Council Briefs

Regular Meeting – Tuesday, June 5

Council did not consider the request to proclaim June 6, 2018 as ‘Built Green Day’ in the District of Squamish.

Council authorized the Mayor and Corporate Officer to execute the Annual Operating Agreement for 2018-2019 between BC Transit and the District of Squamish. Read the report.

Council referred correspondence from Garibaldi Highlands Elementary School students regarding banning of straws to staff to implement consideration of a single use plastic ban within the District’s Zero Waste Strategy. The discussion was referred to the 2019 budget on increasing education and advocacy to reduce single use plastics.

Council directed staff to prepare amendments to the District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011 to better align zones UH-1 and UC-1 with the Sea to Sky University Sub Area Plan.

Council directed staff to work with pickle ball proponents to find locations for at least three courts and to purchase three portable nets for public use.

Council redirected remaining carry over 2018 budget allocated for the Squamish Estuary Management Plan review towards engagement activities with SEMC to explore how to update the Squamish Estuary Management Plan and to determine the scope and mandate for a collaborative cross-sector, intergovernmental marine coordinating/advisory body or working group. Council directed staff to continue working with the Squamish Estuary Management Committee until other options are determined.                              

 

Bylaws

District of Squamish Housing Agreement Bylaw (Quest Student Residences) No. 2605, 2018 was given first three readings. Read the report. Read the bylaw.

District of Squamish Zoning Bylaw No. 2200, 2011, Amendment Bylaw (CD Zone 89 – 38648 Buckley Avenue) No. 2583, 2018 was adopted. Read the report. Read the bylaw.

District of Squamish Official Community Plan, Bylaw No. 2500, 2017 was adopted. Read the report. Read the bylaws:

Bylaw 2500
BYL2500 Schedule A
BYL2500 SCHEDULES B-M For Adoption
BYL2500 SCHEDULE N - Squamish-Oceanfront-Peninsula-Sub-Area-Plan
BYL2500 SCHEDULE O - Waterfront Landing Sub Area Plan
BYL2500 SCHEDULE P - Sea to Sky University Sub Area Plan

Council postponed the adoption of District of Squamish Building Bylaw No. 1822, 2004, Amendment Bylaw No. 2587, 2018, pending receipt of a report from staff. Read the bylaw.

District of Squamish Procedure Bylaw No. 2099, 2009, Amendment Bylaw No. 2486, 2018 was adopted. Read the bylaw.