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Sep 3,2013 Committee of the Whole

 
Committee of the Whole
 
Agenda                Minutes
 
 
Verbal report: City Manager
 
1. Grants received by the City 2012 2014 - File: 1610-01
2. Budget Progress Update August 2013
3. Contract Awards >$200,000 - File: 1220-01
 
3.1 Minutes
File: 0550-03-02
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the minutes of the Committee of the Whole meeting of Tuesday, July 23, 2013 be adopted.
 
Consultant Powerpoint Presentation  / File: 8330-04

Mr. Bill Lambert, Principal, Manager, Transit Planning, Stantec Consulting, made a presentation on the Murray Clarke Connector Study.

He noted the study was a strategic view of the future of the corridor. He suggested the next steps be to look in more detail at the various elements of the study and determine what ideas to explore further towards implementation.

Staff was requested to provide statistics on the number of vehicles in Port Moody and whether the trend is to fewer vehicles.

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the Murray Clarke Visioning presentation be received for information.
 
 
Report: Engineering and Parks Services Transportation Division dated August 23, 2013 / File: 5460-06
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT staff arrange a meeting with Burnaby staff to discuss potential transportation plans along the St. Johns Street, Barnet Highway and Hastings Street corridor and report back at a future meeting of Committee of the Whole.
 
Moved, seconded and
THAT Council give approval in principle for the development of a master transportation plan beginning with a report back to Council that gives information on the process, timeframes and cost implications for both a scope document and overall master transportation plan.

Councillor Small left the meeting at 3:40pm.

The question on the motion was put and CARRIED.

Councillor Small returned to the meeting at 3:42pm.

Mr. Lambert and Mark Halpin left the meeting

Report: Community Services dated June 3, 2013  / File: 0460-05-03
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the surcharge program for Anmore residents be discontinued in favour of a return to one fee for everyone regardless of municipality of residence;
AND THAT the Port Moody Anmore Joint Recreation Task Force be given the appreciation of Council for their hard work, research and commitment to the task they were given.
 
Voting against: Councillor Glumac, Royer, Small
 
Report: Development Services Planning Division dated August 26, 2013  / File: 5080-10-02
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT as part of any future development of a community amenity contribution and density bonusing system, contributions to the Affordable Housing Reserve Fund be based on a fixed formula;

AND THAT the allocation of money held in the Affordable Housing Reserve Fund be available to projects for the purpose of integrated, subsidized and market rental housing;

AND THAT a policy be developed to protect existing market rental stock within the City; with policies under consideration to include:
A rental replacement requirement, where the redevelopment of existing market rental buildings involves a rezoning application.
Protection of existing market rental housing from strata title conversion;

AND THAT guidelines be developed to guide the review of applications, which involve the redevelopment, through rezoning, of market rental housing.

Report: Financial Services dated August 12, 2013  / File: 1960-10
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the Financial Services Department report dated August 12, 2013 with respect to Review of Permissive Tax Exemption Guidelines and 2014 Applications be forwarded to Council for consideration with the recommendation that Exemption Guideline #8 which states: "This is to establish that in fact the facility is open to the public and use of the facility or its programs is not subject to membership only restrictions" be removed.

Voting against: Councillor Royer

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Guideline #2 regarding Non-profit requirement, be deleted and replaced with "The organization must be a registered non-profit."
 
Moved seconded and CARRIED
THAT the Tax Exemption Guidelines be forwarded to Council with the recommended amendments.
 
Report: Environmental Protection Committee July 22, 2013 / File: 0360-20-04
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the Environmental Protection Committee report dated July 22, 2013 with respect to Environmental Award Recommended Amendments to Award be forwarded to Council for consideration.
 
Report: Environmental Protection Committee dated July 29, 2013  / File: 0360-20-04
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the report from the Environmental Protection Committee (EPC) dated July 29, 2013, be referred to Council for consideration at their September 10, 2013 meeting as part of the next round of discussions pertaining to potential changes to the OCP.
 
Report: Economic Development Committee dated August 6, 2013 / File: 0360-20-03

Alanna McDonagh entered meeting at this point.

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the Economic Development Committee work in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce to host a Business Summit for local Port Moody businesses with a contribution from the City of Port Moody of $2,000.

Voting against: Councillor Dilworth, Glumac

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the above recommendation be forwarded to Council for consideration.

Voting against: Councillors Dilworth, Glumac

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the Business Summit event be funded from Council Contingency and opportunities for Centennial funding be considered.

Voting against: Councillors Dilworth, Glumac

Report: Development Services, Sustainability Division dated  August 20, 2013  / File: 5280-20-01
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the City of Port Moody establish a policy effective immediately that ensures stewardship groups are notified as soon as any environmental accident occurs that affects the ecology of Port Moody streams and/or forests;

AND THAT staff prepare an appropriate policy document for consideration of Council. Moved, seconded and CARRIED THAT the Evergreen Line Stream Impacts and Compensation Factsheets included in the August 20, 2013 Development Services, Sustainability Division report be forwarded to the Environmental Protection Committee for consideration.

Report: Development Services, Sustainability Division dated August 26, 2013  / File: 5280-50
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the Development Services - Sustainability Division report dated August 26, 2013 with respect to Recommended Next Steps for Advancing Community Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Action Leveraging BC Hydro Funding Opportunities be forwarded to the September 3rd, 2013 Council meeting for consideration.
 
Report: Development Services, Sustainability Division dated July 29, 2013  / File: 5280-01
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the Development Services - Sustainability Division report dated July 29, 2013 Towards Carbon Neutrality Recommended Guiding Principles and Other Next Steps be forwarded to Council for consideration.

 

 

 
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