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2020-08-31: Flavelle mill to close, future of site uncertain — UPDATED

2020-08-31: Flavelle mill to close, future of site uncertain — UPDATED The Flavelle mill site just west of Rocky Point Park has announced plans to close down operations by the end of October. Flavelle sawmill on historic Port Moody site to … Continue reading

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2020-05-02: Property taxes, finance updates

2020-05-02: Property taxes, finance updates Above image from CBC article, April 29, 2020: Cuts are coming to city halls across B.C. Here’s what you need to know As reported previously, Port Moody council wrestled with paring the property tax increase, … Continue reading

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Balanced community: “More than a Bedroom Community! Building a Tech & Innovation Hub” — Updated

Balanced community: “More than a Bedroom Community! Building a Tech & Innovation Hub” — Updated Update: A few news links, and city reply to a Freedom of Information Request. Port Moody is struggling to be a community where people can … Continue reading

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June 12, 2018 at council — 5 public hearings, plus regular council meeting following

June 12, 2018 at council — 5 public hearings, plus regular council meeting following Image below, St. Andrews United Church property, public hearing item 4 Public hearing(s):  Prior to the regular council meeting, there are five items for discussion at … Continue reading

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Flavelle Oceanfront Development, official change from “industrial, special study area” to “general urban”

Flavelle Oceanfront Development, official change from “industrial, special study area” to “general urban” On council’s agenda for June 12, 2018, Item 7.1, Official Community Plan Amendment – Flavelle Oceanfront Development is set for adoption. Pages 93-216. Recent summary: The Metro … Continue reading

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Public hearing (Onni Suter Brook), council meeting, March 13, 2018; in the news

Public hearing (Onni Suter Brook), council meeting, March 13, 2018; in the news Update (see original post below): The public hearing (Onni, Suter Brook) lasted about 4 hours, with an audience overflowing out the back doors and into the Galleria. … Continue reading

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Flavelle Oceanfront Development — open house, part two

Flavelle Oceanfront Development — open house, part two See Flavelle invitation at post below. Official notice from City of Port Moody: “The City of Port Moody is holding a public open house to present results from the applicant’s public engagement, … Continue reading

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2015-09-06: Metro Vancouver Regional Growth Strategy (RGS)

2015-09-06: Metro Vancouver Regional Growth Strategy (RGS) One item on Port Moody council’s agenda for Tuesday, September 8, 2015 is updates to the Metro Vancouver (GVRD) regional growth strategy. Items are considered “housekeeping” in nature. In a cover memo to … Continue reading

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2015-06-20: Community planning in the news

2015-06-20: Community planning in the news —Vacant homes turn Cambie Corridor into ‘slum’ —Reports point fingers over who’s driving up Metro Vancouver property prices —Gentrification knocking at Strathcona’s door —Playing Dunbar’s lucrative flip side —Citizens’ group recommends slashing tower height … Continue reading

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May 15, 2015 — Metro Vancouver to consider Port Moody’s OCP amendments

UPDATE: After discussion on other items, the May 15, 2015 regional meeting went “in-camera” (closed to the public).  Since Metro Vancouver doesn’t archive its video for these meetings, they can’t be reviewed.  [Why don’t they archive video?] Though the item … Continue reading

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