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CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE

CIty Council meeting

 

December 2, 2019 AT 3:00 PM

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL

 

 

ATTENDEES

Mayor B. Given

Councillor J. Clayton

Councillor K. P. O’Toole

 

Councillor C. Blackburn

Councillor E. Friesen

Councillor W. Pilat

 

Councillor D. Bressey

Councillor Y. Minhas

Councillor C. Thiessen

 

1.

CALL TO ORDER

 

2.

NATIONAL ANTHEM

 

3.

ADOPTION OF PREVIOUS COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

 

3.1.

City Council Meeting - Monday, November 18, 2019

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council adopt the minutes of the City Council meeting held Monday, November 18, 2019, as presented.

 

4.

ADOPTION OF AGENDA

 

                             RECOMMENDATION

                             Council adopt the agenda as presented.

 

5.

OPEN DELEGATIONS

 

5.1.

County of Grande Prairie

 

6.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

7.

REPORTS

 

7.1.

Fire Automatic Aid Agreement

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council approve the Fire Automatic Aid Agreement subject to the approval of a final Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework (ICF) package with the County.

 

8.

COMMITTEE BUSINESS

 

8.1.

Arts Development Committee Meeting - Wednesday, November 20, 2019

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council adopt the minutes of the Arts Development Committee meeting held Wednesday, November 20, 2019, as presented.

 

8.2.

Infrastructure & Economic Development Committee Meeting - Tuesday, November 26, 2019

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council adopt the minutes of the Infrastructure & Economic Development Committee meeting held Tuesday, November 26, 2019, as presented.

 

8.3.

Community Services Committee Meeting - Tuesday, November 26, 2019

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council adopt the minutes of the Community Services Committee meeting held Tuesday, November 26, 2019, as presented.

 

8.4.

Corporate Services Committee Meeting - Tuesday, November 26, 2019

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council adopt the minutes of the Corporate Services Committee meeting held Tuesday, November 26, 2019, as presented.

 

8.4.1.

2020 Business Improvement Area Budget Review

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council: 1. Review and approve the 2020 Business improvement Area (BIA) Budget in Council Chambers on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 3:00 PM as presented; and 2. Direct Administration to notify businesses within the BIA, of the above date, by letter accompanied by a copy of the proposed 2020 BIA budget.

 

8.4.2.

Bylaw C-1299A – Amendment to the Procedure Bylaw, Bylaw C-1323C – Amendment to the Subdivision Authority Bylaw and Bylaw C-1388A – Amendment to the City Administration Bylaw

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council: 1. Give first reading to Bylaw C-1299A, being an amendment to the Procedure Bylaw; 2. Give second reading to Bylaw C-1299A; 3. Have third reading of Bylaw C-1299A at this meeting; and 4. Give third reading to Bylaw C-1299A, being an amendment to the Procedure Bylaw.

 

 

Council: 1. Give first reading to Bylaw C-1323C, being an amendment to the Subdivision Authority Bylaw; 2. Give second reading to Bylaw C-1323C; 3. Have third reading of Bylaw C-1323C at this meeting; and 4. Give third reading to Bylaw C-1323C, being an amendment to the Subdivision Authority Bylaw.

 

 

Council: 1. Give first reading to Bylaw C-1388A, being an amendment to the City Administration Bylaw; 2. Give second reading to Bylaw C-1388A; 3. Have third reading of Bylaw C-1388A at this meeting; and 4. Give third reading to Bylaw C-1388A, being an amendment to the City Administration Bylaw.

 

 

 

Council appoint Danielle Whiteway as the designated officer of Chief Financial Officer for the City of Grande Prairie, effective November 20, 2019.

 

 

Council appoint Arlene Karbashewski as the designated officer of City Clerk for the City of Grande Prairie, effective September 23, 2019.

 

8.5.

Protective & Social Services Committee Meeting - Tuesday, November 26, 2019

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council adopt the minutes of the Protective & Social Services Committee meeting held Tuesday, November 26, 2019, as presented.

 

9.

CORRESPONDENCE

 

10.

DELEGATION BUSINESS

 

11.

NOTICES OF MOTION

 

12.

RECESS

 

13.

SCHEDULED DELEGATIONS (6:00 P.M.)

 

13.1.

Grande Prairie Catholic School Board

 

14.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

14.1.

Bylaw 1260-114 - Amendment to the Land Use Bylaw and Bylaw C-1395B - Amendment to the Fees, Rates and Charges Bylaw

 

14.1.1.

Call to Order

 

14.1.2.

Introduction by Administration

 

SUMMARY

 

The proposed amendments will reduce regulatory barriers and fees related to retail cannabis outlets and cannabis production facilities.

 

14.1.3.

Presentation/Submissions

 

14.1.4.

Close Public Hearing

 

14.1.5.

Business Arising From the Hearing

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council: 1. Give first reading to Bylaw C-1260-114, being an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw; 2. Give second reading to Bylaw C-1260-114; 3. Have third reading of Bylaw C-1260-114 at this meeting; 4. Give third reading to Bylaw C-1260-114, being an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw; 5. Give first reading to Bylaw C-1395B, being an amendment to the Fees, Rates and

 

 

Charges Bylaw; 6. Give second reading to Bylaw C-1395B; 7. Have third reading of Bylaw C-1395B at this meeting; and 8. Give third reading to Bylaw C-1395B, being an amendment to the Fees, Rates and Charges Bylaw.

 

15.

DELEGATION BUSINESS

 

16.

COUNCIL MEMBER REPORTS

 

Alberta Bilingual Municipalities Association

Alberta Urban Municipalities Association

Combative Sports Commission

Community Advisory Board on Homelessness

Community Enhancement Advisory Committee

Community Futures of Grande Prairie & Region

Disabled Transportation Society

Downtown BIA Association

Economic Development Advisory Committee

Francophone & Francophile Cities Network

Grande Prairie Area Recreational Board

Grande Prairie Airport Commission

Grande Prairie Library Board

Grande Prairie Regional Emergency Partnership

Grande Prairie Regional Recreation Committee

Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association

Grande Prairie Sports Council

Grande Prairie Storm Board

Grande Prairie Youth Council

Grande Spirit Foundation

ICF Negotiating & Steering Committee

Inter-City Forum on Social Policy

Local Immigration Partnership Council

Mid-Sized Cities Mayors' Group

Mighty Peace Watershed Alliance

Nitehawk Recreation Area Board

Northern Alberta Elected Leaders

Peace Library System

S.C.O.R.E.S.

South Peace Regional Archives Society Board

Tri-Municipal Industrial Partnership

 

17.

ADJOURNMENT