Notice of Contract Renewal

Notice of Contract Renewal

Notice of application for approval to renew the natural gas franchise agreement between the Town of Strathmore and ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd.
Application Summary:

The Alberta Utilities Commission expects to receive an application from ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd. to renew its franchise agreement with the Town of Strathmore, following the submission deadline indicated below.

The franchise agreement will continue to allow ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd. the exclusive right to deliver natural gas to the residents of the Town of Strathmore for 15 years effective June 1, 2021.
The monthly franchise fee percentage will remain the same at 35 per cent effective June 1, 2021. Including linear property taxes, the franchise fee for an average residential customer is forecast to remain at $16.45 per month. An average residential customer uses about 115 gigajoules per year.

You may send your objections, concerns about, or support for the application in writing to the Town of Strathmore or ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd., on or before May 6, 2021 at: Town of Strathmore, Jim Simpson, address; 1 Parklane Drive, phone; 403-934-3133; email:

ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd., Dianne Barker, Administrative Assistant; email:

Any submissions received, unless you request otherwise, will be part of the application submitted and will become part of the public record. For more information on franchises or to receive a copy of the franchise agreement please contact either the Town of Strathmore or ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd. at the addresses listed above.

For More Information:
For more information about the AUC or its approval process associated with franchise applications, please contact the AUC directly at 780 427 4903 or at
The Alberta Utilities Commission is an independent, quasi-judicial regulatory body responsible for making decisions about utility-related applications.

Issued on April 22, 2021
Alberta Utilities Commission, Douglas A. Larder, QC, General Counsel

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