This week brings us meetings of many of the Town Committees and they sure look to have an interesting lineup… a little something for everyone it seems.
June 12 @ 4:30 PM – Administration & Finance
June 13 @ 7:00 PM – Planning & Development
Public Open House – 8 Lake Street
This proposal includes splitting the property into four blocks with two lots, converting the existing single detached home into a semi-detached building on the first lot and adding four new semi-detached units on the second lot. Robinson Street North would be reconstructed from Lake Street to the pumping station to incorporate a roadway turnaround.
Resurrecting the Heritage Committee
This report details the Planning Director’s vision for the new “Heritage Grimsby” committee. It includes a revamped Terms of Reference, By-law, Heritage Plaque Policy and recommendation for a Heritage Grimsby Policy Manual.
If you’ve been following the dissolution of the former Grimsby Heritage Advisory Committee, it won’t come as a surprise that the wording of these new documents would leave citizens a little hesitant about throwing their name in the hat when Council can expel anyone “as it considers desirable” and “remove any member for any reason it deems fit” …
And, of course, the Chair would be a member of Council:
And, don’t even think about talking to the public or media (or us) – being in a “privileged” position:
Watch for the newspaper notice calling for citizen appointees to this new committee. Only those interested in “towing the line” should apply.
June 13 @ 7:00 PM – Committee of Adjustment
52 Garden Drive
For those who attended the May 30th COA meeting, the developer has come back with a revised proposal.