Northern Reach land sale being debated by Welland councillors
Discussions on the possible sale of 62 hectares of land in Welland’s north stop continue on in between the city’s elected officers.
Tuesday, councillors achieved behind closed doors just after a distinctive council conference to focus on the Northern Attain, which operates west together the recreational canal from Woodlawn Highway north to practically Merritt Road.
It was the third in-digicam conference on the potential sale. Two meetings ended up held final 7 days with no choice achieved and councillors emerged following two several hours Tuesday with no final decision on the difficulty.
The proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or nearby board can be held absent from general public perspective less than the Municipal Act.
Past September, main administrative officer Steve Zorbas mentioned the Northern Attain is a single of the last remaining pieces of key waterfront land in Welland and that it was on the market.
Up for sale had been practically 62 hectares, with 52.53 hectares in Welland and 8.95 hectares in Thorold. The 8.95 hectares of land was purchased from Thorold about a decade back to make it portion of just one prolonged continuous strip.
The city claimed the preference is to offer the land to a single developer who would be dependable for servicing the web page and work with preparing departments in the two municipalities.
Information publicly produced by the town very last year showed the land was zoned for medium- and superior-density household growth in Welland and reduced-density residential in Thorold, and could see solitary detached properties, townhouse dwellings, retirement houses and condominium structures across the property.