Monthly Archives: July 2011

MVW report of Metro Vancouver Board meeting, 29 July 2011

[Update 2 pm, 2-Aug-2011] MetroVanWatch will be gradually adding material and analysis here to report on the important Metro Vancouver Board meeting on July 29, 2011.  Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/digitalmonk1. For full agenda, go to http://www.metrovancouver.org/BOARDS/Pages/BoardsCommittees.aspx. See short (RGS) and full meeting (5 hours) … Continue reading

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RGS is on Metro Vancouver Board agenda July 29, 2011 (Fri)

[Update 4 pm, 29-July-2011] See tweets of this meeting on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/digitalmonk1. For full agenda, go to http://www.metrovancouver.org/BOARDS/Pages/BoardsCommittees.aspx.

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Coquitlam accepts RGS implementation agreement. Today begins new phase for Metro Vancouver civil society.

(Updated 3 pm) After some discussion, under extreme pressure from the Metro Vancouver Board and certain municipalities, Coquitlam City Council voted on July 18, 2011 to accept the implementation agreement resulting from the dispute resolution process for the Regional Growth … Continue reading

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Heads up: Coquitlam Council to discuss RGS Monday, July 18, 7 pm

(Update 12 noon) The dispute resolution process between Metro Vancouver Board of Directors and the City of Coquitlam on the 30-year Regional Growth Strategy is proceeding. On July 15, the Metro Board accepted Metro CAO Mr Carline’s report (see below … Continue reading

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RGS at Vancouver City Council – for the record, video clips

As the process of the final adoption of the Regional Growth Strategy in Coquitlam and Metro Vancouver marches forward, it might be time to reflect back on the statements by both councillors and citizens who opposed this 30 year plan. … Continue reading

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CityCaucus blog today: “Metro Vancouver: Unaccountable, Unelected, Uninspiring”

Today the CityCaucus blog today (July 14, 2011) features the Metro Vancouver organization and raises some interesting points. This month, Metro Vancouver rushes to push through the Regional Growth Strategy by trying to force the last holdout to accept it. … Continue reading

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Initial report, Metro Board vs Coquitlam dispute resolution, Day 4 (July 5, 2011)

(This version with documents added, 11:30 pm, July 6. Subject to further verification and editing. Video and further analysis coming soon.) Day 4 of the non-binding dispute resolution process was held on July 5, 2011 (noon to 5 pm) in … Continue reading

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