NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING TO CONSIDER A PROPOSED COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PLAN FOR COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL REDEVELOPMENT OF LANDS IN THE CITY OF TIMMINS

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the City of Timmins will hold a public meeting on Monday, December 4, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers for a proposed Community Improvement Plan for Commercial and Industrial Redevelopment of Lands in the City of Timmins under Section 28 of the Planning Act, R.S.O 1990, c. P. 13, as amended.

THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of the proposed Community Improvement Plan for Commercial and Industrial Redevelopment of Lands is to establish a program for municipal financial incentives to encourage the rehabilitation and redevelopment of previously used commercial and industrial lands which are currently vacant or derelict.  The purpose of the program will establish policies that will enable Council to offer financial incentives to private property owners under five programs, being:

  • Municipal Fee Rebate Grant;
  • Commercial and Industrial Tax Increment Equivalent Grant;
  • Mining Redevelopment Tax Increment Equivalent Grant;
  • Environmental Study Grant; and
  • Timmins Industrial Park Municipal Fee Rebate Grant.

The Community Improvement Plan for Commercial and Industrial Redevelopment shall include any property within the City of Timmins boundaries which has been previously used for commercial or industrial purposes and is vacant or derelict.

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 Plan.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Timmins before the proposed Community Improvement Plan is adopted, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the City of Timmins to the Ontario Municipal Board.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Timmins before the proposed 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.

If you wish to be notified of Council’s decision regarding the proposed Community Improvement Plan, you must make a written request to Mr. Steph Palmateer, City Clerk, City of Timmins, 220
Algonquin Boulevard East, Timmins, Ontario, P4N 1B3.

Additional information relating to the proposed Community Improvement Plan is available by contacting Dave St. Onge, Community Development Planner at the Planning Division, 220
Algonquin Boulevard East, Timmins, Ontario, telephone number 705-360-2600, ext. 3347.

Dated at the City of Timmins this 10th day of November, 2017.