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NOTICE OF STATUTORY PUBLIC MEETING
DOWNTOWN AND HEALTH AND WELLNESS CLUSTER
PROPOSED COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PLAN

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TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the City of Welland will hold a Public Meeting on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers, Civic Square, 60 East Main Street to consider a proposed Community Improvement Plan (CIP) for the Downtown and Health and Wellness Cluster pursuant to the provisions of the Planning Act.

The proposed CIP is intended to promote revitalization of the Downtown, Health and Wellness Cluster and the King Street Area connecting the Downtown with the Health and Wellness Cluster.  The CIP will apply to the proposed Community Improvement Project Area shown as shaded on the map below.  The proposed CIP includes a Public Realm Improvement Plan as well as a variety of Financial Incentive Programs designed to stimulate private sector investment and building rehabilitation, development and redevelopment within the Community Improvement Project Area.

The proposed CIP including a map illustrating the location of the proposed Community Improvement Project Area to which the CIP will apply will be available for inspection during regular business hours at Welland Civic Square (Planning and Clerks Divisions) and can be viewed on the City's website at www.welland.ca commencing on July 18, 2014.

You are invited to attend the Public Meeting where City Council will consider a By-law to adopt the Downtown and Health and Wellness Community Improvement Plan.  This Meeting represents the formal Public Meeting under the provisions of Section 17 of the Planning Act and is being held to inform you about the Community Improvement Plan and to provide you with an opportunity to comment on the Plan.  Your comments may be provided verbally or as a written submission.  Written comments should be submitted to the General Manager, Integrated Services, City of Welland, 60 East Main Street, Welland, Ontario, L3B 3X4 by July 30, 2014. 

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Welland before the proposed CIP is adopted, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of Welland City Council to the Ontario Municipal Board.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Welland before the proposed CIP is adopted, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.
If you wish to be notified of the adoption of the proposed CIP, or of the refusal to adopt the CIP, you must make a written request to the City of Welland and such request must include the name and address to which such notice should be sent.

For further information please contact Christine Rossetto, Planning Assistant, Integrated Services – Planning Division, at 905-735-1700 ext. 2258 during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

DATED: July 17, 2014.

Janette Loveys Smith
GENERAL MANAGER, Integrated Services

 

 

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION PROCESS
CONCERNING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO
CITY OF WELLAND ZONING BY-LAW 2667

 

  1. FILE NO.  2014-01
    A complete Application has been made by VICTORIA VANDER SCHELDE-PRICE on behalf of CAISSE POPULAIRE WELLAND LIMITEE to rezone Lots 21 and 23, Part Lot 19, Registered Plan 1297, now known as Plan 566, being Part 3 on Plan 59R-7189, Welland for lands at 59 Empire Street from the existing RM4-X10 Zone to a RM4-X10 Zone with Modifications.  The purpose of the Amendment is to permit a total of four (4) additional apartment units in addition to the existing permitted uses.  The RM4-X10 Zone currently permits business offices, a financial institution and associated parking and a maximum of four (4) apartment units on the second floor of the existing building.  The Official Plan designation is MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL.

A Public Information Meeting, to be held by City Staff, has been scheduled for 7:00 P.M., Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the Civic Square, Council Chambers, 60 East Main Street, Welland.

A Statutory Public Hearing in accordance with the requirements of the Planning Act will be held by Council at 7:00 P.M., Monday, August 11, 2014 at the Civic Square, Council Chambers, 60 East Main Street, Welland.

Interested parties are invited to attend this public meeting to express their opinions on the Application.  In addition, interested parties are invited to submit written comments to the undersigned concerning the Application.  All submissions will be presented to City Council.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Welland before the By-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of Welland City Council to the Ontario Municipal Board.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Welland before the By-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

For a copy of the proposed development you may contact Integrated Services - Planning Division, City of Welland, Civic Square, 60 East Main Street, Welland, Ontario, L3B 3X4, phone 905-735-1700, Extension 2251 or fax to 905-735-8772.  Additional information will be available after July 18, 2014.

Dated:      July 3, 2014

Rose Di Felice, M.Pl., M.Sc., MCIP, R.P.P.
Planning Manager
Integrated Services.