Monthly Archives: April 2014

OCP clears another hurdle, off to Metro Vancouver

OCP clears another hurdle, off to Metro Vancouver 3rd reading passed by council — April 22, 2014 After the well-attended public hearing on April 22, 2014, council voted 5:2 (3rd reading) to forward the controversial Official Community Plan to the … Continue reading

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OCP Public Hearing — Excerpts, April 22, 2014

Some speakers expressed support for the draft OCP, while others were strongly opposed. The following comments are snippets of the complete conversation. For a full understanding of speaker comments, watch the online video: http://portmoodybc.swagit.com/play/04222014-1170 Of the supporters, comments included: “Pass … Continue reading

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OCP Public Hearing — April 22, 2014

Public Hearing — OCP Tuesday, April 22, 2014 — 7:00 pm Council Chambers, Port Moody City Hall, 100 Newport Drive Television coverage airs on Shaw Cable 4 at 9 am on Saturday, April 26, 2014. For more city information, including … Continue reading

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Promises and accountability

Port Moody’s mayor and councillors were elected in large part because of promises to maintain the city’s “small-town character” and to control development pressures that may arise due to the advent of the Evergreen Skytrain Line — a line that residents … Continue reading

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OCP to Public Hearing — April 22, 2014

Port Moody council passed 1st and 2nd readings of the OCP bylaw at its meeting on April 8, 2014. Councillors Rick Glumac and Zoe Royer were the only members of council who voted against the draft Official Community Plan as … Continue reading

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Not an April Fool’s joke: OCP endorsed by Land Use Committee April 1, 2014

On April Fool’s Day, April 1, 2014, the Land Use Committee (LUC) voted in favour of the proposed OCP. Is this your vision of St. John’s St? St. John’s Street, as illustrated by Merrick presentation commissioned by council. If so, … Continue reading

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2014-04-01 — Langley Brookswood OCP defeated

Brookswood OCP defeated Langley Township council turned down a new, and highly controversial, official community plan for Brookswood and Fernridge. Matthew Claxton / Langley Advance April 1, 2014 09:56 AM http://www.langleyadvance.com/news/brookswood-ocp-defeated-1.938146 If there is to be a new Brookswood Official … Continue reading

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