We are tracking some local governments as case studies of how the Regional Growth Strategy and Regional Context Statement work through the administrative pipeline. The University of British Columbia is an important part of the regional puzzle and is seen by Metro Vancouver as an “affected local government.”
The purpose of the RCS is to describe the relationship between UBC’s existing Land Use Plan and Metro’s latest regional growth strategy: Metro Vancouver 2040: Shaping Our Future.
A joint meeting of the Property and Planning Committee and Finance Committee of UBC’s Board of Governors met on May 30, 2013. The RCS was on the agenda. On June 4, the BOG is expected to adopt an important report of the consultation on this important long-term planning document for the university lands — with a thirty-year time frame.
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