In February of 2016, the Councils of Black Diamond and Turner Valley agreed to explore amalgamation. A grant for the Alberta Community Partnership Municipal Restructuring Program was applied for and received.
Public participation and feedback from community members was a very important step in this process, and a series of open houses occurred in both communities, February 12-20, 2017. For residents who were not able to attend the open house events, both web-based and hard copy surveys were available as part of the community consultation process. The following documentation is available after completion of the initial Study: