January 5, 2022 - Minutes

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City of Richmond Meeting Minutes

General Purposes Committee


Wednesday, January 5, 2022


Council Chambers
Richmond City Hall


Mayor Malcolm D. Brodie, Chair
Councillor Chak Au
Councillor Carol Day (by teleconference) 
Councillor Andy Hobbs 
Councillor Alexa Loo (by teleconference) 
Councillor Bill McNulty 
Councillor Linda McPhail (by teleconference) 
Councillor Harold Steves (by teleconference) 
Councillor Michael Wolfe (by teleconference)

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 General Purposes Committee held on December 13, 2021, be adopted as circulated.









With the aid of a PowerPoint presentation (copy on-file City Clerk’s Office), Jeffrey Busby, TransLink, presented on the Capstan Station Progress, noting that construction commenced on August 2021 and that TransLink is collaborating with the City to minimize any potential impacts and construction noise.



Discussion ensued with regard to the public consultation process and public input suggesting increased accessibility and cycling amenities. In reply to queries, Mr. Busby noted that TransLink has considered the public comments and will be focusing on the construction phase of the project.






Housekeeping Amendments for Parking (Off-Street) Regulation Bylaw No. 7403 and Consolidated Fees Bylaw No. 8636 
(File Ref. No. 11-7000-01; 12-8060-20-010341/10342) (REDMS No. 6804655)



It was moved and seconded



That the following amendment bylaws are introduced and given first, second and third readings:




Parking (Off Street) Regulation Bylaw No. 7403, Amendment Bylaw No. 10341; and




Consolidated Fees Bylaw 8636, Amendment Bylaw No. 10342.



The question on the motion was not called as discussion with regard to parking on-site, and in reply to queries, staff noted that Curling Club members will have access to parking passes and that the City has consulted with the on-site restaurant on parking access for patrons.  



The question on the motion was then called, and it was CARRIED.






It was moved and seconded



That the meeting adjourn (4:15 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 Wednesday, January 5, 2022.



Mayor Malcolm D. Brodie

Evangel Biason
Legislative Services Associate