Council meeting May 8 agenda; taxes, managing growth, and much more

Council meeting May 8 agenda; taxes, managing growth, and much more

Image below from agenda item 9.5 (managing growth), see below for summary

 

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 council@portmoody.ca (and clerks@portmoody.ca), but please note written comments will not be captured in official records.

Visit city webpages here or here for complete agenda information. Table of contents below.  Click on image to enlarge.

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, PDF2018-05-08-Managing Port Moody Growth

The Moody Centre Community Association has touched upon this topic a number of times. For example:

We welcome your comments, via email or as a comment online.

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1 Response to Council meeting May 8 agenda; taxes, managing growth, and much more

  1. Pat says:

    Thanks. Coun. Madsen’s overall premise makes sense. Hope others on council will agree.

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