OTTER POINT AND
OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLANS REVIEW
OCP Review Background Articles
The Otter Point and Shirley/Jordan River Official Community Plans
review begins in the next few months. We wish to present topics relevant
to the Official Community Plan reviews in this and upcoming articles.
These articles supplement the Vision Project document; we suggest you
take the time to also review the Developing a Strategic Visionproject records.
This article examines a few examples of other communities' amenity
loss and the recent costs and efforts to acquire and protect
environmentally sensitive and significant green space, and then looks at
ways to avoid incurring the false economy of amenity loss in our own
This article considers the best uses for our local forest land, the
economic benefits we gain by retaining our forests, threats to our
forests, and suggestions for ways to keep our forest and our community
The Juan de Fuca Electoral Area (JDFEA) Regional Director in
cooperation with the Otter Point & Shirley Residents & Ratepayers
Association produced a budget spreadsheet detailing the electoral area’s
budgets for 2008 to 2010 and the projected budget for 2011.
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