Month: June 2022

Broadway Plan APPROVED by Vancouver City Council 7 to 4

After 6 scheduled meetings, hours and hours of heated debate and 27 amendments, the Broadway Plan has been approved 7 to 4. Councilors Hardwick, De Genova, Swanson and Weibe voted in opposition.  Notable proposed amendments from today’s meeting include: -Requests for studies regarding rate of change, rents and rental development -Studies to further explore “tower in …

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6th and Possibly Last Hearing on Broadway Plan Scheduled for Tomorrow (22nd) at 9:30

After years of planning, consultation, delays and discussion, the Broadway Plan is set for a 6th day of presentations to Vancouver City Council which will take place tomorrow (June 22) at 9:30am. With several more proposed amendments to follow, Mayor and Council will likely decide on the most pivotal ruling of this civic election cycle, …

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Broadway Plan Presentation to City Council Set to Reconvene on June 22

Vancouver City Council met for the 5th time yesterday in consideration of the Broadway Plan. Council and Mayor added a 3rd and 4th round of questions for staff which was followed by a series of proposed amendments and debate. Key among the proposed amendments were: -A review of public parks and public space to be …

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Speaker List Closed – Broadway Plan Presentation to Reconvene on June 9th at 3:00pm

After 4 days of scheduled Public Hearings, several presentations and hundreds of speakers, the speaker’s list is now closed for the Broadway Plan. Yesterday’s meeting finished with Planning Staff’s closing remarks (link below): https://council.vancouver.ca/20220518/documents/pspc1staffclosingremarks.pdf The closing remarks sought to dispel many of the public’s misconceptions about the Plan and it’s process. Despite what many speakers …

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