July 20, 2020 Council Summary

REIMAGINE NANAIMO Launch
Council has given approval for staff to formally launch the REIMAGINE NANAIMO public engagement process.
Section 11 b

2019 Annual Municipal Report
The 2019 Annual Municipal Report was approved.
Section 11 c

Tax Sale Redemption Period Postponement
Council has approved a Tax Sale Postponement of Bylaw 2020 No. 7311 and Bylaw 2020 No. 7312.
Section 11 d

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems
Council has approved the extension of the pilot project that allows members of the Nanaimo Model Airs Club, or individuals who qualify for a permit from the General Manager of Parks, Recreation and Culture, to fly remotely piloted aircraft systems in designated locations at designated times, for one additional year.
Section 11 e

Nuisance Properties
Council declared 484 Nova Street and 560 Milton Street as nuisance properties.
Section 11 g,h

Development around Nanaimo

A rezoning application for 3500 Rock City Road, to allow for a multi-family residential development, was approved.
Section 11 i

Development Permits were issued for 602 Franklyn Street and 2126 Meredith Road, to allow for a proposed multi-family residential development on each property.
Section j,k

Emterra Environmental
Staff will be organizing a joint meeting with Emterra Environmental, the Regional District of Nanaimo and South End Community Association representatives to address concerns in the area.
Section 10 b

Zero Emission Vehicles
Staff will be preparing a report with options to allow the operation of Neighbourhood Zero Emission Vehicles in Nanaimo.
Section 14 a

Bylaw Updates
The following bylaws were adopted by Council:

“Zoning Amendment Bylaw 2019 No. 4500.135” (To rezone 2220 Bowen 6 Road to allow “Cannabis Retail Store” as a site-specific use in the Community Corridor [COR3] Zone).

“Zoning Amendment Bylaw 2020 No. 4500.174” (To rezone 5801 Turner Road to allow “Cannabis Retail Store” as a site-specific use in the CC3 [City Commercial Centre] zone).
Section 12 a,b

July 20, 2020 Council Meeting – agenda, documents and video

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