LUPP has weekend of decision

  • Feb. 23, 2005 5:00 a.m.

This will be a weekend of decisions for the Land Use Planning forum.
The group will have a three day meeting, beginning today, at the Port Clements community hall, between 9:30 and 4:30 each day.
The group last met in December, although smaller working groups met in January. The process team that supports the forum has spent the last couple of months writing a recommendation report that summarizes the group’s 15 months of work.
Members will review the recommendations report released in mid-February to say if anything needs to be added or changed.
In some sections of the report, options have been listed rather than a single recommendation made. The goal of the meeting is to reach consensus about as many recommendations as possible.
The province and the CHN will use the recommendations this spring to negotiate a land use planning agreement for the islands. In cases where the table could not reach consensus, all the options proposed will be forwarded for the governments’ consideration.

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