In the very near future, your Council will decide on a rezoning application to allow a 28 space daycare near the corner of 6th ave and St Paul. The board and staff at the Children's Circle Daycare Society have been working overtime in a search for a new location. It has been a long, and sometime frustrating, search. The funding sources may soon dry up.
Interestingly, there has been pushback to the proposal. My friend and Council colleague, Tina Lange, for example, has expressed concerns about losing residences in primarily residential areas and increasing parking and noise issues.
I support the concept of accessible child care. And that generally would mean daycares situated in residential areas. My responsibility, under legislation, is to maintain an open mind. So, I look forward to hearing from people at the upcoming pubic hearing on the rezone application, before I make my mind up.