Business View Civil and Municipal | January 2021

160 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL JANUARY 2021 The Mayor’s hope for Council is that they can continue to stand alone as a strong community, from every perspective that can be used. “It’s exciting, really, to live here now,” she stresses. “Investors should have confidence – and I believe they do – that long-term planning with them is an important part of the way things are done. We honor the people who come here to make Lincoln a great place to grow, prosper, and belong.” natural preservation of some of the features, but also a waterfront park and a range of low- to high-rise accommodations. It’s a $1.2 billion development and probably one of the only remaining waterfront properties anywhere on Lake Ontario, from Toronto to the border here.” “It will be a complete community, but we don’t want it to look like any other housing development,” affirms Easton. “We’ve taken quite a bit of care to ensure that the mixed housing offered there is, in itself, good quality, and that the look and feel of the community isn’t like those barracks you see when you look across the fields as you’re driving down the 400 series highways. Normally, Council wouldn’t get involved in the site plan process but, in this case, our noses are into it a little bit more because we want to make sure all the right things are done. It’s really an ideal place to put up some signature buildings, and that’s what we’re thinking about.” PREFERRED VENDORS n Neptune Technology Group | Neptune is a technology company serving water utilities across North America. We make data actionable by providing effective measurement tools, networks, software, and services designed for the business of water. Neptune has a passion for serving water utilities. We will always deliver innovative solutions as your most valued partner. n Niagara Peninsula Energy Inc. n Walker