A general meeting of the Main Street
District Business Improvement Area Board of Management was held on Tuesday, January
21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in Hall # 2, Community Centre and Lions Hall at 200 Doug
Members Nancy Barnard
Jackie Playter, Chair
Kallio, Economic Development Officer
D. Ruggle, Senior Planner – Community Planning
L. Traviss, Senior Planner – Development
L. Moor, Council/Committee Coordinator
The meeting was called to order at 7:30 p.m.
Jackie Playter in the Chair.
The Chair welcomed all those in attendance and advised
that the purpose of this meeting is only to receive information from Town staff
regarding Construction Management Plans. She introduced Mayor Van Bynen and
Councillor Sponga who provided opening remarks.
Councillor Sponga introduced Councillor Hempen.
DISTRICT BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA BOARD OF MANAGEMENT GENERAL MEETING MINUTES –
JANUARY 21, 2014 – ITEM 1
CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT PLANS
Mr. Dave Ruggle, Senior Planner – Community
Planning and Ms. Linda Traviss, Senior Planner – Development addressed those
present regarding construction management plans associated with the properties
known as 180 Main Street South and 497 Timothy Street.
The Senior Planner – Community Planning advised
that the Statutory Public Meeting to deal with the development application for
the property known as 180 Main Street South is scheduled for February 3, 2014
beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 395 Mulock Drive, Newmarket.
The Senior Planner – Development outlined
some details associated with Site Plan Review Committee agreements and the execution
of same by developers. Questions were posed from the audience regarding
potential penalties if details in agreements are not respected. The Senior
Planner – Development advised that the Town does have a method of checks and
balances in place to ensure that contractors adhere to the terms of the
Discussion ensued regarding parking issues
on Main Street and a mitigation plan for Main Street, should construction take
place on the above noted properties.
Councillor Sponga advised that the Parking
Review Task Force had addressed parking solutions when the Riverwalk Commons
area was being created and should the construction take place on the Main
Street and Timothy Street properties, that similar matters would be addressed
by the Parking Review Task Force.
Further discussion ensued regarding a
construction traffic strategy for the surrounding streets of Main Street,
Botsford Street, Park Avenue and Church Street.
The Chair thanked everyone for attending.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned
at 9:08 p.m.