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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
TO CONSIDER A PROPOSED INDUSTRIAL/EMPLOYMENT COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PLAN
PURSUANT TO SECTION 28 OF THE PLANNING ACT, R.S.O 1990, c. P.13, AS AMENDED

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of The Municipality of Chatham-Kent will be holding a public meeting on Monday, July 18, 2016 at 6:00p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Civic Centre, 315 King Street West, Chatham, Ontario to consider the proposed Industrial/Employment Community Improvement Plan for Chatham-Kent.

THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of the proposed Community Improvement Plan is to establish a planning and economic development framework of financial incentive programs designed to stimulate private sector investment considered necessary to meet identified community improvement objectives of the Municipality. Industrial and employment lands across the Municipality represent important economic areas/assets within Chatham-Kent, the comprehensive development of which represents an important investment in economic activity. The proposed Community Improvement Plan allows for a program suite of financial assistance to eligible registered owners and tenants of industrial/employment lands and buildings within an identified Community Improvement Project Area in developing their properties, where such development meets the objectives of the Community Improvement Plan.

ANY PERSON may attend the public meeting to make written or verbal representation in support of or in opposition to the proposed Community Improvement Plan. Those who wish to address Council respecting any of these matters are requested to notify the undersigned by telephone prior to the meeting.

IF YOU WISH TO BE NOTIFIED of Council’s decision regarding the proposed Community Improvement Plan, you must make a written request to the Municipal Clerk, Municipality of Chatham-Kent, Civic Centre, 315 King Street West, Chatham, N7M 5K8.

IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Municipal Clerk of the Corporation of The Municipality of Chatham-Kent before the proposed Community Improvement Plan is adopted, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of The Municipality of Chatham-Kent to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB).

IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Council of The Municipality of Chatham-Kent before the 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 Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION regarding the proposed Industrial/Employment Community Improvement Plan will be made available to the public on Tuesday, June 27, 2016 at The Municipality of Chatham-Kent Economic Development Office located at 445 Grand Avenue West, Chatham, ON N7M 5K8 and on the Municipality’s website www.chatham-kent.ca/economicdevelopment/recentnews

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Geoff Wright, Municipality of Chatham-Kent
Phone: 519-351- 7700 ext. 2033
E-mail: geoffw@chatham-kent.ca


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