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Notes: Special Council – August 27, 2020 – Century Condos

It was a rather long “Special Meeting” on Thursday evening where Council took up the matter of the proposed Century Condos downtown. It’s been a long r̶o̶a̶d̶ laneway since this development was first made public in 2018.

With Council not satisfied with what was brought forth at the August 17th regular meeting, it was sent back for more deliberations between the Town’s Planners and the developer, and presumably their legal teams. Thursday night saw a revised proposal that cut a few units from the last proposal and did some shuffling around to change parking numbers.

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Ontario Government Proposes Changes to the OMB

Queen’s Park is looking to pass major changes to the Ontario Municipal Board  and have them in place by 2018.  The Ontario government says these changes will be “giving communities a stronger voice and ensuring people have access to faster, fairer and more affordable hearings”.  Hearings would be conducted by a new Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT).

Among  some of the proposed amendments are:

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