Public Invited to Review Draft Report on Future Use of Khyber Building

Halifax Regional Municipality is
inviting the public to review a draft report on the potential operating
scenarios for 1588 Barrington Street (also commonly known as the “Khyber
Building”), as a potential artist-run centre. The report was prepared by
the consultants’ firm of TCI Management, to analyse the costs and
benefits of five potential operating scenarios.

The report can be accessed online at Copies are also
available at the Bloomfield Centre (2786 Agricola Street); at the Khyber
Building (1588 Barrington Street); or by calling 490-4083.

The consultants are asking the public to review the draft report and
provide comments on the potential operating scenarios, on the report’s
assumptions, and on the proposed building uses, programming and design.
The survey will be released on December 9, 2009.

The public engagement process will take place as follows:
1. Public Review of Draft Report: November 26, 2009 to January 8,
2. Public Information Session: December 9, 2009 (Bloomfield
? 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
? 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
3. Public Survey: December 9, 2009 to January 8, 2010

Results from the public engagement process will inform the
consultants’ final report, and HRM staff recommendations to Regional

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