Tag Archives: Mayor Clay

Moody Centre TOD update, post public hearing

Moody Centre TOD update, post public hearing Original post for Nov. 28, 2017 public hearing: Moody Centre TOD and beyond … coming to a neighbourhood near you? *********************************** Update #2: No minutes for the public hearing or council meeting on … Continue reading

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Aragon proposal back to the drawing board (and the importance of public input)

Aragon proposal back to the drawing board (and the importance of public input) The public hearing held on April 26, 2016 was well-attended. The Aragon proposal was defeated at council, with Mayor Clay and Councillor Dilworth voting in favour (2:5). … Continue reading

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Truthiness and public records — do public records matter?

Before the OCP public hearing minutes (from March 24, 2015) were adopted, I expressed concerns to council about the content, accuracy and context of the draft minute attributed to me on behalf of the Moody Centre Community Association, and requested … Continue reading

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Trouble in paradise? Wild West, Port Moody style

Metro Vancouver (also known as GVRD, Greater Vancouver Regional District) has filed a legal petition declaring Port Moody’s newly adopted OCP is invalid as it does not meet the necessary statutory content. Until it does meet the requirements, it is … Continue reading

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Election 2014 — results summary, and in the news

The new and returning council members are shown in earlier post “Congratulations, and thank you to all candidates” along with a link to vote tally by polling station results. Voter turnout was 35% — up 9% from 2011 (26%). Incumbent … 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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Promises and accountability

Port Moody’s mayor and councillors were elected in large part because of promises to maintain the city’s “small-town character” and to control development pressures that may arise due to the advent of the Evergreen Skytrain Line — a line that residents … Continue reading

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OCP to Public Hearing — April 22, 2014

Port Moody council passed 1st and 2nd readings of the OCP bylaw at its meeting on April 8, 2014. Councillors Rick Glumac and Zoe Royer were the only members of council who voted against the draft Official Community Plan as … Continue reading

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Referendum anyone? — Open letter from resident

Open letter from Moody Centre resident, March 15, 2014 Dear Port Moody residents, council and staff. I am very concerned about the current OCP that has been put forward to residents.  Public input was ignored and we have been misled … Continue reading

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Community Update – January 19, 2014

MCCA question for council, public input At the Tuesday, January 14, 2014 council meeting, Hazel Mason, MCCA president, asked council this question: “At last week’s council committee of the whole, council agreed Coronation Park would have a neighbourhood plan consultation … Continue reading

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