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Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement Land Use Plan Client: Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement Date: 2022-2023 Location: Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement Bluerock's Role: Jonathan Schmidt was one of the lead authors for the Land Use Plan and assisted with community engagement. Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement (PPMS) suffered a detrimental wildfire in 2019 that destroyed homes, traditional land use areas, and community amenities. PPMS retained ProACTIVE and Bluerock Planning to complete a comprehensive Land Use Plan that considered all of the traditional, environmental,…

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Village of Port Alice OCP Client: Village of Port Alice Date: 2022-2023 Location: Village of Port Alice Bluerock's Role: Jonathan Schmidt was the project manager and lead author of the OCP Bluerock Planning, in partnership with other consultants, assisted on a forward-looking Official Community Plan (OCP). The new OCP provides an easy-to-read and understand plan that will facilitate the right type of development to create a thriving Village of Port Alice. The village is going through a transition from an…

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SnPink'tn Community Core Master Plan Client: TRUE Consulting Date: 2022-2023 Location: SnPink'tn (The Penticton Indian Band) Bluerock's Role: Jonathan Schmidt acted as senior planner and co-author of the Final Master Plan Report The project team collaborated with stakeholders and community members to create a Master Plan for the SnPink'tn (The Penticton Indian Band) Community Core that was inclusive to the entire community. A strong engagement plan and execution involved creative ideas to allow community members, administration, and external stakeholders to…

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East Highway 1 Area Structure Plan Client: Private Developers Date: 2020-2021 Location: Rockyview County, Alberta Bluerock’s Role: Policy planning; coordination of planning, mapping and engineering; lead policy writing; and graphic layout and design of ASP document. Bluerock guided a consortium of private developpers to propose an innovative rural Area Structure Plan that provides opportunities for industrial development. These lands were envisioned to become a part of the ‘Sunbelt’, an intermunicipal agricultural-industrial area, regional landmark, and a unique employment and business…

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Shepard Industrial Area Structure Plan Client: Palliser Regional Municipal Services Date: 2022-2023 Location: Town of Oyen, Alberta Bluerock’s Role: Policy planning; coordination of planning, mapping and engineering; lead policy writing; and graphic layout and design of ASP document. Bluerock assisted Palliser Regional Municipal Services and the Town of Oyen with the creation of an innovative rural Area Structure Plan that provides opportunities for industrial development. The vision is for Oyen East Industrial to become a prosperous development for the Town…

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Sheerness Industrial Area Structure Plan Client: Special Areas Board, Alberta Date: 2021-2022 Location: South of Hanna, AB Bluerock’s Role: Policy planning; coordination of planning, mapping and engineering; lead policy writing; and graphic layout and design of ASP document. Bluerock assisted Palliser Regional Municipal Services and the Special Areas Board with the creation of an innovative rural Area Structure Plan that provides opportunities for industrial development. The Sheerness Industrial ASP vision is to support large lot industrial development with suitable infrastructure…

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Village of Slocan Official Community Plan Client: Village of Slocan Date: 2021-2022 Location: Village of Slocan, BC Bluerock’s Role: Bluerock Planning provided policy writing, engagement support, and drone imagery to the project. Bluerock Planning assisted Selkirk Planning & Design on a new and inspiring Official Community Plan (OCP). The new OCP provides an easy-to-read and understand plan that will facilitate the right type of development to create a thriving Village of Slocan. The new OCP offers landowners new opportunities to…

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Shepard Industrial Area Structure Plan Client: Shepard Development Corporation, AB Date: 2021-2022 Location: Rocky View County, AB Bluerock’s Role: Jonathan Schmidt acted as senior planner and policy writer. Connor Grenwich provided GIS and mapping. Bluerock collaborated with MVH Urban Planning & Design to create a comprehensive plan for over 1800 acres of future industrial land in Rocky View County, close to the City of Calgary. The Shepard Industrial Area Structure Plan’s key features is the integration of a future inter-modal…

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Grand Forks OCP Official Community Plan Client: City of Grand Forks, BC Date: 2021-2022 Location: City of Grand Forks, BC Bluerock’s Role: Jonathan Schmidt acted as senior planner and project manager. Bluerock Planning assisted lead consultant MVH Urban Planning and  Design with four significant projects for the City of Grand Forks, including a comprehensive overhaul of its Official Community Plan  (OCP), North Ruckle Park Design, Floodplain Bylaw, and Wayfinding  Program Design and Implementation Strategy. A devastating flood in 2018 caused…

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Village of Valemount: Official Community Plan & Zoning Bylaw Client: Village of Valemount Date: 2020-2021 Location: Village of Valemount, BC Bluerock’s Role: Jonathan Schmidt was the project manager, co-author of the OCP, and lead author of the Zoning Bylaw The Village of Valemount is a resort municipality located among three beautiful mountain ranges. The Village and its surroundings have immense potential for growth and development, yet the population is declining. Bluerock Planning joined a strong team led by MVH Urban…

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