At the regular meeting of Gibsons Town Council on Tuesday, October 16, Mayor Rowe and all four councillors unanimously agreed to an amendment to the Gospel Rock Neighourhood Plan (GRNP) which will disallow any waterfront development, and change the designation of the waterfront to "greenspace".
First the good news. My film [This Living Earth At Gospel Rock] has been viewed now in 20 countries. Feed back has been wonderful, and very positive.
The time is now. The Gospel Rock Neighbourhood Plan (GRNP) Public Hearing is to be held on Thursday, October 11, 2012, at 6 p.m. in the Elphinstone High School gymnasium.
By all accounts, the premiere of the film "For the Love of Gospel Rock" was a resounding success. Presented by the Green Film Series as a fundraiser for the Friends of Gospel Rock and the film production costs, director Lorretta Macklam received a standing ovation at the sold out event. She shared the stage with videographer Veronica Alice.
Gibsons council defeated a motion by Councillor Dan Bouman to include protection of the waterfront in the Gospel Rock Neighbourhood Plan Draft 4.2 at their meeting on July 17, 2012.
Suzanne Senger reports on the Gibsons Landing Harbour Plan in a four-part series -- this is Part Four.
To be clear, this is a critique. Former Town of Gibsons municipal planner Chris Marshall always told the citizens of Gibsons that community input and critique “help to raise the bar” for development in Gibsons.
Suzanne Senger reports on the Gibsons Landing Harbour Plan in a four-part series -- this is Part Three. After the visioning process for the Harbour Area plan, Gibsons citizens appeared to be comfortable and confident that they had been heard and understood. Most people were unaware that the water had been dropped from the plan between the public visioning process and PHASE TWO, with noteworthy consequences.
Suzanne Senger reports on the Gibsons Landing Harbour Plan in a four-part series -- this is Part Two.
The Town of Gibsons has spent a great deal of time and money planning the Gibsons Landing Harbour area over the years, so when they realized the need for a definitive harbour plan in 2009, much of the work had already been done.