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  • INDUSTRIAL LAND SUPPLY STUDY

    PUBLIC HEARING - Exclusion ApplicationJuly 17, 2017

  • INDUSTRIAL LAND SUPPLY STUDY

    PROJECT TIMELINE

    WE ARE HERE

    Winter 2016 Spring 2017

    Trends, Inventory & Demand

    Identify Potential Locations for Future Industrial Uses

    ALR Exclusion

    Abbotsford Industrial Land Capacity Analysis(Urban Systems)

    Industrial Land Strategy Council Resolution

    Bylaw Approval(dependent on ALC decision)

    OCP Amendment

    1BACKGROUND

    2SITE ANALYSIS

    3ALR EXCLUSION

    4OCP AMENDMENT

    Open HousesCity Committees

    PUBLIC HEARING

    Council Resolution

  • STAGE 2 SITE SELECTION

    INDUSTRIAL LAND SUPPLY STUDY

    Figure 1 - Special Study Area AFile No.: 6520-20

    100 3000 MetersSpecial Study Area A

    Date6/15/2017

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    Haverman Rd

    SPECIAL STUDY AREA A

    56th Ave

    LEGENDSpecial Study Area Boundary

    Figure 2 - Special Study Area BFile No.: 6520-20

    100 3000 MetersSpecial Study Area B

    (modified) Date6/21/2017

    SPECIAL STUDY AREA B

    AbbotsfordInternational

    Airport (YXX)

    King Rd

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    HIGHWAY 1

    LEGEND

    Special Study Area Boundary (modified)

    Council authorized staff to present two areas for public input in Stage 3

    ~ 134 ha ~ 154 ha

  • OPEN HOUSE ADVERTISING

    INDUSTRIAL LAND SUPPLY STUDY

    News Ads

    Postcards Landowners

    Community Paper Bradner Barker

    Social Media Facebook Twitter

    E-mail Lists Rural Ratepayers Assocation Urban Development Institute Chamber of Commerce

  • WHAT WE ASKED

    INDUSTRIAL LAND SUPPLY STUDY

    COMMENTS

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    PLEASE NOTE ALL INPUT WILL BE A MATTER OF PUBLIC RECORD

    THANK YOU!

    INDUSTRIAL LAND SUPPLY STUDY

    www.abbotsford.ca/plan200K [email protected]

    3. Do you live in Abbotsford? YES NO

    4. Do you live in the ALR? YES NO

    5. Do you live in one of the Special Study Areas? YES NO

    1. Should Area A be excluded from the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) for industrial growth?

    2. Should Area B be excluded from the ALR for industrial growth?

    Strongly Agree

    Agree Neutral Disagree StronglyDisagree

    Strongly Agree

    Agree Neutral Disagree StronglyDisagree

    Comment sheets

    available at both open houses

    asked the same questions

    provided opportunity to write down opinions

  • OPEN HOUSE 1

    INDUSTRIAL LAND SUPPLY STUDY

    137sign-ins

    Bradner Community HallMay 17, 2017 156

    responses

  • OPEN HOUSE 1 RESULTS

    INDUSTRIAL LAND SUPPLY STUDY

    Strongly Agree36%

    Strongly Disagree54%

    Agree4%

    Neutral3%Disagree

    3%

    No Answer1%

    COMMENTS

    + Supply of jobs for the futureExpanding tax baseGrowing the economy and attracting new businesses

    Difficult to farm

    EXCLUSION (Special Study Area A)

    - Protection of farmlandTrafficServicing upgrades will be cost burden to taxpayers

    Environmental impacts

    Food security

    Densify existing industrial uses

  • OPEN HOUSE 2

    INDUSTRIAL LAND SUPPLY STUDY

    101sign-ins

    Abbotsford TraditionalSecondary SchoolMay 18, 2017

    92responses

  • OPEN HOUSE 2 RESULTS

    INDUSTRIAL LAND SUPPLY STUDY

    Strongly Agree77%

    Strongly Disagree

    11%

    Agree8%

    Neutral2%

    Disagree2%

    COMMENTS

    + Job creationExpanding tax baseGrowing the economy and attracting new businesses

    Proximity to airport, highway, airport, nearby industry

    Agri-industrial uses

    Existing servicing infrastructure

    Mt Lehman Road widening

    EXCLUSION (Special Study Area B)

    - Class 1 soils are irreplaceableNeed vision for agricultureLack of economic analysis

    CICP lands are vacant

    Past exclusions used for commercial/retail sprawl

  • COMBINED OPEN HOUSE RESULTS

    INDUSTRIAL LAND SUPPLY STUDY

    SPECIAL STUDY AREA BSPECIAL STUDY AREA A

    33%

    45%

    22%

    54%

    27%

    19%

    AGREE

    DISAGREE

    NEUTRAL/NO ANSWER

    Online Feedback // 261 responses | 96% support Area A, 23% support Area B

  • DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE (DAC)

    INDUSTRIAL LAND SUPPLY STUDY

    RECOMMENDATION for exclusion:

    Special Study Area A Partial Special Study Area B (properties

    fronting Queen Street west to Fishtrap Creek)

    201 ha (497 acres)

    July 7, 2017

    Special Study Area B - Western Portion

    Attachment BFile No.: PRJ17 - 090

    Date6/30/20171:12,500

    Special Study Area B (Modified)

    LegendSpecial Study Area B (Western Portion)

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    HIGHWAY NO. 1

    Abbotsford International Airport (YXX)

    Walmsley Lake

    July 7, 2017

    Should Area A be excluded from the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) for industrial growth?

    Should Area B be excluded from the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) for industrial growth?

  • INDUSTRIAL LAND SUPPLY STUDY

    RECOMMENDATION for exclusion:

    Special Study Area A Special Study Area B

    288 ha (712 acres)

    Should Area A be excluded from the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) for industrial growth?

    Should Area B be excluded from the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) for industrial growth?

    AGRICULTURE, DYKING, DRAINAGE AND IRRIGATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE (ADDIAC)July 12, 2017

  • INDUSTRIAL LAND SUPPLY STUDY

    How much land has been excluded from the ALR in the last 10 years in Abbotsford?

    FOLLOW-UP QUESTIONS

    What percentage of Abbotsfords ALR is contained in the two Special Study Areas?

    Will contributions to the Citys Agricultural Enhancement Endowment Fund be required?

    1

    2

    3

    2005 - City in the Country Plan (CICP) Lands: 445 acres (180 hectares)2007 - 2017: 35 acres (14 hectares) (mostly in West Abbotsford)

    Abbotsford has 27,000 hectares (66,718 acres) of land in the ALR.

    The two Special Study Areas have a combined area of 288 hectares (712 acres), approximately 1% of the total ALR land base in the city.

    Yes, consistent with the current contribution of $20,000/acre secured at time of rezoning.

  • Notification

    Signage (18 property signs)

    Newspaper Ad(3 consecutive papers)

    Mailout(115 properties)

    Website

    Social Media

    Mailing Lists

    INDUSTRIAL LAND SUPPLY STUDY

    Public HearingMCA: July 17

    Council ConsiderationALC Application

  • STAGE 2 SITE SELECTION

    INDUSTRIAL LAND SUPPLY STUDY

    Figure 1 - Special Study Area AFile No.: 6520-20

    100 3000 MetersSpecial Study Area A

    Date6/15/2017

    TOW

    NSH

    IP O

    F LA

    NG

    LEY

    HIGHWAY 1

    Lefe

    uvre

    Rd

    Townshipline Rd

    Southern Railway

    Bay

    nes

    St

    Myrtle Ave

    Haverman Rd

    SPECIAL STUDY AREA A

    56th Ave

    LEGENDSpecial Study Area Boundary

    Figure 2 - Special Study Area BFile No.: 6520-20

    100 3000 MetersSpecial Study Area B

    (modified) Date6/21/2017

    SPECIAL STUDY AREA B

    AbbotsfordInternational

    Airport (YXX)

    King Rd

    Tow

    nlin

    e R

    d

    Marshall Rd

    Que

    en S

    t

    Peardonville Rd.

    Pear

    donv

    ille R

    d

    Mt.

    Lehm

    an R

    d

    Walmsley Ave

    Trac

    ey S

    t

    HIGHWAY 1

    LEGEND

    Special Study Area Boundary (modified)

    Council authorized staff to present two areas for public input in Stage 3

    ~ 134 ha ~ 154 ha

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