Jan 7,2014 Committee of the Whole

 
Committee of the Whole
 
Agenda                Minutes
 
 
5.1 Draft Official Community Plan  (warning - this is a 40mb file)
Report: Development Services - Planning Division, dated December 2, 2013 / File: 6430-08
 
Presentation
 

The General Manager of Development Services made a brief presentation to assist Council in their deliberations on the draft Official Community Plan.

Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the first paragraph in Section 15.5.5 Oceanfront District be removed from the draft Official Community Plan.
(Voting Against: Councillor Glumac)
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT, in section 15.5.7, the sentence "A Neighbourhood Plan will be developed to determine appropriate density and building forms prior to redevelopment within the area known as Coronation Park" be reinstated in the Draft OCP.
 
Moved and seconded
That staff incorporate base density maps into the Official Community Plan;
AND THAT the population growth estimate be lowered to 50,000 from 59,000.

Separation of the motion was requested.

Moved, seconded and DEFEATED
THAT the forgoing motion be amended by lowering the population growth estimate to 45,000 from 59,000.
(Voting Against: Councillors Dilworth, Elliott, Nuttall, and Royer and Mayor Clay)
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the population growth estimate be lowered to 50,000 from 59,000.
(Voting Against: Councillor Small)
 
Moved, seconded and DEFEATED
That staff incorporate base density maps into the Official Community Plan;
(Voting Against: Councillors Dilworth, Elliott, Nuttall and Small and Mayor Clay)
 
Moved, seconded and DEFEATED
THAT a bullet be added into Section 15.5.5 Oceanfront District to express a desire to have at least 30% of the Oceanfront District land designated as parkland and incorporated into Rocky Point Park.
(Voting Against: Councillors Dilworth, Elliott, Nuttall and Small)
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT point 16 on page 83 of the Draft OCP dated November 2013 be attended by replacing the phrase "any new development along the north side of St. Johns Street, east of Moody Street" with the phrase "any new development along St. Johns Street, east of Moody Street."
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT Map 11: Evergreen Line Sub-Areas include the Evergreen Line Route, with sections of elevated guideway indicated.
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT that creek names be added to Map 13 in the draft Official Community Plan.
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the following sentence be inserted as the first sentence of the first paragraph in Section 15.5.3 Heritage Commercial District: "The Heritage Commercial District is envisioned to be an attractive and eclectic mix of boutique style retailers and an economically vibrant heritage themed tourist destination."
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT policy #32 in section 7.14 be amended to list Dallas/Slaughterhouse Creek ahead of Kyle Creek and Schoolhouse Creek, and indicate the daylighting of these creeks as a priority for the City.
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the comments from the Burke Mountain Naturalists noted on page 361 to page 363 in the January 7, 2014 Committee of the Whole meeting agenda be brought back to Council for further discussion.
 
Moved, seconded and DEFEATED
THAT the maximum building height for 50 Electronic Avenue (Centro Property) be increased to twelve (12) storeys.
(Voting Against: Councillors Dilworth, Glumac, Royer, and Small)
 
Moved and seconded and CARRIED
THAT section 15.5.6 include language to encourage lot consolidation into minimum of one acre parcels for any rezoning;
AND that section 15.5.6 include language to indicate that the City would consider additional density and height allowances in exchange for community open space designations.
(Voting Against: Councillors Glumac, Royer and Small)
 
Moved, seconded and DEFEATED
THAT the following three bullets be removed from section 15.5.2 Spring Street Promenade:
 
From Section 2.- Commercial Mixed Use Area between Queens and Moody Street:
this portion of String Street is restricted to local vehicle traffic only;
within this portion of Spring Street, new parkade access is discouraged; and
From Section 3. - Moody Centre Station between Moody Street and Electronic Avenue:
this portion of Spring Street is designated for pedestrian and/or bicycle use.
(Voting Against: Councillors Elliott, Glumac, Royer, and Nuttall and Mayor Clay)
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the introductory paragraph of section 15.4.1 Cultural Plaza be amended by removing the words "consisting of residential up to 6 storeys with retail below."
(Voting Against: Mayor Clay)
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the maximum height for 2025 St Johns Street (former Barnet Hotel site) be reduced to six (6) Storeys.
(Voting Against: Councillors Elliott and Nuttall and Mayor Clay)
 
Moved, seconded and DEFEATED
THAT the Andres Wines properties (property bordered by Clarke Street, Barnet Highway, Short Street, and Douglas Street) be identified as a priority Regional Growth Strategy Amendment.
(Voting Against: Councillors Elliott, Dilworth, Glumac, Nuttall and Small and Mayor Clay)
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT maximum height of the 2000 block of the south side of St. Johns Street and the 2000 block of the north side of St. George Street (properties sharing a block with the former Barnet Hotel site) be reduced to six (6) storeys.
(Voting Against: Councillors Elliott and Nuttall and Mayor Clay)
 
Moved, seconded and CARRIED
THAT the November 2013 Draft OCR be forwarded to Council for consideration as amended.