Food Security Working Group
Council approved the establishment of a new sub-committee of the Health and Housing Task Force, dedicated to food security, and endorsed the Food Security Working Group guidelines.
Section 7 a
Financial Plan & Property Taxes
Amendments to the 2020-2024 Financial Plan and property tax rates for 2020 passed three readings, and were adopted.
Sections 8 a,b
The Millstone Trunk South sanitary sewer DCC project will borrow $672,600 of internal funds with repayment to come from sewer operations.
Section 8 c
Up to $406,585 will be borrowed through the Municipal Finance Authority’s Equipment Financing Program for the purchase of an additional automated garbage truck.
Section 8 e
Green Fleet Strategy
Council has adopted a Green Fleet Strategy which aims to reduce fuel consumption, increase the use of alternative fuels and develop an electric vehicle charging plan for vehicles in the City’s fleet.
Section 8 f
Council adopted an Advocacy Framework and will be referring it to the Health and Housing Task Force’s sub-committee for feedback.
Section 8 g
Council identified the following capital projects for future potential stimulus programs and advocacy opportunities:
- Waterfront Walkway – Departure Bay
- South End Community Centre
- RCMP Facility
- Public Works Facility
- Fire Training Centre
- Terminal-Nicol Reimagined
- Wakesiah Corridor
Section 8 h
Letter of Support
A letter will be sent in support of the City of Vancouver’s request to the Honourable David Eby, MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey, supporting businesses by making liquor licensing more flexible.
May 11, 2020 Special Council Meeting - agenda, documents and video