City Hall has set next Tuesday, November 17,at 7 pm as the date and time for the public-information meeting regarding the proposed strip mall on the Trans-Canada Highway.
All information regarding the proposed development is available here on the City’s website as a digital files. There is also a print version of the files available for reading in the Administration Department offices on the second floor of City Hall. That binder of print documents cannot be removed from City Hall but you can read it and ask staff to copy pages of it for. There is a charge for that. The digital file and the binder are updated, as required, on a daily basis.
In a statement, Mayor Mark McKee said the meeting will consist of a presentation by Manager of Development Services, Dean Strachan. Staff and the proponent for the anticipated property development will be at the meeting to answer questions related to zoning amendments to the building site’s existing Comprehensive Development Zone.
“We recognize the community’s need for additional information with respect to the zoning amendment on the highway,” he said in the statement.”The addition of a public information meeting will serve to give the community a better understanding of what the zoning amendment entails.”
In addition to the public information meeting a special Council meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, November 24, at 7 pm. This Community Centre meeting will be a public hearing at which all people who believe their interest is affected by the proposed zoning changes “shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard, or to present written submissions,” he said.
Citizens who want their submissions available to Council members in advance as part of the Public Hearing agenda package, should deliver their written submissions by Canada Post to the Administration Department, 216 Mackenzie Ave., P.O. Box 170, Revelstoke, B.C. V0E 2S0, by hand to the Administration Department office on the scond floor of City Hall or b e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org before 12noon on Tuesday, November 24. All submissions received will be published on the City of Revelstoke website, with other associated information.
No further submissions can be considered by Council after the conclusion of the Public Hearing on November 24.