Community Improvement Plans

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The Town of Lincoln is in the process of reviewing its Community Improvement Plans (CIPs).The Town currently has five Council-approved CIPs that provide grants for various projects ranging from restoration and improvements for designated heritage buildings to grants for investment attraction and job creation, as well as one focused on mixed-use and residential intensification. The focus of the review is the Beamsville, Vineland and Mixed-Use CIPs.

The goals of the review are to:

  • increase affordable housing options;
  • encourage environmental sustainability;
  • encourage more focused and strategic investments in identified key areas of the community;
  • place greater emphasis on urban design and built form.

The CIP review will reflect the needs of the community, provide information on CIP incentives of other municipalities, review best practices, and include a financial analysis.

  • On February 28, 2022, the Committee of the Whole considered Report AD-02-22 which provided a summary of best practices, a summary of the public and stakeholder consultation from the initial surveys as well as the draft revisions to the incentive programs.
  • On Monday July 4, 2022, the Committee of the Whole will consider Report AD-11-22 which will provide an update on the financial analysis of the community improvement plan financial incentive programs, and it will provide for information purposes, a draft Attainable Housing and Mixed-Use Community Improvement Plan. The draft CIP will be received for information. The draft CIP will be the subject of a public meeting and subsequent reports to Council at a later date.

Background

Below is a list of the current CIPs and Heritage Grants and year of approval. All of these have defined project areas.

Name of the CIPYear Approved

Beamsville Commercial Core and Ontario Street Corridor CIP (Beamsville CIP)

2011
Vineland Central Business District CIP (Vineland CIP)2014
Mixed-Use and Residential Intensification CIP (Mixed-Use CIP)2016
Heritage Restoration and Improvement Grant2017
Industrial Lands and Rural Area CIP (Industrial/Rural CIP)2019

The Town of Lincoln is in the process of reviewing its Community Improvement Plans (CIPs).The Town currently has five Council-approved CIPs that provide grants for various projects ranging from restoration and improvements for designated heritage buildings to grants for investment attraction and job creation, as well as one focused on mixed-use and residential intensification. The focus of the review is the Beamsville, Vineland and Mixed-Use CIPs.

The goals of the review are to:

  • increase affordable housing options;
  • encourage environmental sustainability;
  • encourage more focused and strategic investments in identified key areas of the community;
  • place greater emphasis on urban design and built form.

The CIP review will reflect the needs of the community, provide information on CIP incentives of other municipalities, review best practices, and include a financial analysis.

  • On February 28, 2022, the Committee of the Whole considered Report AD-02-22 which provided a summary of best practices, a summary of the public and stakeholder consultation from the initial surveys as well as the draft revisions to the incentive programs.
  • On Monday July 4, 2022, the Committee of the Whole will consider Report AD-11-22 which will provide an update on the financial analysis of the community improvement plan financial incentive programs, and it will provide for information purposes, a draft Attainable Housing and Mixed-Use Community Improvement Plan. The draft CIP will be received for information. The draft CIP will be the subject of a public meeting and subsequent reports to Council at a later date.

Background

Below is a list of the current CIPs and Heritage Grants and year of approval. All of these have defined project areas.

Name of the CIPYear Approved

Beamsville Commercial Core and Ontario Street Corridor CIP (Beamsville CIP)

2011
Vineland Central Business District CIP (Vineland CIP)2014
Mixed-Use and Residential Intensification CIP (Mixed-Use CIP)2016
Heritage Restoration and Improvement Grant2017
Industrial Lands and Rural Area CIP (Industrial/Rural CIP)2019
  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Review of the Beamsville, Vineland and Mixed-Use Community Improvement Plans (CIPs) and associated Financial Incentive Programs: 

    This survey has been designed for Town of Lincoln businesses and for proponents who have participated in the CIP program to participate in.

    Please note that this questionnaire applies to the financial incentive programs authorized under all of the Town of Lincoln’s Community Improvement Plans but the focus on the review will be the Beamsville, Vineland and Mixed-Use Community Improvement Plans.

    The survey deadline is Friday, January 14, 2022.

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  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Review of the Beamsville, Vineland and Mixed-Use Community Improvement Plans (CIPs) and associated Financial Incentive Programs: 

    This survey has been designed for Town of Lincoln residents to participate in. 

    Please note that this questionnaire applies to the financial incentive programs authorized under all of the Town of Lincoln’s Community Improvement Plans; however, the focus on the review will be the Beamsville, Vineland and Mixed-Use Community Improvement Plans, as well as to consider programs to provide incentives to development that create affordable housing opportunities. 

    The survey deadline is Friday, January 14, 2022.

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