Township project gets another look

 

Langley Township council reconsidered, and passed, an application to build 244 units of housing at 204th Street and 82nd Avenue.

The Jan. 13 re-vote was called by Mayor Jack Froese, after a four-to-four tie, with Coun. Bev Dornan absent, resulted in the project being voted down in December.

The Qualico-developed project was the target of some criticism from neighbours, including representatives of the Latter Day Saints Temple, which is located directly south across 82nd Avenue.

Parking was one of the major issues, particularly whether there would be enough or whether it would impact the project’s neighbours.

Temple spokespeople also worried about having rowhouses directly across from their building.

The re-vote passed with councillors Bob Long, David Davis, and Kim Richter opposed. The development will now proceed to a fourth and final vote.

Just Posted

TWU nursing students raise funds for Kenyan hospital

The students are working for the summer at the small rural health centre

Mediator appointed after petition calls for Kwantlen governance change

One public forum has already been held on the issue

Langley siblings collect bottles for a brother they never got to know

Fundraising for ‘families who lost a baby and families who can’t have a baby”

VIDEO: Mark Warawa undergoes cancer surgery

Doctors told Langley-Aldergrove M.P. the goal is ‘holding it at bay’

LETTER: Mowers destroy summer relaxation

Environmentally friendly landscaping options keep the peace

Trudeau touts economic record at Liberal fundraiser in Vancouver

The Prime Minister was in B.C. for much of this week

Thunderstorms to bring heavy rain, risk of flash floods in the Okanagan

Ten to 30 millimetres of rain to fall over the early weekend

Unbe-leaf-able: Agassiz man finds more than 200 four-leaf clovers in a month

Walt Hardinge has found more than 219 four-or-more leaf clovers this spring alone

Mother bear, three cubs relocated from Maple Ridge

Silver Valley residents calling for ‘no-kill’ zone.

VIDEO: TransLink to roll out battery-powered bus pilot this summer

Four buses will run a 2.5 year pilot along Marine Drive

Crews fight fire with fire to keep blaze from northern Alberta town

The wildfire now covers some 920 square kilometres

Man in B.C. charged with murder and arson in 2016 New Brunswick death

He is charged in the death of 71-year-old Lucille Maltais, who was found inside a burned down home

Public warned after man exposes himself to girl, 13, in North Vancouver

RCMP say incident may be linked to others that happened last year

Improve your life and theirs, adopt a cat from the BC SPCA

The BC SPCA holds an adult cat adoption promotion

Most Read