02. Why should Beaumont remain a town?
It’s a matter of perception and preference. Many residents value the distinction of having a small town feel (see below); however, all projections indicate that Beaumont and the Edmonton region are high-priority growth areas. People will continue to move here for the very reasons that we value whether we are a town or a city.

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1. 01. Why should Beaumont become a city?
2. 02. Why should Beaumont remain a town?
3. 03. What about my property taxes? Will they increase if we become a city?
4. 04. Have other communities seen an increase in economic development when they became a city?
5. 05. Will Beaumont receive more or less grant funding if we become a city?
6. 06. What about safety?
7. 07. I like Beaumont’s small town feel. Will that change?
8. 08. How does the recent annexation affect Beaumont’s municipal status?
9. 09. What about Edmonton? Will they annex the land north of TWP510?
10. 10. How will becoming a city affect transportation?
11. 11. It seems like becoming a city is a matter of perception.
12. 12. What about becoming a specialized municipality like Sherwood Park or Fort McMurray?
13. 13. When will Beaumont become a city?
14. 14. How much will it cost to become a city?
15. 15. What about rebranding? Will that cost money?
16. 16. Why does Beaumont need to rebrand?
17. 17. What about policing costs? Will they rise if we become a city?
18. 18. How will changing to city status improve economic development opportunities?