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A guide to the Plan It amendments

by DJ Kelly September 29, 2009

I’m on vacation right now and not able to provide my full comments on the Plan It amendments coming back to Calgary city council on Monday. Instead I invite you to take a look a this “Guide to the Plan It Amendments” compliled by CivicCamp Calgary. (Specific credit looks like it belongs to Bill Morrison, Neil Keough […]

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Plan It, round 2: The most important decision facing Calgarians

by DJ Kelly September 24, 2009

Next week is a BIG week in Calgary. As Naheed Nenshi correctly states in his Calgary Herald op-ed today, “On Monday, Calgary city council makes a decision bigger and more important than all the other decisions it has made since being elected . . . combined.” Plan It – the document that lays out how […]

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Connelly: let’s do the Plan It process over. And this time have no goals.

by DJ Kelly July 10, 2009

Talk about jumping the gun! Alderman Joe Connelly has decided, despite the fact calls for a Developer Panel to discuss Plan It targets are already outlined in the omnibus list of 76 (or so) amendments to Plan It sent to administration two weeks ago, that what they need is a Developer Panel. And he’s making […]

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The mysterious Plan It amendments

by DJ Kelly July 7, 2009

There was a great amount of mystery following the Calgary City Council’s public hearing on Plan It (the Calgary Transportation Plan and the Municipal Development Plan). Mainly the mystery was regarding the “omnibus motion” of 76 (or so) amendments suggested by the alderman and referred back to administration. I still don’t know what they all […]

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Plan It and Think! Alberta

by DJ Kelly July 6, 2009

A couple weeks ago I was asked by Rachel Singh, web editor at Alberta Venture, to do a guest post on their Think! Alberta blog. I happily jumped at the chance. My posts (it was too large for one post and so was broken into two halves) was written before the Plan It public hearing […]

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