Monthly Archives: March 2014

Upcoming events including OCP to Land Use Committee April 1, 2014

Some upcoming events this week: OCP Land Use Committee Meeting — Tuesday, April 1, 2014 Purpose: To adopt a new Official Community Plan for the City of Port Moody Time: 7:00 pm Location: Inlet Theatre, City Hall, 100 Newport Drive … Continue reading

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Land Use Committee, April 1, 2014 – draft OCP

To Land Use Committee: Re:  Land Use Committee, April 1, 2014 – draft OCP The draft OCP, as currently written, would dramatically change the character of Port Moody, and proposes changes of a scale never contemplated previously, or at least … Continue reading

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OCP town hall, OCP to Land Use, OCP facts, and more

The OCP town hall meeting on March 19 at city hall was well-attended.  Council appears to think the plan as it stands is ready to move forward to the more formal stages for approval (see Land Use below).  Council will … Continue reading

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OCP — Quick facts, and a question

FACT:  The OCP is not just a “vision” – once adopted, all other bylaws including zoning must be updated to align with the Official Community Plan.  The OCP has very real legal ramifications. [Local Government Act, section 884:  “All bylaws … Continue reading

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Upcoming OCP town hall, best cities, resident feedback — and more

This week in Port Moody — town hall on draft Official Community Plan (OCP): When:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Where:  City hall, Inlet Theatre, 7:00 pm The city wants to move this plan forward to the Land Use Committee, and to … Continue reading

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Canada’s Best Places to Live 2014: Time to think small

MoneySense magazine released it’s annual city rankings on March 12, 2014. Canada’s Best Places to Live 2014: Time to think small Excerpt: “MoneySense measures the quality of life in 201 cities across the country.  This year, small cities steal the … Continue reading

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Referendum anyone? — Open letter from resident

Open letter from Moody Centre resident, March 15, 2014 Dear Port Moody residents, council and staff. I am very concerned about the current OCP that has been put forward to residents.  Public input was ignored and we have been misled … Continue reading

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