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Community Development Update

The Greater Hidden Hills Community Development Corporation will hold its monthly board meeting at 10 a.m. July 26. Promptly at 11, we will hear an update from APD Solutions on its plans for Panola Slope, the townhome development on Covington Highway near Young Road. 477 more words

What is adequate community consultation when it comes to major planning decisions?

The rezoning proposal in Drouin (C108) being decided by the council next week is a great example of planning on the run and should be reconsidered. 486 more words

Victorian State Election

Neighbors upset after school’s expansion, renovation

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Homeowners in an upscale Virginia Beach neighborhood are upset after the expansion and renovation of Great Neck Middle School.

Construction finished years ago, but homeowners say the expanded school is 100 feet closer to their homes than the plans for the project had indicated. 211 more words

Local News

School Zoning, Risk and Rent-Seeking

Perhaps the single most shameful policy of the New Zealand government is the school zoning system. This system means that when state schools are over-subscribed preferential access is given to those living within a certain geographical zone, who are guaranteed access, with those outside having to ballot for positions. 697 more words

Berkley City Council Rejects Rezoning Of Restaurant Which Would Tear Down Homes

BERKLEY (WWJ) — Due to popular demand, one Berkley restaurant on Woodward Avenue is looking to expand and offer more parking for its patrons. But residents on Oxford Street have opposed the idea right from the beginning. 259 more words


Liquor Store-some improvements

We made some progress on the liquor store expansion issue.

Three members of the Greater Hidden Hills Community Development Corporation attended a meeting July 17 with the owner of the liquor store, Tony Nguyen; the shopping center owner, Ricky Sharma; and the store’s engineer, George Awuku on July 17. 327 more words

Port Moody town hall on house size and height, July 15, 2014

“Port Moody town hall meeting: Let’s discuss house size and height in Port Moody” — July 15, 2014

The town hall meeting had a very good turnout and people from several areas of the city spoke. 556 more words