Tuesday, August 4
Finance and Administration Committee (12:15 pm): Okay, so one problem with this lazy summer schedule at city hall is that I'm totally off my posting rhythm and forgot to get this up yesterday. But let's be honest, none of us were going to make this finance committee meeting. All that was being considered was a request for $20,000 in support by Chip and Dale Housing to build two independent living suites on Fairways West Drive. The suites would be for adults with intellectual disabilities and the request is in keeping with a proposed New Housing Incentives Policy that's still languishing in purgatory thanks to our council's unwillingness to put any long-term, consistent housing commitments in writing until the province comes across with a housing policy. Decisions from this meeting haven't been posted yet, but I've my fingers crossed that this will pass. Heck, council is giving out property tax exemptions to pretty much any apartment block these days, I'd be surprised if this was turned down, frankly.
Wednesday, August 5
Regina Planning Commission (4:30 pm): Considering a zoning change to accomodate parking at 1700 Elphinstone as well as the Phase 4 development in one part of Harbour Landing while approval is being sought in another part to reduce the housing density. Over in Greens on Gardner, approval is being sought to boost (significantly from the looks of it) the density in a section to begin development.