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2006 Agendas & Minutes

November 6, 2006 - Agenda

City of Richmond Meeting Agenda

General Purposes Committee

 

Anderson Room, City Hall
6911 No. 3 Road

Monday, November 6, 2006
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, October 16, 2006.

 

 

 

BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT

 

8

2.

NOTIFICATION POLICY FOR BUSINESS REGULATION BYLAWS

(Report:  October 26, 2006, File No.:  12-8060-00/Vol 02) (REDMS No. 2033250)

 

 

Designated Speaker:  Amarjeet Rattan

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That the Business Regulation Bylaw Notification policy (as outlined in the report dated October 26, 2006 from the Manager, Business Liaison) be adopted.

 

 

 

CORPORATE SERVICES DEPARTMENT

 

11

3.

CANCELLATION OF THE DECEMBER 27, 2006 REGULAR OPEN AND CLOSED COUNCIL MEETINGS

(Report:  October 25, 2006, File No.:  10-0105-01/2006 – Vol 01) (REDMS No. 2035264)

 

 

Designated Speaker:  David Weber

 

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That both the Regular Open and Regular Closed Council Meetings scheduled for December 27th, 2006, be cancelled (as permitted by Council Procedure Bylaw No. 7560).

 

 

 

PARKS, RECREATION AND CULTURAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT

 

13

4.

RICHMOND SPIRIT OF BC COMMITTEE

(Report:  October 6, 2006, File No.:  ) (REDMS No. 2028262, 2028265)

 

 

Designated Speaker:  Kate Sparrow

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That the Richmond Spirit of BC Committee update to Council, dated October 6, 2006, be received for information.

 

45

5.

RESPONSE TO REFERRAL TO PROVIDE UPDATES ON VISIONS FOR THE WATERFRONT STRATEGY, BRITANNIA BUSINESS PLAN, THE HERITAGE & MUSEUM STRATEGY AND PROVIDE CONTEXT FOR THE ACQUISITION OF A VESSEL SUCH AS THE BRORA THOR

(Report: October 25  File No.: 11-7000-03/2006-Vol 01) (REDMS No. 2035585)

 

 

Designated Speaker:  Kate Sparrow

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS

 

 

(1)

That staff be directed to report back to Council on the Vision (program) to position Richmond as a community that celebrates its maritime location and heritage; and

 

 

(2)

That staff be directed to report back to Council on the Major Events program for pre, during and post 2010 Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic Games; and

 

 

(3)

That Council authorize staff to make a legal Conditional offer to purchase the sailing vessel Brora Thor subject to:

 

 

 

(a)

a 90 day closing period;

 

 

 

(b)

a successful survey and sea trial based on criteria determined for highest and best potential desired use;

 

 

 

(c)

confirmation that appropriate renovations can be made to accommodate highest and best potential desired use;

 

 

 

(d)

Council approval;  and

 

 

(4)

That staff report back to Council on the Business Case for the acquisition of a sailing vessel in general and the Brora Thor in particular prior to final decision regarding the purchase.

 

 

 

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

 

59

6.

PERMANENT TREE PROTECTION BYLAW – SIX-MONTH STATUS REPORT

(Report:  October 23, 2006, File No.:  ) (REDMS No. 2028447, 2035753)

 

 

 

Designated Speaker:  John Irving

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That the Richmond Tree Protection Bylaw 8057, Amendment Bylaw 8157 be introduced and given first, second and third readings.

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

11/6/2006 9:26:42 AM