12. What about becoming a specialized municipality like Sherwood Park or Fort McMurray?
These communities chose this special status in order to bring in taxes from heavy industry into their communities. Beaumont is not directly surrounded by heavy industry and for this reason, this option is not being pursued.

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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?