REMINDER – Public Hearings Monday July 15 and Tuesday July 16

REMINDER – PUBLIC HEARINGS NEXT WEEK AT REGIONAL COUNCIL Halifax City Hall, Council Chamber, 1841 Argyle Street, Halifax Hey all. A reminder of a couple of big public hearings next week, last couple before Centre Plan adoption. Please consider writing letters or coming to speak about what you like, what you do not like, what you would change. Send letters to before 1pm day of hearing. CORRECTED – Monday, July 15, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. Case 20218 – Amend the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy and Halifax read more

Summer heat, Centre Plan, Rail shuttle & Windsor Street Exchange, more!

Hi all, hope you are enjoying the gorgeous weather that has finally arrived, just in time for festival season to start! I am not one to complain about the heat, but make sure you stay cool, hydrate, don’t over do it, and take care of yourself. When there are heat alerts in Halifax, community spots are organizing to provide measures for those lacking a cool place to call their own. Water, sunscreen and hats available for those that need it. MOSH, Adsum read more

The Wellington Street public hearing is cancelled, rescheduled

Residents should be aware that due to an unexpected illness the Public Hearing for Case 20774 Wellington Street has been cancelled tonight and rescheduled to July 10.  I am sorry for the inconvenience this may cause. Revised event listing below: Case 20774 – Amendments to the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy and Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law, and a proposed development agreement to enable an eight-storey building (plus penthouse) on the lands fronting Wellington Street CORRECTED Wednesday July 10 6pm | read more

Newcomer Map, CN Bridges, public hearing Wellington Street, Canada Day, more

Hi all, short note today with a long list of events. First of all, thanks to Brandan Tarry and the mapping team at the ALP Faculty, School of Access NSCC, who shared this really cool “Newcomer Map” with me to pass on to you.  If you lived in Halifax a while, or all your life, you know where things are, but if you just arrive, it can be daunting to learn.  This project shows where things are folks would be looking read more

Sidewalk Snow Removal Changes, Participatory Budgeting Program Update, New Affordable Access Program, Bike Week and more

District 7 Newsletter – May-June 2019 Hi all, wanted to get a newsletter out to start the week.  Before we get to public meetings and community events, I want to update you on sidewalk snow removal changes, participatory budgeting program changes, the new Affordable Access program launch, and travelling to FCM Quebec. A little over a month ago I promised to bring a motion to deal with substandard snow clearing of sidewalks by contractors, especially in the northern half of the peninsula, including the area of read more

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