Council Corner Update - July 23rd, 2018

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Council Corner Update - July 23rd, 2018

 

Update from Council Meeting — July 24th, 2018

  • Council held a Committee of the Whole session to hear general comments and feedback from the public.
  • Council voted for a Development Variance Permit Application for 1641 Overlook Street, and one for 1045 1st Avenue West to proceed to public notification.
  • Council voted for a Development Variance Permit Application or 1053 1st Avenue West to proceed to final consideration.
  • Mayor and Council approved the recommendations of the Director of Operations and Engineering firm Sperling Hansen to award the Landfill West Berm Expansion project contract to Broadwater Industries.
  • Council voted to support staff’s application for grant funding through the ICIP – Green Infrastructure: Environmental Quality Sub-stream for replacement of the submarine water supply line (Phase 3 of the waterworks project) and new water treatment facility.
  • Council, in recognition of Councillor Kinney’s long service to the City of Prince Rupert, voted to dedicate the remaining gross value of Councillor Kinney’s Council honorarium (otherwise budgeted for) to be donated to a Lung Memorial Clinic in Councillor Kinney’s name. If other community members wish to donate to the Lung Clinic, you may can contact North Coast Health Improvement Society via Judy Fraser at judy.fraser3915@gmail.com.
  • Council received the May 2018 Financial Variance Report for information purposes.
  • Council directed staff not to include the applicants as presented for consideration in a permissive tax exemption bylaw amendment.
  • Council gave Third Reading to the Vehicle for Hire Regulation Amendment Bylaw No. 3429, 2018
  • Council voted for a letter to be drafted by staff and sent to ICBC requesting that ICBC open a full time operation of a Claims Centre office within Prince Rupert or provide an adjuster several days a week to attend Prince Rupert rather than have the operations entirely centralized through Terrace.
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