The Draft of the Official Community Plan for Port McNeill is ready for resident feedback - Sept 29

Port McNeill, B.C. September 28-29, 2021 - The Town of Port McNeill is seeking feedback for the Official Community Plan (OCP) this plan sets the stage for long, medium and short term goals and actions that will shape the fabric of your community. These plans are needed to shape the community you want to live in. "And so it has been written, so it shall be done."



From the Town of Port McNeill:


We need to hear from you!


September 28th: IGA Pop-up survey

Times: TBD (if you don’t visit the pop up you can fill out the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZMMWQCC )


OPEN HOUSE!

September 29th at the Community Hall - Times: 11am to 3pm & 4pm to 7 pm

The details:

The Town of Port McNeill has a draft Official Community Plan (OCP) and Zoning Bylaw based on what we heard from leadership and the community during the engagement process over the last year and a half.

On September 28th, staff and Council will be outside of the IGA with a survey to discuss key topics and you can enter to win one of two iPads (draw October 5th) at the event. This will be followed up on September 29th with an Open House at the Community Hall.. The open house is an opportunity in a forum where you can review the proposed OCP and Zoning bylaw changes, ask questions, have discussion, and provide your comments.

The OCP is the long-term vision for this community regarding use of land, community facilities, infrastructure, environment, and more. This plan will guide future growth and development in a way that meets the community’s vision:

Port McNeill will continue to provide an atmosphere of well-being. A community that encourages healthy living as is a hometown of choice for families, entrepreneurs, and innovative industry, where people wish to grow and retire. The Town provides an environment and community where people can succeed. This is nurtured through the rural lifestyle, access to nature and a sustainable environment. It is a place that fosters Individual potential and embraces new possibilities. Here we can pursue our dreams for generations to come.

Key topics addressed in the OCP with policies to support the vision, future growth and changes include:

  • Parks and Recreation

  • Culture and Inclusion

  • Beautification and Waterfront Improvements

  • Attainable Housing

  • Building Community and Economic Development

  • Infrastructure Improvements

  • Services, Facilities, and Growth

  • Medical Services

  • Transportation

  • Climate Change and Environment

  • Land Uses - future growth and development,

  • Implementation of the Plan

  • Tools to Implement the Plan

September 28th: IGA Pop-up survey – Times: TBD (if you don’t visit the pop up you can fill out the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZMMWQCC )

September 29th at the Community Hall - Times: 11am to 3pm & 4pm to 7 pm

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