A general public meeting on the project is scheduled for Oct. 17 at City Hall. A representative of Delta hotels, the building architect, landscape architect, traffic engineer plan to attend to provide information and answer your questions.
The recommendations will provide a service to heritage property owners, rather than a penalty for being on a municipal registry.
Congratulations to the Friends for obtaining the land lease and moving ahead with the relocation and restoration plans.
The developer plans to submit a site plan to the city that conforms to the OMB decision, and meets the city’s zoning requirements for such items as parking, setbacks, landscaped area and other matters.
As a community we will need to leverage this asset to spur economic development downtown. A first step is to decide what kind of downtown and waterfront we want.
I have asked Tim Hortons to provide me with information on whether they have a franchise anywhere else that is located on a 2-lane street, intersecting another two-lane residential street, at the intersection of a major school crossing.
I strongly encourage residents who have comments about this application, whether in support or concerned about the request, to attend the meeting to share your views with all of council.
A new restaurant and bar is planned for the site at 1445 Elgin Street, on the corner of Locust. The new owners have applied for a liquor license, and this process provides residents with the opportunity to give input and request conditions
Recently, I was contacted by members of the Apeldoorn Sub-Committee of the city’s Mundialization Committee. This volunteer citizen’s committee of City Hall maintains relationships with Apeldoorn, The Netherlands, as recognition of Canada’s role in liberating the area during World War II.