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May 16, 2016 - Minutes

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City of Richmond Meeting Minutes

General Purposes Committee


Monday, May 16, 2016


Anderson Room
Richmond City Hall


Mayor Malcolm D. Brodie, Chair
Councillor Chak Au
Councillor Derek Dang
Councillor Carol Day
Councillor Ken Johnston
Councillor Alexa Loo
Councillor Bill McNulty
Councillor Linda McPhail
Councillor Harold Steves

Call to Order:

The Chair called the meeting to order at 4:00 p.m.






It was moved and seconded



That the minutes of the meeting of the Special General Purposes Committee held on May 9, 2016, be adopted as circulated.









CLimate Action Revenue Incentive Program AND Carbon Neutral Progress – Update 

(File Ref. No. 10-6000-01) (REDMS No. 4991774 v. 17; 4984961 v. 4; 4991775)



In response to queries from Committee, Levi Higgs, Corporate Energy Manager accompanied by Peter Russell, Senior Manager, Sustainability and District Energy provided clarification on the management of Parrot’s feather, an invasive species often found in aquariums and public reporting as a requirement in receiving carbon tax funds. Mr. Higgs and Mr. Russell also provided comments on the Northeast Bog project.



It was moved and seconded




That the 2015 Climate Change Action Charter information, identified in the Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program (CARIP) and Carbon Neutral Progress Report from the Director, Engineering dated April 27, 2016, be received for information.




That, in accordance with Provincial requirements, the CARIP Report and Carbon Neutral Progress Report be posted on the City’s website for public access.









It was moved and seconded



That the meeting adjourn (4:03 p.m.).





Certified a true and correct copy of the Minutes of the meeting of the General Purposes Committee of the Council of the City of Richmond held on Monday, May 16, 2016.



Mayor Malcolm D. Brodie

Amanda Welby
Acting Legislative Services Coordinator



5/19/2016 4:40:21 PM