The Deputy Mayor was placed on hold due to his declared conflict of interest and did not participate or vote on this item.
Joanna Bowes, the Manager of Development Services, made a presentation which summarized the proposed 24-unit social-housing development and the relief from the Development Permit By-law being sought by this application.
Emily Hollington, Director of Social Services of Lanark County, spoke about the proposed development and provided some background information on the project, including that 75% of the units will be rent geared to income and 25% will be affordable units. Every unit will be accessible for visitors while 4 units will be fully accessible. She emphasized the need for the project to remain affordable and noted that the project is over-budget.
Paul Robinson, Planning Consultant representing Lanark County, also provided a summary of the application and clarified various points.