2nd public meeting on the Vieux-Verger next Wednesday, April 26

After presenting the conceptual plan of the project to nearly 80 people at the first meeting, the Town of Sutton will hold its second public meeting on the Vieux-Verger project on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, from 7 to 9 p.m.

At this new information session, the Town will take questions and comments from citizens before April 19, as well as questions from the floor.

The meeting will be recorded and broadcast live on the Town’s YouTube channel.

Timeline for the acquisition of the Vieux-Verger land

  • November 4, 2022: Announcement of the proposed acquisition of the Vieux-Verger project
  • April 5, 2023: Adoption by a majority vote of Loan By-law number 323 entitled “By-law to decree an expense of $1,570,896 and a loan of $1,570,896 for the acquisition of lots 4,848,122, 6,157,855 and 6,157,856, located on Seymour Street”;
  • April 12, 2023: 1st public information meeting to present the concept plan for the residential project;
  • April 13, 2023: posting of project information documents online;
  • April 13-19, 2023: submission of citizen comments/questions regarding the project;
  • April 17, 2023: publication of the public notice announcing the date of the registry and the number of signatories required, which is 492;
  • April 26, 2023: 2nd public meeting to answer questions received from citizens on the acquisition of the land and on the project as a whole;
  • April 29, 2023: opening of the register, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., allowing citizens to signify their opposition to the borrowing by-law, in accordance with the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities. If the required number of signatures is reached, Council will decide by resolution (at the May 3rd meeting) to continue the process by holding a referendum vote or to abandon the acquisition project.

To be consulted:
 Press Release November 3, 2022: The Town of Sutton wishes to purchase the Vieux-Verger property to promote affordable housing
 Frequently asked questions – FAQ on the acquisition of the Vieux-Verger
 Public Notice – Registration of Qualified Voters – Loan By-Law number 323
 Loan by-law for the acquisition of the Vieux-Verger: Frequently asked questions – FAQ on loan by-law number 323

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