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July 12,2011 Regular Council

Committee of the Whole
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Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT staff be directed to prepare a Heritage Revitalization Tax Exemption Bylaw for first reading as endorsed by the Heritage Commission and outlined in this report.
Regular Council Meeting
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2. Public Input
Councillor Dilworth spoke on behalf of “Fill Up” the Share Food Bank mascot, to encourage the community to donate all throughout the year. She advised that Port Moody is again participating in a friendly competition to raise donations for Share.
Barry Sharbo, submitted and spoke to a document dated July 11, 2011 titled “Executive Summary: Local Area Plan/Revitalization/Murray Street/Waterfront Boulevard” and requested that Council read and consider that submission.

Eric Hughes appeared on behalf of Onni in support of their development variance permit application advising that he is available to answer questions.

4.2 Amended 2010 Financial Plan and Related Bylaw

“Financial Plan Bylaw, 2010, Bylaw No. 2842, Amendment Bylaw No. 1, 2011, No. 2886” a bylaw to amend the Financial Plan for 2010 to 2014.

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Bylaw No. 2886 be now adopted.

4.3 Proposed Columbia Street Road Closing Bylaw

“Columbia Street Road Closing Bylaw, 2011, No. 2899” a road closing bylaw to facilitate a property sale approved by Council.

Opportunity for Public Feedback

Barry Sharbo inquired how the value of the property for sale was arrived at.

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Bylaw No. 2899 be now adopted.

4.4 Development Variance Permit Application 2011-94 for 301 Capilano Road (‘The Residences’)

Moved, seconded and
THAT Development Permit No. 2011-94 be issued subject to the submission of all required fees and securities and final plans to the satisfaction of staff and that the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to execute the necessary legal documents required in support of this application.

Representatives from Onni responded to questions from Council.

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the foregoing motion be amended by adding the word “Variance” after the word “Development”.

The question on the motion as amended was put and CARRIED.

4.5 Sign Bylaw Amendment Bylaw

“City of Port Moody Sign Bylaw No. 2403, 1998, Amendment Bylaw, 2011, No. 2898”, a housekeeping and amending bylaw to address sandwich board signs.

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Bylaw No 2898 be now adopted.

6.1 Request from Port Moody Heritage Society for Waiving of Development Variance Permit Application Fee for New Venosta Protective Cover

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the fees associated with the Development Variance Permit application for the new Venosta cover at the Port Moody Station Museum be waived.

6.2 Murray Clarke Connector - Business Case

Report: City Manager dated December 8, 2010, previously circulated at the December 14, 2010 Regular Council Meeting

Report: TransLink dated July 5, 2011, Murray Clarke Connector Business Case

File: 5400-20-03

The following resolutions were passed at the December 14, 2010 Regular Council Meeting:

“THAT option #2, “divert through traffic”, discussed in the City Manager’s report dated December 8, 2010, be investigated by staff and reported back as to how that could be implemented;

AND THAT option #4, ‘re-assess need for the project’, be endorsed with the amendment that Port Moody assist TransLink to develop a business case for the Murray-Clarke Connector.

THAT Port Moody City Council oppose any TransLink supplemental plan that, beyond the Evergreen Line, does not include the Murray Clarke Connector project and that this resolution be forwarded to all North-East Sector municipalities with a request for support.”

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT staff be directed to immediately commence action to initiate the process to remove the Port Moody section of Guildford Way and all of Murray and Clarke Streets from the Major Road Network and be declared Local Road Network.

Voting against: Councillor Dilworth

6.3 Evergreen Line Funding

Verbal Report: Mayor Trasolini

7.1 Committee of the Whole Meeting

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the resolutions of the Committee of the Whole meeting of June 28, 2011 be endorsed as above:

Release of In-Camera Items

9.2 Rocky Point Park Food Cart Proposals

The following resolution was released from the June 28,2011 In-Camera Council Meeting:

THAT staff be authorized to proceed with the execution of a License of Occupation Agreement based upon the offer between the City of Port Moody and The Boathouse Restaurant for the establishment of a food vending cart service in Rocky Point Park for 2011.

Release of In-Camera Items

9.3 Pay Parking Implementation – Project History

The following resolution was released from the June 28, 2011 In-Camera Council Meeting:

THAT staff report back on the cost implications of advancing the development of a pay parking strategy that includes meaningful data collection, public consultation, and the use of a consultant for program review and recommendations.

10. Public Input

Barry Sharbo, on behalf of the Murray Street landowners, expressed the view that Murray Street business owners have been there for many decades and they do not want a freeway down Murray Street so they do not support the Murray Clarke Connector along Rocky Point Park.

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