Mission City Record

Mission proposes to extend boundaries

An alternative approval process is being used to extend the district's boundaries by 60 acres on the south shore of Alouette Lake to accommodate a proposed Tim Horton Children's Foundation camp.

This method requires those opposed to the change to state their objection to municipal hall by Jan. 29, 2013 at 4 p.m. If at least 10 per cent of the eligible electors register their opposition, the issue will go to a referendum, otherwise the change can proceed.

According to the municipality, there are 25,391 eligible voters.

The suggested 150-acre Tim Horton campsite is currently between the District of Mission and the Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD). The access roads to the camp is within Mission, and working with one jurisdiction would make it easier for the foundation to apply for building permits, rezoning and other service requirements, such as emergency services. The FVRD supports the change.

The subject land is owned by Crown and was also referred to as Boulder Bay and used as a youth correctional facility until 2002. Since then, Mission has been looking at subleasing opportunities.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Mission loses dedicated volunteer
 
District gives half-million for new UFV program
 
UPDATED: P3 water project rejected
Chamber ED resigns
 
Photos show gruesome Islamic State seizure of base
 
Live Langley will field two candidates in civic election
B.C. schools back in session after weeks of delay
 
Team credits BCA resources, vote-splitting for election result
 
Back to class – at last – in Surrey and Delta

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 19 edition online now. Browse the archives.