Citizens for a Livable Cranbrook Society provides grassroots leadership and an inclusive process, with a voice for all community members, to ensure that our community grows and develops in a way that incorporates an environmental ethic, offers a range of housing and transportation choices, encourages a vibrant and cultural life and supports sustainable, meaningful employment and business opportunities.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Advance Council Notes - September 10


5.1 Flouridation of Cranbrook Water Supply - Removal of Flouride from our water system
5.2 Juvenile Diabetes Awareness

7.1 Administration Updates

Armond Theatre Building - There is a Restrictive Convenant on this building which prevent the showing of movies.

Municipal Heritage Designation - heritage designations of a property is considered upon application from a property owner.  Applications for designation are then referred to the Heritage and Wellness Committee for recommendations to Council

Cranbrook Transit Service Review - BC Transit will be initiating a Service Review of the Cranbrook Transit system.

Economic Development - Wonju Delegation Visit from the Republic of Korea as the result of Cranbrook's Asia Pacific Twinning Initiative. In addition to Cranbrook the delegation visited the Elk Valley and Creston Valley.


9.1 Dangerous Situation - concerned expressed about trees planted near the Husky Truck Stop and how difficult it is for trucks to see oncoming traffic due to how the trees were planted.
9.2 Community Infrastructure Improvement - News Release from MP David Wilks re: new Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund for western Canada to upgrade community facilities.
9.3 Government of Canada Enabling Access Fund
9.4 Indigenous Statistics Conference requesting sponsorship
9.5 ALC New Directions - Update from UBCM on the changes to the Agricultural Land Commission.
9.6 BC Comm. Achievement Award
9.7 Provincial Athletic Commission - Letter from MLS Ida Chong in response to the City's letter regarding the Office of the Provincial Athletic Commissioner.
9.8 Traffic Control 14th Avenue South - Concerns expressed regarding students crossing 14th Ave. to Mt. Baker High School and the length of traffic light on 14th and 2nd St.
9.9 Proclamation Operations Christmas Child

Business Arising

10.1 Motion Gray Creek Pass - "Therefore be it resolved that the Council of the City of Cranbrook endorse the efforts of the Kootenay Lake Chamber of Commerce in its efforts to have this vital road repaired."

Committee Recommendations

11.1 ICSP - Integrated Community Sustainability Plan better know as Cranbrook Connected.
Recommendation by Committee and Staff that Council amend the Terms of Reference for the ICSP Committee to include responsibility for the Community Builder of the Year Award

New Business

12.1 Mayors Brown Bag Lunch August 14
12.2 Highway Corridor Development Permit - to enable the construction of a commercial building for an auto dealership and related site development on property located at 2417 Cranbrook Street North.
12.3 Wildstone Liquor Service Hours - Liquor Service prior to noon on Sundays


13.1 Zoning Amendments 3754
13.2 Borrowing Bylaw 3756

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