The City will be joining the Coastal Communities Social Procurement Initiative (CCSPI), which aims to consider social impacts when making purchasing decisions. Councillor Hemmens was appointed as the Council representative.
Section 9 a
Peace Pole at Pirates Park
A peace pole will be installed in Pirates Park on Protection Island by the group Be More U.
Section 9 b
2018 Surplus Allocation
Funds left over from the City’s 2018 budget were allocated to a number of areas under the City’s general fund, sewer fund and water fund. $6,965,000 will be reserved to fund future projects and operations and $630,600 will be used to increase unallocated surplus balances.
Section 10 a
Development around Nanaimo
A development permit was issued for a multiple dwelling residential development at 615 and 699 Harewood Road.
Section 10 b
A development permit was issued for a 24-storey mixed-use development, including 110 residential units and 2,395m2 of commercial space at 77 Chapel Street.
Section 10 c
A rezoning application for 2220 Bowen Road to allow a cannabis retail store passed two readings. A third reading will be considered after a community contribution has been secured and the BC Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch has given license approval.
Section 10 d
March 18, 2019 Council meeting - agenda, documents and video