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June 6, 2016 - Minutes

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City of Richmond Meeting Minutes

General Purposes Committee


Monday, June 6, 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 4:13 p.m.






It was moved and seconded



That the minutes of the meeting of the General Purposes Committee held on May 16, 2016, be adopted as circulated.









Canada 150 community infrastructure program submission: second intake

(File Ref. No. 03-1087-34-01) (REDMS No. 5027749 v. 3)



Discussion ensued with regards to (i) the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program Fund (Canada 150) criteria (ii) allocation of the Canada 150 funding (if awarded) (iii) the likelihood of successfully receiving the requested funding and (iv) the application process including working with Federal staff and Richmond Members of Parliament.



It was moved and seconded




That the following projects be approved for submission to Western Economic Diversification Canada for funding consideration under the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program Fund:





South Arm Community Centre Upgrade;





Steveston Pool Lining Repairs;





Middle Arm Park Upgrade: Hollybridge Pier;





Railway Greenway Trail Upgrade;





Track Zone Synthetic Floor Improvements: Richmond Olympic Oval;





Brighouse Park Fieldhouse Upgrade;





Lang Park Redevelopment – Park Characterization;





Facility Energy Management Program;





Sports Field Upgrade: Richmond Olympic Oval;





Solar PV Array Installation: Fire Hall No.1;and




That the Chief Administrative Officer and the General Manager of Community Services, be authorized to enter into funding agreements with the Government of Canada for the above mentioned projects that are approved for funding by the Government of Canada.




That copies of the project submission be sent to Richmond Members of Parliament









It was moved and seconded



That the meeting adjourn (4:22 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, June 6, 2016.



Mayor Malcolm D. Brodie

Amanda Welby
Acting Legislative Services Coordinator




10/31/2016 3:24:28 PM