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2011 Agendas & Minutes

November 7, 2011 - Agenda

City of Richmond Meeting Agenda

General Purposes Committee

 

Anderson Room, City Hall
6911 No. 3 Road

Monday, November 7, 2011
4:00 p.m.

 

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ITEM

 

 

 

 

MINUTES

 

GP-5

 

Motion to adopt the minutes of the meeting of the General Purposes Committee held on Monday, October 17, 2011.

 

 

 

DELEGATION

 

GP-9

1.

Tracey Lakeman, Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Richmond and Scott Johnson, Chair, Tourism Richmond Executive Committee, to present Tourism Richmond's Annual Report.

 

GP-21

2.

Council Referral on BC Hydro Smart Meters

(File Ref. No.:  01-0150-20-BCHY1) (REDMS No. 3392394)

 

 

See Page GP-21 of the General Purposes agenda for full hardcopy report

 

 

Designated Speaker:  Cecilia Achiam

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That the staff report entitled "Council Referral on BC Hydro Smart Meters" from the Interim Director, Sustainability and District Energy, dated October 24, 2011 be received for information.

 

 

GP-87

3.

Global Accessibility Map (GAM)

(File Ref. No. 11-7000-06/2011-Vol 01) (REDMS No. 3246778 v.5)

 

 

See Page GP-87 of the General Purposes agenda for full hardcopy report

 

 

Designated Speaker:  Alan Hill

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That the City partner with the Rick Hansen Foundation and Richmond Centre for Disability (RCD) to support the launch and development of Global Accessibility Map Customer Service and Professional Assessment tools.  

 

 

GP-95

4.

Police Presence in the Downtown Core

(File Ref. No. 09-5000-01/2011-Vol 01(11.43 V11)) (REDMS No. 3376028)

 

 

See Page GP-95 of the General Purposes agenda for full hardcopy report

 

 

Designated Speaker:  Rendall Nesset

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That:

 

 

(1)

a City Centre Community Police Office be considered on a 3 year trial basis:

 

 

 

(a)

at 5671 No. 3 Road, as the temporary location in the downtown area;

 

 

 

(b)

a maximum of $573,800 in total costs over 3 years ($167,000 in capital costs and operating costs of $406,800) be funded from the existing RCMP budget; and

 

 

(2)

staff report back annually regarding the success of the program.

 

 

GP-107

5.

Sustainability Framework – Proposed Solid Waste Strategic Program

(File Ref. No.:  01-0370-01) (REDMS No. 3395281)

 

 

See Page GP-107 of the General Purposes agenda for full hardcopy report

 

 

Designated Speakers:  Margot Daykin & Suzanne Bycraft

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That the Solid Waste Sustainability Strategic Program, as presented in Attachment 1 to the report dated October 18, 2011, be endorsed as the solid waste component of the City's Sustainability Framework.

 

 

GP-127

6.

Metro Vancouver: Pan-Municipal Affairs Service Establishment Bylaw

(File Ref. No.: ) (REDMS No. 3400974)

 

 

See Page GP-127 of the General Purposes agenda for full hardcopy report

 

 

Designated Speaker:  Amarjeet S. Rattan

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That Council endorse the adoption of The Greater Vancouver Regional District Pan-Municipal Affairs Service Establishment Bylaw No. 1157, 2011 by Metro Vancouver.

 

 

GP-133

7.

LABOUR RELATIONS CONVERSION AND AMENDMENT INTERIM BYLAW

(File Ref. No.:  05-1400-01) (REDMS No. 3400659)

 

 

See Page GP-133 of the General Purposes agenda for full hardcopy report

 

 

Designated Speaker:  Mike Pellant

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That Council consent on behalf of the electors to the Labour Relations Conversion and Amendment Bylaw by adopting the following resolution:

 

 

 

"The Council of the Municipality of Richmond consents on behalf of the electors to the adoption of 'The Greater Vancouver Regional District Labour Relations Conversion and Amendment Bylaw No. 1166, 2011."

 

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

  11/9/2011 11:31:01 AM