Council Highlights - June 6

June 6, 2017 – Council Meeting Highlights

Proclamations

The Mayor declared June 7th as ‘Built Green Day’ in support of the City of Penticton’s efforts in protecting its natural resources and to encourage sustainable development.

June 10th was declared ‘Penticton Lions Club Centennial Celebration Day’ to mark the centennial celebration of the Lions Club’s 100 years of humanitarian service around the world.

June 15th was declared ‘Elder Abuse Awareness Day’ and residents were encouraged to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of our seniors. 

Housing Needs Assessment – Final Report

The Planning Manager presented a summary of the Housing Needs Assessment Final Report findings and reviewed the municipal tools available to achieve the recommendations.

Campbell Mountain Landfill Lease & License Amendment

Council approved the Lease and License Agreement modifications.  The amendments will reduce the cost by approximately $50,000 per year that the City and the RDOS are required to pay for environmental insurance.

Section 57 – Notice on Title – Failure to complete building permit

Council authorized staff to proceed with further injunctive action for the property located at 75 Front Street.  This matter to be brought back to Council at the July 4, 2017 Council meeting.

Parking Update

The Director of Development Services presented an update on the parking consultation process, current parking availability, system, pressure points and upcoming changes.   The Director of Development Services noted staff are currently working on gathering additional parking facts and questions to bring forward to stakeholders and the community at large for input and feedback.  The Parking Strategy will come back to Council in September.

Land Matters

285 Nanaimo Ave. W.
Council adopted the site specific zoning bylaw amendments to allow residential uses on the 1st floor.

380 White Ave. E.
Council gave second and third reading to Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 2017-37. 

1498 Leir Street
Council referred Zoning Amendment Bylaw2017-38, OCP Amendment Bylaw No. 2017-39 and DVP PL2017-7900 back to staff to work with the developer to address concerns raised at the June 6 Public Hearing.

These highlights are intended to provide a brief summary of the actual Council proceedings. To view the detailed agenda including staff reports and other supporting documents, official meeting minutes and live video please consult http://www.penticton.ca/EN/main/city/mayor-council/council-meetings.html