Monthly Archives: July 2014

Litigation

If Port Moody Council decides to adopt the Official Community Plan (OCP) as is, without Metro Vancouver (GVRD) approval, who pays the legal costs for the dispute? Is it taxpayers, or is it developers? Either way, it’s a problem. Taxpayers … Continue reading

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Spot the differences …

… in council reaction to public outcry. Pay parking at Rocky Point Park Council decides on July 8, 2014 to implement a pay parking trial to start on August 15. Complaints follow. Two weeks later, on July 22, 2014, council … Continue reading

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July 19, 2014 update: OCP adoption, town hall on house size and height, zoning

The final council meeting before the August break is this Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The agenda is jam-packed and includes: Item 9.9 — Ioco Homes Height, Size, Siting Consultation (follow-up to the town hall held on July 15) Item 9.10 … Continue reading

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OCP: Will council go rogue, approve the OCP, and enter into a dispute with Metro Vancouver?

At its upcoming meeting on July 22, 2014, council will discuss the draft OCP and next steps.  It is possible council may choose to adopt the OCP at this meeting. The agenda (large file size, 384 pages) is here: http://www.portmoody.ca/modules/showdocument.aspx?documentid=7234Continue reading

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Port Moody town hall on house size and height, July 15, 2014

“Port Moody town hall meeting: Let’s discuss house size and height in Port Moody” — July 15, 2014 The town hall meeting had a very good turnout and people from several areas of the city spoke. Many issues and concerns … Continue reading

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Community update — July 12, 2014: Zoning, events, in the news

Zoning amendment requests to Metro Vancouver July 11, 2014 Andres site, Mill and Timber (Flavelle) site, Murray St. site, Moody Centre TOD site Board directors voted to accept recommendations for Murray St. and Moody Centre TOD — change to general … Continue reading

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Updated: In the dark … until now — PoMo plan to Metro July 11

Thank you to Metro Van Watch for bringing this to MCCA’s attention today. See post:  http://metrovanwatch.wordpress.com/2014/07/09/metro-board-agenda-july-11-2014/. On Friday, July 11, 2014, starting at 9:00 am, the Metro Vancouver (GVRD) board of directors will be reviewing Port Moody’s zoning amendment requests … Continue reading

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