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CIP Notice of Statutory Public Meeting and Final Draft CIP Document

October 4th, 2021
The Corporation of the Town of Petawawa 
Notice of Statutory Public Meeting
Proposed Community Improvement Project Area and Community Improvement Plan
 
TAKE NOTICE that, in accordance with Section 28 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended, a Statutory Public Meeting will be held by the Council of the Town of Petawawa on Monday, October 4th, 2021 at 6:30 pm, at the Civic Centre Upstairs Main Hall, 16 Volunteer Way, Petawawa, to consider a proposed Community Improvement Project Area and Community Improvement Plan.
 
THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of the proposed Community Improvement Plan is to support and promote the continued revitalization and private investment in the Town of Petawawa. The proposed Community Improvement Project Area and Community Improvement Plan will provide a set of financial incentive programs to support development, redevelopment, and enhancement in the Town of Petawawa.
 
The proposed Community Improvement Plan will be available for public review as of Tuesday, September 14, 2021, on the Town’s website at www.petawawa.ca
 
THE SUBJECT LANDS of the proposed Community Improvement Plan encompass the entirety of the Town of Petawawa. As such, no key map is provided.
 
ANY PERSON may attend the Public Meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed Community Improvement Project Area and Community Improvement Plan. 
 
IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Corporation of the Town of Petawawa to the Ontario Land Tribunal but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submission to the Corporation of the Town of Petawawa  before the proposed Community Improvement Project Area or Community Improvement Plan is adopted, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.
 
IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Corporation of the Town of Petawawa before the proposed Community Improvement Project Area or Community Improvement Plan is adopted, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Land Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party. 
 
Unless comments are received from Council and / or members of the public at the Public Meeting resulting in the need to revise the Community Improvement Project Area or the Community Improvement Plan, Council is anticipated to consider adoption of the Community Improvement Project Area and Community Improvement Plan immediately following the Public Meeting on October 4, 2021.
 
IF YOU WISH TO BE NOTIFIED after a decision regarding the Community Improvement Plan has been made, you must make a written request to the Clerk of the Town of Petawawa, Mr. Daniel Scissons, CAO/Clerk, 1111 Victoria Street, Petawawa, ON K8H 2E6 or at dscissons@petawawa.ca.
 
AFTER A DECISION has been made by Council, persons wishing to formally register an objection regarding the Community Improvement Project Area or Community Improvement Plan must, regardless of any previous submissions, file with the Clerk a Notice of Appeal to the Ontario Land Tribunal setting out the objection and the reasons in support of the objection and accompanied by the Tribunal’s fee.
 
It is expected that this meeting will be held in-person however should this meeting be held in a virtual format instructions on how to connect to the electronic public meeting will be available closer to the Meeting date and you will be able to find that information out by checking the Council Agenda for the October 4, 2021 Council meeting on the Town website or by contacting the Town office at (613)-687-5536 and requesting information on how to access the October 4, 2021, Public Meeting. It is strongly encouraged that you speak with Town staff prior to the meeting if you intend to provide verbal comments during the meeting. 
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about this matter, including information about appeal rights, may be obtained between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays at the Town’s office or by contacting:
 
Ms. Christine Mitchell
Economic Development Officer, Town of Petawawa
1111 Victoria Street, Petawawa, ON K8H 2E6
Tel: (613) 687-5536 Email: cmitchell@petawawa.ca
 
Dated at the Town of Petawawa this 9th day of September, 2021.