2013 Agendas & Minutes

December 17, 2013 - Minutes (Special)

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City of Richmond Meeting Minutes

Special Council

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Place:

Anderson Room
Richmond City Hall

Present:

Mayor Malcolm D. Brodie
Councillor Chak Au
Councillor Linda Barnes
Councillor Evelina Halsey-Brandt
Councillor Ken Johnston
Councillor Bill McNulty
Councillor Linda McPhail
Councillor Harold Steves

Acting Corporate Officer – Michelle Jansson

Absent:

Councillor Derek Dang

Call to Order:

Mayor Brodie called the meeting to order at 4:00 p.m.

RES NO.

ITEM

 

 

The meeting was recessed at 4:01 p.m.

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The meeting reconvened at 4:11 p.m., following the Planning Committee meeting with all members of Council present, except Cllr. Dang.

                                               

 

 

AGENDA ADDITION

SP13/8-1

 

It was moved and seconded

 

 

That ‘Coal Port’ be added to the Agenda as Item No. 2A.

 

 

CARRIED

 

 

COMMUNITY SAFETY COMMITTEE

 

1.

Province-wide 911 Levy in British Columbia
(File Ref. No. 1-0060-20-UBCM1-01) (REDMS No. 4042842 v.5)

SP13/8-2

 

It was moved and seconded

 

 

(1)

That the staff report titled Province-wide 911 Levy in British Columbia” be forwarded to UBCM;

 

 

(2)

That UBCM be advised that should the Province establish a province-wide CAL, the City of Richmond would request the following:

 

 

 

(a)

municipalities would continue to be included in the discussion, development, implementation and funding allocation of a province-wide 911 CAL;

 

 

 

(b)

the province-wide levy would be cost neutral for municipalities and any new additional revenue sources (such as from mobile phones) would be used to fund system improvements and integration; and

 

 

 

(c)

the scope for the province-wide 911 CAL levy be strictly for the provision of 911 services, and administrative overhead from the telephone companies would be limited to a minimal amount.

 

 

CARRIED

 

 

GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE

 

2.

Membership in the National Zero Waste Council
(File Ref. No. 01-0157-20-ZWAS1) (REDMS No. 4048928)

SP13/8-3

 

It was moved and seconded

 

 

(1)

That the City of Richmond apply for membership on the National Zero Waste Council;

 

 

(2)

That Councillor Barnes be appointed as the City’s representative to the National Zero Waste Council; and

 

 

(3)

That the City demonstrate its commitment to waste prevention and reduction through the Letter of Intent, as contained in Attachment 2 to the staff report dated December 9, 2013 from the Director, Public Works Operations, titled, “Membership in the National Zero Waste Council”.

 

 

CARRIED

2A.

Coal PORT
(File Ref. No. 10-6150-01)

SP13/8-4

 

It was moved and seconded

 

 

(1)

That the staff memorandum from the Senior Manager, Sustainability and District Energy, dated December 11, 2013 be received for information;

 

 

(2)

That the City of Richmond is opposed to coal shipments from the Fraser River Estuary other than the existing Roberts Bank coal port;

 

 

(3)

That Port Metro Vancouver be requested to conduct a Health Impact Assessment and Metro Vancouver hold a public hearing in relation to an application for an Air Quality Permit; and

 

 

(4)

That letters be sent to local MPs, MLAs, Metro Vancouver, Fraser Surrey Docks, and Port Metro Vancouver reiterating Richmond City Council’s position.

 

 

CARRIED

 

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

3.

Agricultural Land Reserve Non-Farm Use Application by Louise Noon for 8160 No. 5 Road
(File Ref. No. 08-4105-04-04, AG 13-629877) (REDMS No. 4049602, 3651855, 222141)

SP13/8-5

 

It was moved and seconded

 

 

That authorization for Louise Noon to apply to the Agricultural Land Commission for non-farm use at 8160 No. 5 Road to allow for the westerly 93 m (305 ft.) to be used for an educational institution, outdoor religious statue displays and off-street parking and for the consolidation of 8140 and 8160 No. 5 Road into one lot be granted.

 

 

CARRIED

 

4.

Application by Virdi Pacific Holdings Ltd. for a Zoning Text Amendment to the Light Industrial (IL) Zoning District at 16540 River Road
(File Ref. No. 12-8060-20-009089, 08-4105-20-2013636744) (REDMS No. 4048436, 3918232, 2303774, 4049550)

SP13/8-6

 

It was moved and seconded

 

 

That Richmond Zoning Bylaw 8500, Amendment Bylaw 9089, to amend the “Light Industrial (IL)” zoning district to permit outdoor storage at 16540 River Road, be introduced and given first reading.

 

 

CARRIED

 

5.

Application by Kulwinder Pooni for Rezoning at 8951 Heather Street from Single Detached (RS1/B) to Single Detached (RS2/A)
(File Ref. No. 12-8060-20-009088, 08-4105-20-2013645746) (REDMS No. 4047652, 4047701)

SP13/8-7

 

It was moved and seconded

 

 

That Richmond Zoning Bylaw 8500, Amendment Bylaw 9088, for the rezoning of 8951 Heather Street from “Single Detached (RS1/B)” to “Single Detached (RS2/A)”, be introduced and given first reading.

 

 

CARRIED

 

 

BYLAWS FOR ADOPTION

SP13/8-8

 

It was moved and seconded

 

 

That the following bylaws be adopted:

 

Richmond Zoning Bylaw No. 8500, Amendment Bylaw No. 8872

(8540 and 8560 Jones Road, RZ 11-593412)

 

 

Richmond Zoning Bylaw No. 8500, Amendment Bylaw No. 9019

(10640 and 10660 Bird Road, RZ 12-617804)

 

 

 

CARRIED

 

 

DEVELOPMENT PERMIT PANEL

 

6.

RECOMMENDATION

 

SP13/8-9

 

It was moved and seconded

 

(1)

That Chair’s report for the Development Permit Panel meeting held on March 27, 2013, be received for information; and

 

 

(2)

That the recommendation of the Panel to authorize the issuance of a Development Permit (DP 12-603657) for the property at 8540 and 8560 Jones Road be endorsed, and the Permit so issued.

 

 

 

CARRIED

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

SP13/8-10

 

It was moved and seconded

 

 

That the meeting adjourn (4:15 p.m.).

 

 

CARRIED

 

Certified a true and correct copy of the Minutes of the Special meeting of the Council of the City of Richmond held on Tuesday, December 17, 2013.

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Mayor (Malcolm D. Brodie)

 

Acting Corporate Officer

(Michelle Jansson)

 

 

 


12/18/2013 5:00:26 PM