Public Hearing August 27 re: Official Community Plan

A Public Hearing is scheduled for Monday, August 27, 2018 to provide an opportunity for public feedback regarding the Colwood Official Community Plan 2018 (Bylaw No. 1700).

Nine new background maps have been added to the plan. Colwood Council has taken this extra step to ensure the plan is clear, complete, and meets absolutely all legislated requirements. To incorporate these revisions, Council rescinded second reading of the previous draft then gave the new document first and second reading, which triggered an additional public hearing. All input from the previous public hearing and public engagement continues to be part of the record for Council consideration.

Learn more and read the draft plan at www.colwood.ca/MakingWaves.

Date:  Monday, August 27, 2018
Time: 76:00 pm
Place: Council Chambers, Colwood City Hall, 3300 Wishart Road, Colwood, BC

If you are unable to attend the Hearing, written comments may be mailed, facsimiled, emailed or hand delivered to the City of Colwood no later than 4:00 pm on Friday, August 24, 2018.

What is a Public Hearing?

A Public Hearing is a vital part of Council’s review when applications are made to change the City’s Official Community Plan or Land Use Bylaw. It provides the public with a way to present their views to Council on items contained in the public hearing agenda. It is not a question and answer period. The Public Hearing is Council’s opportunity to listen to members of the public to hear their views or receive their written submissions on items contained in the public hearing agenda. Council is not able to discuss and debate the topic at the public hearing.

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Notification of authorized tree removal

Listed below are properties where the City is aware that tree removal is planned in accordance with the Interim Urban Forest Bylaw.

Colwood's urban forest is declining every year, and much of this loss is occurring on private land. In 2018, Colwood Council adopted an Interim Urban Forest Bylaw to preserve trees on both private and public property and to assist in protecting the City's urban forest. If you wish to cut or remove a tree on public or private property, please contact the City first. Read more at www.colwood.ca/Trees.

Address

Date Authorized

610 Kelly Road *2 trees on private property, 1 tree on city property August 8, 2018
3303 Anchorage *Tree on public property causing damage - to be removed by the City August 1, 2018
3320 Ocean Boulevard July 31, 2018
796 Cuaulta Crescent July 17, 2018
3387 Fulton Road July 17, 2018
561 and 570 Cedarcrest Drive June 18, 2018
3341 Roberlack Road June 4, 2018
457 A and B Sue Mar Place May 29, 2018
3403 Rockwood Terrace May 28, 2018
733 Grousewood Place May 22, 2018
3474 Gratton Road May 10, 2018
2508 Aloha Avenue May 7, 2018
355 Cotlow Road May 7, 2018
686 Donovan Road May 7, 2018
527 Acland Avenue April 26, 2018
3534 Proudfoot Place April 3, 2018
3310 Wishart Road (Wishart Elementary School - School District 62) March 28, 2018

 

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Notice of Disposition of Land: Royal Bay amenity lot

School District 62 proposes to purchase public land located on Ryder Hesjedal Way for the appraised value of $1,090,000 so that it can be used for parking and/or recreation. This particular property is subject to geotechnical limits, and as such is not suitable for buildings or structures. 

Proceeds of the sale will be placed into a capital projects reserve funds to contribute to the acquisition of field sites adjacent to the planned elementary school in Royal Bay.

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Notice of offer to lease municipal building at 170 Goldfinch Avenue

The Ocean Grove development proposes to lease the building at 170 Goldfinch Avenue as a sales centre for $8/square foot, which would be a value of $20,880 annually, as well as repairs and upgrades to the building. 

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Notice of Nob Hill Road Closure

Nob Hill Road is proposed to be purchased by the developer Big Nob Development Corp for the appraised value of $470,000 so that it can be consolidated into the adjacent lands to form part of their development. A condominium complex is proposed for the site, along with dedication of parkland along Millstream Creek.

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