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Yarmouth Waterfront Development Action Plan

The Waterfront Action Plan was presented to Committee of the Whole on Thursday January 25, 2018. The action plan outlines four (4) goals to be achieved; 1. Proactive Economic Development, we must be our own voice and be actively engaging in conversations to enable growth and business diversity in our area. 2.Nurturing Business, we must support and foster existing business and industry within our area. 3. Create a place for workers and visitors, our working waterfront should be embraced and encouraged  in order to support our workforce, but at the same time we need to nurture tourism. We will find a balance between work and play. 4. Move People and Goods, it is time to focus and advocate strongly for our existing transportation facilities as well as our future needs. We must enable the ready movement of people and goods.

Yarmouth’s working waterfront is an important contributor to the Town and regional economies. The waterfront is a dynamic entity, demonstrating its ability to adapt to changing times. Now, the waterfront and Water Street are poised for change once more. A draft Waterfront Action Plan has been developed from your ideas that were shared through getinvolvedyarmouth.ca and the waterfront symposiums. The draft action plan can be reviewed on the Council agenda. It will be presented at the February Council meeting. Should Council decide to adopt this document, a public presentation will be planned for early Spring 2018. Thank you for all

Yarmouth’s working waterfront is an important contributor to the Town and regional economies. The waterfront is a dynamic entity, demonstrating its ability to adapt to changing times. Now, the waterfront and Water Street are poised for change once more. A draft Waterfront Action Plan has been developed from your ideas that were shared through getinvolvedyarmouth.ca and the waterfront symposiums. The draft action plan can be reviewed on the Council agenda. It will be presented at the February Council meeting. Should Council decide to adopt this document, a public presentation will be planned for early Spring 2018. Thank you for all your hard work!

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    The Yarmouth working waterfront extends 3 kilometres from its northern end at Vancouver Street to its southern end at the Wastewater Treatment Plant. In between, it contains manufacturing industries, fishing operations, shops and restaurants, the ferry terminal and tourist bureau, and numerous other features.

    This questionnaire is designed to obtain opinions about the Yarmouth waterfront and what it means to you.


    The Yarmouth working waterfront extends 3 kilometres from its northern end at Vancouver Street to its southern end at the Wastewater Treatment Plant. In between, it contains manufacturing industries, fishing operations, shops and restaurants, the ferry terminal and tourist bureau, and numerous other features.

    This questionnaire is designed to obtain opinions about the Yarmouth waterfront and what it means to you.


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