Council meeting May 8 agenda; taxes, managing growth, and much more
As is usual, the regular council meeting starts at 7:00 pm at City Hall. There are public input opportunities near the beginning and at the end of the meeting. Written comments can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org (and email@example.com), but please note written comments will not be captured in official records.
Items 7.2 and 7.3 refer to financial information and the proposed property tax increase of 4.6% (4.8% including utility fees approved earlier). This was discussed at the previous council meeting and is now ready for adoption.
Note item 9.5: Managing Port Moody’s Growth as Job #1 – Proposal to Affirm the OCP’s Growth Targets, Initiate Development Horizon Updates, and Conduct Growth Impact Reviews. This is a 20-page memo submitted by Councillor Madsen recommending a more proactive, comprehensive approach to managing Port Moody’s anticipated growth, including quarterly reviews. View the entire report using the agenda link provided above, or click on the PDF link below (item 9.5 only).
20-page report, PDF: 2018-05-08-Managing Port Moody Growth
The Moody Centre Community Association has touched upon this topic a number of times. For example:
- Factual Information Campaign [growth and development]
- Moody Centre TOD and beyond … coming to a neighbourhood near you?
- Port Moody and Moody Centre growth and speculation: sections vs. overall picture
We welcome your comments, via email or as a comment online.