In the upcoming month there are three meetings occurring that may be of interest to you as they may have an impact locally.

On March 31, 2015 there is a City Public Meeting pertaining to the proposed amendments to the Rural Hamilton Official Plan and Hamilton Zoning By-law No. 05-200 to implement Draft Rural Zoning.

From April 7 to April 9, 2015, the City is hosting Consultation Greenbelt Sessions which are being held to collect feedback on four plans that the Province is currently reviewing.

And finally, the Province is having a Regional Town Hall Greenbelt Meeting on April 16, 2015 to get public input on the provincial plans.

City residents are invited to have their say on these changes that can have a local impact. Please see below information and dates for the meetings:

Public Meeting pertaining to the proposed amendments to the Rural Hamilton Official Plan and Hamilton Zoning By-law No. 05-200 to implement the Draft Rural Zoning.
What: The purpose of this public meeting is for Planning Committee to receive public comments, as required by the Planning Act, on the Draft Rural Zones and Official Plan Changes. The Planning Committee will not be making a decision at this meeting.
When: Tuesday March 31, 2015

2:00pm to 5:00pm
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall
71 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON
How to Register as a delegation or provide comments: Written Comments: If you wish to submit comments for inclusion in the Agenda for the Meeting, please contact Ida Bedioui
Presentation: Anyone interested in making a presentation is asked to pre-register as a delegation by no later than 12:00 noon on March 30, 2015 by contacting Ida Bedioui
Contact: Ida Bedioui, Legislative Co-ordinator, City Clerks Office
1st Floor, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8P 4Y5
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 4605 Email: Ida.Bedioui@hamilton.ca

City Consultation Sessions
The City is running a series of consultation sessions across the city to engage the public and collect feedback on four plans that the Province of Ontario is currently reviewing that relate to land use and growth:
What: The Province is undertaking a coordinated review of the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Greenbelt Plan, Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan and the Niagara Escarpment Plan.
In response, City of Hamilton staff will be undertaking public consultations to obtain land owner, resident and business input on the provincial plans that impact Hamilton, specifically:
• The Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe;
• The Greenbelt Plan; and,
• The Niagara Escarpment Plan
When: Tuesday, April 7, 2015

1:00pm – 4:00pm – Liuna Station
6:00pm – 9:00pm – Winona Vine Estates

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

1:00pm – 4:00pm – Rockton Fairgrounds

Thursday, April 9, 2015

6:00pm – 9:00pm – Ancaster Fairgrounds

Session Registration: To properly accommodate all attendees, the public and media are asked to register online or call (905) 546-2424 ext. 2634.

Contact: Sarah Cellini, Planning and Economic Development Department
City of Hamilton, Phone: (905) 546-2424 ext. 2634
Email: Sarah.Cellini@hamilton.ca

Ontario Province’s Regional Town Hall Meeting
What: Regional Town Hall Meeting to seek public input on the provincial plans. For more information about the Province’s Regional Town Hall Meetings and how to get involved in the Province’s consultations, please visit: www.ontario.ca/landuseplanningreview

When: Thursday April 16, 2015

6:00pm to 9:00pm at Hamilton Convention Centre

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