Lac Ste. Anne County County Council Passes Motion to Accept Settlement in Administration Building Lawsuit. Click Here to view and download the official media release in PDF format.
At the December 15, 2023, Lac Ste. Anne County Council regular meeting, Council passed a motion to accept a settlement offer of $8,456,000 for the Administration Building lawsuit, made following a mediation process and as recommended by legal counsel.
The lawsuit had been taken up against the parties involved in the Administration Building’s design, engineering, project management, and construction. The objective was to obtain financial recovery from the parties responsible for this situation to offset the cost implications to the County. All matters related to the lawsuit are confidential, including the settlement details.
Lac Ste. Anne County will invest the total amount in a secure growth savings account while evaluating options for the Administration Building until further Council decisions are made regarding this matter.
Lac Ste. Anne County Council and Administration sincerely thank ratepayers for their understanding and cooperation as they continue their work protecting the County’s interests and advocating for a quality building to support the services the County delivers.