Highlights of the borough council meeting on Monday, February 4, 2019
February 5, 2019
Borough council announces its intention to change the fines applied to offences committed in violation of the provisions set out in the By-law on urban planning (01-276)
At its meeting on Monday, February 4, Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough council announced its intention to amend the By-law on urban planning of the Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough (01-276).
The planned amendments are aimed at increasing fines for offences committed in violation of the provisions in the by-law. This by-law targets different types of infraction, including the illegal development of a parking space in a front yard in place of landscaping, or the installation of an air conditioner on a residential façade, rather than on a back or side wall, or replacing a door that is not compliant with the permit requested.. These amounts have not been updated since the by-law was adopted in 2001.
Authorization of a partnership agreement between the borough and the organization Cyclo Nord-Sud aimed at completing the Vélorution CDN-NDGproject
At its meeting on Monday, February 4, Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough council authorized the signing of a partnership agreement between the borough and the organization Cyclo Nord-Sud aim at completing the Vélorution CDN-NDG project.
This agreement calls for a budget of $84,804 and is valid from February 5 to December 31, 2019. It is intended to encourage a greater proportion of the borough's residents to adopt the bicycle as a mode of active transportation. Increased access to greater mobility is among the key factors in stopping the cycle of poverty, and it also helps residents reduce their environmental footprint.
The project calls for three main areas of action: a needs assessment in partnership with local organizations aimed at better understanding the obstacles some borough residents face when it comes to bicycle use; the subsequent establishment of adapted and effective solutions; and the promotion of the benefits of cycling among various public groups with the objective of fostering greater interest in this mode of active transportation, coupled with actions in the public sphere intended to promote the acquisition of the knowledge required to practice this sport.