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Council agenda preview (July 11-12): Meggs resignation letter, regulating short-term rentals, grant allocations. Plus UDP, Park Board, and more

Vancouver City Council will be in session on Tuesday July 11th and Wednesday July 12th. A report to regulate Short-Term rentals will be considered for referral to Public Hearing (in fall 2017, with regulations to be enacted by April 1, 2018). A letter of resignation from Vision Vancouver Councillor Geoff Meggs is included on the agenda; staff will provide updates on the upcoming byelection (expected in Sept.) at a later date. Grant allocations for Cultural Infrastructure, Theatre Rentals and Childcare Enhancement will be considered by Council. The Public Hearing on Tuesday, July 11th includes a 6-storey Cambie corridor rezoning (4138 Cambie) as well as the redevelopment of a rental site (7-storey building at 870 East 8th). There is also a Park Board meeting scheduled for Monday, July 10th; a report on the Strathcona CCA Funding Model – Interim Strategy will be reviewed.

The Urban Design Panel meets on Wednesday, July 12 (3 pm) for four projects: 1055 Harwood Street (RZ-2017-00024) for 32-storey residential building with 82 market residential units, and 44 social housing units, floor area 54,539 sq. m (178,974 sq. ft.), density 10.35 FSR; height 91.44 m (300 ft.); 1380–1382 Hornby Street (DP-2017-00305) for a 39 storey market residential building with 214 dwelling, and restore existing Heritage house (Leslie House), convert to commercial strata unit, with overall FSR 16.4; 801 Pacific Street (DP-2017-00497) for 7 storey arts and culture facility as part of CAC payable for rezoning 1380-1382 Hornby; and 2395–2443 Kingsway (DP-2017-00056) for a 12-storey and a 5-storey residential tower with 12 units of commercial.

The Development Permit Board is set to meet next on August 8. The Vancouver City Planning Commission meets next on August 2.

The full City Council meeting agendas are reproduced below:

http://council.vancouver.ca/20170711/regu20170711ag.htm

Regular Council agenda July 11, 2017 Updated: July 6, 2017

Date and location
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 9:30 am
Council Chamber, Third Floor, City Hall

Questions about this agenda?

ROLL CALL

CONDOLENCES – Gwen Barlee

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;

(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 – June 27, 2017PDF

2. Regular Council (Policy and Strategic Priorities) – June 28, 2017PDF

MATTERS ADOPTED ON CONSENT

REPORT REFERENCE

Referral to Public Hearing

1. Regulating Short-Term Rentals in Vancouver

Kaye Krishna, General Manager of Development, Buildings and Licensing to present on this matter.

Note: The only decision before Council is whether to refer this matter to Public Hearing. Speakers on this report will be heard at the Public Hearing.

2. 2017 Homelessness Action Week (HAW) Grants

Jennifer Hales, Community Services, to present on this matter.

Recommendation B requires 2/3 affirmative votes of all Council members, per Vancouver Charter S. 206(1)

3. Supporting Trans* Equality and an Inclusive Vancouver

Anne Nickerson, Director, Equal Employment Opportunity Program, to present on this matter.

COMMUNICATIONS

Added Items – July 5, 2017

1. Resignation – Member of Council

2. Replacement of Member on Business Licence/Chauffeur’s Permit Appeal Hearing Panels

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

1. 2017 Cultural Infrastructure Grant Allocations

Recommendations A and B require 2/3 affirmative votes of all Council members, per Vancouver Charter S. 206(1)

2. Theatre Rental Grant Allocations – Fall 2017 and Spring 2018

Recommendations A and B require 2/3 affirmative votes of all Council members, per Vancouver Charter S. 206(1)

3. 2017 Childcare Enhancement and Other Social Grants

Recommendations A to F require 2/3 affirmative votes of all Council members, per Vancouver Charter S. 206(1)

4. Approval of New Sub-sublease agreement to Non-Profit Operator and Approval of Lease Terms for Childcare Facility at 1399 Fountain Way (known as False Creek YMCA Childcare)

Recommendation A requires 2/3 affirmative votes of all Council members, per Vancouver Charter S. 206(1)

 

BY-LAWS

1. A By-law to amend the Sign By-law No. 6510 (601 West Hastings Street)

(Councillor De Genova not on Council at the time of the Public Hearing. Councillor Jang absent from the Public Hearing, however on June 27, 2017, he advised he had reviewed the proceedings and is therefore eligible to vote on the enactment).

2. A By-law to amend CD-1 (537) By-law 10566 regarding use and floor area exclusions (1030 Denman Street)

(Councillor Ball absent from the Public Hearing)

3. A By-law to amend the Records Management By-law

4. A By-law to amend the Vacancy Tax By-law

5. A By-law to enact a Housing Agreement for 3058/3068 Kingsway

6. A By-law to enactment a Housing Agreement for 6465 Vivian Street

7. A By-law to amend Zoning and Development By-law No. 3575 to rezone an area to CD-1 (753 Seymour Street and 650 West Georgia Street)

(Councillors Louie, Stevenson and Mayor Robertson absent for this item at Public Hearing)

Added Item – July 5, 2017

8. A By-law to enact a Housing Agreement for 2894 East Broadway

MOTIONS

A. Administrative Motions

None.

B. Motions on Notice

None.

NOTICE OF MOTION

NEW BUSINESS

ENQUIRIES AND OTHER MATTERS

* * * * *  Download the agendaPDF

http://council.vancouver.ca/20170711/phea20170711ag.htm

Public Hearing July 11, 2017

Date and location July 11, 2017 6 pm

Council Chamber, Third Floor, City Hall

Questions about this agenda?

Roll call

1. HERITAGE DESIGNATION AND REVITALIZATION AGREEMENT: 604 East 23rd Avenue (Mitchell Residence)

2. TEXT AMENDMENT: Enabling Innovative Development with Social Housing – Amendments to the Downtown-Eastside/Oppenheimer Official Development Plan (DEOD ODP)

Correspondence:

Distribution Date Support Opposed Other
July 7, 2017
0
0

 

3. TEXT AMENDMENT: 620 Cardero Street (formerly 1575 West Georgia Street)

Correspondence:

Distribution Date Support Opposed Other
July 7, 2017
0
0

 

4. REZONING: 870 East 8th Avenue (Red Door Housing Society)

Correspondence:

Distribution Date Support Opposed Other
July 7, 2017
0

 

5. REZONING: 4138 Cambie Street

Download the agendaPDF

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http://council.vancouver.ca/20170712/cfsc20170712ag.htm

Standing Committee on City Finance and Services Agenda
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Revised July 12, 2016

Date and location Wednesday, July 12, 2017 9:30 am

Council Chamber, Third Floor, City Hall

Questions about this agenda?

ROLL CALL

MATTERS ADOPTED ON CONSENT

AGENDA ITEM

1. Framework Process for Resolution of Leasehold Strata End-of-Lease Issues

Where applicable, interested parties have been 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 City Finance and Services
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Approval of recommendations and actions.

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http://parkboardmeetings.vancouver.ca/2017/20170710/index.htm

NOTICE OF MEETING

BOARD OF PARKS AND RECREATION PARK BOARD COMMITTEE MEETING

AGENDA

Date:
Monday, July 10, 2017
Time:
7:00pm
Place:
Park Board – Boardroom
2099 Beach Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4

Printable Agenda PDF

PLEASE NOTE:

ROLL CALL

ADOPTION OF MINUTESPark Board Committee Meeting – June 19, 2017

MATTERS ADOPTED ON CONSENT

AGENDA ITEMS

1.  China Creek North Park Upgrades and Glen Pump Station (for decision)

2.  Basketball Court Mural – Corporate Sponsorship Funding  (for decision)

3.  Vancouver Biennale 2018-2030 Partnership Agreement (for decision)

4.  Bird Friendly Windows – Corporate Sponsorship Funding (for decision)

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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, prior to the next Regular Board meeting, 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;

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

ADOPTION OF MINUTES  Regular Park Board Meeting – June 19, 2017

COMMUNICATIONS

COMMITTEE REPORT Report of the Park Board Committee – Monday, July 10, 2017
Approval of recommendations and actions

GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT

REPORT REFERENCE

1.  Strathcona CCA Funding Model – Interim Strategy (for information)

NOTICE OF MOTIONS

NEW BUSINESS

ENQUIRIES

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NEXT MEETINGS

Committee & Regular Board:  Monday, July 24, 2017

 

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