Council Briefs

Regular Meeting - Tuesday, July 17

Council proclaimed August 2-6, 2018 as 'Squamish Days, Loggers Sports Festival', in the District of Squamish.

Council proclaimed September 23-29, 2018, as ‘Rail Safety Week’ in the District of Squamish.

Council authorized the issuance of Development Variance Permit No. 136 as presented, for the property located at 42047 Government Road, Squamish, British Columbia. Read the report.

Council authorized the issuance of Development Variance Permit No. 135 as presented, for the property located at Dowad Drive in Squamish, British Columbia. Read the report.

Council awarded a contract to Superior City Contracting Services for sanitary sewer repairs. Read the report.

Council awarded the tender to complete the 2018 Annual Watermain Replacement projects to Capilano Highway Services. Read the report.

Council awarded the tender for the Active Transportation and Transit projects to Alpine Paving and AND will negotiate with Alpine Paving to increase the scope of their work to include up to three additional projects proposed in the July 17, 2018 report to Council. Read the report.

Council awarded a contract to Webbco Industrial Ltd. for the replacement of the Buckley Lift Station. Read the report.

Council will support the following grant applications:

  • National Disaster Mitigation Program – Eagle Viewing/Seaichem Reserve Dike Master Plan;
  • Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund – Dike Upgrades for Squamish River Floodplain;
  • Green Infrastructure – Environmental Quality Sub-Stream – Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades.

Read the report.

Council will provide Squamish BMX a grant in aid, in the amount of $15,000.00, to be funded by the grant monies awarded from the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation.

Council adopted the Sewer Master Plan and will begin implementation.

Council direct staff to amend the Priority Development Application Review Policy to include the following applicant requirements:

  • 100% Employment space
  • 100% Market rental housing secured in perpetuity
  • 30% Affordable housing secured in perpetuity;

Council also directed staff to remove the priority area “Energy Efficient Buildings” from the policy, and to bring back options for providing local residents with first option to purchase real estate during the rezoning process.

Council directed staff to bring back a proposal for a neighbourhood planning process for Logger’s Lane East for Council’s consideration, if funding becomes available.

Council supported several recommendations as part of the Priority Zoning Amendments (OCP Implementation). The recommendations are outlined in the meeting minutes.

Council will provide $2,000.00 from the public art small projects fund towards the 2018 Squamish Mural Festival.

Council will consider the mural location on 38220 BC – 99 Squamish (East Embankment on Highway) as part of the 2018 Squamish Mural Festival.

 

Bylaws

District of Squamish Housing Agreement Bylaw (Railtown – 39660 Government Road) No. 2619, 2018, was given first three readings. Read the report.  Read the bylaw.

A Public Hearing was scheduled for District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011, Amendment Bylaw (2018 Miscellaneous Amendments) No. 2607, 2018. Following that, District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011, Amendment Bylaw (2018 Miscellaneous Amendments) No. 2607, 2018 was given third reading. Read the bylaw.

A Public Hearing was scheduled for District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011, Amendment Bylaw (Electric Vehicle Charging Receptacles) No. 2610, 2018. Following that, District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011, Amendment Bylaw (Electric Vehicle Charging Receptacles) No. 2610, 2018 was given third reading. Read the bylaw.

A Public Hearing was scheduled for District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011, Amendment Bylaw (Cannabis) No. 2611, 2018. Following that, District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011, Amendment Bylaw (Cannabis) No. 2611, 2018 was given third reading. Read the bylaw.

A Public Hearing was scheduled for District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011, Amendment Bylaw (Cannabis Production ) No. 2618, 2018. Following that, District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011, Amendment Bylaw (Cannabis Production) No. 2618, 2018 was given third reading. Read the bylaw.