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

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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 January 10, 2022 as circulated.

  • RECOMMENDATION

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

    • Regular Council meeting, December 13, 2021; 
    • Special Council meeting, December 14, 2021; and,
    • Special Council meeting, December 16, 2021.

After adoption of the November 22, 2021 Regular Council meeting minutes, an error was found under Items 7.2.b.a. and 7.2.b.b.   Council did not vote on motion number 2021-466, as the item was not supported at the Land Use and Planning Committee.


These amendments have been noted in yellow on page 10 and 11 of the minutes (Page 42 & 43 of the agenda).

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT the Corporation of the City of White Rock Council adopt the November 22, 2021 Regular Council meeting minutes as amended.

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., January 5, 2022 there was one (1) Question and Answer period submissions received.

  • Comments submitted by R. Odynski in regard to the City's Tree Protection Bylaw.

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 January 10, 2022, including “On-Table” information provided with staff responses that are available at the time.

Kate Morgan, Executive Director and Guiding Trainer, to attend to introduce Mind-Fully, a local non-profit providing support for first responders and care-givers in the community through mindful self-compassion training.

None

None

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

Corporate report dated January 10, 2022 from the Acting Director of Financial Services titled "Revenue Anticipation Borrowing Bylaw, 2022, No. 2415.


Note: Bylaw 2415 is on the agenda for consideration of first, second and third reading under Item 8.1.a.

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council receive for information the corporate report dated January 10, 2022 from the Acting Director of Financial Services, titled “Revenue Anticipation Borrowing Bylaw, 2022, No. 2415”.

Corporate report dated January 10, 2022 from the Acting Director of Planning and Development Services titled "Metro Vancouver 2040: Shaping Our Future Land Use Designation Amendment Request from the City of Surrey – South Campbell Heights".

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council receive for information the corporate report dated January 10, 2022, from the Acting Director of Planning Development Services, titled “Metro Vancouver 2040: Shaping our Future Land Use Designation Amendment Request from the City of Surrey - South Campbell Heights. Report” and direct staff to forward a letter on behalf of the City of White Rock to Metro Vancouver opposing the amendment request by the City of Surrey.

Corporate report dated January 10, 2022 from the Director of Recreation and Culture titled "Temporary Warming Shelter Options".

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council receive the corporate report dated January 10, 2022, from the Director of Recreation and Culture, titled “Temporary Warming Shelter Options” for Council’s consideration and direction to staff.

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

 

  • Solid Waste Pickup for Multi-Family:  Request for Proposal (RFP) for solid waste consultant with a closing date for submissions on January 17/22. The job classification for a Solid Waste Coordinator is completed - recruitment to start immediately.  

  • Housing Needs / Affordable Housing:  Staff are moving forward with the Housing Needs Report 2021 recommendations, in addition there is preparation being made to host a public workshop

  • Community Amenity Contribution "Shovel-in-the-Ground" Projects:
    - Emerson Park Playground Upgrade:  Preliminary onsite investigation underway
    - Maccaud Park Upgrade:  Design is underway incorporating feedback from Parks staff regarding trees
    - Centre Street Hillside Walkway Upgrade:  Staff continue to consult with owners regarding removal of the six (6) encroachments.  In most cases owners have started the removal work, there are two (2) cases that remain with legal
    - Review Options for Upgrading Multiple Hillside Walkways (Road Ends) to the Waterfront:  Blackwood, Vidal and other walkways have been cleaned and plantings are redesigned and completed ready for spring 2022

  • The City's Relationship with the Semiahmoo First Nation (SFN):  Consultation on various matters between the City and SFN continues
  • RECOMMENDATION

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

    • Finance and Audit Committee, December 13, 2021;
    • Finance and Audit Committee, December 14, 2021.

Council received the September 20, 2021 Governance and Legislation Committee meeting minutes at their October 4, 2021 meeting.  The following recommendations were not considered by Council at that time and Council are requested to review them and consider at this time.  


Note:  The minutes and corresponding corporate report are attached for reference purposes
(the recommendations can be found on Pages 94 and 95 of the agenda and the corresponding corporate report can be found on Page 98 of the agenda).

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council direct staff:

    1. To formally request the Ministry of the Attorney General to make the Local Government Bylaw Notice Enforcement Act applicable to the City of White Rock; and 
    2. Prepare a Bylaw Notice Enforcement Bylaw, a Screening Officer Policy, and amendments to existing bylaws as necessary to implement a bylaw notice and adjudication system.  

8.1

Bylaw 2415 - A revenue anticipation bylaw providing for the borrowing of sums of money as may be requisite to meet the current lawful expenditures of the City.


Note:  This bylaw was introduced under the corporate report section Item 6.2.b.

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council give first, second and third reading to "White Rock Revenue Anticipation Borrowing Bylaw, 2022, No. 2415".

Bylaw 2413 - A bylaw to adopt a Financial Plan for 2021 to 2025 to:

  • Adjust the funding for the Arena Building Exterior Replacement and the Arena Roof Replacement projects and add funding for the Arena Shop Roof Replacement project. This requires a reduction in the overall budget in 2021 of ($325)K, an increase in the budget in 2022 of $607K and removing funding of ($448)K from 2023.

This bylaw received its first three readings at the Special Council meeting held on December 16, 2021.  It is on the agenda for consideration of final reading.


Note: Advertising for public written comments in relation to Bylaw 2413 was placed in the Peace Arch News January 6, 2022.

  • RECOMMENDATION #1

    THAT Council receive and accept written submissions in regard to "White Rock Financial Plan (2021-2025) Bylaw, 2021, No. 2413".

  • RECOMMENDATION #2

    THAT Council give final reading to "White Rock Financial Plan (2021-2025) Bylaw, No. 2377, Amendment No. 5, 2021, No. 2413".

Bylaw 2414 - A bylaw to adopt a Financial Plan for 2021 to 2025 to add $4M for an Affordable Housing Property Acquisition in 2021 funded from
the Affordable Housing Reserve and remove the $4M in funding that was included in 2025.


This bylaw received its first three readings at the Special Council meeting held on December 16, 2021.  It is on the agenda for consideration of final reading.


Note: Advertising for public written comments in relation to Bylaw 2414 was placed in the Peace Arch News January 6, 2022.

  • RECOMMENDATION #1

    THAT Council receive and accept written submissions in regard to "White Rock Financial Plan (2021-2025) Bylaw, 2021, No. 2414".

  • RECOMMENDATION #2

    THAT Council give final reading to "White Rock Financial Plan (2021-2025) Bylaw, No. 2377, Amendment No. 6, 2021, No. 2414".

8.2

None

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council receive the following correspondence as circulated under Item 9.1.a.

Correspondence dated December 15, 2021 from the Chairperson of the Metro Vancouver Board providing information on Metro Vancouver's Clean Air Plan.


Note:  Council may wish to refer the information to staff for review as the Board is seeking the City's input and support to further develop and implement the plan actions.  

Mayor Walker requested the following recommendation be considered by Council at this time:

  • RECOMMENDATION

    THAT Council appoint the following members of Council to serve on the Healthy Community Committee for 2022:

    • Councillor Manning, Community Representative
    • Councillor Johanson, Community Representative Alternate