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April 26, 2010

Reduction of greenhouse gas emmissions…

Filed under: Governance and Legal — Jocko @ 7:00 pm

The following is from the Islands Trust:

ISLANDS TRUST NORTH PENDER ISLAND LOCAL TRUST COMMITTEE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE is hereby given that the North Pender Island Local Trust Committee will hold a public hearing within a Local Trust Committee Business Meeting on:

Proposed Bylaw No. 182 – cited as “North Pender Island Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 171, 2007, Amendment No. 1, 2010”

for the purpose of allowing the public to make representations to the Local Trust Committee respecting matters contained in the proposed bylaw at 9.:45 a.m., Thursday, April 29, 2010, at Pender Island Community Hall, 4418 Bedwell Harbour Road, North Pender Island, BC.

At the public hearing all persons who believe that their interest in property is affected by the proposed bylaw shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the proposed bylaw.

Proposed Bylaw No. 182 – cited as “North Pender Island Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 171, 2007, Amendment No. 1, 2010”

In general terms, the purpose of Proposed Bylaw No. 182 is to meet the requirements of Bill 27 (Local Government (Green Communities) Statutes Amendments Act) by amending the North Pender Island Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 171, 2007 to include a target, policies and actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The proposed amendments would include a target of a 33% reduction in emissions, consistent with the provincial target, and new policies and amendments to existing OCP policies that would support reductions in greenhouse gas emissions within the local trust area.

A copy of the proposed bylaw and any background material that may be considered by the Trust Committee in respect of the proposed bylaw may be inspected at the Islands Trust Office, #200 – 1627 Fort Street, Victoria, B.C. between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, inclusive, excluding statutory holidays, commencing April 14, 2010 and up to and including April 28, 2010.

For the convenience of the public only, and not to satisfy Section 892(2) (e) of the Local Government Act, additional copies of the proposed bylaw may be inspected at various Notice Boards on North Pender Island, B.C., commencing April 14, 2010.

The proposed bylaw can also be viewed on the internet at www.islandstrust.bc.ca and selecting www.islandstrust.bc.ca/ltc/np/bylaws.cfm or downloaded here:  proposedbylaw182.pdf

Written submissions may be delivered to:

1.    The office of the Islands Trust by mail at #200 – 1627 Fort Street, Victoria, B.C. V8R 1H8, by Fax (250) 405-5155 or can be sent on-line by going to the Islands Trust Website at the following URL:

www.islandstrust.bc.ca/ltc/np/meetings.cfm

and completing the “Public Hearing, April 29, 2010, Submission Form”, prior to 4:30 p.m., April 28, 2010;

2.    After 4:30 p.m., April 28, 2010 to the Trust Committee at the Public Hearing at 9:45 a.m., April 29, 2010.

The public is asked to send any electronic response by using the on-line public hearing submission form. The Islands Trust does not guarantee that any email submission will be received by the North Pender Island Local Trust Committee. Reasonable efforts will be made to provide email submissions, if they are opened and received, to the North Pender Island Local Trust Committee for consideration, but the public should not rely on email as a means of providing a written submission.

Written comments made in response to this notice will also be available for public review.

Inquiries regarding the proposed bylaw may be directed to the Islands Trust Office, Robert Kojima, Planner, at (250) 405-5159 or, for Toll Free access, request a transfer via Enquiry BC: In Vancouver 660-2421 and elsewhere in BC 1-800-663-7867.

NO REPRESENTATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED BY THE NORTH PENDER ISLAND LOCAL TRUST COMMITTEE AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC HEARING.

Italicized emphasis by Jocko, moderator, PenderBlog

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