INSIDE Shelburne Town Council: Banning Plastic Bags, Marijuana Plant Facility Proposal Update & More!

INSIDE Shelburne Town Council Meeting Of September 24, 2018.

Once again the Council Chambers were filled with interested groups of people. Below you will find the audio and photographic coverage as video is not yet allowed. Once again the Council Chambers were filled with interested groups of people. Climate Change Action-Dufferin-Caledon, Shelburnite Karen Cole presented her concerns about a Cannabis Plant Facility coming to Shelburne, Pace Credit Union Plans for a Drive Through,The Shelburne BIA Board, Reinstatement, and Cannabis Plant Facility Site Plans Approved. Hear the meeting, scroll down.

First up, Representatives presenting report on behalf of Fiddleville(Shelburne), Non-Profit Housing.

First Delegation who addressed Council presented their passionate case for the hopeful future banning of all plastic shopping bags. Climate Change Action of Dufferin Caledon shared their insightful view regarding the world, pollution, the effects of plastics on the environment and hope that one day people will be using non-harmful, recycled, and natural product moving forward. Coucil Will be looking into a By-law considering the banning of the use of plastic bags in Shelburne. Here’s is what they had to say.

The second Delegation was spearheaded by Shelburne resident, Karen Cole who addressed concerns over Council possibly not doing their due diligence when considering a proposal for a Cannabis Plant Facility in the Town of Shelburne. Making several good points which included a power point presentation, Cole was able to also speak with those behind the proposal and ask further questions directed to Steve Wever, Shelburne Town Planner. Fair to say that Cole’s concerns were addressed and answered sufficiently satisfying Cole.

Following Karen Cole’s presentation, a presentation from Town Planner, Steve Wever (below)was followed by questions from Council and the Public. Council carried a motion to aapprove the site plan applications of the Cannabis Plant Proposal.

 

Pace Credit Union Will Be Building A Drive Through! Hear Below!

The Economic Development Committee and Marketing Coordinator, Carol Maitland (below)provided update on Shelburne’s BIA (Business Improvement Area) Board Reinstatement, followed by winding up the rest of the agenda.

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