Planning underway for East Wellington Park

Public is invited to review draft plan at upcoming open house

Summary

A planning process for East Wellington Park is currently underway. Initial public consultation and research has taken place and the City is excited to share the draft park plan at an upcoming open house. The open house is being held at the Cavallotti Lodge (2060 East Wellington Rd) on Saturday, January 18 from 10:00 am - 2:30 pm and a walk through the park with City staff taking place afterward.

The park plan was reviewed by Council at the Committee of the Whole meeting on October 29, 2019. Some of the activities outlined in the plan include environmental conservation, agriculture production, supporting astronomy activities and dog walking.

For more information on East Wellington Park, visit the City website at www.nanaimo.ca.

Link to Strategic Plan: To be a community that is livable, environmentally sustainable and full of opportunity for all generations and walks of life.

Key Points

  • The public is invited to attend an open house to review and provide input on the park draft plan, January 18 between 10:00 am - 2:30 pm at the Cavallotti Lodge, 2060 East Wellington Road.
  • A walk through the park will commence at 2:30 pm rain or shine. If you are planning to join, please bring proper footwear.
  • If you are unable to attend the open house, please review the draft plan online and provide comments to eastwellingtonparkplan@nanaimo.ca or phone 250-755-7506 and speak to the Parks and Open Space Planner.

Quotes

"Seeing this beautiful piece of land along the Millstone River preserved, made accessible and utilized by many interested groups is very exciting. I encourage you to review the plan, either at the open house or online and provide your feedback."

Mayor
City of Nanaimo

Quick Facts

  • East Wellington Park is located at 2191 East Wellington Road. It was acquired by the City of Nanaimo in 2014. This site is 12.7 hectares, is zoned PRC-1 and lies within the Agricultural Land Reserve. An application to the Agricultural Land Commission is required for park uses.

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Open House January 18 10 am - 2:30 pm
Open House January 18 10 am - 2:30 pm
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Contact:

Richard Harding
Director, Parks & Recreation
Cit of Nanaimo
250 755 7516
Madeleine Koch
Parks & Open Space Planner
City of Nanaimo
250 755 7506

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