Guelph city councillors to discuss changes to Clair-Maltby plan

Guelph City Hall.
Guelph City Hall. Matt Carty / CJOY News

Guelph city council are meeting on Monday night to discuss changes to the preferred community structure as part of the secondary plan for the future Clair-Maltby neighbourhood.

The city said the changes are based on community feedback and additional studies that have been completed on the land in Guelph’s south end.

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“The updated work on the secondary plan continues to put the protection of the Paris Moraine and the city’s natural heritage and water resources first,” the city said in a post on their website.

Three changes will be presented to councillors, including the addition of what’s being called a moraine ribbon.

The city said the ribbon will be made up of a series of connected open spaces that weave through the area. It is expected to include a trail, rest areas and landscape views.

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The location of a community park has changed as well with the city saying that is based on public feedback and storm water management

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The amount of medium-density residential area has been lowered to allow more low-density residences.

The report going to councillors during Monday’s meeting at city hall can be read on the city’s website.