Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission (the "Commission") has received a proposal to restructure
the rural municipalities of Lady Slipper and Ellerslie-Bideford (the
“Proposal”) pursuant to section 15 of the
Municipal Government Act, RSPEI 1988, c M-12.1 (the "Act").
The applicants propose to
restructure the rural municipalities of Lady Slipper and Ellerslie-Bideford
to create the Rural Municipality of Central Prince.
The Proposal states that existing
municipalities and unincorporated areas which may be affected include the
incorporated municipalities of Lot 11 and Area and Tyne Valley.
Unincorporated communities in the
surrounding area which may be affected include Northam, Richmond, St-Hubert,
St-Philippe, St-Chrysostome, and West Devon.
The Proposal states that the
estimated population of the proposed rural municipality is approximately
The proposed rural municipality
and its surrounding areas are outlined in the map below. A full-sized
version of this map can be found online at the Commission’s website
SEE THE PROPOSAL
A copy of the proposal
can be obtained by clicking
OBJECT OR COMMENT
Any individual or municipality wishing to object to
the proposal can do so by submitting Form MGA-MR-2 (Objection to a Proposal
to Establish, Restructure, Dissolve a Municipality) (the "Objection Form")
to the Commission prior to Monday, August 6, 2018 at 3:45 p.m.
The Objection Form can be
obtained by clicking
here or at the Commission’s
office located on the 5th Floor of the National Bank Tower, 134 Kent Street,
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
Any individual or municipality wishing to comment on
the Proposal, other than to object, may submit written comments to the
Commission prior to
Monday, August 6, 2018 at 3:45 p.m.
The Objection Form or any written comments may be
submitted to the Commission by email at
Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission
P.O. Box 577
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7L1
Attn: Jonah Clements
If the Commission determines that a public hearing is
necessary, then a Notice of Hearing will be published by the Commission in
accordance with section 17 of the Act.
at Charlottetown, this 5th day of July, 2018.