Linbrook School Site - Council Votes in Favour of Boys School

2013-07-10_After two long Council sessions, many delegations, and much debate, Oakville Town Council voted tonight to go forward with the option of allowing the vacant Linbrook School site to be used as a private all-boys school.Town staff has been directed to assess the options of leasing or selling the site, while incorporating local neighbourhood concerns about safety and traffic, as well as financial considerations and enrollment and expansion restrictions into the arrangements.The option to develop a portion of the land for residential development has been put aside.Further details will be circulated once available.After two long Council sessions, many delegations, and much debate, Oakville Town Council voted tonight to go forward with the option of allowing the vacant Linbrook School site to be used as a private all-boys school.

Town staff has been directed to assess the options of leasing or selling the site, while incorporating local neighbourhood concerns about safety and traffic, as well as financial considerations and enrollment and expansion restrictions into the arrangements.

The option to develop a portion of the land for residential development has been put aside.

For more info on the school, see Community Handout.