Council Briefs

Regular Meeting – Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Council proclaimed the month of May as Missing Children's month and May 25, 2019 as Missing Children's Day in the District of Squamish. View the Proclamation Request 

Council authorized the issuance of Temporary Use Permit No. 60 to temporarily permit an additional 46 restaurant seats at Backcountry Brewing for the purpose of 14 evening events over eight (8) weekends over the course of a year, subject to approval and issuance of a Noise Exemption Permit. Read the report.

Council authorized Development Permit No. 445 for the property located at 38459 Buckley Avenue in Squamish, British Columbia, subject to provisions and variances as outlined in the meeting minutes. Read the report.

Council passed a motion to provide free transit service on Saturdays and Sundays from June 16 to September 2, 2019 with support from the Sea to Sky Gondola. Read the report.

Council approved the resolution to request permission from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing to write off uncollectible property tax on the following property owned by the District and included in the roll in error:

 

Property Tax Roll       Legal Description       Tax Amount   Tax Year       Explanation

400-0035414.156       PID 029-749-603         $3,096.07       2017         BCAA error  

Read the report.

 

Council adopted the Integrated Stormwater Management Plan.

Council recommended that staff prepare a Zoning Bylaw amendment which addresses commercial use of Business Park properties with industrial zoning based on feedback received at the April 23, 2019 Committee of the Whole Meeting.

Council passed a motion for Smoke Bluffs Park Select Committee support of the reclamation of the built portion of the East Side Trail from the northern edge of the Grand Doug Crag cleared area to the end of the built portion of Phase 2.

Council passed a motion for staff to bring forward the process and timeline for a Park Dedication Bylaw for the Smoke Bluffs Park.

Council passed a motion to direct staff to present a licence agreement to Squamish Constellation Festival Inc. to operate the Constellation Music Festival at Hendrickson Field based on the terms identified in the report from Corporate Services dated April 16, 2019.

 

Bylaws

District of Squamish Records Retention and Disposal Bylaw No. 2622, 2019 was given first three readings. Read the report. Read the bylaw.

District of Squamish Municipal Ticket Information Bylaw No. 1832, 2004 Amendment Bylaw No. 2682, 2019 was given first three readings. Read the report. Read the bylaw.

District of Squamish Notice Enforcement Bylaw No. 2418, 2015, Amendment Bylaw No. 2683, 2019 was given first three readings. Read the bylaw.

District of Squamish Property Tax Rates Bylaw No. 2674, 2019 was adopted. Read the bylaw.

District of Squamish Officer and Delegation Bylaw No. 2661, 2019 was adopted. Read the bylaw.

District of Squamish Land Development Procedures Bylaw No. 2632, 2018 was adopted. Read the Bylaw.

District of Squamish Fees and Charges Bylaw 2012, 2017 Amendment Bylaw (Land Development Procedures) No. 2665, 2019 was adopted. Read the Bylaw.

District of Squamish Revenue Anticipation Borrowing Bylaw No. 2677, 2019 was adopted. Read the bylaw.

District of Squamish Fees and Charges Bylaw No. 2012, 2007, Amendment Bylaw (Bulk Water and Sewerage Tipping Rates)  No. 2678, 2019 was adopted. Read the bylaw.