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September 8, 2021 - Minutes

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City of Richmond Meeting Minutes

Planning Committee


Wednesday, September 8, 2021


Council Chambers
Richmond City Hall


Councillor Linda McPhail, Chair
Councillor Alexa Loo (by teleconference)
Councillor Carol Day
Councillor Bill McNulty (by teleconference)
Councillor Harold Steves (by teleconference)

Also Present:

Councillor Chak Au 
Councillor Andy Hobbs (by teleconference) 
Councillor Michael Wolfe (by teleconference)

Call to Order:

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






It was noted that the July 21, 2021 Planning Committee minutes will be revised to note Cllr. Wolfe’s attendance.



It was moved and seconded



That the minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on July 21, 2021, be adopted as revised.









September 22, 2021, (tentative date) at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers






Housing Agreement Bylaw No. 10252 to Permit the CoR to Secure AH Units at 9700, 9720 and 9800 Williams RoaD   
(File Ref. No. 12-8060-20-010252; 08-4057-05) (REDMS No. 6692776)



It was moved and seconded



That Housing Agreement (9700, 9720 and 9800 Williams Road) Bylaw
No. 10252, to permit the City to enter into a Housing Agreement substantially in the form attached hereto, in accordance with the requirements of Section 483 of the Local Government Act, to secure the Affordable Housing Units required by Rezoning Application RZ 15-700431, be introduced and given first, second and third readings.






Application by Paul Atwal for Rezoning at 9631 Patterson Road from Single Detached (RS1/E) to Site Specific Single Detached (ZS30) - Patterson Road   
(File Ref. No. 12-8060-20-010287; RZ 20-906575) (REDMS No. 6722488 V. 3C)



It was moved and seconded



That Richmond Zoning Bylaw 8500, Amendment Bylaw 10287 to create the “Single Detached (ZS30) – Patterson Road” zone, and to rezone 9631 Patterson Road from the “Single Detached (RS1/E)” zone to the “Single Detached (ZS30) - Patterson Road” zone, be introduced and given first reading.










Planning Staff



It was announced that the following staff were promoted to the following positions:




Diana Nikolic – Program Manager, Policy Planning




Kevin Eng – Planner 3




Sara Badyal – Senior Planner




City Snapshot Update



Staff noted that community engagement will be initiated through Let’s Talk Richmond in early October 2021. Staff will circulate a memorandum to Council on the matter.




New House Development and Lot Size



Discussion ensued with regard to demolition of houses and rebuilding of new houses on the existing site. Staff noted that the 702 Single Family Lot Size Policy will be reviewed as part of the Official Community Plan review.






It was moved and seconded



That the meeting adjourn (4:11 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 Wednesday, September 8, 2021.



Councillor Linda McPhail

Evangel Biason
Legislative Services Associate



9/10/2021 1:12:14 PM