Council Briefs

Regular Business Meeting - Tuesday, September 17, 2019

 

Steve Tulk, Solterra Kite Clash was in attendance to provide Council an update on the 2019 season and to offer thanks for support.

 

Council proclaimed October 7-11, 2019 as 'Fair Employment Week' in the District of Squamish.

 

Council authorized the issuance of Development Variance Permit No. 155 as presented, for the property located at 1534 Depot Road.

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Read the permit.

 

Council resolved a separate alternative approval process for the following bylaws in relation to the liabilities and obligations that would be incurred under each:

  • District of Squamish Technology Transformation project Capital Works Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 2687, 2019
  • District of Squamish Multi-Functional Heavy Duty Truck Capital Fleet Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 2690, 2019
  • District of Squamish Landfill Vertical Expansion Capital Works Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 2691, 2019
  • District of Squamish Flood Protection Upgrades Capital Works Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 2693, 2019

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Read the bylaws:

 

Council authorized Development Permit No. 488 for the property located off Mamquam Road in Squamish, British Columbia, subject to:

  • The provision of bonding for landscaping work in amount of $319,590;
  • The registration of a blanket public access right-of-way over any proposed strata roads, trails, sidewalks or parks;
  • Relevant approvals from the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Ministry of Forest, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development and the Squamish Lillooet Regional District to permit access to the development site from Garibaldi Park Road.

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Council will submit a joint letter in response to the Ministry of Environment and Climate Strategy Plastics Action Plan consultation paper, and an individual letter in response to the MOECCS Plastics Action Plan consultation paper.

Council awarded the RFP for the Valleycliffe Fire Hall Design Services to HCMA Architecture + Design; and awarded the RFP for the Valleycliffe Fire Hall Construction Management Services to Kinetic Construction Ltd.

Read the report - Valleycliff Fire Hall Design Services and Construction Manager RFP Awards 1

Read the report - Valleycliffe Fire Hall RFPs

 

Council approved amendments to the Community Grant Application Form.

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Bylaws

District of Squamish Frontage and Sidewalk Maintenance Bylaw No. 2669, 2019 was given first three readings.

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Read the Bylaw.

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District of Squamish Building Bylaw No. 1822, 2004, Amendment Bylaw (Energy Step Code Applicability) No. 2684, 2019 was given first three readings.

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Read the bylaw.

 

Third reading of District of Squamish Municipal Ticket Information Bylaw No. 1832, 2004, Amendment Bylaw (Soils Management) No. 2645, 2018 was rescinded and given third reading as amended.

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Third reading of District of Squamish Notice Enforcement Bylaw No. 2418, 2015 Amendment Bylaw (Soils Management) No. 2647, 2018 was rescinded and given third reading as amended.

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District of Squamish Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2500, 2017, Amendment Bylaw (Residential Rental Tenure Zoning Policy) No. 2664, 2019 was adopted

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District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011, Amendment Bylaw (Residential Rental Tenure) No. 2666, 2019 was adopted.

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District of Squamish Remuneration and Expenses Bylaw No.1503, 1997, Amendment Bylaw No. 2694, 2019 was adopted.

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District of Squamish Soils Management Bylaw No. 2641, 2018 was adopted.

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District of Squamish Fees and Charges Bylaw No. 2012, 2007, Amendment Bylaw (Soils Management) No. 2643, 2018 was adopted.

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Council accepted the “Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Regional Growth Strategy Bylaw No. 1062, 2008, Amendment Bylaw No. 1562-2018” as amended.

Council will amend the Priority Development Policy to increase the market rental housing requirements from 50% to 100% and changing the energy efficiency requirements to maximum step code.

Several motions were brought forward from in-camera meetings between October 16, 2018 and June 18, 2019. These motions can be viewed in the meeting minutes.