Proposed development being revised for 2085 Pine St.

I recently met with Roman Home Builders, their planners and architects on Nov. 6 so they could share revised plans for 2085 Pine St. before a neighbourhood meeting scheduled for Nov. 10

Their current proposal is a 6-storey, 18 unit building with a 0m setback from the easterly lot line and underground parking that would be 6 feet above ground level. The previous proposal in 2013 was a 5-storey, 16 unit building with a .5m setback from the easterly lot line. No formal planning applications have been submitted to the city at this point.

After hearing the proposal, I shared concerns about the massing on the site and the significant deviations from the current zoning by-law. Planning staff also shared concerns about the setbacks and massing on the site.

After hearing the concerns, Roman Home Builders chose to revise their plans before presenting them to residents. Therefore, the Nov. 10 meeting is cancelled. They anticipate that they will be ready for a meeting in about a month’s time.

If you’re interested in attending the rescheduled meeting and would like to be kept informed on this matter, please contact me at marianne.meedward@burlington.ca.

I was inspired to seek public office because I believe, like so many of you, “I can do something about that” on the issues we face. As councilor, my role is to take a stand on what’s best for residents and go to bat for it. Pushback is inevitable from those who don’t have the community’s interests at heart. I will stand with you and for you, to achieve the best interests of our city, without caving to unacceptable compromise in the name of consensus.

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