Next Sunday, May 1, Mayor Tiffany Martin Hamilton is hosting a public conversation about North Bay. The event will begin at 1 p.m., outdoors, near the corner of Front and Dock streets.
The meeting will bring together various community groups for an exchange of ideas for the North Bay area. The discussion will include how to utilize the former Furgary Boat Club, ways to open access to the river for kayaking and fishing, the Columbia Land Conservancy's plan for the North Bay Recreation and Natural Area, and other concerns and proposals for this part of the city.
Following a brief presentation by the Mayor, the format will be an "outdoor open house." Those attending can circulate and speak informally with representatives of the Columbia Land Conservancy, the Waterfront Advisory Steering Committee, and other groups.
The Mayor has said about North Bay and the proposed conversation, "Right now, the North Bay area is underutilized, but it represents an enormous opportunity for the city. I hope everyone who shares my passion for our waterfront will bring their ideas and energy to help us create a jewel of conservation and low-impact recreational use."
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