Civic affairs preview November 2 – 4: Greenest City update, Parks Foundation and more

City HallA relatively light agenda is planned for two meetings of Vancouver City Council set for November 3rd and 4th.

The Park Board meeting on Monday night includes an update on the planned establishment of a Vancouver Parks Foundation (an organization with a charitable status). Contracts for the construction of parks will be reviewed for Yukon & 17th and for Hillcrest/Riley. There are motions on notice for changes in park concession choices and operation and a water conservation motion.

The Regular Council meeting on Tuesday, November 3rd includes an update on the Greenest City Action Plan. A Renewable City Strategy report will also be reviewed. Cultural grants totalling $161,000 are set to be approved. A Bicycle Licensing Program motion on notice will be introduced by Councillor DeGenova.

The Planning Committee meeting for Wednesday, November 4th includes a report on the proposed enactment of a new nuisance bylaw to recover the City’s costs of responding to repeated calls from problem properties. This item would require a request to the Province to amend the Vancouver Charter. This nuisance bylaw proposal illustrates that City Council could have asked the Province to make campaign finance changes by amending the Vancouver Charter (as outlined in a motion by Councillor Carr that was eventually buried by Vision Vancouver). A water conservation report will also be reviewed at the committee meeting.

For reference, the full meeting agendas are reproduced below:

http://former.vancouver.ca/parks/board/2015/20151102/index.htm

BOARD OF PARKS AND RECREATION PARK BOARD COMMITTEE MEETING

AGENDA

Date:
Monday, November 2, 2015
Time:
7:00 pm
Place:
Park Board – Boardroom
2099 Beach Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4

Printable Agenda PDF

PLEASE NOTE:

ROLL CALL

ADOPTION OF MINUTES – Park Board Committee Meeting – October 21, 2015 PDF

MATTERS ADOPTED ON CONSENT

AGENDA ITEM

1. REPORT: Hillcrest-Riley Park Improvements Construction Contract PDF

2. REPORT: 17th and Yukon New Park Design/Build Contract PDF

3. REPORT BACK:  Vancouver Parks Foundation – Implementation Plan PDF

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NOTICE

A Regular Board meeting will be convened immediately following the Park Board Committee meeting.

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REGULAR BOARD MEETING

AGENDA

PLEASE NOTE:  Regular Board meeting items are not available for speaker registration. To hear from delegations on a topic, the Board may refer the item to a future Committee meeting.

ROLL CALL

IN CAMERA

THAT the Board will go into a meeting on November 16, 2015, which is closed to the public, pursuant to Section 165.2(1) of the Vancouver Charter, to discuss matters related to paragraphs:

(g)  litigation or potential litigation affecting the City or Park Board;

(i)   the receipt of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose;

(k)  negotiations and related discussions respecting the proposed provision of an activity, work or facility that are at their preliminary stages and that, in the view of the Board, could reasonably be expected to harm the interests of the City and Park Board if they were held in public.

ADOPTION OF MINUTESRegular Board Meeting – October 21, 2015 PDF

COMMUNICATIONS

COMMITTEE REPORT

Report of the Park Board Committee – Monday, November 2, 2015
Approval of recommendations and actions.

GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT

MOTIONS ON NOTICE

1. Serving Up a Fresh Concession Strategy PDF
MOVER:  Commissioner Kirby-Yung
SECONDER:  Commissioner Wiebe

2. Water Conservation Strategy PDF
MOVER:  Commissioner Wiebe
SECONDER:  Commissioner Mackinnon

3. Multimodal Parking and Revenue Generation at New Smithe & Richards Park Site PDF
MOVER:  Commissioner Shum
SECONDER:  Commissioner Wiebe

NOTICE OF MOTIONS

NEW BUSINESS

ENQUIRIES

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http://former.vancouver.ca/ctyclerk/cclerk/20151103/regu20151103ag.htm

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING REVISED AGENDA

DATE: Tuesday, November 3, 2015
TIME: 9:30 am
PLACE: Council Chamber
Third Floor, City Hall

PLEASE NOTE:

For information please call Nicole Ludwig, Meeting Coordinator, at 604.873.7191 or e-mail nicole.ludwig@vancouver.ca or

Terri Burke, Meeting Coordinator at 604.871.6399, e-mail teresita.burke@vancouver.ca

Updated Printable Agenda PDF

ROLL CALL

IN CAMERA MEETING

THAT Council will go into meetings later this week which are closed to the public, pursuant to Section 165.2(1) of the Vancouver Charter, to discuss matters related to paragraphs:

(c) labour relations or other employee relations;
(e) the acquisition, disposition or expropriation of land or improvements, if the Council considers that disclosure could reasonably be expected to harm the interests of the city;
(g) litigation or potential litigation affecting the city;
(j) information that is prohibited, or information that if it were presented in a document would be prohibited, from disclosure under section 21 [disclosure harmful to business interests of a third party] of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act;
(k) negotiations and related discussions respecting the proposed provision of an activity, work or facility that are at their preliminary stages and that, in the view of the Council, could reasonably be expected to harm the interests of the city if they were held in public.

ADOPTION OF MINUTES

1. Regular Council – October 20, 2015 PDF

2. Public Hearing – October 20, 2015 PDF

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

MATTERS ADOPTED ON CONSENT

REPORT REFERENCE

1. Greenest City Action Plan 2015-2020 Strategy

Amanda Pitre-Hayes, Director of Sustainability, to present on this matter.

The Administrative Report dated October 1, 2015, refers. PDF

2. Renewable City Strategy

Malcolm Shield, Climate Policy Manager, to present on this matter.

The Administrative Report dated October 26, 2015, refers. PDF

COMMUNICATIONS

Added Item – October 30, 2015

1. Revision to 2015 Council Meetings Schedule PDF

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

1. 2015 Q3 Capital Budget Adjustments and Closeouts PDF

2. Business Licence/Chauffeur’s Permit Appeal Hearing Panels – January to May 2016 PDF

3. 2015 Culture Grants Allocations and Program Framework PDF

Requires eight affirmative votes.

Added Item – October 30, 2015

4. Annual Financial Authorities – 2016 PDF

RISE FROM COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

ADOPT REPORT OF COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

BY-LAWS

LINK TO BY-LAWS 1 and 2 PDF LINK TO BY-LAWS 3 and 4 PDF

1. A By-law to designate certain real property as protected heritage property (458 East 10th Avenue – Mason House)
(Councillor Jang absent for the Public Hearing on this item)

2. A By-law to authorize Council entering into a Heritage Revitalization Agreement with the Owner of Heritage Property (458 East 10th Avenue – Mason House)

Added Items – October 30, 2015

3. A By-law to amend Zoning and Development No. 3575 Regarding Certified Passive House in the RS-1 District Schedule
(Councillor Jang absent for the Public Hearing on this item)

4. A By-law to authorize the borrowing of certain sums of money from January 8, 2016 to January 7, 2017, pending the collection of real property taxes
Subject to approval of Administrative Report 4

MOTIONS

A. Administrative Motions

1. Approval of Form of Development – 3234 Vanness Avenue PDF

2. Approval of Form of Development – 2908 Celtic Avenue PDF

Added Item – October 30, 2015

3. Passive House Guidelines for RS-1 PDF
Subject to approval of By-law 3.

B. Motions on Notice

1. Bicycle Licensing Program for the City of Vancouver PDF

2. Request for Leave of Absence – Councillor Jang PDF

3. Request for Leave of Absence – Councillor Affleck PDF

4. Request for Leave of Absence – Councillor Carr PDF

5. Request for Leave of Absence – Councillor Deal PDF

6. Request for Leave of Absence – Councillor Stevenson PDF

NOTICE OF MOTION

NEW BUSINESS

ENQUIRIES AND OTHER MATTERS

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http://former.vancouver.ca/ctyclerk/cclerk/20151104/ptec20151104ag.htm

NOTICE OF MEETING

STANDING COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL

ON PLANNING, TRANSPORTATION AND ENVIRONMENT AGENDA

DATE: Wednesday, November 4, 2015
TIME: 9:30 am
PLACE: Council Chamber
Third Floor, City Hall

PLEASE NOTE:

AGENDA PDF

ROLL CALL

MATTERS ADOPTED ON CONSENT

AGENDA ITEMS:

1. Contract Award for Supply and Delivery of Janitorial and Cleaning Supplies PDF

2. Greenest City 2020 – Clean Water Work Program PDF

3. Report back on the enactment of a new Nuisance By-law PDF

4. Proposed Amendment to Subdivision By-law 5208 – Reclassification of 4000 West 11th Avenue PDF

Where applicable, interested parties have been notified regarding the above noted items.

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NOTICE

A Regular Council meeting will be convened immediately following the Standing Committee meeting.

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

AGENDA

ROLL CALL

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

1. Standing Committee of Council on Planning, Transportation and Environment

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Approval of recommendations and actions.

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