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October 5, 2010 - Agenda

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City of Richmond Meeting Agenda

Planning Committee

 

Anderson Room, City Hall
6911 No. 3 Road

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
4:00 p.m.

 

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ITEM

 

 

 

 

MINUTES

 

PLN-1

 

Motion to adopt the minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on Tuesday, September 28, 2010.

 

 

 

NEXT COMMITTEE MEETING DATE

 

 

 

Tuesday, October 19, (tentative date) at 4:00 p.m. in the Anderson Room

 

 

 

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

 

PLN-9

1.

APPLICATION BY THOMAS CHALISSERY FOR REZONING AT 9131 AND9151 WILLIAMS ROAD FROM SINGLE DETACHED (RS1/E) TO LOW DENSITY TOWNHOUSES (RTL4)

(File Ref. No.:  12-8060-20-8656, RZ 08-423193) (REDMS No. 2987214)

 

 

Designated Speaker: Brian J. Jackson

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That Bylaw No. 8656, for the rezoning of 9131 and 9151 Williams Road from “Single Detached (RS1/E)” to “Low Density Townhouses (RTL4)”, be introduced and given first reading.

 

PLN-33

2.

2009 - 2016 RICHMOND CHILD CARE NEEDS ASSESSMENT AND STRATEGY

(File Ref. No.:  ) (REDMS No. 2887672)

 

 

Designated Speaker: Lesley Sherlock 

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That:

 

 

1.

the following recommendations, based on proposed City actions from the 2009 – 2016 Richmond Child Care Needs Assessment and Strategy, be endorsed:

 

 

 

(a)

work to meet implementation targets based on the 2009 – 2016 Richmond Child Care Needs Assessment and Strategy, to maximize the community benefit of City-owned facilities, by:

 

 

 

 

(i)

prioritizing the development of child care spaces for School-age children & Infant/toddlers

 

 

 

 

(ii)

continuing to identify priority child care needs and establish short term targets to address service needs

 

 

 

 

(iii)

monitoring provision of child care spaces and changes in community child care needs.

 

 

 

(b)

continue to make City-owned facilities available to child care operators at a nominal rent.

 

 

 

(c)

where space in City-owned facilities is sufficient, encourage a hub model of care whereby at least two types of child care are offered and co-located with other services to families.

 

 

 

(d)

consider developing a City-owned child care facility for City employees and the community in the vicinity of City Hall.

 

 

 

(e)

request that the Provincial Government undertake actions proposed in the 2009 – 2016 Richmond Child Care Needs Assessment and Strategy, with the addition of providing child care coordination at the local level. 

 

 

 

(f)

request that the Federal Government undertake actions proposed in the 2009 – 2016 Richmond Child Care Needs Assessment and Strategy.  

 

 

2.

a Child Care Project Leader be retained for 2011, through allocation of $50,000 from the Child Care Development Statutory Reserve Fund, to oversee the planning, design, construction and lease of negotiated City-owned child care facilities, and

 

 

3.

in preparation of the Social Planning Strategy, consideration be given to permanently incorporating expertise in child care facility development and early and middle childhood services into City social planning staff capacity.

 

PLN-253

3.

CITY OF RICHMOND COMMENTS ON THE METRO VANCOUVER REGIONAL GROWTH STRATEGY (RGS) (SEPTEMBER 3, 2010 VERSION)

(File Ref. No.:  01-0157-20-GST1) (REDMS No. 3002492)

 

 

Designated Speaker:  Terry Crowe

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That the comments in Attachment 1 in the staff report from the General Manager, Planning and Development, dated September 30, 2010, regarding the September 3, 2010 version of the Regional Growth Strategy, be endorsed and forwarded to Metro Vancouver before their October 22, 2010 deadline.

 

PLN-289

4.

APPLICATION BY JOHN FALCUS FOR REZONING AT 3111 SPRINGSIDE PLACE FROM SINGLE DETACHED (RS1/E) TO SINGLE DETACHED (RS3/E)

(File Ref. No.:  12-8060-20-8621) (RZ 10-511408) (REDMS No. 2998662)

 

 

Designated Speaker: Brian J. Jackson

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That:

 

 

(1)

Bylaw No. 8621, for a zoning text amendment to “Single Detached (RS3/E)” to allow for a Bed and Breakfast (B & B) limited to two (2) bedrooms and four (4) guests at 3111 Springside Place; and for the rezoning of 3111 Springside Place from “Single Detached (RS1/E)” to “Single Detached (RS3/E)”, be introduced and given First Reading; and

 

 

(2)

staff be directed to bring forward amendments to the Zoning Bylaw to allow a two (2) bedroom Bed and Breakfast (B & B) with a maximum of four (4) guests in Single-Family zoning districts provided that performance criteria addressing landscaping, privacy, parking and life safety are included in an amended Business License Bylaw.

 

 

5.

MANAGER’S REPORT

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

10/1/2010 5:34:32 PM