June 2, 2015 - Minutes

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City of Richmond Meeting Minutes

 Planning Committee


Tuesday, June 2, 2015


Anderson Room
Richmond City Hall


Councillor Bill McNulty, Vice Chair
Councillor Carol Day
Councillor Harold Steves


Councillor Linda McPhail
Councillor Chak Au

Call to Order:

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






It was moved and seconded



That the minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on Tuesday, May 20, 2015, be adopted as circulated.









Tuesday, June 16, 2015, (tentative date) at 4:00 p.m. in the Anderson Room






Housing Agreement Bylaw No. 9227 to Permit the City of Richmond to Secure Affordable Housing Units located at 8111 Granville Avenue/8080 Anderson Road (Storeys)
(File Ref. No. 12-8060-20-009227; 08-4057-01) (REDMS No. 4517686 v. 6)



It was moved and seconded



That Housing Agreement Bylaw No. 9227 be introduced and given first, second, and third readings to permit the City to enter into a Housing Agreement substantially in the form attached as Schedule A to the bylaw, in accordance with the requirements of s. 905 of the Local Government Act, to secure the Affordable Housing Units required by Development Permit Application DP 12-605094.






Naming of a Child Care Facility - 10640 No. 5 Road
(File Ref. No. 07-3070-01) (REDMS No. 4583559)



Discussion ensued with regard to the historical significance of the Coevorden Castle.



As a result of the discussion, staff were directed to examine options to incorporate the Coevorden Castle name into the facility.



It was moved and seconded



That the City’s child care facility being renovated at 10640 No. 5 Road be named the Gardens Children’s Centre.









23511 Dyke Road



Joe Erceg, General Manger, Planning, Development, briefed Committee on a potential business license application by McRae’s Environmental Services on 23511 Dyke Road. He noted that the City has not received a business license application for the site; however, area residents have expressed concern with regard to the potential increase in truck traffic if the business license application is brought forward and approved.



Discussion ensued regarding (i) the narrow dimensions of Dyke Road in the area, (ii) potential future upgrades to Dyke Road, (iii) the types of businesses allowed within the site zoning, and (iv) former tenants of the site.



In reply to queries from Committee, Victor Wei, Director, Transportation, noted that there is currently no truck restrictions in the area. He added staff will monitor traffic in the area and if necessary, examine options to limit truck traffic.






It was moved and seconded



That the meeting adjourn (4:06 p.m.).





Certified a true and correct copy of the Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee of the Council of the City of Richmond held on Tuesday, June 2, 2015.



Councillor Bill McNulty
Vice Chair

Evangel Biason
Auxiliary Committee Clerk