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March 13,2007 Council Meeting

Committee of the Whole
 
Meeting "A"
 
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2.1  Vancouver Port Authority, Port Amalgamation
 
Presentation and Discussion.
 
 
Meeting "B"
 
Agenda            Minutes
 
 
5.1 Labeling of Harmful Substances
Moved, seconded and carried:
THAT a letter be forwarded to the federal government and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities requesting new legislation for mandatory labeling of products containing carcinogens and other toxins with a goal to reducing or eliminating the use of these toxins. 
 
5.2 ETAD Terms of Reference
Moved, seconded and carried:
THAT the terms of reference for the Economic, Tourism and Arts Development Committee be amended as outlined in the Economic, Tourism and Arts Development Committee report dated March 8, 2007, and as noted on the draft amended terms of reference attached to the report. 
 
 
Regular Council Meeting
 
Agenda            Minutes
 
2. Public Input
 
Peter Desniers, Clarke Street
-storm drain on spring street, removing hedge.  (staff to respond)
-2127 Clarke Development - privacy and noise concerns
-OCP review, 3 townhouse on single family lot, not acceptable
-is ocp binding on incoming council ?
-are ocp background papers written by staff or consultant ?
 
Dawn Cartright, Balmoral Place
-Coronation Park school closure, polygon projections for school aged
 
Denise Labaptiste
- Coronation Park school closure, daycare relocation
 
 
3.1 Delegation - Canadian Cancer Society
Relay for Life
 
Lulu Chavez for CCS in regards to relay for life, requesting council involvement by putting in a team and a speaker for opening cermonies.
 
 
3.2 Delegation - Port Moody Public Library Board
Expansion Committee Presentation
 
Update on the expansion committee, concept statement for project
 
3.3 Delegation - Joint City / CUPE Job Evaluation Presentation
Final project overview
 
Angie Parnell, Director of Human Resources, Maria Wahl, President, CUPE Local 825, and Irene Jaske, CUPE Local 825 member, representing the Joint City/CUPE Job Evaluation Committee presented a final project overview.
 
3.4 Presentation - Economic and Strategic Development Deparment
Year End Report
 
Colleen Rohde, Director of Economic and Strategic Development presented a year end report on the Economic and Strategic Development department and advised of a name change for the department to the Corporate Relations department.
 
4.2 Development Variance Permit Application
Application for a Development Variance Permit for the Public Safety Building and Proposed Ambulance Station at 3051 St. Johns Street
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Development Variance Permit No. 2007-69 be issued.
 
4.3 Parks and Community Facilities Rules and Regulations Bylaw
 
Moved, seconded
THAT Bylaw No. 2721 be now read a first time.
 
Discussion ensued relative to the wording of proposed regulations pertaining to religious gatherings in the parks, prohibition of dogs from various recreational areas and hours of public use of parks.
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the proposed Parks and Community Facilities and Regulations Bylaw be deferred to an upcoming Committee of the Whole meeting.

Voting Against: Councillor Rockwell

4.4 Parks and Recreation Commission Bylaw 2002
Amendment Bylaw No 2729
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Bylaw No. 2729 be now read a first time.
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Bylaw No. 2729 be now read a second time.
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Bylaw No. 2729 be now read a third time.
 
5.1 SD 43 Eligible School Site Proposal
 
Moved, seconded and DEFEATED
THAT School District No. 43s Eligible School Sites Proposal Amended Resolution of January 16, 2007 not be accepted;
 
AND THAT Council disagrees with Table A-3 Yield Calculation for Port Moody.
 
6.1 Council appointee to Homelessness task group
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the following appointments be made to the Tri-Cities Homelessness Task Group:
Councillor Bob Elliott - Council Representative
Councillor Diana Dilworth Alternate Council Representative
 
6.2 Animal Control Contract Extension
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT staff be authorized to extend the existing Animal Control Contract with the City of Coquitlam for an additional two years with provisions for a 3% annual increase.
 
7.1 Ratification of Committee of the Whole  
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the resolutions of the Committee of the Whole meeting of March 13, 2007 be endorsed as follows:
 
THAT a letter be forwarded to the federal government and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities requesting new legislation for mandatory labeling of products containing carcinogens and other toxins with a goal to reducing or eliminating the use of these toxins.
 

THAT the terms of reference for the Economic, Tourism and Arts Development Committee be amended as outlined in the Economic, Tourism and Arts Development Committee report dated March 8, 2007, and as noted on the draft amended terms of reference attached to the report.

 
7.2 Ratification of Finance Committee Recommendations
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the following resolutions of the Finance Committee meeting of March 6, 2007 be endorsed as follows:
 
THAT the City enters into a negotiated contract with Delphi Systems Corporation for the installation of a NORTEL CS1000 VoIP telephone system to replace the current NORTEL Meridian system for an expected total price not exceeding $288,000.
 
THAT the CUPE job evaluation base budget include 1/2 year funding of $66,000 in 2007, for implementation July 1, 2007 be $10,000 from the cost leadership initiative savings, $20,000 from the annual reclass provision and $36,000 be reallocated from the assessment appeal funding that is no longer required;
 
AND THAT the CUPE job evaluation base budget of a further $66,000 be reallocated from the assessment appeal funding in 2008 for a total base budget of $132,000 in 2008.
 
THAT the Tri-Cities Homelessness Committee be supported on a 3 year rotating basis and funded up to $3,000 from 2006 accumulated surplus for 2007.
 
THAT a donation of $200 to the first Port Moody Scout Troop be approved;
 
AND THAT up to $50 of merchandise, funded from the promotions budget, be approved for Port Moody and Heritage Woods Senior Secondary Schools for after-grad celebrations.
 
THAT expenditure of funds for the Rocky Point Parking Improvements project be pre-approved.
 
 
10. Public Input
 
Dawn Cartwright, 215 Balmoral Place, questioned the rationale of the School Board applying school site acquisition fees to municipalities in which schools are not proposed.
 
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