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

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…

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

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…

The mysterious Plan It amendments

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…