District Update #93

  • Why Do You Vote? #halifaxvotesbecause Contest
  • Creighton St Street Painting Event
  • 2016 Halifax Walk for World Suicide Prevention Day
  • Fringe Festival
  • Italian Weekend
  • Halifax and West Community Council Meeting: Bilby and Isleville
  • HRSB Recommendations for North End Schools
  • Affordable Housing Targets Framework and Density Bonusing
  • Quinfest
  • Newcomers Community BBQ
  • Parker St Food & Furniture Bank Fundraiser: Hali-Ditarod
  • Walk for Team Danica: A Walk and Rally to Fight Childhood Cancer
  • Fundraiser for the North End Services Canteen Event for the Woman on the Waterfront Project
  • Municipal and School Board Election Advance Internet and Telephone Voting
  • Share Thanksgiving Event Registration Deadline
  • Municipal and School Board Election Advance Polls (In Person Voting)
  • Municipal and School Board Election Day

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District Update #92

A quick update on agenda items that Regional Council will be considering on Tuesday Sept 6. For the full agenda please go to: http://www.halifax.ca/council/agendasc/160906rc-agenda.php

Blue Mountain/Birch Cove Lakes Staff Report and Recommendation
Currently there is a motion on the floor of Council from Councillor Reg Rankin. Staff have reviewed the public responses to the Facilitator’s Report and have provided a report and recommendation at council’s request. The staff recommendation reflects the direction of the responses that I have heard from residents on the future direction for the park. Here is the link to the staff report: http://www.halifax.ca/council/agendasc/documents/160906ca1411.pdf
The link to Councillor Rankin’s motion: http://www.halifax.ca/council/agendasc/documents/160906ca91.pdf

Redevelopment Proposals at Quinpool and Robie
Staff report and recommendation for 2 redevelopment proposals at the corner of Quinpool and Robie – the ARMCO building and the former Cruikshanks site. Staff are recommending that only one site go forward for further planning consideration – the ARMCO site – at this time. The proposal submitted by the developer for this site is being considered with a staff recommendation that the height of the building to not exceed 20 stories. For further details:

Interim Development Controls
Staff report and recommendation for Regional Council to request from the Province amend Halifax’s Charter to enable the municipality to use interim development controls. For information on the request go to:

Request for Support for Parking Lot Reconstruction at Chebucto Playground Area

District Update #91

  • Community Design Advisory Committee Meeting: Centre Plan Update
  • Mulgrave Park Days
  • Mobile Food Market
  • Halifax Explosion Community Grants Program Information Meeting
  • North and Oxford Redevelopment Developer Community Meeting
  • School Options Committee Report to HRSB for North End Schools
  • Fringe Festival
  • Regional Council Meeting:  Blue Mountain/Birch Cove Regional Park & Development Inititation Reports
  • North End Roundtable
  • Neighbourhood Watch Meeting
  • North by Night Market
  • Italian Weekend
  • United Not Isolated Gottingen St Community Event
  • HRSB Recommendations for North End Schools
  • Quinfest
  • Newcomers Community BBQ

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