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City of Richmond Meeting Minutes

Regular Council Meeting

 Monday, March 25, 2013

Time:

7:00 p.m.

Place:

Council Chambers
Richmond City Hall

Present:

Mayor Malcolm D. Brodie
Councillor Derek Dang
Councillor Evelina Halsey-Brandt
Councillor Ken Johnston
Councillor Bill McNulty
Councillor Linda McPhail
Councillor Harold Steves

Acting Corporate Officer – Michelle Jansson

Absent:

Councillor Chak Au
Councillor Linda Barnes

Call to Order:

Mayor Brodie called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

RES NO.

ITEM

 

 

 

MINUTES

R13/6-1

1.

It was moved and seconded

 

 

That:

 

 

(1)

the minutes of the Regular Council Meeting held on Monday, March 11, 2013, and

 

 

 

(2)

the minutes of the Regular Council Meeting for Public Hearings held on Monday, March 18, 2013,

 

 

 

each be adopted as circulated.

 

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

AGENDA ADDITIONS & DELETIONS

R13/6-2

 

It was moved and seconded

 

 

That “Richmond Zoning Bylaw 8500, Amendment Bylaw 8958 (RZ 12-615705) 8280 and 8300 Granville Avenue” be added to the Council Agenda under Bylaws for Adoption.

 

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

R13/6-3

2.

It was moved and seconded

 

 

That Council resolve into Committee of the Whole to hear delegations on agenda items (7:01 p.m.).

 

 

CARRIED

 

3.

Delegations from the floor on Agenda items:

 

 

Item No. 12 – Proposed Long-Term Streetscape Visions for Bayview Street and Chatham Street

 

 

Peter Mitchell, 6271 Nanika Crescent, addressed Council in support of the motion to carry out public consultation related to the proposed long-term streetscape visions and further adding his support for additional parking in Steveston.  Mr. Mitchell is not in favour of implementing angled parking along Bayview Street.  

R13/6-4

4.

It was moved and seconded

 

 

That Committee rise and report (7:02 p.m.).

 

 

CARRIED

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA

R13/6-5

5.

It was moved and seconded

 

 

That Items 6 through 17 be adopted by general consent.

 

 

CARRIED

 

6.

COMMITTEE MINUTES

 

 

 

That the minutes of:

 

 

(1)

the Community Safety Committee meeting held on Tuesday, March 12, 2013;

 

 

(2)

the General Purposes Committee meeting held on Monday, March 18, 2013;

 

 

(3)

the Planning Committee meeting held on Tuesday, March 19, 2013;

 

 

(4)

the Public Works & Transportation Committee meeting held on Wednesday, March 20, 2013,

 

 

be received for information.

 

 

ADOPTED ON CONSENT

 

7.

2013/2014 RCMP Annual Performance Plan – Community Priorities

(File Ref. No. 01-0340-35-LCSA1) (REDMS No. 3768183)

 

 

That (i) pedestrian safety, (ii) break and enters (residential and commercial), and (iii) personal theft/robbery in downtown core be included as community priorities for the Richmond Detachment 2013/2014 (April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014) RCMP Annual Performance Plan.

 

 

ADOPTED ON CONSENT

 

 

8.

Animal Control Program – Enhanced Welfare and Regulation

(File Ref. No.12-8060-20-8961/8966/8962) (REDMS No. 3790655 v.10, 3682451, 3705198, 3688808)

 

 

(1)

That the proposed amendments to the City’s Animal Control Regulations related to dogs and other animals, as presented in the report titled Animal Control Program – Enhanced Welfare And Regulation from the General Manager, Law & Community Safety (dated January 25, 2013) be endorsed;

 

 

(2)

That Animal Control Regulation Bylaw No. 7932, Amendment Bylaw No. 8961 be introduced and given first, second and third reading;

 

 

(3)

That Municipal Ticket Information Authorization Bylaw No. 7321, Amendment Bylaw No. 8966 be introduced and given first, second, and third reading; and

 

 

(4)

That Notice of Bylaw Violation Dispute Adjudication Bylaw No. 8122, Amendment Bylaw No. 8962 be introduced and given first, second, and third reading.

 

 

ADOPTED ON CONSENT

 

 

9.

Vancouver Biennale Proposal for Charles Jencks Land Form PUblic Art Project for Alexandra Neighbourhood Park

(File Ref. No. 11-7000-09-20-139) (REDMS No. 3808265 v.2)

 

 

That staff be authorized to investigate the participation of American architectural theorist, landscape architect and designer Charles Jencks in the design of a permanent land based public art project for the Alexandra Neighbourhood Park for the 2013-2015 Vancouver Biennale, including financial implications and terms of conditions and report back, as presented in the staff report from the Director, Arts, Culture & Heritage Services dated February 28, 2013.

 

 

ADOPTED ON CONSENT

 

 

10.

UPDATE ON SIDEWALK VENDING SERVICES PILOT PROJECT AND BUSINESS REGULATION BYLAW NO. 7538, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 8800

(File Ref. No. 10-6360-03-04, 12-8060-20-8800) (REDMS No. 3794980 v.4, 3281567)

 

 

That:

 

 

(1)

Business Regulation Bylaw No. 7538, Amendment Bylaw No. 8800, be introduced and given first, second, and third readings;

 

 

(2)

a pilot project to allow sidewalk vending services at the intersection of No. 3 Road and Westminster Highway be endorsed; and

 

 

(3)

a report be brought back to Council following a one year review of the sidewalk vending services pilot project.

 

 

ADOPTED ON CONSENT

 

 

11.

Appointment of Bylaw Enforcement Officers Sue Davis and Hanae Sakurai

(File Ref. No. 01-0172-03) (REDMS No. 3724476 v.2)

 

 

(1)

That Sue Davis be appointed by Council as a Bylaw Enforcement Officer to perform the functions and duties required in order to enforce City of Richmond Tree Protection Bylaw No. 8057 and be granted all the powers, privileges and responsibilities in order to do so, all in accordance with Section 36 of the Police Act, and confirm that such appointment is for the term of her employment as Tree Preservation Official with the City of Richmond; and

 

 

(2)

That Hanae Sakurai be appointed by Council as a Bylaw Enforcement Officer to perform the functions and duties required in order to enforce City of Richmond Tree Protection Bylaw No. 8057 and be granted all the powers, privileges and responsibilities in order to do so, all in accordance with Section 36 of the Police Act, and confirm that such appointment is for the term of her employment as Tree Preservation Official with the City of Richmond.

 

 

ADOPTED ON CONSENT

 

 

12.

PROPOSED LONG-TERM STREETSCAPE VISIONS FOR BAYVIEW STREET AND CHATHAM STREET

(File Ref. No. 10-6360-01) (REDMS No. 3810622 v.3)

 

 

(1)

That the proposed long-term streetscape visions for Bayview Street and Chatham Street, as described in the staff report dated March 7, 2013 from the Director, Transportation, be received for the purpose of carrying out public consultation; and

 

 

(2)

That staff report back on the outcome of the above public consultation regarding the proposed streetscape visions.

 

 

ADOPTED ON CONSENT

 

 

13.

Application by Gursher S. Randhawa for Rezoning at 8651/8671 No. 2 Road from Single Detached (RS1/E) to Two-Unit Dwellings (RD1)

(File Ref. No. 12-8060-20-8997, RZ 12-623032) (REDMS No. 3796271, 3803064)

 

 

 

That Richmond Zoning Bylaw 8500, Amendment Bylaw 8997, for the rezoning of 8651/8671 No. 2 Road from “Single Detached (RS1/E)” to “Two-Unit Dwellings (RD1)”, be introduced and given first reading.

 

 

 

ADOPTED ON CONSENT

 

14.

Application by Frances S. Zukewich for Rezoning at 11351 No. 2 Road from Single Detached (RS1/E) to Single Detached (RS2/C)

(File Ref. No. 12-8060-20-9006, RZ 12-605932) (REDMS No. 3785289 v.2, 3811989)

 

 

That Richmond Zoning Bylaw 8500, Amendment Bylaw 9006, for the rezoning of 11351 No. 2 Road from “Single Detached (RS1/E)” to “Single Detached (RS2/C)”, be introduced and given first reading.

 

 

ADOPTED ON CONSENT

 

 

15.

BLUNDELL SCHOOL FIELD BASEBALL UPGRADE PROJECT

(File Ref. No. 03-1090-01)

 

 

(1)

That the Blundell School Field baseball upgrade project be endorsed for submission to the federal Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund (CIIF); and

 

 

(2)

That the Chief Administrative Officer and General Manager Community Services be authorized to execute the funding agreements for approved projects and the 2013 – 2017 five year financial plan be amended accordingly to reflect the receipt of an external grant.

 

 

ADOPTED ON CONSENT

 

 

16.

ICBC/CITY OF RICHMOND ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM – PROPOSED PROJECTS FOR 2013

(File Ref. No. 01-0150-20-ICBC1-01) (REDMS No. 3783964)

 

 

(1)

That the list of proposed road safety improvement projects, as described in the staff report dated February 19, 2013 from the Director, Transportation, be endorsed for submission to the ICBC 2013 Road Improvement Program for consideration of cost sharing funding; and

 

 

(2)

That should the above applications be successful, the Chief Administrative Officer and General Manager, Planning and Development be authorized to negotiate and execute the cost-share agreements and the 2013 Capital Plan and 5-Year (2013-2017) Financial Plan be amended accordingly; and

 

 

(3)

That the staff report titled ICBC/City of Richmond Road Improvement Program – Proposed Projects for 2013 dated February 19, 2013 from the Director, Transportation be forwarded to the Council / School Board Liaison Committee for information.

 

 

ADOPTED ON CONSENT

 

 

17.

2013 Liquid Waste Management Plan Biennial Report

(File Ref. No. 10-6400-09-01) (REDMS No. 3806596 v.3)

 

 

That the City’s 2013 Liquid Waste Management Plan Biennial Report, provided as Attachment 1 to the staff report of the same name from the Director, Engineering, dated February 26, 2013, be submitted to Metro Vancouver.

 

 

ADOPTED ON CONSENT

 

 

PUBLIC DELEGATIONS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

R13/6-6

18.

It was moved and seconded

 

 

That Council resolve into Committee of the Whole to hear delegations on non‑agenda items (7:30 p.m.).

 

 

CARRIED

 

 

(1)

Dr. Jan Knapp, 10420 Odlin Road addressed Council on his concerns with the Tree Protection Bylaw, staff administration of the bylaw, denial of a tree cutting permit for a specific tree, tree cutting permit fees, receiving a violation ticket for removing a tree without a permit and refusal of a demolition permit to remove a shed due to the outstanding tree cutting permit.

 

 

(2)

Jack Lubzinski, Delta resident addressed Council on his dissatisfaction with the appraised value (and therefore the forthcoming tax receipt) for the equipment and machinery he donated to the City of Richmond and requested the City return some of the pieces back to him in order to assemble himself and sell privately.  A copy of Mr. Lubzinski’s presentation is attached as Schedule 1 and forms part of these minutes.

R13/6-7

 

It was moved and seconded

 

 

That the matter of the Lubzinski donation of equipment and machinery be referred back to staff.

 

 

CARRIED

R13/6-8

19.

It was moved and seconded

 

 

That Committee rise and report (7:50 p.m.).

                             

 

CARRIED


 

 

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

 

Mayor Brodie made the following announcements related to appointments to Advisory Committees:

Sister City Committee

 

 

Andrea Dulay, Jim Kojima, Kevin Lainchbury, Weiping Liu, Gayle Morris, Howard Smythe, and Cindy Wang, for a term to expire December 31, 2014, and Corinna Chan and Hans Havas for a term to expire on December 31, 2013.

 

 

Richmond Family and Youth Court Committee

 

 

Mahmood Awan, Ruby Ba, and Volker Helmuth for a term to expire December 31, 2013.

 

 


 

 

BYLAWS FOR ADOPTION

R13/6-9

 

It was moved and seconded

 

 

That the following bylaws be adopted:

 

 

Housing Agreement (8280 & 8300 Granville Avenue) Bylaw No. 8991

 

 

 

Richmond Zoning Bylaw No. 8500, Amendment Bylaw No. 8787
(9691, 9711 & 9731 Blundell Road, RZ 07-394758)

 

 

 

Richmond Zoning Bylaw No. 8500, Amendment Bylaw No. 8925
(9691 Alberta Road, RZ 11-590114)

 

 

 

Richmond Zoning Bylaw No. 8500, Amendment Bylaw No. 8958
(8280 and 8300 Granville Avenue, RZ – 12-615705 )

 

 

 

CARRIED

 

 

DEVELOPMENT PERMIT PANEL

R13/6-10

20.

It was moved and seconded

 

 

 

(1)

That the minutes of the Development Permit Panel meeting held on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, and the Chair’s report for the Development Permit Panel meetings held on March 13, 2013February 27, 2013, November 14, 2012, and August 22, 2012 be received for information; and

 

 

 

(2)

That the recommendations of the Panel to authorize the issuance of:

 

 

(a)

a Development Permit (DP 12-624347) and Heritage Alteration Permit (HA 12-624348) for the property at 12191 First Avenue;

 

 

 

(b)

a Development Permit (DP 12-626361) for the property at 8280 and 8300 Granville Avenue;

 

 

 

(c)

a Development Permit (DP 12-608937) for the property at 9691 Alberta Road; and

 

 

 

(d)

a Development Permit (DP 11-592270) for the property at 9691, 9711 and 9731 Blundell Road,

 

 

 

be endorsed, and the Permits so issued.

 

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

R13/6-11

 

It was moved and seconded

 

 

That the meeting adjourn (7:59 p.m.).

 

 

CARRIED

 

 

Certified a true and correct copy of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the City of Richmond held on Monday, March 25, 2013.

_________________________________

_________________________________

Mayor (Malcolm D. Brodie)

Acting Corporate Officer
(Michelle Jansson)

 

 

 

 

4/2/2013 12:47:22 PM