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Bye, Bye UCB, Bye, Bye Linley Valley et al.: Ron Bolin: April 17, 2014 In 1994 Council received a report entitled “Managing Blocks of Vacant Land”. This report provided options for reviewing development applications within the Linley Valley (then known as the North Nanaimo Planning Reserve) and the vacant blocks of land in the City. In 1996...
Nanaimo: The Zoo City?: April 1, 2014 This Report just in from David Brown who notes that it is:  “Reprinted with the permission of the Nanaimo Tribune. Never say that this Blog does not print GOOD NEWS STORIES!” Councillor Branson is excited that the new position of Manager of Endothermic Relationships has now been fil...
Beware: We are about to be Governanced: Ron Bolin: March 28, 2014 With the minimal allowable notice, the following agenda for a meeting at 9am yesterday to “receive a presentation regarding proposed revisions to Council’s Procedure Bylaw”, was announced on the City’s web site. See: http://www.nanaimo.ca/assets/Departments/Legislative~S...
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Industrial zoning loopholes for Duke Point incinerator: After 64 years the industrial zoning bylaw in Nanaimo has developed some strange holes. The ‘condition of use’ clause is missing in Nanaimo’s industrial zoning bylaw which affects the Duke Point garbage incinerator site. No restrictions on industrial activity at Duke Point At the last council mee...
Outrage over unsafe, unuseable, empty schools in SD68: When SD68 trustees voted to create Cedar Elementary on June 26, 2013, it was proposed to be a 475 student mega elementary with an arts focused, small learning communities model. In review:  “The new school will be the envy of the District and the entire Island and peoples in Cedar will be excit...
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SECA GENERAL MEETING MINUTES APR. 2/2014: In absence of D. Hardie (Chair) meeting chaired by C. LoScerbo (Vice-Chair). AGENDA Introductions Finance RCMP Update Car Co-Op Presentation Personal Statements/SECA Positions Princess Royal Sale Great Neighborhood Competition – SECA Nomination Constitution Traffic Light Festival of Banners SECA...
Multicultural Speaker Series – Wednesdays in April: Good day, Please forgive this intrusion, I am shamelessly promoting a very interesting project that Social Planning is doing with the Multicultural Society and Vancouver Island University; a series of guest speakers from around the world talking about their country of origin.  Starting next Wedne...
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Is Annex Unsafe? Mr. Holmes Seems Confused!: The above screen grab for the local Daily quotes assistant city manager Mr. Doug Holmes as saying the old annex could not accurately be characterized as unsafe.This statement would seem to contradict a press release issued over his name issued May 2, 2011. This press release states:"The exisitng ...
Nanaimo Mayor John Ruttan - Wrong Invformation?: Daily News April 30, 2012 Thought Annex In PerilWith Even 'Slightest Shake'?Mayor Ruttan is quoted in this article by Daily scribe Tamara Cunningham;Mayor John Ruttan said there is risk and concern associated with the old annex, which is expected to crumble "with even the slightest quake." Thi...
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Duke Point Cannabis Facility In Production: $10 Million Facility Starts Shipping April 28 SEATTLE, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Privateer Holdings' Canadian subsidiary, Tilray, announced the opening of their secure facility in Nanaimo, British Columbia, that has over 60,000 square feet of growing space and will produce more than 9,...
Nanaimo Hoteliers Approve 2% Tax: Tax To Benefit Tourist AttractionsAllowing the industry to direct how the tax would be spent has seen an 80% approval of the new tax by the Nanaimo Hospitality Association hotel members.The tax is estimated to generate between $350,000 - $400,000 with 45% being used to develop the Snuneymuxw Firs...
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Tenerife Tours and Vacations: Few holiday destinations in Europe match Tenerife for the variety of water activities available at such a reasonable price.
Top 10 Free Attractions of Nanaimo: The top 10 free attractions of Nanaimo, BC, showcase the city’s environment and culture.
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Extreme Tardiness: Been quite a while since posting but do have many more posts to come.Been busy with work and attending council meetings; here is an example : ·      View 13(a) and then my question during question period. T'is a shame that there is no code of conduct for Mayor & Council and that even with R...
Strategic Plan Finale: Not a huge document by any means but the city will also have all of the info gathered, surveys, comments etc., if you are interested in seeing it.During the upcoming discussions of the 2013/14 budget the city will try and put some costs towards implementation, ought to be amusing. Disappointed th...
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Results: We’ll try to find and post the results from different polls, but for now, here are the overall results posted on the city’s website. Congratulations to all successful candidates.  
Good Information: Excellent information on this site.  The questions are well-thought out and posed to all levels of leadership: mayor, council, and school board.   It’s difficult to read….just hit the button at the bottom to increase the copy size.  But well worth the time. http://www.electyourfuture.com/  
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Nanaimo City Council 2011- 2014:

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