National Conservation Council meeting to be held on March 23 | Loop Cayman Islands

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The National Conservation Council wishes to advise the public of the upcoming General Meeting this Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 2pm.

Some of the items on the agenda include:

ratification of Council’s advice issued in regards to the proposed retail/commercial development at Block 5C Parcel 33, 192 and 193 (this was the proposed demolition of a house built in 1927 and listed on the National Trust’s Heritage Register under the Site ID WB 021-01). For this agenda item, it is noted that “the Director of the Department of Environment recused herself from all discussions on this application due to a conflict of interest” and, “accordingly, the advice was issued directly from the National Conservation Council to the Central Planning Authority.”ratification of Council’s decision that no environmental impact assessment required for a proposal for a 9-storey hotel with 44 guestrooms, 5 apartment buildings (7 or 9 storeys in height) with 58 apartments, 10 duplexes, 20 townhouses, 5 house lots, a restaurant, a bar/cafe, 20 pools, a canal marina, docks and parking facilities in Crystal Harbourratification of Council’s decision that no environmental impact assessment required for Phase 1B of the Beach Bay Hotel, comprising a road and parking lot, paths along the ironshore, several pools, and a seven storey residences tower

Site location in Beach Bay (in pink and the wider site area in blue) where no environmental impact assessment is required by the National Conservation Council

Members of the public are invited to send their comments to [email protected] prior to the meeting, by Tuesday, March 22.

Those who wish to observe the meeting from home may do so via the live stream of the meeting via the “CaymanIslandsDoE” YouTube channel and Facebook pages.

The complete meeting agenda can be downloaded using the following link:

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