Notice of Completion Application and Virtual Meeting for a Draft Plan of Subdivision D07-20-02

Notice of Completion Application and Virtual Meeting for a Draft Plan of Subdivision Application File Number D07-20-02

Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, s. 51 (19.4)(a), s. 51(20)

As the Province of Ontario declared a State of Emergency and continues to take significant steps to limit the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, the City of Kenora continues to protect the health and safety of the public, Council, and employees while at the same time processing Planning Act applications to ensure services that support community development can continue. Therefore, in accordance with the City of Kenora Terms of Reference and Rules of Order and Procedure for the City of Kenora Planning Advisory Committee, the Planning Advisory Committee will hold a virtual public meeting in accordance with the Planning Act, and orders made under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.

TAKE NOTICE that the City of Kenora has received an application for approval of a proposed Plan of Subdivision for the property located at 661 Ninth Street North, as identified in the Key Map below. The application was deemed complete by the City of Kenora on June 26, 2020 in accordance with Sections 51(19.4)(a) and 51(20) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990.

TAKE NOTICE that the Kenora Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) who hears applications and considers recommendations to Council, will hold a virtual public meeting at the following time and location:

PAC Virtual Meeting
When: Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.(CST)
Location: PAC will be hosting a virtual meeting via Zoom Meeting, which allows for participation by telephone, as well as by computers and mobile devices. Access to the virtual meeting will be available to the public (see details below).  A recording of the meeting can be viewed on Kenora.ca following the meeting.

LOCATION OF THE PROPERTY
The subject lands are a 25.49 hectare parcel generally bordered by Veteran’s Drive to the west, Ninth Street North to the north, Ninth Avenue North to the east, and Fifth Street North to the south. The site is predominantly surrounded by areas designated as Established Area under the City of Kenora Official Plan, being a mix of residential, institutional, recreational and religious uses and small commercial/industrial uses. The CPR corridor is located further to the south, as is the downtown area known as the Harbourtown Centre. The majority of the land immediately to the west of the site (i.e. east of Veteran’s Drive) remains undeveloped.

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL
The proposed Plan of Subdivision is to divide ownership into fifteen (15) proposed lots, creating twelve (12) ML- Light Industrial lots and three (3) R3- Residential – Third Density lots.

Access to the Subject Lands is via Ninth Street North, Ninth Avenue North and Fifth Street North. The proposed internal road system will be private road at 20.0 m wide.

The subject lands will be serviced by municipal sewer and water.

VIRTUAL PUBLIC MEETING: Although in-person Committee meetings have been cancelled, there are several ways in which the general public can provide input on the proposed Plan of Subdivision as follows:

a. Submit comments in writing: Persons wishing to provide comments may submit such comments in writing, by email, to mshaw@kenora.ca or by regular mail to the address below, and quote File Number: D07-20-02. Comments shall be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday July 21, 2020.

b. Register to Speak at the PAC Virtual Meeting: If you wish to speak at the PAC Virtual Public Meeting, you are asked to register by 12:00 p.m. on  July 21, 2020 by email, to mshaw@kenora.ca and quote File Number: D07-20-02. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar by following the link provided through email. Please note that neither a computer, nor a video sharing device, is required to participate in the meeting via Zoom. You may also opt to call in from a cell or landline. A toll-free number will be provided for this purpose. To register by phone please call: 807-467-2059.

NOTES REGARDING YOUR RIGHTS

i. If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, if one is held, or make written submissions to the Secretary-Treasurer of the Planning Advisory Committee in respect of the proposed Plan of Subdivision before the approval authority gives or refuses to give approval to the proposed Plan of Subdivision, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Planning Advisory Committee to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal.

ii. If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, if one is held, or make written submissions the Secretary-Treasurer of the Planning Advisory Committee in respect of the proposed Plan of Subdivision before the approval authority gives or refuses to give approval to the draft plan of subdivision, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

iii. If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Planning Advisory Committee in respect of the proposed Plan of Subdivision, you must make a written request to the Secretary-Treasurer of the Planning Advisory Committee, contact information is provided below. This will also entitle you to be advised on a possible Local Planning Appeal Tribunal hearing.

For more information about this matter, including information about preserving your appeal rights, please contact Melissa Shaw, Secretary-Treasurer and quote File Number: D07-20-02.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION relating to the proposed Plan of Subdivision application is available electronically through the Planning Department, for further information please contact Melissa Shaw, by email, to mshaw@kenora.ca and quote File Number D07-20-02.

Dated at the City of Kenora this 2nd day of July, 2020.

Melissa Shaw, Secretary-Treasurer 60 Fourteenth St. N., 2nd Floor, Kenora, ON, P9N 4M9, Phone: 807-467-2292, Email: mshaw@kenora.ca

Personal information that accompanies a submission will be collected under the authority of the Planning Act and may form part of the public record which may be released to the public.

map location for D07-20-02

Draft plan of subdivision areas outlined in red

 

Regina Avenue and Veterans Drive Intersection Closure July 7, 2020

Public Notice

Please be advised the intersection at Regina Avenue and Veterans Drive will be closed on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 for the morning and reopening at 1 p.m.

This closure is necessary for Enbridge Gas to perform gas line connection works.

Thank you for your cooperation and patience.

Canada Day Closures

Public Notice

All municipal buildings and facilities will be closed on Wednesday, July 1st, with the exception of The Muse – the Lake of the Woods Museum and Douglas Family Art Centre are open on Canada Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

There is no curbside recycle and waste collection on Wednesday, July 1st. Those on the route for downtown, south of Ninth Street North to Laurensons Creek will miss this week.

City Transit is not in service on Canada Day.

Have a fun and safe holiday!

Notice to Rate Payers of All Property Classes

Final Tax Bill Notice

The 2020 Final Tax Bills for all property tax classes have been mailed as of Friday June 19, 2020.

The bills are due and payable on or before Wednesday, August 26, 2020.

Should you require a receipt, please send payment along with the entire bill; do not detach the payment stub. The name/address portion will be receipted and sent back to you. Please retain your tax bill for income tax purposes. The City of Kenora now charges for Tax Statements and Tax Bill Reprints.

Late penalty of 1.25% per month (not compounding) will be charged on any outstanding balance following the due date. Please allow for 3-5 business days if paying on-line or directly at your financial institution.

If you have not received your bill, or if you have any questions regarding your taxes, please get in touch with the Tax Department at (807) 467-2034.

Seventh Avenue South Closure June 17, 2020

Public Notice

Please be advised a portion of Seventh Avenue South between First Street South and Park Street will be closed to all traffic beginning on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 until mid-July.

The intersection at Seventh Avenue South and First Street South will be closed for the day to all traffic on Wednesday, June 17, 2020.

This closure is necessary for Moncrief Construction Limited to continue with water, sewer, and road reconstruction.

If you have any questions, please contact Hayley Moncrief at 807-407-4457.

We thank you for your cooperation and patience during this infrastructure project.

Park Street and Railway Street Project

NotificationMap Park, Railway, Tenth, Seventh

Coney Island Recycle and Waste Collection Resumes June 22, 2020

Public Notice

Please be advised Coney Island recycle and waste collection resumes on Monday, June 22, 2020.

The lake collection service runs on Mondays until the Tuesday after Labour Day. On weeks where a holiday falls on Monday, the pick-up will take place on Tuesday.

All items must be placed at the end of your dock by 8 a.m.  Attach a full City of Kenora bag tag to garbage bags. Place recycle items in a Blue Box or suitable container. Do not use plastic bags for recycles.

Thank you for your patience as we work to bring back regular services.

Road Closure 9th Street in Keewatin

Public Notice

Please be advised a portion of 9th Street in Keewatin between Beach Road and Highway 17 West is closed until further notice.  Local traffic is permitted.

This closure is necessary to assess and repair road damage from the rainfall overnight.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

 

 

Traffic Delays for Bridge Washing Starting June 5, 2020

Please be advised there may be traffic delays as bridge washing is carried out starting June 5, 2020, scheduled as follows:

  • Eighth Avenue South Bridge
  • Seventh Avenue South Bridge
  • First Avenue South Bridge
  • Winnipeg River East Branch Bridge (hospital bridge)
  • Winnipeg River West Branch Bridge
  • Cameron Bay Bridge
  • Keewatin Channel Bridge
  • Portage Bay Bridge
  • Darlington Bay Bridge

Flag persons will be on site to control traffic.

Thank you for your cooperation and patience during this maintenance work.

Keewatin Arena Boat Launch Reopens

Public Notice

Please be advised that the Keewatin Arena boat launch has been re-opened as of June 3, 2020.

As a reminder, please respect the parking restrictions and conditions posted on the signs in the lot.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Coney Island Summer Water Service Rescind Notice

Boil Water Advisory Rescind Notice

To all residents on Coney Island summer service consuming water from the City of Kenora water distribution system, as of May 29, 2020, the Boil Water Advisory has been rescinded.  Laboratory testing of the after supply doe snot indicate the presence of bacteria.

Coney Island boil water advisory rescind notice May 29, 2020

 

Provincial Offences Update May 25, 2020

Important Notice

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a provincial State of Emergency has been declared. Court operations are limited during this time.

Statutory timelines have been extended, including time to exercise your options on the Offence Notice (ticket).

All Provincial offences trials are being rescheduled. If you are a defendant, a notice of your new court date will be sent to you by mail to the address on file with the court.

If you were summoned to appear in court for a provincial offence during the State of Emergency, you do not need to attend, as the matter will be rescheduled.

If you have any questions about the scheduling of your Provincial Offences Act offence, please contact the Kenora Provincial Offences office at 807-467-2984 or poa@kenora.ca

For further information please visit: https://www.ontariocourts.ca/ocj/notice-to-public-regarding-provincial-offences-act-matters/ .

Rock Breaking Occurring Railway Street/Park Street Project Areas

Public Notice

Please be advised that there will be sporadic rock breaking occurring throughout the course of the sewer, water and road reconstruction project in the Railway Street and Park Street areas.

This work should go unnoticed, with little disruption. When it is possible, Moncrief Construction Ltd. will notify you if your home or business will be affected.

If you have any questions, please contact Hayley Moncrief at 807-407-4457.

We thank you for your patience during this infrastructure project.