November 20, 2017 - Summary

Awarding Provincial and National achievements 
The 2017 Civic Merit Awards were handed out to local athletes and teams for their Provincial and National accomplishments.
Section 6 a

Quilt of Reconciliation
Council will support the Vancouver Island Exhibition, Mid Island Metis Nation and Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre’s “Quilt Squares Project”. 
Section 16 a
Motion carried.

COW meetings move in 2018
In 2018, Committee of the Whole meetings will move back to the Vancouver Island Conference Centre’s Shaw Auditorium.
Section 16 c
Motion carried.

Committee recommendations
The Public Safety Committee recommended a short term housing solution, such as modular homes, on City land.

The Finance and Audit Committee recommended to not provide funding for an emergency youth shelter for the 2017/18 winter season, approve $4,070 in funding for the first session of the Public Engagement Pilot Program on November 23 and approval for a Travel Grant of $2,000 for the Vancouver Island Raiders Football Club to attend the National Semi-Finals in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Section 8 a
Motions carried.

Reviewing Development Cost Charges
The Development Cost Charge Bylaw will be reviewed with potential changes to fees on a five-year schedule starting 2022.
Section 16 b
Motion carried.

Development around Nanaimo
A development permits with variances were issued for a single residential dwelling at 241 Ferntree Place and 24 Pirates Place, an over-height fence at 350 Albert Street and 434 and 450 Wesley Street and a heat pump installation at 1629 Fuller Street. 

A Zoning Amendment Bylaw to rezone the property at 285 Rosehill Street from Medium Density Residential to Mixed Use Corridor passed first and second readings. 
Section 16 d-h
Motions carried.

November 20, 2017 Council Meeting Resources

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