Phase Two of City’s OCP Resident Engagement Begins with Community Cafés October 26 & 28

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Moose Jaw, SK – The City of Moose Jaw is set to kick off Phase Two of our Official Community Plan (OCP) & Zoning Bylaw community engagement sessions. Consultants, Wallace Insights, announce they have reached Phase 2 for the Official Community Plan (OCP) & Zoning Bylaw project, for public engagement with two more public engagement sessions planned for the end of October.

In partnership with Wallace Insights, OCP Consultants, the City of Moose Jaw invites residents to share their thoughts at Community Café events October 26 from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  & October 28 from 10:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. at the Moose Jaw Events Centre on the mezzanine level.

Topics to be included in the Community Café include:

  • ‘Complete’ neighbourhoods – daily living needs within walking distance.
  • More housing density in strategic areas of the city.
  • Encouraging housing choice, availability and affordability.
  • Mixed use zones to create vibrant, walkable areas.
  • Improving mobility through transit and active transportation.
  • Encouraging commercial development in the west half of the city.
  • Improved policies for green initiatives.
  • Policy improvements for Wakamow Valley and the park system throughout the city.
  • Preparing infrastructure to support OCP development goals.
  • Making infill growth as easy as growth at the City’s edge.
  • New public engagement policy.
  • More focus on Indigenous economic development.
  • Options for protecting Heritage Main Street.
  • Renewed focus on regional development.

The Community Cafes are a “come and go” style event and residents of all ages are welcome to attend. Members of City departments and Wallace Insights will be in attendance to answer questions and guide residents through each interactive engagement station.

You can review all of the engagement events from Phase One, as well as videos to explain the project, and monthly project updates on the OCP & Zoning Bylaw page at MooseJaw.ca/OCP.