At the June 11 2018 Regular Council meeting, elected officials considered (and agreed on) holding a second open hearing for the development at 7004 Maple Park Terrace & 7002 Brailsford Place.
An initial public hearing on May 28th, 2018 resulted in a failed third reading. At Monday’s meeting, Council agreed to reconsider third reading. There was some (significant) confusion on a few matters, including road bollards and the sewer. During the first public hearing, there was discussion on sewers, but no motion to amend the original motion was ever made. Some Councillors thought they were voting on an amended motion, but that was not the case.
The motion for third reading failed on a tie vote (three for, three against) at the May 28th hearing.
Members of the public whose input has been previously submitted will not need to resubmit that information, that information will be considered. A staff report will be required to come forward. The public will be once again invited to speak to the rezoning request.
A second public hearing receiving unanimous consent from Council, and it will be scheduled for July
23rd. UPDATED: The public hearing has been rescheduled to July 24th.
The rezoning was a request for a lower density. The rezoning would reduce the current density from a maximum of approximately 448 residential units (mixture of multi residential and single family residential) to a maximum of approximately 157 residential lots (single family and duplex form).
The purpose of public hearing was to consider rezoning 7044 Maple Park Terrace from Spiritwood Estates Comprehensive Development Zone (CD9) to Small Lot Residential Zone (R3), and to rezone 7002 Brailsford Place from Rural Residential (RU4) to Small Lot Residential (R3). The amendment was proposed for the remaining lands currently included in the existing ViewPointe Estates project, with the addition of 7002 Brailsford into the development plan for a total of approximately 18.4 hectares. As a contribution to the Affordable Housing funding, the developer was offering $1,000 per lot (double the current minimum requirement).
Present at the June 11 meeting were, Mayor Maja Tait and Councillors Ebony Logins, Kevin Pearson, Brenda Parkinson, Bev Berger, and Kerrie Reay; Rick Kasper was absent.
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