May 16, 2019: The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo council meeting got heated this week as companies and councillors discussed a new proposed fee structure for oilsands camps in and around Fort McMurray.

The fees for oilsands camps only represent a few lines in a 40-page document that proposes new fees for the municipality, but the changes to camp licences and development permits took up a significant portion of time at the council meeting on Tuesday.

The proposed changes would substantially increase the fees on larger oilsands camps and if approved, would be the first time change to the fees in 11 years. In addition to the base licence fee, camps would also have additional costs per bed and costs for the number of days occupied.

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