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Notice of Virtual/Electronic Public Meeting – Proposed Community Improvement

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Carleton Place will hold a virtual/electronic public meeting on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022, at 7:15 p.m. to consider a proposed Community Improvement Plan pursuant to the provisions of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990.  Please see below for information on how to provide comments or participate in the virtual/electronic public meeting.

The Community Improvement Plan has been prepared by Dillon Consulting Limited and is proposed to be Town-wide (see Key Map below for location). The purpose of the proposed Community Improvement Plan is to help stimulate affordable housing development, downtown revitalization, and brownfield redevelopment. The proposed Community Improvement Plan includes policies and programs to incentivize this type of development.

ANY PERSON may attend the virtual public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed Community Improvement Plan. 

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Corporation of the Town of Carleton Place before the Community Improvement is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Carleton Place to the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT).

How to Provide Comments or Participate in an Electronic Public Meeting 

Due to the COVID-19 declared emergency, Public Meetings are being held virtually through electronic means and live-streamed on the Town’s website. Any person who wishes to make oral submissions during the electronic Public Meeting must register as a delegate. To register as a delegate, persons may provide their contact information (name, address, email, and phone number) to the Town Clerk by 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 22nd, 2022.  Registered delegates will receive the necessary log-in details to the meeting. By registering as a delegate, persons are consenting to their image, voice, and comments being recorded and available for public viewing on the Town’s website. Written submissions may also be provided to the Clerk by 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 22nd, 2022.

If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Carleton Place on the proposed Community Improvement Plan, you must make a written request to the Corporation of the Town of Carleton Place, c/o Stacey Blair, Clerk, at the mailing address noted below. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION and any associated reports/documents relating to this matter are available for review during regular office hours at Town Hall on Bridge Street on the Town’s website at www.carletonplace.ca.

The Public Meeting Agenda regarding this application will be available on the Town’s website by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 18th, 2022.