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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Future of the Kyle Centre

From a concerned Moody Centre resident. FUTURE OF THE KYLE CENTRE As our population grows more and more, what facilities does our community want and need at the Kyle Recreation Centre? In January, after receiving residents’ input to the Official … Continue reading

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“Last kick at the can” ?? – Community update – March 2, 2014

“Last kick at the can” – words from council meeting on Feb. 25, 2014. Would this plan pass if put to a city-wide vote? Another town hall meeting will be held — before the OCP bylaw is drafted.  The date … Continue reading

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