Berta Point West Bank Seawall Improvements Public Information Centre

Thursday, November 25, 2021

The Town of Oakville has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) for the shoreline improvements at Berta Point located within Bronte Inner Harbour. The purpose of this project is to provide shoreline improvements that provide shore stability, an overall enhancement of the environmental conditions, and improved public access to the shoreline. The Town of Oakville is therefore considering ways and means of achieving this goal.

The study is being carried out in accordance with the requirements of a Schedule ‘B’ project as outlined in the Municipal Engineers Association (MEA) Municipal Class EA document (October 2000, as amended in 2015), which is an approved process under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act. The EA process includes public and agency consultation, an evaluation of alternative solutions, an assessment of the potential environmental effects of the alternative solutions, selection of the preferred solution and identification of reasonable measures to mitigate any adverse impacts.

A key component of the study will involve consultation with interested stakeholders, the public and regulatory agencies.

The Public Information Centre (PIC) No. 2 will be held in an online format. Information about the study and the improvements will be posted on Berta Point West Seawall Improvements page from December 8 to December 22, 2021. This is the second of two PICs planned for this study and this PIC will demonstrate the preferred option. You can provide your input by reviewing the study information presented. Following public consultation, the EA study team will review all the comments received and incorporate them into the Environmental Study Report (ESR).

Please contact the study team if you would like further information on the project, have any questions, or if you would like to be added to the study mailing list.

The Town of Oakville appreciates your feedback and we encourage you to get involved.

Rakesh Mistry, OALA, CSLA

Jane Graham, P. Eng