Week ahead: Let’s Talk Taxes, Council meeting, Land Use Committee (2621 St. Johns)

Week ahead: Let’s Talk Taxes, Council meeting, Land Use Committee (2621 St. Johns)

Monday, November 30, 2015: 7:00 pm, City Hall
2015-11-28-Lets talk taxes

“Port Moody’s annual five-year financial planning process is a major undertaking, and the results impact every resident and business in the city. Mayor and Council want to hear what you think about the proposed budget. Typically, our budget consultation takes place in January or February. For 2016, however, we’re getting a jump start on the process so that Council has enough time to consider all the feedback we receive.”

The meeting will be live-streamed.

Tax increase currently under consideration is 4.38%.

For more information and an online survey, go to the city webpage here.

Related posts:
2015-10-24 — City facilities repairs (four projects) — $10.5M debt financing
City of Port Moody — Statement of Financial Information including salaries
Port Moody Budget — 2015 (posted March 7, 2015)

Tri-City News: Chime in on Port Moody budget at town hall Nov. 30

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Tuesday, December 1, 2015 (two items)

(1) Council Committee of the Whole (COTW) meeting

No public input at COTW.

Topics include:  PCT expansion, Parks and Rec Master Plan, Age Friendly Community Planning, Rocky Point parking, pesticide use, Moody Centre neighbourhood, Coronation Park neighbourhood.

Agenda table of contents (4 pages) available at link below.
2015-12-01-COTW-Council Agenda-Table of Contents

Full agenda available from city website here (if after Dec. 1, then here).

(2) Land Use Committee (LUC), 7:00 pm: Rezoning for 2621 St. Johns Street

“Purpose / Introduction
To present for consideration a Rezoning application that would allow for a four storey mixed use development located at 2621 St. Johns Street.

Recommended Resolution
THAT the application for Rezoning as recommended in the report dated November 23, 2015 from Development Services – Planning Division regarding a mixed use development located at 2621 St. Johns Street, be supported as presented.

The application proposes 4-storeys with 12 residential units and 4 commercial ground-floor units.”

Parking spaces provided would be one for each residential and commercial unit (total 16), and one for a Modo (shared) car, representing a reduction. Parking access would be off St. Andrews Street at the rear of the building.

Agenda (48 pages) available here. Also contains minutes for LUC meeting of Nov. 3, 2015 on the subject of the recent Aragon application for a development at Clarke and Moody streets.

Related post:
Development application — 2621 St. Johns Street — Information Meeting Nov. 12, 2015 (contains update with link to short video on project supplied to MCCA from the applicant)

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