BROCK: The Township of Brock has finalized a naming policy for their municipal assets.
At a Committee of the Whole meeting, on Monday, February 14th, councillors saw a report from planner Debbie Vandenakker regarding the naming of streets, parks and facilities.
“Our current list of approved names is for street names only and [is] not sufficient to provide a variety of choices to the development community and Council for approval. AdditionallyIn pictures: 2020's biggest news stories month by month - Today News Post, the names on the currently approved names list are all names of citizens [which] limits the ability of where those names could be used, to respect the namesake’s place of origin or contribution,” the report stated. “On January 10th, 2022, Council passed a resolution, directing staff to prepare a Street Naming policy for consideration and approval. This drafted policy began in a research phase for streets onlyThe Bell Centre before Game 6 betwee. Through review of comparable municipal policies, staff feel it is efficient to create a broader naming and renaming municipal policy [which] can serve as the evaluation mechanism for all municipal assets.”
The policy states, these names will be ““vetted through the Durham Region Police Service, to ensure Regional safety for EMS service response” and they “should promote pride in the municipality, acknowledge local heritage, historyThe final quarter of 2020 with rents falling about a dollar to $34.88 per sq. ft. for Class A space i, and recognize unique features and geography.” It also states, priority will be given to names using “the area or street in which the property or building is located”, a dominant “ecological or natural resource feature” in the areaThere may be individual health-care workers who volunteer to travel t, “a historical name related to Brock’s heritage and/or historical folklore”, “an event or person of international, national, or provincial significance” or an organization or individual who made “significant contributions to the community” or development.