Public invited to comment on city plans

The City of Revelstoke wants your input on a full slate of ongoing planning projects that will shape Revelstoke’s parks, transportation, energy and development plans into the future.

  • Jan. 12, 2011 5:00 a.m.

The City of Revelstoke wants your input on a full slate of ongoing planning projects that will shape Revelstoke’s parks, transportation, energy and development plans into the future.

The city issued a media release on Jan. 7 informing residents of a series of upcoming meetings, forums and fairs in January and February.

The events will be an opportunity to provide input on several draft planning documents that address subjects such as parks, transportation, development, energy and emissions.

The city media release suggests the meetings will be opportunities comment on specific issues. These include items such as bike lane locations, the future direction of recreation facilities, plans for renewable energy projects, or the blending multi-family and commercial developments.

Here is a list of the upcoming events:

Jan. 20: A “Community Energy Solutions Fair” to review the draft Community Energy and Emissions Plan and District Energy Expansion Study. Energy providers will discuss the future of energy rates and attendees will learn how to reduce bills and emissions. 7–9 p.m. at the Revelstoke Community Centre.

Jan. 31: A community forum will introduce the Transportation Plan and the Community Parks, Recreation and Culture Plans. 7–9 p.m. at the Revelstoke Community Centre.

Jan. 31–Feb. 4: A “Community Master Plan” review drop-in for one-on-one discussions on all of the plans, including transportation; parks, recreation and culture; and energy and emissions. 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. at the Revelstoke Community Centre.

Feb. 11: The public comments on the “pre-final” drafts of the above-mentioned plans close.

Late February (TBA): A community forum will introduce the Unified Development Bylaw.

“The City has created many different ways that citizens, businesses and groups can provide input on these important plans,” the release states. “You are invited to come out and tell the City your thoughts about these draft plans.”

Contact city assistant planner Chris Selvig at 250-837-3637 for more information.