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Notes: Feb 13th Planning, Notice: Feb 20th Council Agenda

February 13 – Planning & Development Committee Meeting – Notes

GO Train Station Secondary Plan

Another great turnout by local residents resulted in a full Council Chamber for the GO Train Station Secondary Plan final report.

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NTW Article: GO Station Secondary Plan

Following up on our post here from December on Grimsby’s GO Station Secondary Plan public meeting, Niagara This Week recently published an  in-depth article on the plan and the discussion surrounding it.

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In Case You Missed It: GO/Metrolinx – December 2017

If you are not on Metrolinx mailing list, you missed a recent update they sent out in regards to the GO Niagara Extension.  We have posted a copy of that newsletter for you below so you can get up to speed with all the happenings on the GO Niagara Extension.

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Notes: Finance & Admin, Planning & Development – December 11 & 12, 2017

This past week Town Hall had quite a full schedule with several end-of-year meetings.  If you were too busy buying gifts or are already celebrating the holiday season, we have the meetings notes for you.

We apologize for a long-ish post, but we have done our best to trim things down without disposing of the interesting information.

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Notes: Council – November 20, 2017 & Metrolinx Public Meetings November 21, 2017

It definitely feels like an election is in the air as some interesting momentum followed the two delegations that presented at Council on November 20.  We’ve captured below the local transit discussion as well as the Metrolinx Grimsby GO Public Information Centre held on November 21.

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Notice: Metrolinx/GO Open House – November 21, 2017

Metrolinx will be rolling into town and presenting their plans for GO transit in Grimsby to the community on Tuesday, November 21 starting at 6:00 pm at Southward Park on Mud Street.

Come and ask your questions!

Notes: Council – November 6, 2017

Another Council meeting has come and gone and as usual we have the notes for you.  In short, money changed hands and Metrolinx surprised most aldermen with their presentation at Monday’s Council meeting.

The agenda can be found at: https://grimsby.civicweb.net/filepro/documents?expanded=542,543,79798&preview=88267

Here are our highlights of the evening:

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Notice: Council Meeting – November 6, 2017

Although it’s the weekend… it’s cold out, so no better time than ever to dig into the agenda for Monday’s Council Meeting. A few interesting items, so without further ado, lets take a run through it.

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What’s Up In The Neighbourhood… Not Just a GO Station!

The Region is hosting a drop-in, poster board public meeting at Town Hall tonight, October 23 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm to answer questions on the draft Secondary Plan and proposed development around the Casablanca GO station.

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GO Transit Secondary Plan – Town Hall PIC October 23, 2017

The Region is holding a Grimsby GO Transit Station Secondary Plan public information centre at Town Hall on October 23rd from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM.

This is your opportunity to let the Region and Town know what you think of the future plans for the Casablanca neighbourhood.  This will be a drop-in event with poster boards.

You can read more about the Plan here:  http://www.grimsby.ca/News-Notices/grimsby-go-transit-station-secondary-plan.html

What if the political wind changes and the GO gets “delayed”?

Read more at this NTW article:  https://www.niagarathisweek.com/opinion-story/7539145-culic-go-train-meddling-reveals-the-problem-with-provincial-politics/ 

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