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.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Post Notes from the Council Meeting of February 23rd 2015


5.1 Sgt. Brendan Mckenna RCMP 4th Quarter & Year End Statistics


6.1 To consider first and second reading of a housekeeping amendment to the R-7, Mobile Home and Single Family Residential Zone in the City's Zoning Bylaw. The proposed amendment will specify the p~rmitted types of permanent foundations required for mobile home placements. RECOMMENDATION BY: Staff THAT Council give first reading to "City of Cranbrook Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 3818, 2015"; THAT Council give second reading to "City of Cranbrook Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 3818, 2015", and refer to the Advisory Planning Commission for recommendation, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure for approval, and submit to a Public Hearing to be scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on March 9,2015.

6.2  To consider first reading of a proposed amendment of the Official Community Plan to re-designate part of a property located on Theatre Road from a "Light Industrial" designation to a "Heavy Industrial" designation. 
RECOMMENDATION BY: Staff THAT Council give first reading to "City of Cranbrook Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 3819,2015", to change the land use designation of a portion of Lot 1, District Lot 27, Kootenay District, Plan 5155 (PID 014-539-659), from "Light Industrial" to "Heavy Industrial", and authorize staff to undertake public consultation on the proposed amendment.

New Business

8.1 Councillors, Cardozo, Hockley and Graham appointed to the Sustainable Community Builder of the Year Award Committee.

8.2 Corporate Communications Strategy. Chris Zettel explained that this is a generic overview of what the strategy is and that it is open for discussion. 

8.3 and 8.4 both concerned the Variance and Development permits for the extension of Elizabeth Lake Lodge.
Both permits approved

8.6 Report Recommendation from Cranbrook in motion - that a Stop sign be installed at 30th Av and 9th St.

8.7 St Mary's Crosswalk Request
The recommendation That Council not approve the installation of a crosswalk at the intersection of 4th Street South and 16th Avenue South.

8.8 To extend insurance coverage to volunteer workers belonging to the Cranbrook Heritage Association, for conservation work that will be done as part of the Cranbrook Water & Electrical Building Rehabilitation project.
RECOMMENDATION BY: Staff That Council approve the City of Cranbrook extending liability insurance coverage to the Cranbrook Heritage Association, as per the conditions outlined in the Service Provider Agreement attached.
Administration Update

Recommendations that the Recovery Strategy for the Lewis Woodpecker be referred to the Rocky Mountain Naturalists, that the invitation for Cranbrook to host the 55+BC Games, that Council approve the request from the Sam Steele Society to receive flow through funds for a shelter over their monument project all were approved.

for Public Works Week May 17 - 23rd was approved

Announcement by Mayor Pratt regarding the IdleWild Dam - see press release below.

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