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 receive the draft OCP at its meeting this Tuesday, March 25, 2014.  To see the complete agenda (warning – very large document), click here:

To view the OCP town hall meeting, click here:  http://portmoodybc.swagit.com/play/03202014-1014

To see related items from this week’s local news coverage, including

  • Don’t ‘gentrify’ old Port Moody (Tri-City News)
  • PORT MOODY OCP: Differing opinions aired at meeting (Tri-City News)
  • Port Moody holds last town hall for OCP (Tri-Cities Now)
  • Maillardville plan on hearing agenda (Tri-Cities Now)

click here:  https://portmoodycommunity.wordpress.com/in-the-news-2/2014-03-22-ocp-in-the-news-week-ending-march-22-2014/

Historic neighbourhood:  The Maillardville article (Coquitlam) is about a neighbourhood plan, and has “nine guiding principles:  to design on a human scale; restore Main Street; preserve heritage; facilitate job growth; build vibrant public spaces; provide housing choices; create neighbourhood identity; enhance landscapes; and increase transportation options.

It also recognizes and supports the expansion of existing civic and major institutions, as well as schools, which give identity to the neighbourhood.”

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

There is an opportunity to make a statement or present a written submission on this item to the Committee.  You can attend this meeting in person, or send a submission in writing.

For more information:  http://www.portmoody.ca/index.aspx?page=33&recordid=2596
A new post has been added to the MCCA blog/website for quick reference:

OCP — Quick facts, and a question

Additional reference
Election 2011 — candidates speak on issues

Much more information is available on this site.  Check out the posts and different pages seen near the top (with drop-down menus).

For city contact information, see:

As always, we welcome your comments and input to MCCA.

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