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Mar 15,2016 Committee of the Whole

Committee of the Whole
 
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2. Public Input
 
Bob Favelle, Executive Director of the Port Moody Soccer Club, expressed concerns regarding the approved Inlet Park expansion, and introduced Matthew Campbell, President, to provide an overview of a new recommendation. Mr. Campbell noted that the proposed layout for the redevelopment of Inlet Field would increase safety, have less of an impact on the environment, and would allow for future expansion to the west with minimal cost and disruption.
The agenda was reordered at this point due to technical difficulties
4.1 Minutes
File: 0550-03-02
 
CW16/062
Moved, seconded, and CARRIED
THAT the minutes of the Committee of the Whole meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016 be adopted.

5.1 Public Consultation Plan for the Coronation Park Neighbourhood Plan
Report: Development Services Department Planning Division, dated March 7, 2016 / File: 6530-92
 
CW16/063
Moved and seconded
THAT the proposed consultation plan outlined in the report dated March 7, 2016 from Development Services Department - Planning Division regarding Public Consultation Plan for the Coronation Park Neighbourhood Plan be endorsed;
AND THAT, per section 475 of the Local Government Act, the City formally notify the following organizations in writing of
the Coronation Park Neighbourhood Plan process under way:
the Greater Vancouver Regional District (Metro Vancouver);
School District 43;
TransLink;
the municipalities adjacent to the area covered by the plan, being: the City of Coquitlam;
and, affected First Nations, being: Musqueam Nation, Kwikwetlem First Nation, Sto:lo Nation, Sto:lo Tribal Council, Skawahlook First Nation, Soowahlie First Nation, Seabird Island Band, Shxw'owhamel First Nation, Lyackson First Nation, Penelakut Tribe, Hul'qumi'num Treaty Group, Stz'uminus First Nation, Cowichan Tribes, Halalt First Nation, Lake Cowichan First Nation, Squamish Nation, and Tsleil-Waututh Nation.
CW16/064
Moved, seconded, and CARRIED
THAT the foregoing motion be amended by adding:
"AND THAT staff return the consultation plan details including the options for presentation to Council before the Public Consultation Open House."
Moved, seconded, and DEFEATED
THAT the foregoing motion be amended by adding:
"AND THAT the Public Consultation Plan - Coronation Park be amended by removing the second paragraph of section 3."
(Voting against: Councillors Dilworth, Junker, Lahti, Royer, Vagramov, and Mayor Clay)
The question on the main motion (CW16/063) as amended (by CW16/064) was put to a vote; the motion was CARRIED.
The agenda order was resumed at this point
 
 
3.1 Delegation Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce
Delegation Request: Aaron Robinson and Gillian Kirk, dated February 25, 2016 / File: 0230-01
 
Aaron Robinson and Gillian Kirk, on behalf of the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce, presented a proposal for a Regional Inter-Municipal Business Licence (IMBL) Program that would span from Hope to West Vancouver. Mr. Robinson provided an overview of the benefits a regional IMBL would provide to local governments, residents, and businesses, and summarized results from a survey conducted to gauge potential support for a regional IMBL from members of 12 Chambers and Boards of Trade across the Lower Mainland.
It was requested that Port Moody work with the Ministry of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction and municipalities from Hope to West Vancouver to:
Consider an additional Regional IMBL Program; and
Develop strategies for awareness and education of the Regional IMBL Program.


3.2 Presentation Murray Street Crosswalk Lighting Update
Presentation: Mark Halpin, Transportation Planner / File: 11-5400-12

The Transportation Planner presented an overview of the Murray Street Crosswalk project and provided an update on improvements made for traffic and pedestrian safety. It was noted that two crosswalks were removed, and that an eastbound left-turn lane, a raised median, pedestrian let-downs, rectangular rapid flashing beacons (RRFB), and push buttons with instructions were installed. The improvements were cost effective, have resulted in greater driver compliance, and have received positive feedback from the community.
The Transportation Planner noted that a similar crosswalk is being considered at Newport Drive and Ungless Way.



5.2 Gas Pump Labels
Report: Development Services Department Building, Bylaw, and Licensing Division, dated March 7, 2016 / File: 09-4300-01
 

CW16/066
Moved, seconded, and CARRIED
THAT staff proceed with the Option 1 implementation plan as outlined and recommended in the report dated March 7, 2016 from Development Services Department - Building, Bylaw, and Licensing Division regarding Gas Pump Labels;
AND THAT staff report back with an amendment to City of Port Moody Business Licensing and Regulation Bylaw, 2015, No. 3000 as recommended in the report dated March 7, 2016 from Development Services Department - Building, Bylaw, and Licensing Division regarding Gas Pump Labels.

(Voting against: Councillors Dilworth and Lahti, and Mayor Clay)


5.3 Inlet Field Alternative Alignment and Layout
Report: Engineering and Parks Services Department, dated March 7, 2016/ File: 12-5920-20-03

The General Manager of Engineering and Parks responded to questions regarding sponsorship and the proposed estimated
costs.
Representatives from the Port Moody Soccer Club responded to questions regarding input from member clubs, the impact of adding Super 8 fields, potential health concerns from artificial turf,and line markings.
 
CW16/067
Moved, seconded, and CARRIED
THAT staff proceed with a preliminary investigation and conceptual design to evaluate an alternative alignment and configuration for a new artificial turf field for Inlet Field as recommended in the report dated March 7, 2016 from
Engineering and Parks Services Department regarding Inlet Field - Alternative Alignment and Layout;
AND THAT the $135,000 cost for the preliminary investigation and conceptual design be pre-approved from the Inlet Park
Field Redevelopment Capital Reserve;
AND THAT staff apply for grants from senior levels of government as grant funding opportunities become available


5.4 Economic Development Strategy Update
Report: Paragon Strategic Services Ltd., dated March 4, 2016 / File: 01-0620-04/Vol 01

CW16/068
Moved and seconded
THAT the report from Paragon Strategic Services Ltd. be received and staff report back on options and next steps for
exploring economic development opportunities to Council.
 
CW16/069
Moved, seconded, and CARRIED
THAT this item be deferred until Council has had an opportunity to consider the 2016 Economic Development Committee Work Plan.
(Voting against: Councillors Dilworth, Lahti, and Junker)


5.5 Terms of Reference for the Development of a Tourism Strategic Plan
Memo: Corporate Services Department Legislative Services Division, dated March 9, 2016
Report: Tourism Committee, dated January 26, 2016 / File: 01-0360-20-54

Item deferred from February 2, 2016 Committee of the Whole Meeting.

CW16/070
Moved, seconded, and CARRIED
THAT the Terms of Reference to be included in a Request for Proposal for the retention of a consultant to work on the development of a Tourism Strategic Plan, and the required $50,000 budget, funded from the Council Strategic Priorities Reserve, be approved as recommended in the report dated January 26, 2016 from Tourism Committee regarding Terms of Reference for the Development of a Tourism Strategic Plan.
(Voting against: Councillor Vagramov)



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