Neighbourhood Action Committee

We are a volunteer organization working to make our neighbourhood a better place to live, work and operate a business.  We work on getting and providing neighbourhood input on local traffic safety and calming, land use planning and development, City initiatives, and public art and celebrations.  You are welcome to come and listen, or join in the fun!

We meet on the first non-holiday Monday each month except July and August.   Our next meeting is:

Monday, March 2nd  7:00 PM -  901 Kings Rd in the Youth Centre - enter by the double glass doors on the east end (left side) of the Community Centre 

Child minding is available. 

Agenda

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Approval of Agenda (Chair)
3. Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes (Chair)
4. Guest Speaker: City of Victoria: Missing Middle Housing Presentation, City of Victoria planning staff

Here is The City of Victoria Victoria Housing Strategy and link to the Missing Middle Housing Initiative.

From November Council Report: The 2019-2021 Strategic Plan, includes the following actions, listed under "Strategic Objective #3: Affordable Housing,"

a. Undertake a citywide planning exercise to identify suitable locations for townhouses and houseplexes (2019)

b. Support houseplexes as a form of multi-unit housing that provide a sensitive transition within neighbourhoods (2019)

c. Support more family housing including townhouses and rowhouses (2019)

d. Support new ground-oriented housing forms and lock-off suites (2019)

e. Consider a comprehensive amendment to the Zoning Bylaw to permit all "Missing Middle" housing forms as of right without need for rezoning or development permit. [building on "a." above] (2020)  

5. Potential elimination of community led participation in rezoning (CALUC meetings) March 18th Victoria Community Association Network upcoming discussion

6. Updates from Council Liaison Ben Isitt and Neighbourhood Coordinator Gary Pemberton

7. Updates: Crystal Pool, 950 Kings, Local Area Planning Letter of Intent

8. September change of NAC meeting date to 3rd Monday of the Month

9. Community Check-In - an opportunity for community members to share ideas and concerns (All)

 

Reminder: Become a member of the Downtown Blanshard Advisory Committee

Next NAC meeting: 06 April, 7:00 p.m. 901 Kings Rd

To join the NAC email list and receive neighbourhood updates contact

nag@quadravillagecc.com

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