Joint application with Victoria to accelerate Douglas st planning

Saanich Council supports funding application to expedite Douglas Corridor planning
May 28, 2012 CFAX 1070

Saanich Council has supported a report regarding the securing of funding that would expedite the planning process for the future of the Douglas Corridor.

Saanich Councilor Dean Murdock the request for funding would be made of the UBCM, in a joint application with the City of Victoria

“to apply for planning funds from UBCM, part of the gas tax funds for planning purposes, and the idea is that we would accelerate the planning process in the Douglas Corridor”

Murdock says the funding would be around $1 million dollars.

He says it would be the first time the two municipalities have jointly applied for funding for a planning purpose.