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Council Clips - January 9, 2024

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Housing Action - Livability Task Force Recommendations Accepted

Council accepted the Livability Task Force's recommendations for planning purposes and directed administration to develop an implementation plan. The Task Force had three primary objectives:

  1. Develop a Plan to Phase Out the Tourist Home Designation
  2. Investigate tax options to incentivise long-term occupancy of residential units, and
  3. Investigate tax options to incentivise purpose-built rental accommodation.

You can read the recommendations and follow along for next steps on this webpage Housing Action: Town of Canmore


Council also:

  1. Approved 2024 borrowing bylaws.
  2. Approved the allocation of space in the Protective Services Building located at 1021 Railway Avenue to the Bow Valley Regional Transit Services Commission.
  3. Heard a year-end report on their strategic plan goals.
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