The Corporation of the

Special Meeting of Council

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

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The City of White Rock is committed to the health and safety of our community. In keeping with
Ministerial Order No. M192 from the Province of British Columbia, City Council meetings will take
place without the public in attendance at this time until further notice. 


T. Arthur, Director of Corporate Administration


    WHEREAS COVID-19 has been declared a global pandemic;

    WHEREAS the City of White Rock has been able to continue to provide the public access to the meetings through live streaming;

    WHEREAS holding public meetings in the City Hall Council Chambers, where all the audio/video equipment has been set up for the live streaming program, would not be possible without breaching physical distancing restrictions due to its size, and holding public meetings at the White Rock Community Centre would cause further financial impact to City Operations due to staffing resources and not enable live streaming;

    WHEREAS Ministerial Orders require an adopted motion in order to hold public meetings electronically, without members of the public present in person at the meeting;

    THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council authorizes the City of White Rock to hold the April 19, 2021 Special Council meeting to be video streamed and available on the City’s website, and without the public present in the Council Chambers.


    THAT the Corporation of the City of White Rock Council adopt the agenda for its special meeting scheduled for April 19, 2021 as circulated.

Corporate report dated April 19, 2021 from the Director of Planning and Development Services titled "Consumption of Liquor in Public Places Bylaw 2385".


    THAT Council:

    1. Receive the April 26, 2021, corporate report from the Director of Planning and Development Services, titled “Consumption of Liquor in Public Places Bylaw No. 2385;”
    2. Direct that, if the bylaw is adopted, the Director of Engineering and Municipal Operations or their designate is to provide signage in the Memorial Park Plaza area to establish a rule prohibiting glass containers in the Memorial Park Plaza area; and
    3. Direct that, if the bylaw is adopted, public input and observations on the initiative be obtained via a new dedicated City email address (e.g., for future review of the program by Council.

Corporate report dated April 19, 2021 from the Fire Chief titled "COVID-19 Proposed Prevention Measures".


    THAT Council receives this report for discussion on potential COVID-19 community safety prevention measures that may be considered for implementation on the waterfront.


A Bylaw to allow for the consumption of liquor in Memorial Park Plaza.  The bylaw is on the agenda for consideration of first, second and third reading at this time.


    THAT Council give first, second and third readings to "Bylaw 2385, Consumption of Liquor in Public Places Bylaw".