New Local Shopping Centre

New Local Shopping Centre

Postby ktowner » Feb 27th, 2018, 2:17 pm

https://www.castanet.net/news/Kelowna/2 ... ing-centre

Im all for a development for a new shopping centre in Kelowna, but to add this to one of the most chatic intersections in the city sounds like a nightmare. I still believe this intersection requires an overpass and not just an extra lane, then throw this into the mix and it sounds like we better start planning the next intersection upgrade.

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Re: New Local Shopping Centre

Postby featfan » Feb 27th, 2018, 2:42 pm

I would like to see the sliver of ALR that they would like to get rezoned.
If it is the remainder of lot 11 and 12 that is a big chunk of land on the east side of Rutland road.

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Re: New Local Shopping Centre

Postby gman313 » Feb 27th, 2018, 2:44 pm

featfan wrote:I would like to see the sliver of ALR that they would like to get rezoned.
If it is the remainder of lot 11 and 12 that is a big chunk of land on the east side of Rutland road.


I don't think it is

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Re: New Local Shopping Centre

Postby featfan » Feb 27th, 2018, 2:49 pm

I tried looking on COK maps and could`nt find a yes or no.
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Re: New Local Shopping Centre

Postby alanjh595 » Feb 27th, 2018, 2:52 pm

What good is a small piece of infertile non productive, and not viable as use for agriculture?
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Re: New Local Shopping Centre

Postby Bsuds » Feb 27th, 2018, 3:03 pm

It's most likely the piece behind the properties up to the new Rutland Rd. which would be the West side.

ktowner have you even been out there lately? The intersection I think you are talking about is no longer and there is a new roundabout to the East where the new Rutland Rd ends.

I worked in that area for many years and think this would be a good thing.
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Re: New Local Shopping Centre

Postby featfan » Feb 27th, 2018, 3:07 pm

alanjh595 wrote:What good is a small piece of infertile non productive, and not viable as use for agriculture?

it would make a nice park or community garden though.
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Re: New Local Shopping Centre

Postby GordonH » Feb 27th, 2018, 3:09 pm

featfan wrote:I would like to see the sliver of ALR that they would like to get rezoned.
If it is the remainder of lot 11 and 12 that is a big chunk of land on the east side of Rutland road.


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Re: New Local Shopping Centre

Postby Bsuds » Feb 27th, 2018, 3:10 pm

alanjh595 wrote:What good is a small piece of infertile non productive, and not viable as use for agriculture?
featfan wrote:it would make a nice park or community garden though.


Don't see much use for that in an industrial area.
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Re: New Local Shopping Centre

Postby featfan » Feb 27th, 2018, 3:21 pm

http://apps.gov.bc.ca/pub/dmf-viewer/?s ... 3339106301

Zoom in on what you want to look at

Yes thanks, BUT lot 11 and 12 are part of the land consolidation across the road.
That is why they are called remainders.

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Re: New Local Shopping Centre

Postby alanjh595 » Feb 27th, 2018, 3:41 pm

featfan wrote:
alanjh595 wrote:What good is a small piece of infertile non productive, and not viable as use for agriculture?

it would make a nice park or community garden though.


That would require taxpayer's support and municipal support. Aren't our funds stretched far enough? The community gardens that are already here are falling into disrepair and the one I walked by in November was wreaking of rotting left-over good intentions.
Who would ever want to start a community garden next to a highway that was constantly spraying it with pollution? Ever eaten a carrot that tasted like diesel?
As for a park......who would go there and sit between 2 major roadways to enjoy nature and a little peace and quiet? Where are you going to park? Who would risk their safety by sitting in an area that a major accident could happen at any moment?
Sorry, bad idea. Good try though.
At least a new commercial development would generate tax income, this is a no brainer.
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Re: New Local Shopping Centre

Postby featfan » Feb 27th, 2018, 4:05 pm

Sorry, bad idea. Good try though.
I agree with you Alan.

But if it is the land in question you get cheap ALR rezoned and now put building d and e in there and BINGO
huge money.
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Re: New Local Shopping Centre

Postby WalterWhite » Feb 27th, 2018, 4:16 pm

Before that, however, council has to approve a “minor OCP amendment” to remove a “sliver” of the of property from its current agriculture designation.


Lol - given recent events - this I'm sure is a slam dunk but a very minor technicality. Big questions should be raised if it isn't. Meanwhile, other single parcel ALR properties, surrounded by development in other parts of Kelowna that have been trying for years to have them removed continue to be stonewalled.
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Re: New Local Shopping Centre

Postby cv23 » Feb 27th, 2018, 4:27 pm

WalterWhite wrote:Lol - given recent events - this I'm sure is a slam dunk but a very minor technicality. Big questions should be raised if it isn't. Meanwhile, other single parcel ALR properties, surrounded by development in other parts of Kelowna that have been trying for years to have them removed continue to be stonewalled.

Maybe the owners didn't make the correct "campaign contributions"?

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Re: New Local Shopping Centre

Postby LTD » Feb 27th, 2018, 4:30 pm

this was probably a done deal at the same time the land was purchased to realign rutland road

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