May 7, 2018 - Summary

Tax bylaws pass three readings
The 2018-2022 Financial Plan bylaw and the 2018 Property Tax Rates bylaw passed three readings. Adoption of the bylaws will be considered at a Special Council Meeting on May 9, 2018.
Sections 9 a, b

Lands closer to becoming park 
The old water district lands located along Nanaimo Lakes Road are one step closer to being designated parkland with the park dedication bylaw passing three readings. 
Section 10 k

New policy for asset management
A new policy for asset management was adopted and a strategic asset management plan was endorsed.
Section 10 m

Development around Nanaimo
Development permits were issued for three-storey , mixed use building at 1400 Wingrove Street and a mixed-use development at 2020 Estevan Road.  

Development Variance permits were issued for a deck and deck addition at 2340 Wild Dove Road and a subdivision at 5901 Hammond Bay Road.

An amendment to a covenant at 5180 Universal Place was approved. 

Council support was given for applications for a subdivision, exclusion, the siting of a recreational trail and a sanitary sewer upgrade in the Agricultural Land Reserve at 155 Pryde Avenue.

A Housing Agreement Bylaw for a 24-unti affordable housing complex at 1406 Bowen Road passed three readings. 

A bylaw for a road closure and disposition at Emil Place to accommodate a development at 5901 Hammond Bay Road passed two readings.

OCP amendment and Zoning applications for 40 Maki Road each passed two readings.
Sections 10 c-j, l

Crosswalk marking policy 
A policy to regulate and ensure public safety is adhered to for requests for non-standard crosswalk markings was approved. 
Section 10 n

Bylaw updates
The bylaw to create a new Downtown Tax Exemption Program was adopted. 
Section 12 a

Reconsideration of Zoning Amendment Bylaw
The third reading of zoning amendment bylaw to rezone 1615 Northfield Road will be reconsidered. 
Section 16 b

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