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2005 Agendas & Minutes

October 3, 2005 Agenda

City of Richmond Meeting Agenda

General Purposes Committee

 

Anderson Room, City Hall
6911 No. 3 Road

Monday, October 3rd, 2005
4:00 p.m.

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ITEM

 

 

 

MINUTES

1

1.

Motion to adopt the minutes of the meeting of the General Purposes Committee held on Monday, September 19th, 2005.

 

 

PARKS, RECREATION & CULTURAL SERVICES DIVISION

5

2.

RICHMOND SPIRIT OF BC COMMITTEE

(Report:  Sept. 22/05, File No.:  11-7025-01/2005-Vol 01) (REDMS No. 1656325)

 

 

Designated Speaker:  Kate Sparrow

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

(1)

That the Richmond Spirit of BC Committee update to Council be received for information;

 

 

(2)

That the Richmond Spirit of BC Committee proposed 2006 operating budget of $5,000 be considered during the 2006 budget review process; and

 

 

(3)

That the term of the Richmond Spirit of BC Committee be extended to
June, 2010.

 

 

FINANCE & CORPORATE SERVICES DIVISION

17

3.

DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY RIGHTS -DISCHARGE OF RIGHT OF WAY AT 4240/4260 GARRY STREET

(Report:  Sept. 21/05, File No.:  06-2285-40-) (REDMS No. 1662769)

 

 

Designated Speaker:  Christine McGilvray

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That staff be authorized to take all necessary steps to discharge the sanitary sewer right of way described on Plan 52138, as required by subdivision application SD#05-296544.

 

 

URBAN DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

21

4.

RESPONSIBLE GAMBLING INFORMATION CENTRE - RIVER ROCK CASINO RESORT, RICHMOND

(Report:  Sept. 21/05, File No.:  4055-01) (REDMS No. 1633946)

 

 

Designated Speaker:  Terry Crowe

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That:

 

 

(1)

The request for $25,000 funding dated July 21, 2005 from the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) and the Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch (GPEB), Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General, for the Responsible Gambling Information Centre with River Rock Casino be approved.

 

 

(2)

The BCLC and the GPEB be encouraged to provide on-site counselling in the River Rock Casino through the Richmond Addiction Services, as indicated in the Richmond Problem Gambling Prevention and Treatment Strategy. 

 

 

(3)

Staff be directed to continue co-operating with Richmond and provincial problem gambling prevention and treatment stakeholders to prepare coordinated provincial and Richmond programs and strategies.

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5.

PLACEMENT OF RELIGIOUS SYMBOLS IN CITY HALL

(Report:  September 30th, 2005, File No.:  4055-01) (REDMS No. 1665914)

 

 

Designated Speaker:  Terry Crowe

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That staff and the Richmond Intercultural Advisory Committee be directed to revise Policy 2013, with the objective of better demonstrating intercultural inclusiveness, by allowing, upon request, the placement of religious symbols, with an educational component, in City Hall, which is a community gathering and celebration place, during appropriate religious events (e.g., Christmas).

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

9/30/2005 12:47:36 PM