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NOTICE: Council – September 16, 2019 – Livingston Avenue Extension

The Region will be presenting as a delegation at tonight’s Council meeting on the proposed Livingston Avenue Extension, as part of the Regional Official Plan Amendment 13 (ROPA 13).

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REMINDER: Livingston Avenue Extension/Woodlot Meeting May 28, 2019

Just a quick reminder that the Public Information Centre/Meeting/Workshop on the Environmental Assessment for the Livingston Avenue Extension will be held on Tuesday (May 28th), starting at 6:15PM at the Casablanca Winery Inn.

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Notice: EA Updates – Casablanca PIC 2 & Livingston Ave. Extension

The Region has just sent out a update notice in regards to the two Environment Assessments (EA) it is undertaking in Grimsby.  While the first Public Information Centre (PIC) was held last year and covered both EAs, they have now been split.

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Casablanca Environmental Assessment PIC 2 – Postponed

The second Public Information Centre (PIC) for Casablanca Boulevard and GO Station Access that was scheduled to be held on November 28, 2018 has been postponed until sometime in the New Year.

We will bring you the updated date once it has been set.

Casablanca Stakeholder Workshop + Casablanca & Livingston Ave EAs PIC #2

The Region sent out a letter to residents along Casablanca announcing a “Stakeholder Workshop” will be held on September 27, 2018 at Southward Park Community Centre in regards to the Casablanca Environmental Assessment (EA).  While the letter was sent to those on Casablanca Boulveard, if you have an interest or simply live in the West End of Grimsby, you should attend.

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Guest Column: 14 Lanes Are Enough

We are going to hand over the reins of this post to Bruce Mackenzie, a local and noted naturalist who has championed conservation of natural resources both here in Grimsby and around the province.  You might recognize his name as part of Hawkwatch, saving the Biggar Lagoons bird habitat or his dedication to preserving the woodlot.

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Casablanca & Livingston Extension (Woodlot) EA Public Information Event (June 20th)

There will be a Public Information Centre on the Casablanca and Livingston Environmental Assessments (EAs) being conducted by the Region.

The PIC will be open tonight (June 20th) from 5PM to 8PM at the Casablanca Winery Inn with a presentation at 6PM.

The EA on the Livingston Avenue Extension has been a controversial topic as it will examine whether to plow through the Greenbelt and Irish Woodlot with a road that most see as unnecessary.

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Notes: Council – May 7, 2018, Planning & Development – May 8, 2018

We’ve got a double-feature with today’s post covering both the May 7 and May 8 Council and P&D meetings, respectively.

Monday, May 7 – Council Notes

Agenda: https://grimsby.civicweb.net/filepro/documents?expanded=543,90113&preview=93958

Minutes: https://grimsby.civicweb.net/filepro/documents?expanded=1127,1965,90198,90105&preview=94104

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Notes: Public Works Committee/Save The Woodlot – August 16, 2017

It was standing room only at the August 16th Public Works Committee meeting, literally…. the Chambers did not have enough seats, so many stood in the doorway throughout the proceedings.  A “tip of the hat” definitely goes to all those residents who attended and show their support for saving the Irish Woodlot.

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