City Council

Maple Ridge prefers drinking to stay on business patios, rather than in parks, says mayor. (files)

Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows not allowing drinking in parks

While neighbouring cities relax rules, the issue is not a priority for local councils

 

Maple Ridge city council during the May 11 Zoom meeting.

Maple Ridge council advances Yennadon Lands plan

Residents makes environmental plea, council goes ahead with employment plan

 

Platinum Enterprises is building a 330-unit apartment complex on Brown Avenue in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)

Council okays huge apartment complex in downtown Maple Ridge

330 units in three five-story condo buildings on Brown Avenue

 

Maple Ridge city hall (Neil Corbett/The News)

Auditor shows City of Maple Ridge with large surplus and reserves

Yousef, Robson say a property tax break should have been possible

Maple Ridge city hall (Neil Corbett/The News)
Bench dedications along the dikes in Pitt Meadows were so popular that they were stopped in 2013. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Pitt Meadows city hall still not allowing new dike bench donations

But council’s new policy will provide for donations of other amenities

Bench dedications along the dikes in Pitt Meadows were so popular that they were stopped in 2013. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Maple Ridge council has approved a 4.3 per cent budget increase. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Maple Ridge council speaks against tax relief measures

Council chooses to stick with 4.3 per cent increase, not spend reserves

Maple Ridge council has approved a 4.3 per cent budget increase. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Councillors discuss tax increases during a Zoom meeting last week. The city budget will be back on the agenda Tuesday night. (Special to The News)

Councillors want to give Maple Ridge taxpayers a break

Budget back on the agenda Tuesday night for final reading

Councillors discuss tax increases during a Zoom meeting last week. The city budget will be back on the agenda Tuesday night. (Special to The News)
Former Pitt Meadows city councillor David Murray was convicted of sex assault, and is now being sued by the victim. (files)

Former Pitt Meadows city councillor sued for sex assault

David Murray was convicted in 2017 of sexually assaulting a teen 25 years earlier

Former Pitt Meadows city councillor David Murray was convicted of sex assault, and is now being sued by the victim. (files)
A drawing of the proposed Harris Road overpass in Pitt Meadows.

Pitt Meadows residents invited to road and rail project updates

Results of noise and vibration study will be made public

A drawing of the proposed Harris Road overpass in Pitt Meadows.
The site that was originally planned for a school in Silver Valley’s Blaney Hamlet is before council for residential development. (Special to The News)

Former Silver Valley school site recommended for development

Maple Ridge council considers 20 houses where Blaney Hamlet school was planned

The site that was originally planned for a school in Silver Valley’s Blaney Hamlet is before council for residential development. (Special to The News)
Screen shots from Tuesday night’s Zoom meeting show Coun. Kiersten Duncan holding up a sign. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge councillor ejected from online meeting

Kiersten Duncan held up sign saying “Let Me Speak #Censured”

Screen shots from Tuesday night’s Zoom meeting show Coun. Kiersten Duncan holding up a sign. (Special to The News)
An architect’s rendering of the proposed car dealerships on Golden Ears Way. (Special to The News)

Two new car dealerships proposed in Pitt Meadows

Lot beside Golden Ears Way, bordering Maple Ridge

An architect’s rendering of the proposed car dealerships on Golden Ears Way. (Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows council has approved building a new RCMP detachment on Harris Road. (Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows council approves RCMP detachment at art gallery site

Building at Harris Road location would cost approximately $18.3 million

Pitt Meadows council has approved building a new RCMP detachment on Harris Road. (Special to The News)
A map of CP’s proposed logistics park.

Pitt Meadows seeks end to ‘unfair taxation’ benefiting CP Rail

City lobbying other municipalities to ask B.C. government to end tax break

A map of CP’s proposed logistics park.
Members of the Haney Horsemen and other equestrian users will be riding the Thornhill Trails in large numbers this weekend. (Haney Horsemen/Special to The News)

Horsemen out in force in Maple Ridge this weekend

Riders assert need to save Thornhill Trails for equestrian users

Members of the Haney Horsemen and other equestrian users will be riding the Thornhill Trails in large numbers this weekend. (Haney Horsemen/Special to The News)
The Harris Park pool in Pitt Meadows will not be open for the 2021 season. (The News files)

Pitt Meadows closes pool for the coming season

COVID-19 safety measures would limit swimmers at Harris Park pool

The Harris Park pool in Pitt Meadows will not be open for the 2021 season. (The News files)
More affordable rental housing is needed in Maple Ridge says a city report. (Black Press Media files)

Report calls for more affordable housing for seniors and families in Maple Ridge

BC Housing conducting virtual dialogue sessions for Maple Ridge residents

More affordable rental housing is needed in Maple Ridge says a city report. (Black Press Media files)
(Trailforks.com/Special to the News)

Maple Ridge city hall looks at improvements to Thornhill trails

Creation of a new Thornhill Grind pitched by staff

(Trailforks.com/Special to the News)
Artists conception of new development on Baynes Road in Pitt Meadows.

New subdivision would use farmland in Pitt Meadows

City council supports application to remove nine hectares from agricultural land reserve

Artists conception of new development on Baynes Road in Pitt Meadows.
Pitt Meadows council has a report detailing the cost of building its own RCMP detachment. (Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows could pay over $18 million for RCMP office

It could be done with little or no tax increase, says Dingwall

Pitt Meadows council has a report detailing the cost of building its own RCMP detachment. (Special to The News)