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Feb 26,2013 Regular Council

Regular Council
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PowerPoint Presentation  / File: 8350-01

Amanda Farrell, Executive Project Director, along with project staff, provided a presentation to update Council on the Evergreen Line Project.

She also advised Council about traffic changes that will affect the Seaview neighbourhood. These changes were communicated to the residents door to door in early February as well as community information meetings. She advised that they will also be holding meetings with west Port Moody, View Street residents and the business community.

Delegation Application dated January 23, 2013 / File: 0230-01

Nadine March, Kettle Coordinator, Salvation Army, to present Mayor and Council with the 2013 Mayoral Challenge Award for raising the most money during the kettle drive.

Delegation Application dated January 4, 2013 / File: 0230-01

Evelyn Humphreys, Project Manager together with Morgan from S.U.C.C.E.S.S. A Chance to Choose spoke to the community project titled LADDER (Letting Art Define Dignity and Empowerment through Recovery), a project to raise awareness for chemo brain or chemo fog which is the term given the cognitive changes that can occur during and after chemotherapy. They advised they are holding an Art Fair on March 8, 2013 at Old Orchard Hall to raise awareness and funds. Ms Humphreys then updated Council on recent changes.

Delegation Application dated February 15, 2013 / File: 0230-01

Jeremiah Tiu Lim, President and Jim Small, Past President, Barnet Lions, requested that Council consider establishing an Adopt-a-Street/Parks program where community members can volunteer to clean city streets/parks.

4.1 Minutes
File: 0550-05
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held Tuesday, February 12, 2013 be adopted.
4.2 Report of Public Hearing
File: 0634-20 / 6700-20-109 / BL2949
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the Report of the Public Hearing held Tuesday, February 12, 2013 be received.
File: 3900-02/BL2952

"City of Port Moody Heritage Reserve Fund Bylaw, 2013, No. 2952", a bylaw to allow the funding of heritage preservation projects, including the purchase of heritage buildings from the Heritage Reserve Fund.

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Bylaw No. 2952 be now adopted.

Voting against: Councillor Dilworth, Glumac

Report: Development Services dated February 18, 2013 / File: 6430-01
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the funding request for $10,220 to undertake a Tri-Cities Regional Planning Process be declined.
Voting against: Councillor Elliott
Memorandum: Port Moody Police Department dated  February 7, 2013  /File: 1700-03-2013
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Council provide early approval for $7,000 for the Operating Project Community and Victim Services Program to allow volunteers to be properly identified and outfitted for safety purposes.
6.3 Council Committee Appointments
Verbal Report: Mayor Clay  / File: 0360-20-08/0360-20-07/0360-20-09/0360-20-10/0360-20-48
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT notwithstanding the membership limitation in the terms of reference, all seven applicants for the Youth Focus Committee be appointed to the committee as follows:
 Ryana Alkassoum
 Nathan Wong
 Paulina Martin
 Lakota Huffman
 Eleanor Brociner
 Quinton Brownsdon
 Madison Martin.
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Eric Smith be appointed to the Centennial Steering Committee as a youth representative.
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Pat Merrett and Kristen Johnston be appointed to the Joint Family Court and Youth Justice Committee.
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Paul Bennett and Katherine Houston be appointed to the Parks and Recreation Commission.
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Bev Bakka be appointed to the Transportation Committee.
Email: Administration dated February 14, 2013
Verbal Report: Mayor Clay  / File: 0360-20-28
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Councillor Elliott be appointed as the Council member representative to the Tri-Cities Planning Partnership.
Report: Community Services dated February 18, 2013 / File: 0870-20-15
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Rocky Point Ice Cream be permitted to provide temporary food and beverage service via mobile truck in Rocky Point Park until the new Ice Cream facility renovation works are completed in spring 2013.
8.1 Notice of Motion: Healthy Tree Removal Consultation Policy
Council Glumac submitted the following notice of motion:
THAT staff draft a Healthy Tree Removal Consultation Policy which requires decisions regarding tree removal on city property to be reviewed by the Environmental Protection Committee;

AND THAT the draft be forwarded to the Environmental Protection Committee for review.

9.2 Resolutions and Response Letters of Council

• Letter to Minister James Moore re: Shark Fin Ban dated February 5, 2013
• Letter: City of Coquitlam dated February 4, 2013 re: Bid Application for the 2016 or 2018 BC Summer Games
• Letter: Ministry of Health dated February 15, 2013 re: meningococcal vaccine

10 Public Input

Peter Bolhuis from the Seaview neighbourhood spoke to the Evergreen Line’s plan announced this evening regarding traffic access from that neighbourhood to Clarke Street and Barnet Highway.

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