Council Meeting Highlights - November 17, 2021


Official Plan Review – Statutory Public Meeting

This meeting focused solely on the Official Plan Review (OPR).

The meeting opened with two presentations from the OPR consultants.

Matt Alexander and Greg Bender of WSP Consultants started the meeting with an overview of the recommended key changes to the Official Plan.

  • You can find the slides from Mr. Alexander and Mr. Bender’s presentation on the council agenda.
  • You can find a list of the recommended changes in the draft amending by-law on the council agenda.

Jamie Cook of Watson and Associates followed with a presentation of the long-term growth analysis and urban land needs.

  • You can find the slides from Mr. Cook’s presentation on the council agenda.

Following the presentations, Members of Council asked questions of the consultants and members of the public were invited to speak and provide comments.

Additionally, written comments were received from members of the public in advance of the meeting. These comments were shared with council and the OPR consultants.

Next Steps

The consultants will take the feedback received through this meeting (including written comments) and prepare final revisions to Official Plan. 

The final revisions will then be presented to Council for their consideration as an Official Plan amending by-law. 

OPR Studies, Background Documents

Note that all background studies and other documentation related to the OPR can be found on the municipal website.

Next Council Meeting

The next Middlesex Centre Council Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at 5:30pm. Meeting times are subject to change, so please confirm with the meeting agenda when posted.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the public wishing to speak at the meeting will be asked to join virtually.

For More Information

For more details on any of these items, see the full meeting agenda or contact the Municipal Clerk. You can view the full meeting on YouTube.