New Agassiz OCP needs more voices

Mayor hoping more people will get involved in creating new grand vision for development in Agassiz

How do you envision Agassiz in the year 2040? The District of Kent continues to seek public input into the direction of the Official Community Plan — the document that helps plan future development.

There have been two open houses, and there is an opportunity to contribute online through PlaceSpeak. Mayor John Van Laerhoven said he is hoping to see more people speak up about what they want to see in the community in the not-so-distant future.

At last week’s council meeting, staff noted that while more than 100 people visited the PlaceSpeak website, only six had signed up to participate.

The District of Kent is planning an “OCP in a Week” event in the first week of June, where they will be setting up in locations around the community for open workshops, and participating will make residents eligible for prizes.

For more information on how to contribute to the OCP, phone the District at 604-796-2235.