Morinville finds its heart

New businesses will have to be at least two storeys tall to have a place in parts of downtown Morinville, according to the town’s new downtown plan, and some residents fear that could drive investors away.

Town council was unanimous last week in its approval of the Coeur de Morinville area structure plan and its associated land use bylaw amendments. The changes are meant to promote business investment and guide the development of Morinville’s downtown core over the next 20 years.

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Town looks to residents for vision

The Town of Cochrane is taking a ‘collective’ approach when it comes to how the look and feel of the downtown core will mature going into the future.

Setting up shop until the end of February, town staff are hoping residents pay a visit to their temporary downtown location to provide their input into what they want to see developed in and around the Quarry site, and how that will be integrated into historic downtown.

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