November 6, 2017 - Summary

Additional director for RDN Board
With an increased population in the region, two new seats were added to the Regional District of Nanaimo board – one for Nanaimo, one for Parksville. Councillor Brennan was appointed to the additional seat.
Section 8 b
Motion carried.

Committees to view Waterfront Walkway draft plan 
The draft Waterfront Walkway Implementation Plan is complete and will be presented to the Community Planning and Development and Parks, Recreation and Wellness Committees for their input and to allocate $175,000 in preliminary design work so the project can get started in 2018.
Section 10 c
Motion carried.

Development Cost Charges updated
A new bylaw with updated Development Cost Charges passed first and second readings. 
Section 10 i

Development around Nanaimo
A development permit was issued for a nine-storey, 155-room hotel at 100 Gordon Street along with a revitalization tax exemption. 

A Remedial Action Order was issued for a roof constructed over a set of stairs at 1583 Bartlett Street that doesn’t  meet the standards of the BC Building Code.

2717 Willow Grouse Crescent received a notice on title for construction not completed as per the conditions of a building permit. 

660 Second Street and 913 Howard Avenue received notice on title for starting construction without a building permit.
Sections 10 a, b, e, f, g, h
Motions carried.

2018 Council meetings scheduled 
Council’s key date calendar has been set for 2018. The approved meeting dates for next year are available on the City website
Section 8 a
Motion carried.

Focusing on shipping containers
A policy will be developed to determine permitted use and storage of shipping containers on industrial and commercial properties.
Section 14 b
Motion carried.

Addressing abandoned properties
A bylaw will be established to regulate abandoned and derelict industrial, commercial and residential properties.
Section 14 c
Motion carried.

November 6, 2017 Council Meeting Resources

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