Monthly Archives: October 2013

Southlands Public Hearing (Tsawwassen) Oct 28, 29, 30 – Coverage, reading, disclosure, surprises

(Updated 11 pm Oct 30) This controversial public hearing was held on October 28, Oct 29,  and Oct 30. According to the Delta Optimist, the hearing will reconvene at 3 pm on Friday, November 1. On Twitter, the story is … Continue reading

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Controversial Southlands proposal on Delta farmland – by Century Group – Citizen letter summarizes key issues – Public Hearing Oct 28, 29, 30

(Update Nov. 5: Mayor Jackson abruptly ended oral presentation from the public on the fourth day of the Public Hearing. Final council decision on this is expected on Friday, Nov. 9, 2013. See our more recent posts for updates. And … Continue reading

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Corporation of Delta – Analysis of governance, codes of ethics and conduct

In our democratic society, many checks and balances and systems are in places as tools for citizens. They are useful if we know they exist, and if everyone knows that we know they exist. As some major decisions are coming … Continue reading

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Mount Pleasant Community Plan Implementation plan – in Council Oct 23 – Serious problems of process and content

Originally posted on CityHallWatch: Tools to engage in Vancouver city decisions:
Below we share information received from some members of the Mount Pleasant Implementation Committee. This is an important case, with lessons significant citywide. Mount Pleasant is near the end of…

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Metro Board meeting Oct 11 – live video now – Barnston Island Dike, University Endowment Lands governance, Township of Langley land use issues, Coquitlam Regional Context Statement, Translink’s Draft 2014 Base Plan and Outlook.

Metro Vancouver Board of Directors is meeting this morning, starting 9 am on Friday, October 11, 2013. If you prefer not to download the 640-page, 47 MB agenda file, here is the main part of the agenda. Key points relate … Continue reading

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Metro Vancouver Regional Planning & Agriculture Committee – Oct 4 – Regional Context Statement updates

The agenda for the Friday, October 4, 2013 meeting of the Metro Vancouver Regional Planning and Agriculture Committee is available online. You can download it here (warning, over 350 pages). Major items include: 5.1 2014 Budget – Regional Planning 5.2, … Continue reading

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