October 7, 2013 - Minutes (Special)

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City of Richmond Meeting Minutes

Special Council

Monday, October 7, 2013



Anderson Room
Richmond City Hall


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

Corporate Officer – David Weber

Call to Order:

Mayor Brodie called the meeting to order at 4:00 p.m.







The meeting was recessed at 4:01 p.m.



The meeting reconvened at 5:44 p.m., following the General Purposes Committee and Finance Committee meetings with all members of Council present.






Provincial Core Review of the Agricultural Land Commission and Reserve

(File No.: 01-0150-20-BCAL1) (REDMS No. 4005756)



It was moved and seconded




That  as the Provincial Government is conducting a Core Review of its programs and services including the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) and Reserve (ALR), and as opportunities for Council and public consultation during the Review are unclear, Council write the Premier and Minister of Agriculture requesting that the Core Review:





protect, enhance, adequately fund, and enforce the Agricultural Land Reserve, Agricultural Land Commission, and its policies; and





enable consultation opportunities for City Council, the Richmond Agriculture Advisory Committee (AAC) and public; and




That copies of the letter be sent to all Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs), the Metro Vancouver Board and local governments, the Port Metro Vancouver Board, and the Core Review Panel.









It was moved and seconded



That the meeting adjourn (5:45 p.m.).






Certified a true and correct copy of the Minutes of the Special Meeting of the Council of the City of Richmond held on Monday, October 7, 2013.



Mayor (Malcolm D. Brodie)

Corporate Officer (David Weber)