Halifax & West Community Council last night rejected the motion to ‘upzone’ the properties at 48 & 50 Old Sambro Road from R2 to R3. This defeat prevents R3 zoning which would have allowed a three story apartment building with underground parking next to Governors Brook and Catamaran Ponds which flow into Colpitt Lake and on down to Williams Lake.
The Hon. Brendan Maguire spoke in the legislature, October 15, on the all-party committment for a solution to the failing dam on Wiliams lake
Healthy shorelines are vital to healthy lakes. “Love Your Lake” (LYL) is a voluntary assessment and stewardship program for owners of properties on lakes. It promotes healthy shorelines and provides information on smart land management choices that will improve water quality, preserve wildlife habitat and support the vitality of their lake.
“Surveying Williams Lake during the summer was indeed a great experience meeting neighbours, local citizens and swimmers!” -Kelly Schnar
Kelly Schnare of the Love Your Lake program was on the water today for the Williams Lake shoreline property survey. Also, see a Sample Property Report.