Council Briefs

Regular Meeting, Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Canine Valley is approaching the Provincial government with regards to amending hunting regulations and will be requesting a letter of support from the District of Squamish.

Council proclaimed December 11, 2017 as “A Day for Our Common Future” in the District of Squamish.

Council proclaimed November, 2017 as “Adoption Awareness Month” in the District of Squamish.

Council referred the Development Permit No. 445 application back to staff to resolve the front setback, rear setback and usable open space variance concerns for the property located at 38459 Third Avenue in Squamish, British Columbia. Read the report.

Council directed staff to prepare interim changes to District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011 to introduce a maximum Floor Area Ratio of 1.5 for large C-4 zoned properties fronting onto Cleveland Avenue between Bailey Street and Main Street, and that all new applications proposing to exceed the Floor Area Ratio of 1.5, including Development Permits and Building Permits, on large C-4 zoned properties fronting onto Cleveland Avenue between Bailey Street and Main Street be deferred until zoning changes temporarily introducing maximum Floor Area Ratio are adopted, specifically to ensure that the unique character of Cleveland Avenue is maintained until the C-4 zoning updates are brought forward to Council for consideration.

Pursuant to Section 58(1) and (2) of the Local Government Act, Council appointed Robin Arthurs as the Chief Election Officer for conducting the 2018 General Local Election and Assent Voting opportunities on October 20, 2018, with power to appoint other election officials as required for the administration and conduct of the 2018 General Local Election on October 20, 2018. Council appointed Charlene Pawluk as Deputy Chief Election Officer for the 2018 General Local Election and Assent Voting opportunities. Read the report.

Council approved financial support in the amount of $1,000 to Squamish Nation in support of the 15th Annual Squamish Valley Siyam (Chiefs) POW-WOW to be held on November 18 and 19, 2017, to be funded from the Truth and Reconciliation budget.   

Information regarding the call for nominations for Community Achievement Awards is posted on the District of Squamish website. 

Council expressed support for the Youth Engagement Strategy project, as presented at the Public and Corporate Services Meeting on October 24, 2017.

 

Bylaws

District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011, Amendment Bylaw (1606 Scott Cres) No. 2546, 2017 be given first reading. Read the report and bylaw.

District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011, Amendment Bylaw (Secondary Suite Amendments) No. 2566, 2017 was given first and second reading, and a Public Hearing was scheduled for December 5, 2017 at 6 p.m. Read the report and bylaw.

District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011, Amendment Bylaw (Tobacconist Amendments) No. 2567, 2017 was given first and second reading as amended in Clause 3 “Section 4 (General Regulations) 4.41 (b) by adding “Brennan Park” to the listed properties. A Public Hearing was scheduled for December 5, 2017 at 6 p.m. Read the bylaw.

District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011, Amendment Bylaw (Accessory Kitchen Amendments) No. 2568, 2017 was given first and second reading, and a Public Hearing was scheduled for December 5, 2017 at 6 p.m. Read the bylaw.

District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011, Amendment Bylaw (Electric Vehicle Charging Amendments) No. 2569, 2017 was given first and second reading, and a Public Hearing was scheduled for December 5, 2017 at 6 p.m. Read the bylaw.

The District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011, Amendment Bylaw (Cash in-lieu, CD-2 Amendments) No. 2570, 2017 was given first and second reading, and a Public Hearing be scheduled for December 5, 2017 at 6 p.m. Read the bylaw.

District of Squamish Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2100, 2009, Amendment Bylaw (DPA 2, 7) No. 2571, 2017 be given first and second reading, and a Public Hearing was scheduled for December 5, 2017 at 6 p.m. Read the bylaw.

District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011, Amendment Bylaw (Cleveland Large Lot Interim FAR) No. 2572, 2017 was given first and second readings, and a Public Hearing was scheduled for November 21, 2017 at 6 p.m. Read the report and bylaw.

District of Squamish Election and Assent Voting Bylaw No. 2420, 2017 was given first three readings. Read the report and bylaw.

District of Squamish Floodplain Bylaw No. 2526, 2017 was adopted. Read the bylaw.