLAN 0620364 AND THE PROJECTION NORTH OF THE EAST BOUNDARY OF SAID LOT TO THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF PLAN 0620634 AND INCLUDING ALL THOSE LANDS LYING EAST OF THE EAST BOUNDARY PLAN 9825214 AND INCLUDING THOSE LANDS LYING EAST OF THE PROJECTION NORTH OF THE EAST BOUNDARY OF LOT 10MR, PLAN 9825214.

 

ALL THAT PORTION OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION SIXTEEN (16), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN LYING NORTH AND EAST OF THE BED AND SHORE OF FLYINGSHOT LAKE AND INCLUDING THOSE LANDS SOUTH OF SAID QUARTER SECTION LYING NORTH OF THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF PLAN 8220326 AND NORTH OF THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF PLAN 9825214 AND NORTH OF THE PROJECTION EAST OF THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF PLAN 9825214 TO THE NORTH-SOUTH ROAD ALLOWANCE ADJACENT TO THE WEST SIDE OF THE NORTH WEST QUARTER OF SECTION TEN (10), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE FOURTH MERIDIAN AND EAST OF THE BED AND SHORE OF FLYING SHOT LAKE. 

 

FLYING SHOT LAKE SETTLEMENT ALL THAT PORTION OF LOT 4 WHICH LIES TO THE SOUTH OF THE SOUTHERN LIMIT OF THE ROAD ALLOWANCE CROSSING THE SAID LOT, AS SHOWN ON A PLAN OF SURVEY OF THE SAID SETTLEMENT DATED 11 NOVEMBER 1908.

 

ALL THAT PORTION OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION SIXTEEN (16), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN NOT WITHIN THE CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE.

 

ALL THAT PORTION OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION TWENTY-ONE (21), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN NOT WITHIN THE CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE AND INCLUDING THE LAND LYING ADJACENT TO THE EAST OF THE EAST BOUNDARY OF LOTS 3, 4, 5, 6, AND 7 OF BLOCK 3 PLAN 0727689. 

 

ALL THAT PORTION OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION TWENTY-ONE (21), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN NOT WITHIN THE CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE.

 

THE NORTH HALF OF SECTION TWENTY (20), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

THE NORTH HALF OF SECTION NINETEEN (19), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

THE NORTH HALF OF SECTION TWENTY-FOUR (24), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SEVEN (7), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION TWENTY-THREE (23), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SEVEN (7), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

THE EAST HALF OF SECTION TWENTY-SIX (26), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SEVEN (7), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

SECTION TWENTY-FIVE (25), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SEVEN (7), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

ALL THAT PORTION OF SECTION THIRTY (30), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN NOT WITHIN THE CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE.

 

ALL THAT PORTION OF SECTION THIRTY-TWO (32), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6), MERIDIAN NOT WITHIN THE CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE.

 

ALL THAT PORTION OF SECTION THIRTY-ONE (31), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN NOT WITHIN THE CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE.

 

SECTION THIRTY-SIX (36), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SEVEN (7), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

THE EAST HALF OF SECTION THIRTY-FIVE (35), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE SEVEN (7), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

THE EAST HALF OF SECTION TWO (2), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-TWO (72), RANGE SEVEN (7), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

SECTION ONE (1), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-TWO (72), RANGE SEVEN (7), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

SECTION SIX (6), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-TWO (72), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

SECTION FIVE (5), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-TWO (72), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

ALL THAT PORTION OF THE NORTH HALF OF SECTION FOUR (4), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-TWO (72), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN AND EXCLUDING THAT LAND LYING EAST OF THE EAST BOUNDARY OF BLOCK 1, PLAN 8421382 AND THAT LAND LYING EAST OF THE PROJECTION SOUTH OF THE EAST BOUNDARY OF LOT 1, PLAN 8421382.

 

ALL THAT PORTION OF THE SOUTH HALF OF SECTION NINE (9), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-TWO (72), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN EXCLUDING ROAD PLAN 992 3745.

 

ALL THAT PORTION OF THE NORTH HALF OF SECTION NINE (9), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-TWO (72), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN EXCLUDING THAT PORTION OF ROAD PLAN 1121273 CONTAINED WITHIN THE AREA DESCRIBED AS:

 

COMMENCING FROM THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID HALF SECTION AND MOVING WESTWARD ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF SAID HALF SECTION TO THE FIRST POINT WHERE THE BOUNDARY OF SAID ROAD PLAN INTERSECTS THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF SAID HALF SECTION THEN SOUTH EASTERLY ALONG THE BOUNDARY OF SAID ROAD PLAN TO THE MOST SOUTH-EASTERLY POINT OF SAID ROAD PLAN BOUNDARY THEN SOUTH ALONG A LINE PROJECTED TO THE POINT WHERE THE WEST BOUNDARY OF PLAN 992 3725 CONTACTS THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF SAID HALF SECTION THEN EAST ALONG THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF SAID HALF SECTION TO THE EAST BOUNDARY OF SAID HALF SECTION THEN NORTH ALONG THE EAST BOUNDARY OF SAID HALF SECTION TO THE NORTHEASTERN CORNER OF SAID HALF SECTION.

 

SECTION EIGHT (8), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-TWO (72), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

SECTION SEVEN (7), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-TWO (72), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

THE SOUTH HALF OF SECTION TWELVE (12), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-TWO (72), RANGE SEVEN (7), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION ELEVEN (11), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-TWO (72), RANGE SEVEN (7), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

SECTION EIGHTEEN (18), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-TWO (72), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN AND INCLUDING THE LAND ADJACENT TO THE WEST SIDE OF SAID QUARTER SECTION LYING EAST OF THE WEST BOUNDARY OF ROAD PLAN 9624501 AND INCLUDING THAT PORTION OF THE EAST-WEST ROAD ALLOWANCE ADJACENT TO THE SOUTH OF SAID SECTION LYING EAST OF THE PROJECTION SOUTH OF WEST BOUNDARY OF PLAN 962 4501.

 

SECTION SEVENTEEN (17), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-TWO (72), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.

 

THE WEST HALF OF SECTION SIXTEEN (16), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-TWO (72), RANGE SIX (6), WEST OF THE SIXTH (6) MERIDIAN.


 

APPENDIX B

A SKETCH SHOWING THE GENERAL LOCATION OF THE AREAS

ANNEXED TO THE CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE

 

 

 

Legend

                                    Existing City of Grande Prairie Boundary

                                    Annexation Areas


 

 

APPENDIX B – DETAILED AREA MAP 1, WEST ANNEXATION AREA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Legend

                                    Existing City of Grande Prairie Boundary

                                    Annexation Areas


 

 

APPENDIX B – DETAILED AREA MAP 2, EAST ANNEXATION AREA

 

Legend

                                    Existing City of Grande Prairie Boundary

                                    Annexation Areas


 

APPENDIX C

ORDER

1          In this Order,

 

(a)     "annexation area" means the land described in Appendix A and shown on the sketch in Appendix B;

 

(b)    "effective date" means January 1, 2016;

 

(c)     "farm property" means a parcel of land used for the raising, production and sale of agricultural products in accordance with

 

(i)    the applicable bylaws of The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 as of January 1, 2016, and does not include any subsequent amendments to the bylaws, or

 

(ii)  the Matters Relating to Assessment and Taxation Regulation (AR 220/2004) or any successor legislation;

 

(d)    "farmstead" means

 

(i)    any dwelling unit associated with an agricultural operation or intensive livestock operation where the owner or owners of the operation normally reside, and

 

(ii)  for the purposes of The County of Grande Prairie No. 1's bylaw, farmstead also includes the well, sewage disposal system, and shelterbelt and only applies to an un-subdivided quarter section;

 

(e)     "triggering event" means, with respect to a parcel of land within the annexation area, the occurrence, at the request of or on behalf of the landowner, of any of the following on or after the effective date:

 

(i)    the City of Grande Prairie Council, pursuant to the Land Use Bylaw in effect at the time for the City of Grande Prairie, approves an application by or on behalf of the landowner for re-designation of the parcel to a land use other than urban reserve (or its equivalent), or to a land use other than that permitted by the land use designation that is in effect for the parcel of land on the effective date;

 

(ii)  the parcel of land is subject to a local improvement bylaw providing for a local improvement project, either partially or completely funded by the City of Grande Prairie, that results in the connection of improvements on the parcel of land to the City of Grande Prairie's water or sanitary sewer services;

 

(iii) the parcel of land becomes a new parcel of land created as a result of subdivision, or separation of title either by registered plan of subdivision or by instrument or any other method that occurs at the request of, or on behalf of, the landowner, except where the subdivision of one parcel of land (with or without a farmstead) is from an un-subdivided quarter section in use for farming purposes.

 

2(1)     Subject to subsection (4), for the purposes of taxation in 2016 and subsequent years up to and including December 31, 2035, every parcel of land within the annexation area, other than farm property and linear property, and any improvements to it

 

(a)     must be assessed by the City of Grande Prairie on the same basis as if they had remained in The County of Grande Prairie No. 1, and

 

(b)    must be taxed by the City of Grande Prairie in respect of each assessment class that applies to the annexed land and the assessable improvements to it using 

 

(i)    the municipal tax rate established by the City of Grande Prairie, or

 

(ii)  the municipal tax rate established by The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 in the previous year,

 

whichever is lower.

 

(2)       Subject to subsection (4), for the purposes of taxation in 2036 and subsequent years up to and including December 31, 2040, every parcel of land within the annexation area, other than farm property and linear property, and any improvements to it

 

(a)     must be assessed by the City of Grande Prairie on the same basis as if they had remained in The County of Grande Prairie No. 1, and

 

(b)    subject to subsection (3), must be taxed by the City of Grande Prairie in respect of each assessment class that applies to the annexed land and the assessable improvements to it  using

 

(i)    the municipal tax rate established by the City of Grande Prairie, or

 

(ii)  the municipal tax rate established by The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 in the previous year,

 

whichever is lower.

 

(3)       For the purposes of subsection (2)(b), if the municipal tax rate established by The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 is lower than the municipal tax rate established by the City of Grande Prairie, the annexed land and the assessable improvements to it must be taxed by the City of Grande Prairie in respect of each assessment class that applies to the annexed land and the assessable improvements to it using the previous year's municipal tax rate established by The County of Grande Prairie No.1 plus the percentage of the difference between The County of Grande Prairie No. 1's municipal tax rate and the City of Grande Prairie's municipal tax rate for the years 2036 up to and including 2040 as follows:

 

                                2036    the previous year's municipal tax rate established by The County of Grande             Prairie No. 1 plus 20% of the difference in municipal tax rates between the             municipalities;

 

                                2037    the previous year's municipal tax rate established by The County of Grande             Prairie No. 1 plus 40% of the difference in municipal tax rates between the             municipalities;

 

                                2038    the previous year's municipal tax rate established by The County of Grande             Prairie No. 1 plus 60% of the difference in municipal tax rates between the             municipalities;

 

                                2039    the previous year's municipal tax rate established by The County of Grande             Prairie No. 1 plus 80% of the difference in municipal tax rates between the             municipalities;

                               

                                2040    the previous year's municipal tax rate established by The County of Grande             Prairie No. 1 plus 100% of the difference in municipal tax rates between the             municipalities.

 

(4)       Subsections (1) and (2) cease to apply to a parcel of land and any assessable improvements to it in the taxation year immediately following the taxation year in which a triggering event occurs with respect to the parcel of land.

 

(5)       After subsections (1) and (2) cease to apply to a parcel of land, the parcel of land and any assessable improvements to it must be assessed and taxed in the same manner and at the same rate as other property of the same assessment class in the City of Grande Prairie is assessed and taxed.

 

3(1)     Subject to subsection (4), for the purposes of taxation in 2016 and subsequent years up to and including December 31, 2045, farm property and any improvements to it within the annexation area

 

(a)     must be assessed by the City of Grande Prairie on the same basis as if they had remained in The County of Grande Prairie No. 1, and

 

(b)    must be taxed by the City of Grande Prairie using

 

(i)    the municipal tax rate established by the City of Grande Prairie, or

 

(ii)  the municipal tax rate established by The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 in the previous year,

 

whichever is lower.

 

(2)       Subject to subsection (4), for the purposes of taxation in 2046 and subsequent years up to and including December 31, 2050, farm property and any assessable improvements to it within the annexation area,

 

(a)     must be assessed by the City of Grande Prairie on the same basis as if they had remained in The County of Grande Prairie No. 1, and

 

(b)    subject to subsection (3), must be taxed by the City of Grande Prairie in respect of the farm property and any assessable improvements to it  using

 

(i)    the municipal tax rate established by the City of Grande Prairie, or

 

(ii)  the municipal tax rate established by The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 in the previous year,

 

whichever is lower.

 

(3)       For the purposes of subsection (2)(b), if the municipal tax rate established by The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 is lower than the municipal tax rate established by the City of Grande Prairie, the farm property and any assessable improvements to it must be taxed by the City of Grande Prairie in respect of the farm property and any assessable improvements to it using the previous year's municipal tax rate established by The County of Grande Prairie No.1 plus the percentage of the difference between The County of Grande Prairie No. 1's municipal tax rate and the City of Grande Prairie's municipal tax rate for the years 2046 up to and including 2050 as follows:

 

                                2046    the previous year's municipal tax rate established by The County of Grande             Prairie No. 1 plus 20% of the difference in municipal tax rates between the             municipalities;

                               

                                2047    the previous year's municipal tax rate established by The County of Grande             Prairie No. 1 plus 40% of the difference in municipal tax rates between the             municipalities;

                               

                                2048    the previous year's municipal tax rate established by The County of Grande             Prairie No. 1 plus 60% of the difference in municipal tax rates between the             municipalities;

                               

                                2049    the previous year's municipal tax rate established by The County of Grande             Prairie No. 1 plus 80% of the difference in municipal tax rates between the             municipalities;

                               

                                2050    the previous year's municipal tax rate established by The County of Grande             Prairie No. 1 plus 100% of the difference in municipal tax rates between the             municipalities.

 

(4)       Subsections (1) and (2) cease to apply to farm property and any assessable improvements to it in the taxation year immediately following the taxation year in which

 

(a)     a triggering event occurs with respect to the farm property, or

 

(b)    the farm property ceases to be exempt from taxation under the Municipal Government Act or any successor Act.

 

(5)       After subsections (1) and (2) cease to apply to farm property, the farm property and any assessable improvements to it must be assessed and taxed in the same manner and at the same rate as other property of the same assessment class in the City of Grande Prairie is assessed and taxed.

 

4          The City of Grande Prairie shall pay to The County of Grande Prairie No.1:

 

(a)     $1, 471, 595.00 on or before December 31, 2016,

 

(b)    $1, 177, 276.00 on or before December 31, 2017,

 

(c)     $882, 957.00 on or before December 31, 2018,

 

(d)    $588, 638.00 on or before December 31, 2019, and

 

(e)     $294, 319.00 on or before December 31, 2020.