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July 25, 2024

Plan20-50 Public Hearing #1

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Notice of Public Hearing

Regional Planning By-law: Plan20-50

The Winnipeg Metropolitan Region (WMR) has prepared Plan20-50, a 30-year regional plan for Manitoba’s Capital Region that provides a long-term framework to coordinate land use, servicing, and infrastructure. Plan20-50 sets the blueprint for a resilient, sustainable, and globally competitive region. Plan20-50 considers: community growth and development, infrastructure investment and servicing, regional economic development, watershed and natural asset stewardship, climate resilience, agriculture and resources, and collaboration with Indigenous Nations.
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Once adopted by the WMR Board of Directors, Plan20-50 will become a regional planning by-law and apply to the entire region. The region consists of the member municipalities of: City of Winnipeg, City of Selkirk, Town of Stonewall, Town of Niverville, Village of Dunnottar, and Rural Municipalities of Cartier, East St. Paul, Headingley, Macdonald, Ritchot, Rockwood, Rosser, Springfield, St. Andrews, St. Clements, St. François Xavier, Taché, and West St. Paul.

Plan20-50 was given first reading by the WMR Board of Directors on June 13, 2024. As per the legislated adoption process for a regional planning by-law, two public hearings must be held prior to second reading of the proposed by-law.

Public Hearing #1

Date Thursday, July 25, 2024
Time 3 pm CDT
Location Canad Inns Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Ave, Winnipeg, MB  
Virtual https://www.youtube.com/@winnipegmetroregion

A second public hearing is scheduled at a location outside Winnipeg in August 2024. Notices for the second public hearing will be provided as per the statutory procedures.

Oral Representations:

Any person may make an oral representation on the matter at the hearing in-person or virtually via Zoom. Members of the public wishing to make an in-person oral representation must check-in to confirm their attendance. The in-person check-in desk will open at 2:00 pm CDT on July 25, 2024. Oral representations are limited to ten (10) minutes in length and may be accompanied by a presentation. Presentations accompanying representations MUST be submitted to the WMR by 3:00 pm CDT on July 21, 2024.

Representatives should register prior to the hearing; a Zoom link will be provided with confirmation of registration for virtual representations. Registration for representation can be made by Web or Phone and closes at 12:00 pm CDT on July 24, 2024.

Written Submissions:

Any person may provide a written submission before or during the hearing. Written submissions must include the name and contact information of the individual making the submission. Submissions can be provided by mail, digitally via Web or Email, or in-person.

Important Note: Oral representations and written submissions must clearly indicate that a representative is in support of or opposition to the proposed by-law or wishes to submit information.

Documents related to Plan20-50 and this hearing can be inspected or copied in-person at the Mail/Drop-off address between 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on weekdays or via the Web.

Contact, Submission and Registration Information

Web Register
Email plan20-50@wmregion.ca
Phone (204) 989-2048
Mail/Drop-off 4-875 St. James Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3G 0V9

In preparation for the upcoming Plan20-50 hearings, here is some important information for the public:
  • You must register or check-in to make an oral representation;
  • Address all comments to the Chair;
  • Follow the allotted speaking times strictly;
  • Personal attacks or inappropriate language will not be tolerated;
  • Please maintain respectful behavior at all times;
  • Anyone causing disturbances will be asked to leave;
  • Ensure electronic devices are silenced.
We appreciate your cooperation and look forward to your participation in shaping our future with Plan20-50.

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