With the Town moving away from the Committee of the Whole governance system and re-establishing Standing Committees, opportunities have re-opened for residents to be an active part of the municipal decision-making process through committee membership.Continue reading
The Town will be hosting an “Open House” meeting for a development proposal of 116 stacked townhouses at 37 Bartlett Avenue on Monday July 18th, 2022 @ 6PM at Town Hall. The applicants, 2588732 Ontario Ltd., as part of their application are asking for Official Plan and Zoning By-law amendments to permit their proposal.Continue reading
The Town is hosting a planning public meeting via Zoom for the proposed development at 19 Elm St. & 13 Mountain St. (AKA “The Woolverton”). If you haven’t already done so you can read more about the proposal at the Town’s “Let’s Talk” page: https://www.letstalkgrimsby.ca/19elm13mountain
The agenda for the meeting contains many pieces of correspondence as “testimonials” in favour of the project. There is also quite a list of participants who have registered to speak at the meeting. If you didn’t get a chance to register, you can still submit your comments by email to the Town Planning Department at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The agenda for the meeting can be found at the following link: https://bit.ly/TOGP20211216
With a 6PM start time and Zoom-only stream, it might have been difficult for some residents to tune-in to the Town’s webinar on the Grimsby Beach Land Use Study. Fear not, we got it covered with a “remastered” edition.Continue reading
NewsNow’s own Mike Williscraft talks to Ron Schroder and Ruxandra Bucataru of SaveMainStreet to get their take on Main Street East development, the upcoming LPAT/OLT hearing and other issues in Town. Well worth a watch or listen!
It was an early 5PM start for the Special Council meeting, mainly for 314 Main St. E., that was rescheduled from last week. Despite the dinner hour, the delegations representing the residents of Lawrence Avenue and the developer (Branthaven) were ready, willing and able to put their best points forward to Council.Continue reading
The Town will be hosting an (online) “open house” meeting for the Losani Homes proposal at 141-149 Main Street East, the current location of Cole’s Florist and Garden Centre.
An open house meeting is your first and important opportunity to “take a kick at the can” and let the applicant know what you think of the plan they have brought before the Town.
You can check out the relevant application documents at this link here:
Don’t think it fits with the character of Main Street East? Don’t just sit there, register to participate in the Zoom meeting (via tablet, laptop or by telephone) and have your say.
Registrations for the meeting can be secured by emailing Nancy Simon by email@example.com before noon on Friday March 26th. The meeting goes live on Monday March 29, 2021 @ 6PM.
If you want to spectate only, you can follow the meeting at the Town’s Vimeo page, or catch the simulcast via our Facebook page.
For a critical opinion on the proposed development, you can visit SaveMainStreet’s page at this link here: https://savemainstreet.ca/news/open-house-141-149-Main-St-East.html
The combined Committee of the Whole and Council meetings on Monday night resulted in a long and contentious meeting with the proposed Heritage Conservation District Study of Main Street East coming to the forefront.Continue reading
Unlike the past two meetings where Council has seen a “lite” version of an Agenda, this Monday’s proceedings looks like it’s going to be a long night, given it’s 5:30 PM start. If variety is your thing, then this Agenda is just for you.Continue reading
Our friends over at SaveMainStreet.ca have already covered this application, but it is worth reposting here for those who might have missed the proposed development at 133 Main Street East AKA “Burgess Estates”.Continue reading