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April 22,2014 Regular Council

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2. Public Input
 
Jo-Anne Parneta, Port Moody, spoke on behalf of the Port Moody Foundation in support of the utility vinyl wrap initiative, and requested that Council consider waiving the variance permit application fee for the utility box vinyl wrap if a permit is required.
 
Letter: New Westminster & District Labour Council, dated March 6, 2014 / File: 0230-01

One minute of silence was observed for workers killed and injured on the job.

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT April 28, 2014 be proclaimed Day of Mourning in recognition of workers killed, injured, or disabled on the job.
 
4.1 Minutes
File: 0550-05
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held Tuesday, April 8, 2014 be adopted.
 
4.2 Committee of the Whole Items for Ratification
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the following recommendations from the April 8, 2014 Committee of the Whole meeting be ratified:

2014 Financial Plan Summarization - Capital Plan

THAT the three police vehicles to be retired in 2014 be put up for sale privately through the City for an upset price;
AND THAT in the event that there are no acceptable bids that do not reach the upset price, the vehicles be sent to auction.

THAT $40,000 be removed from Item #11 - New Community Events (Parade, Picnic and Fireworks) Future Years for each year from 2014- 2018 in the Council Strategic Reserve.

THAT items #26 - Online Business Licence Directory and #29 - Tourism Plan be moved to Medium Priority in 2015 in the Council Strategic Reserve.

THAT item #27 - Media Clipping Service be removed from the Council Strategic Reserve.

THAT item #28 - Museum Site Feasibility: Phase 2 Study be moved to 2018 in the Council Strategic Reserve.

THAT THE 2014-2018 Capital Plan be adopted as amended.

THAT the report from Financial Services dated March 21, 2014 outlining the 2014 Financial Plan Summarization-Capital Plan be received for information.

THAT an Asset Levy of 1.00% for the years 2014-2018 be approved.

Report: Financial Services Department, dated April 9, 2014 / File: 1700-03-08/2014 and 3900-02

City of Port Moody 2014-2018 Five Year Financial Plan Bylaw, 2014, 2977, being a bylaw to adopt a Five Year Financial Plan for the City of Port Moody.

The General Manager of Financial Services gave a presentation on the City of Port Moody 2014-2018 Five Year Financial Plan.

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT City of Port Moody 2014-2018 Five Year Financial Plan Bylaw, 2014, 2977, being a bylaw to adopt a Five Year Financial Plan for the City of Port Moody be now read a first time.
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Bylaw 2977 be now read a second time.
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Bylaw 2977 be now read a third time.
 
Report: Financial Services Department, dated April 15, 2014 / File: 05-1700-03-08/2014 and 3900-02

City of Port Moody 2014 Property Tax Rates Bylaw, 2014, 2978, being a bylaw to adopt 2014 Property Tax Rates for the City of Port Moody.

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT City of Port Moody 2014 Property Tax Rates Bylaw, 2014, 2978, being a bylaw to adopt 2014 Property Tax Rates for the City of Port Moody be now read a first time.
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Bylaw 2978 be now read a second time.
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Bylaw 2978 be now read a third time.
 
4.5 Official Community Plan
File: 6430-08/3900-02

City of Port Moody Official Community Plan Bylaw, 2014, 2955, being a bylaw to adopt an Official Community Plan for the City of Port Moody.

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT City of Port Moody Official Community Plan Bylaw, 2014, 2955, being a bylaw to adopt an Official Community Plan for the City of Port Moody be now read a third time.
(Voting Against: Councillors Glumac and Royer)
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT pursuant to Section 866 of the Local Government Act, the City of Port Moody Official Community Plan Bylaw, 2014, No. 2955, be submitted to the Metro Vancouver Board for acceptance of the Regional Context Statement.
(Voting Against: Councillors Glumac and Royer)
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the Regional Growth Strategy Amendment process associated with the policies and land use designations in Official Community Plan Bylaw, 2014 No. 2955 be initiated.
(Voting Against: Councillors Glumac and Royer)
 
5.1 Belcarra South Cabins
Verbal Update: Manager of Planning / File: 01-0360-20-09-02

The Manager of Planning provided a verbal update on the Belcarra South Cabins and noted that a meeting will be held with Metro Vancouver staff on Friday, May 25, 2014.

Delegation Application: City of New Westminster, dated March 10, 2014 / File: 01-0470-01
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the request from the City of New Westminster regarding the Pattullo Bridge Replacement be received for information.
(Voting Against: Councillors Glumac, Nuttall, and Royer)
 
Report: Arts and Culture Committee, dated April 14, 2014 / File: 01-0360
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the budget ($19,000) for the community picnic as outlined in the Arts and Culture Committee report dated April 14, 2014 be endorsed by Council.
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the budget ($20,900) for the fireworks from the barge as outlined in the Arts and Culture Committee report dated April 14, 2014 be endorsed by Council.
(Voting against: Councillor Elliott)
 
Report: Community Services, dated April 9, 2014 / File: 18-7780

The Acting Manager of Community Services provided background information on the request from the Port Moody Heritage Foundation request, with clarifications on its policy implicatiions.

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the meeting continue beyond 10:00pm.
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the Port Moody Foundation's request to wrap the large electrical utility box at Rocky Point Park be supported;
AND THAT the variance permit application fee be waived.
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT staff prepare an amendment to the Sign Bylaw to provide flexibility for the wrapping of utility boxes supporting community organizations.
 
Report: Development Services, dated April 10, 2014 / File: 01-0430-20

Mayor Clay left the meeting at 10:15pm. Councillor Glumac assumed the position of Chair.

The Manager of Sustainability provided an overview of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Hearing Process.

Moved and Seconded
THAT the City of Port Moody submit a motion to the National Energy Board requesting that the Board amend the Hearing process for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project to include an additional round of questions to Trans Mountain and that the 10 month process currently identified for intervener involvement in the Hearing process be extended by at least 2 months;
AND THAT the City of Port Moody submit questions in the first round of information requests.

Mayor Clay returned to the meeting at 10:18pm and resumed the position of Chair.

Council requested that staff provide information on the notices of motion by other municipalities who also have intervener status in the hearing process.

The question on the motion was put and CARRIED.

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
WHEREAS input from Port Moody residents is extremely valuable in formulating questions for the City to bring to the NEB hearings on the Trans Mountain Pipeline Project;
THAT a town hall meeting be held for this purpose in the Inlet Theatre on June 25, 2014 at 7:00pm;
AND THAT the City invite the following to attend in order to form an expert panel at the town hall meeting:
Kevin Obermeyer, President and CEO at the Pacific Pilotage Authority,
Rod MacVicar, local marine science expert,
A representative of Kinder Morgan; and,
Others as suggestions arise.
 
Report: Development Services - Building, Bylaws and Licensing Division, dated April 10, 2014 / File: 09-4300-01
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the City public consultation process not be undertaken in regards to the St James's Well's application for a 9:00am opening;
AND THAT LCBC be advised that the City of Port Moody opts out of the review process as provided for by existing policy.
 
Report: Port Moody Police Board, dated March 31, 2014 / File: PB20130303
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the one time capital projects identified in the report from the Port Moody Police Board, dated March 31, 2014, titled Port Moody Police Department 2013 One Time Capital Projects be approved with the amendment of $35,000 to $50,000 for the External Review of IT Section/Infrastructure Upgrades;
AND THAT the funding be allocated from the 2013 operating surplus of the department.

8.2 Staff Verbal Reports

The City Manager thanked outgoing General Manager of Development Services, Tim Savoie, for his many years of excellent service to the Community, and wished him well in his new position at Trans Link.

9.2 Resolution and Response Letters of Council

Letter from EComm 911 re: E-Comm Board of Directors Designate - 2014-2015 Term, dated March 31, 2014
Letter from the Honourable James Moore, MP re: New Building Canada Fund, dated April 11, 2014
Letter from Metro Vancouver re: New Waste-to-Energy Capacity for Metro Vancouver, dated April 11, 2014

10. Public Input

- none

 

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