Monthly Archives: March 2015

UnOfficial Community Plan passes 3rd reading (again), back to MetroVan (again)

              The OCP process has unfortunate optics of reactively dousing ‘fires’ as problems are identified. In the spring of 2014, after its first (and typically only) public hearing, the unofficial community plan was sent … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Evolution of an Official Community Plan (OCP) — what’s next?

Confusion, whack-a-mole, lawsuit, … From March 2014: OCP — Quick facts, and a question Public hearing — Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Materials posted on city website for March 24th include: Public hearing material — pages 9-20 — 11 pages in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Moody Centre designated heritage character area — ??

2830 St. George St., Port Moody – SOLD Just one example of land assembly for redevelopment, London Pacific. Port Moody Centre, ranked #1 neighbourhood in greater Vancouver by MoneySense magazine, 2015 for, in part, backyards, tree-lined streets, and a sense … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bits and pieces — March 14, 2015

Port Moody Budget 2015 On March 5, 2015, the city held a town hall meeting to discuss Port Moody’s budget. The city would like feedback on the proposed budget by Tuesday, March 17. See Port Moody Budget — 2015 post … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Moody Centre tops the list in MoneySense’s neighbourhood rankings

Moody Centre tops the list in MoneySense’s neighbourhood rankings Clarke Street photo MoneySense:  Vancouver’s top neighbourhoods You can afford to live in Vancouver and still have a backyard [click title for full article] Note the “still have a backyard” — … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Port Moody budget — 2015

Budget town hall — March 5, 2015 “Let’s talk taxes” The graph below is just one of 60 pages in the town hall PowerPoint presentation available here. Service/operating costs in the budget are about $48 million per year. You can … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Update — Campaign spending, totals, breakdowns

Update — Campaign spending, totals, breakdowns     See earlier post below for  mayor candidates breakdowns.   **************** Related local news stories Port Moody mayoral candidates spent big on 2014 election by Sarah Payne – The Tri-City News, posted Feb … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment