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Mar 14,2017 Regular Council

 
 
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1.1 Introduction of Art at Council
Verbal Report: Mayor Clay / File: 18-7705-01

Mayor Clay called the meeting to order at 7:02 and introduced the eveningíŽs Art at Council, an oil on canvas painting by Mark Pytlos titled Blue Heron in Pitt River, which is part of the Polish Canadian Art Fusion Exhibition on display in the Galleria until March 23, 2017.
Mayor Clay noted that the Grand Opening of the exhibition will take place on Sunday, March 19, 2017 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm, and that Mr. Pytlos, a much sought after artist, will be conducting a free seminar titled Reflection on Art.

2. Public Input
Lori Holdenried, Port Moody, expressed concerns about traffic safety on Gatensbury Road, on which high volumes of commuter traffic is exceeding the speed limit daily. Ms. Holdenried urged Council to make changes that would stop commuters from using Gatensbury Road in coordination with the City of Coquitlam.
Derek Holdenried, Port Moody, expressed concerns about the additional traffic that development in Moody Centre will bring to the area, and how that traffic will affect traffic volume on Gatensbury Road. Mr. Holdenried urged Council to make Gatensbury Road safe for residents and commuters before the
problem is exacerbated by additional traffic from development.

3. General Matters

4.1 Minutes
File: 01-0550-05
RC17/082

Moved, seconded, and CARRIED
THAT the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 be adopted.

5. Consent Agenda

At the request of Council, the following items on the Consent Agenda were removed for consideration under section 6:
5.3 Tourism Committee Work Plan íV March to June 2017; and
5.4 Amended Economic Development Committee Terms of Reference.

RC17/083
Moved, seconded, and CARRIED
THAT the recommendations contained in the following items presented in the March 14, 2017 Regular Council Consent Agenda be adopted:
5.1 Finance Committee Resolutions for Ratification;
5.2 2017-2018 Youth Focus Committee Work Plan
.

5.1 Finance Committee Resolutions for Ratification

Recommendation adopted on consent:
THAT the following recommendations from the Finance Committee Meeting held on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 be ratified:

2017 Financial Plan Draft Capital Budget
FC17/026
THAT the proposed capital plan be received and included as part of further budget deliberations as recommended in the report dated December 23, 2016 from Financial Services Department regarding 2017 Financial Plan Draft Capital Budget.

Recreation Complex Parking Lot Expansion
FC(C)17/003
THAT the Off-Street Parking Reserve be used to fund an additional 20 parking spaces at the Recreation Complex.

5.2 2017-2018 Youth Focus Committee Work Plan
Report: Youth Focus Committee, dated February 16, 2017 / File: 01-0360-20-07

Recommendation adopted on consent:
THAT the proposed 2017-2018 Youth Focus Committee Work Plan be approved as recommended in the report dated February 16, 2017 from Youth Focus Committee regarding 2017-2018 Youth Focus Committee Work Plan;
AND THAT staff be directed to report back with financial implication details related to holding a Youth Focus Committee meeting in Council Chambers.

5.3 Tourism Committee Work Plan - March to June 2017
Report: Tourism Committee, dated March 6, 2017 / File: 01-0360-20-54

RC17/084
Moved, seconded, and CARRIED
THAT the proposed 2017 Tourism Committee Work Plan be approved as recommended in the report dated March 6, 2017 from Tourism Committee regarding Tourism Committee Work Plan íV March to June 2017.

5.4 Amended Economic Development Committee Terms of Reference
Memo: Corporate Services Department íV Legislative Services Division, dated March 3, 2017 / File: 01-0360-20-03

RC17/085
Moved, seconded, and CARRIED
THAT "Supporting and encouraging local businessesĘ be added to section 2.1 of the Economic Development Committee Terms of Reference;
AND THAT the Economic Development Committee Terms of Reference, as attached to the memo dated March 3, 2017 from Corporate Services Department Legislative Services Division regarding Amended Economic Development Committee Terms of Reference, be approved.

7.1 Amendments to Vector Control Bylaw No. 3043 Adoption
Memo: Corporate Services Department Legislative Services Division, dated March 3, 2017 Bylaw No. 3075
Report Considered at February 28, 2017 Regular Council Meeting: Development Services Department Building, Bylaw, and Licensing Division, dated February 20, 2017
File: 09-3900-02-1

A Bylaw to amend City of Port Moody Vector Control Bylaw, 2016, No. 3043 to provide authority for City employees and others to enter onto private properties and authorize the City to recover unpaid costs associated with the Vector Control Program for Abatement on Private Properties.

RC17/086
Moved, seconded, and CARRIED
THAT City of Port Moody Vector Control Bylaw, 2016, No. 3043, Amendment Bylaw No. 1, 2017, No. 3075 be now adopted.

9.1 Master Transportation Plan -Final Report
Memo: Engineering and Operations Department íV Transportation Division, dated February 28, 2017 / File: 16-8330-22/2013

RC17/087
Moved and seconded
THAT the Master Transportation Plan as presented in the report dated February 13, 2017 from Engineering and Operations Department íV Transportation Division regarding Master Transportation Plan íV Final Report be endorsed;
AND THAT staff be directed to present the Master Transportation Plan to the Finance Committee for identification of a funding source;
AND THAT, following approval of funding by the Finance Committee, staff report back to Council with a 2017-2018 implementation plan and detailed project priority assessment.

RC17/088
Moved, seconded, and CARRIED
THAT the foregoing motion be amended by adding:
AND THAT Map 3 of the Master Transportation Plan be amended by changing Cycling Path to Cycling Path/Buffered Bike Lane in the legend and by designating the section of Clarke Street between Moody Street and Elgin Street to Cycling Path/Buffered Bike Lane

RC17/089
Moved, seconded, and DEFEATED
THAT the foregoing motion be amended by adding:
AND THAT Table 2, item 5.B.1.i. of the Master Transportation Plan be amended by adding , including options for traffic flow through during rush hour after street space

(Voting Against: Councillors Dilworth, Glumac, Junker, Lahti, and Royer)

The question on the main motion (RC17/087) as amended (by RC17/088) was put to a vote; the following motion was CARRIED:

THAT the Master Transportation Plan as presented in the report dated February 13, 2017 from Engineering and Operations Department íV Transportation Division regarding Master Transportation Plan Final Report be endorsed;
AND THAT staff be directed to present the Master Transportation Plan to the Finance Committee for identification of a funding source;
AND THAT, following approval of funding by the Finance Committee, staff report back to Council with a 2017-2018 implementation plan and detailed project priority assessment;
AND THAT Map 3 of the Master Transportation Plan be amended by changing Cycling Path to Cycling Path/Buffered Bike Lane in the legend and by designating the section of Clarke Street between Moody Street and Elgin Street to Cycling Path/Buffered Bike Lane
(Voting Against: Councillor Vagramov)

9.2 Applications for Patios at Port Moody Breweries
Report: Development Services Department íV Building, Bylaw, and Licensing Division, dated March 6, 2017 / File: 09-4300-01

RC17/090
Moved, seconded, and CARRIED
THAT staff be directed to advise the Liquor Control and Licensing Branch that the City of Port Moody wishes to opt out of the public consultation process for the applications to convert picnic areas to patios submitted by Moody Ales Ltd., Parkside Brewery, and Yellow Dog Brewing Company Inc. as recommended in the report dated March 6, 2017 from Development Services Department  Building, Bylaw, and Licensing Division regarding Applications for Patios at Port Moody Breweries.

9.3 Demolition of Structure at 1440 Ioco Road
Report: Financial Services Department íV Corporate Purchasing and Risk Management Division, dated February 27, 2017 / File: 03-1220-30

RC17/091
Moved, seconded, and CARRIED
THAT staff be authorized to demolish the structure at 1440 Ioco Road as recommended in the report dated February 27, 2017 from Financial Services Department íV Corporate Purchasing and Risk Management Division regarding Demolition of Structure at 1440 Ioco Road;
AND THAT a budget of $68,000 be funded from the Land Sale Reserve.

9.4 2017 Centre for Civic Governance Forum
Report: Corporate Planning Advisor, dated March 3, 2017 / File: 01-0530-01/2017

RC17/092
Moved, seconded, and CARRIED
THAT Councillors Vagramov and Royer be authorized to attend the 2017 Centre for Civic Governance Forum íV High Ground: Leadership in Transitioning Times in Vancouver, March 31 to April 1, 2017 as outlined in the report dated March 3, 2017 from Corporate Planning Advisor regarding 2017 Centre for Civic Governance Forum;
AND THAT the cost be forwarded to the Finance Committee to identify an appropriate source of funding for $1,747.74.

10.1 LMLGA and UBCM Resolution Regarding Bus Passes for Persons with Disabilities
Report: Mayor Mike Clay, dated March 6, 2017 / File: 01-0230-40-CA

RC17/093
Moved and seconded
THAT the following resolution be endorsed and forwarded for consideration at the LMLGA and UBCM Annual General Meetings as recommended in the report dated March 6, 2017 from Mayor Mike Clay regarding LMLGA and UBCM Resolution Regarding Bus Passes for Persons with Disabilities:

WHEREAS the Provincial Government changed the benefit for persons with disabilities in February 2016 by replacing the $45 per year bus pass with a $52 per month bus pass;
AND WHEREAS 70% of the announced increased benefit entitlement of $77 per month would be required to cover the increased cost of the bus pass, leaving the disability bus pass users with only $25 per month in additional funding, which has not been increased for nine years;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Lower Mainland Local Government Association and the Union of British Columbia Municipalities call on the Provincial Government to reinstate the $45 per year bus pass for persons with disabilities.

RC17/094
Moved, seconded, and CARRIED
THAT the foregoing motion be amended by adding the following as the second and third resolution clauses to be forwarded
ížAND THAT the Lower Mainland Local Government Association and the Union of British Columbia Municipalities call on the Provincial Government to eliminate the $52 per month bus pass fees;
AND THAT the Lower Mainland Local Government Association and the Union of British Columbia Municipalities call on the Provincial Government to raise the Persons with Disability Benefit to $1,200 per month.íĘ

(Voting Against: Councillors Dilworth and Junker, and Mayor Clay)

The question on the main motion (RC17/093) as amended (by RC17/094) was put to a vote; the following motion was CARRIED:

THAT the following resolution be endorsed and forwarded for consideration at the LMLGA and UBCM Annual General Meetings as recommended in the report dated March 6, 2017 from Mayor Mike Clay regarding LMLGA and UBCM Resolution Regarding Bus Passes for Persons with Disabilities:
WHEREAS the Provincial Government changed the benefit for persons with disabilities in February 2016 by replacing the $45 per year bus pass with a $52 per month bus pass;
AND WHEREAS 70% of the announced increased benefit entitlement of $77 per month would be required to cover the increased cost of the bus pass, leaving the disability bus pass users with only $25 per month in additional funding, which has not been increased for nine years;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Lower Mainland Local Government Association and the Union of British Columbia Municipalities call on the Provincial Government to reinstate the $45 per year bus pass for persons with disabilities;
AND THAT the Lower Mainland Local Government Association and the Union of British Columbia Municipalities call on the Provincial Government to eliminate the $52 per month bus pass fees;
AND THAT the Lower Mainland Local Government Association and the Union of British Columbia Municipalities call on the Provincial Government to raise the Persons with Disability Benefit to $1,200 per month.Ę
(Voting Against: Councillor Dilworth and Mayor Clay)

11.1 Council Verbal Reports
Mayor Clay welcomed Jeff Moi, who returns to Port Moody as the General Manager of Engineering and Operations after several years at the City of Vancouver as Section Head for the Streets and Design Team.

11.2 Staff Verbal Reports

12.1 Committees, Commissions, and Boards Minutes
- Arts and Culture Committee íV January 9, 2017
- Tourism Committee íV January 25, 2017
- Finance Committee íV February 21, 2017

13. Public Input
John Grasty, Port Moody, noted that he was pleased to see Council support the Inclusion BC campaign, and urged Council to examine the expenses being approved if there will be a tax increase. Mr. Grasty suggested that grants be eliminated.

14. Adjournment
The Mayor adjourned the meeting at 8:09m.
Certified correct in accordance with Section 148(a) of the

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