Outline consultation efforts to date and any planned communications (mail, internet, meetings).
First Nations communities, resource users, local and provincial interest groups, government agencies, landowners, and the members of the general public receive an Invitation to Participate through direct written notice. Persons not included in this initial mailing who wish to be involved in the process may have their names added to the mailing list by contacting the contact person listed in this notice. Public notice of this planning process has also been placed in local newspapers.
Information centers will provide information relevant to the particular phase of planning occurring at that time. Project Planning Team members will be present to provide information, collect comments, and answer questions. Summaries of all public input will be provided.
At phase I the planning team is sharing the Terms of Reference for planning, inviting comments and sharing information and knowledge about the planning area that would assist in the development of the community based land use plan. In addition, issues that need to be addressed in the planning process can be identified.
A second public consultation opportunity will be provided to share a Draft Community Based Land Use Plan (Phase 2). A decision notice will be provided upon approval of a final Community Based Land Use Plan (Phase 3).
Opportunities for Public Involvement will include:
Phase 1 - Share Terms of Reference and invite participation;
Information centers will be held in Red Lake on April 23, 2013
Details on information center arrangements (location, times) will be provided in newspaper notices and will be available from the contact person identified in this notice.
Dates beyond Phase 2 are tentative.
Phase 2 – Share Draft Community Based Land Use Plan for review and input; Information center will be held in Deer Lake on June 16 and Red Lake on June 18, 2015
Phase 3 – Notice of Final Community Based Land Use Plan - Fall 2015