City Council & Park Board agendas, week of July 25, 2016: Grandview Woodland plan, Little Mountain, Trump Tower liquor, pools, DCLs/CACs, parks, more

City HallDraft agenda are now online for the last meetings of City Council (July 26 Tues & 27 Wed) and Vancouver Park Board (July 25 Mon) until the week of September 19, 2016. We copy the current drafts here and encourage citizens to scan the agenda, and then write or speak to them  on any items of concern. We will intersperse comments and media links, as time permits.

Some things to watch…

Park Board – July 25 (Mon)

1. REPORT: Hastings Community Park Baseball Field Naming
2. REPORT: Park Naming for Main & 18th and Yukon & 17th Park Sites
3. REPORT: Creekside & Andy Livingstone Playgrounds Construction Award
4. REPORT REFERENCE: Expediting New Outdoor Pools
MOTIONS
1. Symphony in the Park. Mover: Commissioner Kirby-Yung
2. Doors Open Vancouver – Promoting Women’s Roles as Creators and Champions. Mover: Commissioner Evans
3. False Creek – Anchoring-Free Waterings for Non-Motorized Races

Regular City Council Meeting – July 26 (Tue)

  • Grandview-Woodland Community Plan – Major item. Staff presentation July 26. Staff recommend Council to approve the plan. Speakers are scheduled for the next day, July 27 during committee meeting.  For local opinion see Grandview Woodland Area Council (http://www.gwac.ca/).
  • CD-1 REZONING: 155 East 37th Avenue (Little Mountain). This is continuation of discussion from the Public Hearing July 19, followed by the final council vote. For reference, see our post here.
  • 2016 Inflationary Rate Adjustments to Development Cost Levies (DCLs), Density Bonus contributions, and Community Amenity Contribution (CAC) Targets
  • 1161 West Georgia Street -1052072 BC Ltd. (Liquor license for Trump Tower. It is back again!)
  • A By-law to enact a Housing Agreement for 1847 Pendrell Street (a tower for Westbank Projects Corp in the West End) – Can Council impose a ban on term lease agreements, to prevent rents from being jacked up as soon as a tenant moves out?
  • By-law to amend Zoning and Development By-law No. 3575 to rezone an area to CD-1 (1575-1577 West Georgia Street and 620 Cardero Street)
    Related: “Developers set out to remake 1500 block of West Georgia in Vancouver
    ( Charlie Smith, Straight, 31-Jan-2016)
  • Approval of Amendment to “Marina Neighbourhood CD-1 Guidelines for Marina Development (300 Cardero Street) (By-law No. 7200) (CD-1 No. 312)”
    MOTIONS
  • Building a Seniors Centre in South Vancouver/Sunset Area (by “Acting Mayor” Louie)

City Council – Standing Committee on Policy and Strategic Priorities- July 27 (Wed)

Grandview-Woodland Community Plan: Council will have received a presentation at Regular Council on July 26  and will hear from speakers today, July 2.

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Also, note that the Urban Design Panel meets July 27 (Wed), and again August 10, 24 and so on. On the agenda for the UDP July 27 meeting:

  • 4066 Macdonald St & 2785 Alamein Ave (three-storey mixed-use building & one three-storey duplex )
  • 3175 Riverwalk Avenue (EFL Parcel 8A) (multiple dwelling containing 107 “affordable” rental units)
  • 3198 SE Marine Drive (EFL Parcel 3) ( multiple dwelling containing 89 “affordable” rental units)
  • 3198 SE Marine Drive (EFL Parcel 5A) ( multiple dwelling containing 51 “affordable” rental units)
  • 701 W Georgia Street (replace the existing rotunda with a three-storey retail building at Pacific Centre Mall)

And the Development Permit Board meets July 25 (Monday) for 1661 Davie (Safeway site), for two towers (21 and 23 storeys). Future dates include August 8, 22, and September 6.  A staff recommendation (to approve is on the DPB website. West End Neighbours did a serious critique of the application in May and found it did not satisfy many aspects of the West End Community Plan.

Below are agendas for the Park Board and City Council. Apologies for lack of formatting.

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http://council.vancouver.ca/20160726/20160726ag.htm

Updated: July 21, 2016

NOTICE OF MEETING

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

REVISED AGENDA

DATE: Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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, e mail nicole.ludwig@vancouver.ca or Laura Kazakoff, Meeting Coordinator at 604.871.6353, e mail laura.kazakoff@vancouver.ca

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;

(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 Council, could reasonably be expected to harm the interests of the city if they were held in public.

 

ADOPTION OF MINUTES

1. Regular Council – July 12, 2016PDF

2. Public Hearing – July 12, 2016 PDF

3. Regular Council (City Finance and Services) – July 13, 2016 PDF

MATTERS ADOPTED ON CONSENT

REPORT REFERENCE

1. Grandview-Woodland Community Plan

Council will receive a presentation on the above-noted matter from Kent Munro, Assistant Director of Planning, Vancouver-Midtown, and Andrew Pask, Planning and Development Services. Speakers on the related Policy Report dated July 18, 2016, will be heard at the Standing Committee on Policy and Strategic Priorities meeting on July 27, 2016.

Note: to sign up to speak to this matter, please email speaker.request@vancouver.ca.

Link to Policy Report dated July 18, 2016 PDF

Link to Appendix E PDF

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

1. CD-1 REZONING: 155 East 37th Avenue (Little Mountain)

On Tuesday, July 19, 2016, Vancouver City Council heard from speakers at a Public Hearing on the above-noted application and, following the close of the receipt of public comments, referred discussion and decision to the Regular Council meeting on July 26, 2016, as Unfinished Business.

The following previously distributed documents refer:

Summary and Recommendation; PDF

Memo dated July 9, 2016, from the Assistant Director of Planning – Vancouver South; PDF
Policy Report dated June 14, 2016, entitled “CD-1 Rezoning: 155 East 37th Avenue (Little Mountain)”. PDF

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

1. 2016 Inflationary Rate Adjustments to Development Cost Levies (DCLs), Density Bonus contributions, and Community Amenity Contribution (CAC) Targets PDF

2. RCMP Fairmont Lands Policy Planning Program PDF

3. 525 Carrall Street – Heritage Façade Grant – DE420155 PDF
Recommendation A requires eight affirmative votes.

4. Grant Request – Atira Women’s Resource Society – 561 East Hastings Street PDF
Recommendation A requires eight affirmative votes.

5. Transportation Research and Innovation Funding PDF
Recommendations A through D require eight affirmative votes.

6. 2016 Q2 Capital Budget Adjustments and Closeouts

7. 1161 West Georgia Street -1052072 BC Ltd. PDF
New Liquor Primary Licence Application
Liquor Establishment Class 2 – Lounge (3rd Floor)

 

POLICY REPORTS

1. Miscellaneous Text Amendments PDF

 

BY-LAWS

LINK TO BY-LAWS PDF

1. A By-law to amend the Electrical By-law No. 5563 regarding miscellaneous amendments and 2016 fee increases

2. A By-law to amend Vehicles for Hire By-law No. 6066 regarding Impoundment Towing Rate and Release Fee

3. A By-law to enact a Housing Agreement for 1847 Pendrell Street

4. A By-law to amend Coal Harbour Official Development Plan By-law No. 6754 (1575-1577 West Georgia Street and 620 Cardero Street regarding removal of 620 Cardero Street from the area governed by the Coal Harbour Official Development Plan)
(Mayor Robertson absent for this item at Public Hearing; Councillors De Genova and Louie absent for this item at the Regular Council meeting where the decision was made)

5. A By-law to amend Zoning and Development By-law No. 3575 to rezone an area to CD-1 (1575-1577 West Georgia Street and 620 Cardero Street)
Subject to approval of By-law 4
(Mayor Robertson absent for this item at Public Hearing; Councillors De Genova and Louie absent for this item at the Regular Council meeting where the decision was made)

6. A By-law to amend the Zoning and Development By-law regarding CD-1 (312) and CD-1 (336) (1575-1577 West Georgia Street and 620 Cardero Street)
Subject to approval of By-law 4
(Mayor Robertson absent for this item at Public Hearing; Councillors De Genova and Louie absent for this item at the Regular Council meeting where the decision was made)

7. A By-law to amend Zoning and Development By-law No. 3575 to rezone an area to CD-1 (3090 East 54th Avenue)
(Councillors Deal and Stevenson absent for this item at Public Hearing)

8. A By-law to amend CD-1 By-law No. 4013 regarding Schedule D (Southwest Corner of East 54th Avenue and Kerr Street)
(Councillors Deal and Stevenson absent for this item at Public Hearing)

9. A By-law to amend Zoning and Development By-law No. 3575 to rezone an area to CD-1 (468 West 33rd Avenue, 4956 and 4958 Cambie Street)
(Councillors Affleck and Stevenson absent for this item at Public Hearing)

10. A By-law to amend Zoning and Development By-law No. 3575 to rezone an area to CD-1 (6729-6769 Cambie Street)
(Councillors De Genova, Deal, Jang, and Louie absent for this item at Public Hearing)

11. A By-law to amend Area Specific Development Cost Levy By-law No. 9418 regarding 2016 rate adjustments
Subject to approval of Administrative Report 1

12. A By-law to amend Vancouver Development Cost Levy By-law No. 9755 regarding 2016 rate adjustments
Subject to approval of Administrative Report 1

13. A By-law to amend Building By-law No. 10908 to increase fees for 2016

14. A By-law to amend Crossing By-law No. 4644 regarding further 2016 fee increases

15. A By-law to amend Encroachment By-law No. 4243 regarding further 2016 fee increases

16. A By-law to amend Gas Fitting By-law No. 3507 to increase fees for 2016

17. A By-law to amend Miscellaneous Fees By-law No. 5664 regarding additional 2016 fee increases

18. A By-law to amend Sewer and Watercourse By-law No. 8093 regarding further 2016 fee increases

19. A By-law to amend Street and Traffic By-law No. 2849 regarding further 2016 fee increases

20. A By-law to amend Subdivision By-law No. 5208 to further increase fees for 2016

21. A By-law to amend Water Works By-law No. 4848 regarding further 2016 fee increases

22. A By-law to amend Zoning and Development Fee By-law No. 5585 to increase fees for 2016

Added Items – July 20, 2016

23. A By-law to amend Health By-law No. 9535 regarding new pesticides

24. A By-law to amend the East Fraser Lands Official Development Plan By-law No. 9393 (Affordable Housing)

25. A By-law to enact a Housing Agreement for 5650 Victoria Drive

26. A By-law to designate certain real property as protected heritage property (6158 East Boulevard Street, Kirkland’s Metal Shop)

27. A By-law to authorize Council entering into a Heritage Revitalization Agreement with the Owner Of Heritage Property (6158 East Boulevard Street, Kirkland’s Metal Shop)

28. A By-law to designate certain real property as protected heritage property (2050 South West Marine Drive, Wilmar Residence and Wilmar Coach House)

29. A By-law to authorize Council entering into a Heritage Revitalization Agreement with the Owner of Heritage Property (2050 South West Marine Drive, Wilmar Residence and Wilmar Coach House)

 

MOTIONS

A. Administrative Motions

1. Approval of Amendment to “Marina Neighbourhood CD-1 Guidelines for Marina Development (300 Cardero Street) (By-law No. 7200) (CD-1 No. 312)” PDF

2. Approval of Form of Development – 2328 Galt Street, formerly 2312-2328 Galt Street PDF

3. Approval of Form of Development – 3090 East 54th Avenue PDF
Subject to approval of By-law 7

 

B. Motions on Notice

1. Building a Seniors Centre in South Vancouver/Sunset Area PDF

2. Slip ‘n Slide Water Party Event in the City of Vancouver in 2017 PDF

3. Request for Leave of Absence PDF

NOTICE OF MOTION

NEW BUSINESS

ENQUIRIES AND OTHER MATTERS

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http://council.vancouver.ca/20160727/pspc20160727ag.htm

NOTICE OF MEETING

STANDING COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL
ON POLICY AND STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

AGENDA

DATE: Wednesday, July 27, 2016
TIME: 9:30 am
PLACE: Council Chamber
Third Floor, City Hall

PLEASE NOTE:

AGENDA PDF

ROLL CALL

MATTERS ADOPTED ON CONSENT

AGENDA ITEMS

1. Grandview-Woodland Community Plan

Council will receive a presentation on this matter at the Regular Council meeting on July 26, 2016, and refer the Policy Report dated June 28, 2016, entitled “Grandview-Woodlands Community Plan” to the Standing Committee on Policy and Strategic Priorities meeting on July 27, 2016, to hear from speakers.

Interested parties will be notified regarding the above noted item.

 

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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 Policy and Strategic Priorities
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Approval of recommendations and actions.

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