Governance and Priorities Committee - July 12, 2021

Agenda Planning

Governance and Priorities Committee Agenda Planning
The committee engaged in future agenda planning discussion.
Section 5 a

Reports

Policy and Bylaw Renewal Project Update
The committee recommended that Council repeal the 100 outdated or redundant Council policies highlighted in red within the Table of Contents linked to the June 14, 2021 report by the Deputy City Clerk.
Section 6 a 1

Community Amenity Contribution Policy
The committee directed staff to work with Nanaimo Development Group,  and other appropriate stakeholders to look at options and provide more information regarding:

1. Calculation for townhouse residential dwellings based on a per area calculation

2. Amenity contribution values based on net floor area

Section 6 a 2

Proposed Amendments to the Business Licence Bylaw
The committee recommended that Council change the liquor primary licence fee from $1100 to $165 per year. 

The committee recommended that Council direct staff to proceed with finalizing the “Business Licence Bylaw 2021 No. 7318”, and that once finalized, return to a future Regular Council meeting for first, second and third readings of the “Business Licence Bylaw 2021 No. 7318”, along with amendments to the “Fees and Charges Bylaw 2007 No. 7041” and the “Bylaw Notice Enforcement Bylaw 2012 No. 7159”.
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British Columbia Active Transportation Infrastructure Grant
The committee recommended that Council direct staff to submit two applications under the Active Transportation Infrastructure Grant Program and provide a Council resolution for each submission:

• Council direct staff to submit an application for Metral Complete Street Corridor Phase 2, confirm the local share of $2.54 million is available and supported, the project is a municipal priority, and the project is "shovel ready” and intended to be complete within the required timeline.

• Council direct staff to submit an application for Fourth and Albert Complete Street Phase 4, confirm the local share of $700,000 is available and supported, the project is a municipal priority, and the project is “shovel ready” and intended to be complete within the required timeline.

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REIMAGINE Nanaimo Update
The committee received a presentation regarding Reimagine Nanaimo’s Phase 2 Foundations and Scenario launch.
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July 12, 2021 Governance and Priorities Committee Meeting – agenda, documents and video

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