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Moody Centre TOD area plan update.

By Mike Clay / November 28, 2017 /

Public Hearing on Moody Centre Transit Station area Development .   Nov 28,2017 We hosted a public hearing tonight on the OCP amendments for the Moody Centre Transit Station area, laying the ground work for what form of development we wish to see around the station in the future. This area is an area that has…

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When is density not enough ??

By Mike Clay / September 19, 2017 /

So last night and into the wee hours of this morning I attended Coquitlam Council for a public hearing.  The public hearing was to consider a zoning amendment for 810 McIntosh Street and 811 Kelvin Street, from RS1 to RS3.  RS3 has a minimum parcel size of 6000 sq feet, where RS1 has a minimum…

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Finally ? A rental development coming to Port Moody ??

By Mike Clay / September 6, 2017 /

Last night at the Community Planning Advisory Committee we reviewed an application from developer Woodbridge Homes for a 142 unit rental apartment building on St Johns Street.  The site is the real estate (former Westminster CU office) office east of the Dairy Queen at Moray Street. The site measures 36,000 square feet, and has a…

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Port Moody – Summer Fun 2017 !

By Mike Clay / June 12, 2017 /

Wow – a long winter and we jump into summer and look at that calendar — Its JUNE already !! There is so much going on throughout the summer in Port Moody, i hope you can mark your calendars and get out to at least SOME of these amazing activities and events: Check the City…

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Port Moody on Metro Vancouver Close Up

By Mike Clay / March 25, 2017 /

Metro Vancouver features Port Moody, looking at land use and growth strategies and how we balance our past with our future. Click the photo, or click HERE to view.  

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Flavelle Oceanfront Development

By Mike Clay / March 25, 2017 /

After operating for the past 100 years or so as a sawmill, the owners of Flavelle Sawmill are looking towards the future with a proposal to redevelop the site from an industrial site to a mixed use residential and economic zone.  I’ve chosen the word ‘economic zone’ because the traditional choice between residential and industrial…

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Inlet Soccer Field – upgrade and redevelopment

By Mike Clay / March 9, 2016 /

Update March 9,2016 There has been some activity of late on the Inlet Soccer Field redevelopment so I’m updating this page with the new information. In January, the funding issue for the field was discussed at Finance Committee, where I made a motion that we direct some funding to the project, and ‘get it on…

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900 Clarke, Mountainview Co-Op fire

By Mike Clay / October 8, 2015 /

Today we had a terrible fire in Port Moody, in the 900 block of Clarke – the Mountainview Co-Op, a large apartment complex at the top of Clarke Hill.  This has been an absolutely devastating day for many of the residents who have lost their homes, some of lost their pets, many have lost a lot of very important…

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Evergreen Line – Sinkholes and Tunnel Boring

By Mike Clay / January 14, 2015 /

Just returned from the Evergreen Line Project Office where they were hosting an information meeting regarding the tunnel boring machine and the recent sink holes that have happened in College Park. A few weeks back, the first sink hole happened at Chateau Place, and last week, a second sink hole occurred just off Cecile Drive.…

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Setting the record straight – the truth campaign :)

By Mike Clay / November 12, 2014 /

I understand that campaigns are often misleading.  I wish they weren’t, but, there are people who want to create fear and division – particularly when they are running in a City where the vast majority of residents are happy with the way things are going. The political playbook tells you that you need to convince…

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