4:30 a.m., June 27)
invites community input into Cardinal Village develop.m.ent
By Fred Sherwin
of the public are being invited to attend an open house
at Capital City Church this evening to provide their input
into the future Cardinal Village develop.m.ent being built
by Tamarack Homes.
Village is a new community being proposed for the lands
generally located east of Cardinal Creek to Ted Kelly
Lane in the west and south of Highway 174.
337-hectare, 4,000 unit develop.m.ent was first proposed
in 2009 on the premise that the city would expand its
urban boundaries by 850 hectares. When city council voted
against expansion, Tamarack and several other developers
appealed the decision to the Ontario Municipal Board and
won, clearing the way for the future sub-division.
first step to planning that sub-division begins tonight
when memders of the public can provide their input into
the sub-division develop.m.ent process, objectives, background
will use the information provided by the public in the
develop.m.ent of several high level concepts for the new
community which will be unveiled next fall for futher
original concept called for a generous amount of green
space, hundreds of trees and a network of pathways.
representative Ted Phillips says the future develop.m.ent
will likley contain the same natural amenities.
bought the property with the intention to make it a flagship
community and that's still our intention," says Phillips.
"But to do that we need to get the input from the
community as to what they feel the opportunities are.
What are the challenges, and what do they want protected."
meeting is the first step in the Planning Act and Environmental
Assessment Act process which must be followed by the developer.
Official Plan Amendment and Secondary Plan will be prepared
to detail land uses. These plans will be developed in
conjunction with two concurrent and integrated Class Environmental
Assessment Studies / Master Plans: a Transportation Master
Plan will provide for a road and transit network and a
Master Servicing Plan will provide for water, storm drainage
and sanitary services.
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