Monthly Archives: January 2012

Vancouver Councillor wants Metro to broadcast meetings. Council motion coming Jan 31.

CKNW, MetroNews, and Vancouver 24 Hours are reporting that Vancouver’s NPA Councillor George Affleck will be tabling a motion on January 31 calling for Vancouver City Council to push Metro Vancouver to broadcast all of its board meetings. MetroVanWatch applauds … Continue reading


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Heads up: Metro Van board special meeting, workshop, 2012 strategic session Jan 26-27 (Chilliwack)

The Metro Vancouver Board of Directors will be having a special meeting in Chilliwack. Parts of the GVRD_Board-January_26_2012-Agenda (PDF) are copied below below. We have confirmed that the meeting is open to the public, but parts will be closed. Citizens from all … Continue reading

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Heads up: Metro Vancouver committee meetings in February 2012 Below is the schedule of Metro Vancouver meetings in February. Note also that the Board appears to have a special meeting in Chilliwack on January 26. Details have not yet been made public.

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Jet fuel pipeline and tank proposal for YVR airport a critical Metro Vancouver regional issue

There is a lot of talk now about the Enbridge pipeline proposal across northern BC. But now it’s time to look under the hood and see how jet fuel gets to the planes we use to fly people and cargo … Continue reading

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Metro Vancouver committee members, meeting dates, agenda now online

Yesterday, the Metro Vancouver website posted downloadable files showing who has been selected to be on the various committees, as well as planned dates for all board and committee meetings in 2012. Interested individuals may find it useful to review … Continue reading

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Top 10 West Van news stories pegs Metro Vancouver RGS as #5

North Shore Outlook in its article “Top 10 West Van news stories” of 2011 put the Metro Vancouver Regional Growth Strategy as number 5. See article here Summary of article highlights: RGS had some West Van residents “up in arms” … Continue reading

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North Delta Area Plan: mayor envisions mini Florence, with vibrant shops, restaurants (article by Kelly Sinoski, Vancouver Sun) 3-Jan-2012

Article by Kelly Sinoski (Vancouver Sun, 3-Jan-2012) describes ideas of reelected Delta Mayor Lois Jackson refers to a new committee, economic study, etc. Excerpts: “Residential area also in need of a touch-up as city plans for future As the corporation … Continue reading

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