The Corporation of the
CITY OF WHITE ROCK

Regular Council Meeting
AGENDA

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City Hall Council Chambers
15322 Buena Vista Avenue, White Rock, BC, V4B 1Y6

*Live Streaming/Telecast: Please note that all Committees, Task Forces, Council Meetings, and Public Hearings held in the Council Chamber are being recorded and broadcasted as well included on the City’s website at: www.whiterockcity.ca

 

T. Arthur, Director of Corporate Administration


We would like to recognize that we are standing/working/meeting on the traditional unceded territory of the Semiahmoo First Nation, and also wish to acknowledge the broader territory of the Coast Salish Peoples.

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT the Corporation of the City of White Rock Council adopt the agenda for its regular meeting scheduled for November 8, 2021 as circulated.

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT the Corporation of the City of White Rock Council adopt the following meeting minutes:

    • Regular Council, October 25, 2021.

Question and Answer Period will be taking place both in person at the meeting, as well as electronically through email.

If you wish to have your question submitted electronically you may forward questions and comments to Mayor and Council by emailing
ClerksOffice@whiterockcity.ca with Question and Answer Period noted in the subject line.

As of 8:30 a.m., November 3, there were no Question and Answer period submissions received.

Note: there are to be no questions or comments on a matter that will be the subject of a public hearing (time between the public hearing and final consideration of the bylaw).

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council receive for information the correspondence submitted for Question and Answer Period by 8:30 a.m. November 8, 2021, including “On-Table” information provided with staff responses that are available at the time.

Staff Sargent Kale Pauls to give a presentation to update Council regarding their July to September 2021 Quarterly report.

The Fire Chief to provide an On-Table memo regarding the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Corporate report dated November 8, 2021 from the Director of Engineering and Municipal Operations titled "City-wide 30 km/h Speed Limits".

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council receive the November 8, 2021 report from the Director of Engineering and Municipal Operations for consideration and support the city monitoring of Ministry of Transportation and Highway’s approved blanket speed limit pilots and report back to Council prior to consideration of the implementation of city-wide 30 km/h speed limits.

Corporate report dated November 8, 2021 from the Director of Human Resources titled "2021 Annual CAO Performance Review".

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council receive for information the corporate report dated November 8,2021 from the Director, Human Resources, titled “2021 Annual CAO Performance Review” outlining the review process for 2021.

Corporate report dated November 8, 2021 from the Acting Director of Planning and Development Services titled "Completion of Development Prerequisites for Adoption of Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 2361, 14234 Malabar Avenue (ZON&MIP 19-0050)".

Note: Bylaw 2361 is on the agenda for consideration under Item 8.1.a

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council receive the November 8, 2021 report from the Acting Director of Planning and Development Services, titled “Completion of Development Prerequisites for Adoption of Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 2361, 14234 Malabar Avenue (ZON&MIP 19-005).”

Corporate report dated November 8, 2021 from the Acting Director of Planning and Development Services titled "Review of Metro Vancouver's Draft Regional Growth Plan (Metro 2050)".

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council receive the corporate report, titled “Review of Metro Vancouver’s Draft Regional Growth Plan (Metro 2050)” for consideration, and pass the following resolution:

    “That the report titled Review of Metro Vancouver’s Draft Regional Growth Plan (Metro 2050) containing the City of White Rock’s comments on the July 2021 version of Metro 2050, the draft regional growth strategy, be forwarded to the Metro Vancouver Board of Directors for consideration.”

Corporate report dated November 8, 2021 from the Acting Director of Planning and Development Services titled "Consideration of First Three Readings of White Rock Housing Agreement (1485 Fir Street) Bylaw, 2021, No. 2408".

Note: Bylaw 2408 is on the agenda for consideration under Item 8.1.c.

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council:

    1. Give the first three readings to White Rock Housing Agreement (1485 Fir Street) Bylaw, 2021, No. 2408 and that final adoption of the Bylaw be given at the next regular meeting of Council; and
    2. Endorse the Tenant Relocation Plan included as Appendix A to this corporate report dated November 8, 2021, from the Acting Director, Planning and Development Services, titled “Consideration of First Three Readings of “White Rock Housing Agreement (1485 Fir Street) Bylaw, 2021, No. 2408.”

Council's 2021 - 2022 Top Priorities with new activity comments provided for information:

  • Solid Waste Pickup for Multi-Family:  Letter scheduled to be sent to approx. 250 multi-family and 100 strata properties this week providing a description of the new solid waste single contractor collection paradigm.  The following information will be requested: 
    -The location of collection facility
    -Frequency of pickup of each of garbage, recyclables and compost
    -The type and size of collection containers (also are they usually full)
    -The termination notice provisions in current private hauler contract 

  • Housing Needs / Affordable Housing: The first draft of the Housing Needs Report was presented to the Housing Advisory Committee on October 28. Staff will bring forward a report to Council on November 22th with adoption being sought by the end of 2021. The project is tied to funding from UBCM and an obligation to complete the Report, and upload the final document to the City's webpage, by the end of the year.  Following the adoption of the Report staff would look to Council for direction on advancing Housing Strategies (Actions) to address identified needs.

  • Community Amenity Contribution "Shovel-in-the-Ground" Projects: 
    - Emerson Park Playground Upgrade:  Contract for $250K scheduled for final signature this week.  Contractor will then start to order supplies with installation planned for completion in the Spring
    - Maccaud Park Upgrade:  Held detailed design kick off meeting with consultant.  Design underway as per Council direction.
    - Centre Street Hillside Walkway Upgrade:  Legal resources employed with respect to two (2) of the encroachments.  Design underway.  Park needs and beautification under consideration (potential for public art).
    - Review Options for Upgrading Multiple Hillside Walkways (Road Ends) to Waterfront: Blackwood and Vidal upgrades underway.   
     
  • The City's Relationship with the Semiahmoo First Nation: Additional contact has been made by Mayor Walker in regard to sign design selection for the Grand Chief Robert Bernard Charles Memorial Plaza 
  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council receive for information the following standing and select committee meeting minutes as circulated:

    • Economic Development Advisory Committee - October 20, 2021;
    • At-Risk and Priority Population Task Force - October 27, 2021; and,
    • Environmental Advisory Committee - October 28, 2021.
  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council direct staff to approach the developer of Soleil to consider installing signage on the outside of the building, welcoming people to White Rock, after the construction has been completed. 

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council set and maintain, as a strategic priority, the acquisition and development of emergency and transitional housing (for those experiencing homelessness) and any land development (including city owned property). 

8.1

Bylaw 2403 - A bylaw to amend the Financial Plan for 2021 to 2025 to include:

  • $111K to the 2021 Financial Plan for a new regular full time Solid Waste Coordinator position starting in December 2021, $8K to 2021 and $103K to 2022, funded from Reserves; 
  •  $50K to the 2021 Financial Plan for a consultant to assist with the Request for Proposal for a Solid Waste Contractor funded from Reserves; and
  • add $650K for the Centre Street Walkway Project funded from CAC’s.

The bylaw was given first, second and third reading at the October 25th meeting and is presented for consideration of final reading.

Note: Advertising for the public written comments in relation to Bylaw 2403 was placed in the Peace Arch News November 4, 2021.

 

  • RECOMMENDATION #1

    THAT Council receive and accept written submissions in regard to "White Rock Financial Plan (2021-2025) Bylaw, 2021, No. 2403, Amendment No. 2, 2021, No. 2403".

  • RECOMMENDATION #2

    THAT Council give final reading to "White Rock Financial Plan (2021-2025) Bylaw, 2021, No. 2377, Amendment No. 2, 2021, No. 2403".

Bylaw 2361 - A Bylaw to amend the "White Rock Zoning Bylaw, 2012, No. 2000" was given first and second reading on November 9, 2020, and went to public hearing on February 1, 2021.  The bylaw permits subdivision of the property and the construction of a single family detached home on each resultant lot.  This bylaw is presented for consideration of third reading at this time.

Note:  Bylaw 2361 was the subject of a corporate report under Item 6.2.b.

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council give third reading to "White Rock Zoning Bylaw 2012, No. 2000, Amendment (RS-4- 14234 Malabar Avenue) Bylaw, 2020, No. 2361".

Bylaw 2408 - A bylaw to enter into a Housing Agreement under Section 483 of the Local Government Act.  The bylaw is presented for consideration of first, second and third reading.  

Note:  Bylaw 2408 was the subject of a corporate report under Item 6.2.f.

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council give first, second and third reading to "White Rock Housing Agreement Bylaw 2408 (1485 Fir Street)".

8.2

None

Note: Further action on the following correspondence items may be considered. Council may request that any item be brought forward for discussion, and may propose a motion of action on the matter.

Note: Council may wish to refer this matter to staff for consideration and response.

Correspondence from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs dated October 29, 2021 to announce the recently launched CleanBC Roadmap to 2030 initiative.  A climate plan to help reach the 2030 emissions and reduction targets and build a strong, low-carbon economy. The expanded climate actions in the Roadmap to 2030 will accelerate transition to a net-zero future and ensure we meet B.C's legislated greenhouse gas target of 40 percent below 2007 levels by 2030.  

Correspondence from TransLink to announce their first-ever sweepstakes for transit users where all transit customers will be eligible to win. The contest encourages people to come back to transit and a way to say thank you to their customers.  Contest was launched November 1 and will run for five months with prize draws occurring each month. 

11.1

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council cancel the January 17, 2022 Regular Council meeting and reschedule it to January 24, 2022.

Councillor Manning requested a reconsideration for the following adopted resolution made at the October 25, 2021 Regular Council meeting:  

THAT Council direct staff to forward their Annual Work Plans for each department.  

Note:  in accordance with Section 31 (4) of the Council and Committee Procedure Bylaw a Member of Council who voted with the majority to adopt the resolution may request at a future meeting within 30 days of the meeting where the vote to adopt was made bring forward a motion to reconsider giving notice under Notice of Motion.  

  • RECOMMENDATION #1

    THAT Council endorse reconsideration of the following adopted resolution made at the October 25, 2021 Regular Council meeting.  

    THAT Council direct staff to forward their Annual Work Plans for each department.  

    NOTE:  If the motion permitting reconsideration is adopted then Recommendation #2 may be considered or instead Council may vote to simply rescind the recommendation (rescind the direction to staff). 

  • RECOMMENDATION #2

    THAT Council direct staff to forward their Annual Work Plans for each department.  

List of Topics from September 2020 - July 26, 2021 for public release.  

Note: Release of Closed information from November 18, 2018 to
July 26, 2021 can be located on the City website at the following link:
  Information Released from Closed Meetings | White Rock, BC (whiterockcity.ca).