On Oct. 25, 2023, the Benchlands project team hosted a successful open house, sharing updates with the community about the proposed plans for the property. The displays explained how input from the community has helped to guide the plan so far. If you would like to review the information here’s the link to the comprehensive PDF. A public engagement summary will be completed and shared here. Sign up for email updates to get the latest news!
The Powell River community is invited to an Open House schedule for Oct. 25, 4-8 pm
at the Powell River Recreational Complex. The project team will be on hand toprovide an update on the project, with information about how input from the public collected in the spring has helped create the proposed plan. Learn more about the event and how to participate at our Event Listing.
Feedback from the April engagement events has been summarized in a report that will inform the project plan, and be shared with the City of Powell River. Thank you to everyone who participated and shared your thoughts. View highlights and the full report here.
Residents around the Benchlands area may notice some survey activity underway on roadways in June this year. The Couverdon team is undertaking traffic counts during this time to collect data about current traffic loads and patterns, that will help inform proposed plans for the Benchlands Property. Questions? Click here to send us a message.
An open house will be held on April 25 and webinar on May 3 to share more information about the Benchlands and early considerations for the property, as well as collect feedback from the community about their hopes for the area – and questions/concerns. Feedback will help to inform preliminary designs for the property and form the basis of a bylaw amendment application to the City of Powell River.
NOTE: These events are complete. To view the display boards from the open house click here.