Council Meeting Summary - March 6, 2017
Hometown Hockey showcases community spirit
The Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour was a success for Nanaimo. The objectives for the event - to deliver the best Hometown Hockey Festival, present Nanaimo across the country as a beautiful destination place and showcase community spirit - were met with 12,000 people attending the weekend festival, over 4,000 skaters on the outdoor rink and over 2,000 zipliners. Many community partners came together to deliver this event including the Snuneymuxw First Nation, VIU, Nanaimo Minor Hockey, SD68 and many private organizations who provided financial and in-kind support. Donations to ride the zipline went to Loaves and Fishes ($4,210) and KidsSport ($4,250).
Section 5 a
Development around Nanaimo
The Nanaimo North Town Centre complex will soon see an addition. A new retail building received the green light from Council to be built on the corner of Oliver Road and Uplands Drive with a variance to reduce parking spaces.
Section 9 a
A property located at 5800 Sunset Road will be subdivided into three separate lots with variances to reduce the minimum frontage on two of the lots.
Section 9 b
Secondary suites addressed
The properties located at 955 Glen Crescent, 371 Hillcrest Avenue, 5141 Kaitlyns Way, 5447 Lost Lake Road and 6001 Mt View Road received a notice on the property title for failing to conform to the City’s building bylaw for secondary suites that need upgrading to address life safety issues.
Section 9 c
Construction not completed
The property located at 131 Locksley Place received a notice on title for not completing construction on their property as indicated by the conditions of an issued building permit.
Section 9 d