1. AGREEMENTS, LICENCES PERMITS & POLICIES
1.2 Development Variance Permit Application No. 355
For Jacqueline and William Arling for the property located at 1202 – 9th Avenue to
legalize the siting of the existing home vary the rear yard setback
and eave projection for the construction of a garage with a
residential suite on the second level with stairs and an L-shaped
sundeck. Council approved the application and gave notice of their
intention to consider the issuance of Development Variance Permit
No. DVP-355.
1.3 Development Variance Permit Application No. 356
For Kue Young and Valerie Dorward for the property located at 10 Alpine Trail
Crescent to vary the front and side yard setbacks to facilitate the
construction of a detached garage. Council approved the
application and gave notice of their intention to consider the
issuance of Development Variance Permit No. DVP-356.
2. BYLAWS
2.2 Zoning Bylaw No. 1750, Amendment Bylaw No. 165, Bylaw No. 2245, 2014.
Following the Public Hearing (no public submissions
were received), Council gave the bylaw 3rd reading and referral to
the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure for approval. The
bylaw proposes to rezone the property located at 1091-4th Avenue
from R1–Single Family Residential to R1SL–Single Family Residential
Small Lot.
2.2 Zoning Bylaw No. 1750, Amendment Bylaw No. 166, Bylaw No.2248, 2014.
Following the Public Hearing (no public submissions
were received), Council gave the bylaw 3rd reading and referred it
to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure for approval.
The bylaw proposes to rezone the property located at 1301 – 1st
Avenue from R1–Single Family Residential to R1SL–Single Family
Residential Small Lot.
2.2 Zoning Bylaw No. 1750, Amendment Bylaw No. 167, Bylaw No.2249, 2014.
Following the Public Hearing (no public submissions
were received), Council gave the bylaw 3rd reading and referral to
the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure for approval.
The bylaw proposes to rezone the property located at 1202-9th
Avenue from R2–Duplex Residential to R1B– Single Detached plus
Residential.
2.3 Zoning Bylaw No. 1750, Amendment Bylaw No. 164, Bylaw No.2244, 2014.
Council adopted the bylaw which rezoned the property
at 1071 2nd Avenue from R1–Single Family Residential to R1B–
Single Detached Plus Residential.
2.4 Zoning Bylaw No. 1750, Amendment Bylaw No. 168, Bylaw No.2252, 2014.
Council approved the application and gave 1st and 2nd
readings to the bylaw. The bylaw proposes to amend the Special
Policy Area – CD1 Subzones Map by including the subject lands on
White Tail Drive in the CD1 Zone, Sub-Area DR1 – Detached
Residential One.
2.5 Sewer Treatment Plant Temporary Borrowing Bylaw, Amendment Bylaw No.2256, 2014.
Council adopted the bylaw which restored the borrowing capacity available to the City.
2.6 Business Licencing and Regulation Bylaw No. 2028, Amendment No. 1, Bylaw No. 2260, 2014.
Council defeated the bylaw which
proposed to amend the location where mobile street vendors were
permitted to operate.
2.7 Election and Assent Voting Bylaw No. 2257, 2014.
Council adopted the bylaw which provides for the determination of various
procedures for the conduct of local government elections and
assent voting.
3. OTHER INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
3.1 Fernie Brewing Request for Exemption from the Floodplain Setback Provision.
Council exempted KSAP Enterprises Ltd., Inc.
No. 0499041 from the application of Section 5.b. (iv) of Floodplain
Management Bylaw No. 1780 requiring a 15m floodplain setback
from the natural boundary of Shadow Creek to allow for the
construction of an addition to the east side of the Fernie Brewing
Company building located at 28 Manitou Road.
3.2 Reversal of Property Tax Penalty – Roll No. 209 01026.000.
Council approved the request to reverse the late tax payment
penalty fee of $315.17 for tax roll #209 01026.000.
3.3 Reversal of Property Tax Penalty – Roll No. 209 03048.000.
Council approved the request to reverse the late tax payment penalty fee of
$137.73 for tax roll #209 03048.000.
3.4 Clean Up of Unsightly Properties Located at 701-10th Avenue, 861-11th Avenue and 1321-7th Avenue.
Council authorized officers, employees or agents of the City of Fernie to enter onto the above
noted properties after giving reasonable notice to the owner(s) of
the properties to take the required action in regards to the removal
of discarded debris and miscellaneous trash, and/or the cutting and
removal of all long grasses and weeds at the expense of the
owner(s), and that the City recover the costs incurred as a debt in
accordance with sections 16 and 17 of the Community Charter,
[SBC 2003] Ch. 26.
3.5 Mobile Street Vending.
The report from the Director of Financial
and Computer Services to level the playing field for mobile
vending fees was referred to the special Task Force to be
established to review mobile street vendors.
3.6 Development Cost Charges (DCC’s) at Subdivision versus at
Building Permit.
The report from the Director of Financial and
Computer Services outlined the impact to the general tax base of
shifting the payment of DCC’s from the time of subdivision to the
time of building permit issuance.
3.7 Temporary Change to the Fernie Hotel’s Liquor Licence.
Council ratified the decision of the Director of Corporate Administration
Services to support the temporary change to the Fernie Hotel’s
Liquor Primary Licence #015641 to extend their licenced area to
include the parking for the “Porky Blue” bike race event on August2, 2014 between 11am and 10pm.
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3.8 Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club (Porky Blue Ride).
Council granted their request to provide them with 15 tables and 140 chairs
for their awards ceremony during the “Porky Blue Ride” event on
Saturday, August 2, 2014.
4. UPCOMING MEETINGS AND OTHER NEWS
4.1 Next Regular Meeting and Committee of the Whole (COTW)
is scheduled for Monday, August 11, 2014 has been POSTPONED to
Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 7:00pm in Council Chambers.
The August 11, 2014 COTW has been CANCELLED. The next
meeting will take place on August 25, 2014 at 10:00am.
4.2 Next Leisure Services Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for
12:00pm on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 in the 2nd floor meeting
room at City Hall, 501-3rd Avenue.
4.3 Informal Hearings to receive submissions from the public
respecting matters contained in the following Development
Variance Permit Applications will be heard during the Regular
Meeting of Council on August 14, 2014 (postponed from Monday,
August 11, 2014):
• DVPA-355 – 1202-9th Avenue
• DVPA- 356 – 10 Alpine Trail Crescent
4.4 James White Park – Play Field Improvements. The City is inviting
bids from Contractors for the remediation of the James White ball
fields. Quotations clearly marked “James White Park – Play Field
Improvements” will be received at the City of Fernie, City Hall, 501
3rd, Ave. Fernie, BC up to 4:00pm local time, Thursday August 7,
2014 for the construction and completion of the Project as fully
described in the tender documents available on the Bid
Opportunities page.
4.5 City Facility Closures – August 4, 2014. City Hall, the Fernie Aquatic
Centre and the Fernie Memorial Arena will be closed on Monday,
August 4, 2014 for the Statutory Holiday (BC Day).
4.6 Porky Blue Ride. The 5th Annual Porky Blue Ride is taking place on
Saturday, August 2, 2014. For information on rider registration,
fees and race times, please visit the Fernie Trails & Touring Club’s
website.
4.7 Wapiti Music Festival is taking place between August 8-9, 2014 this
year at Annex Park. Kids 12 & under and seniors 65 & older are
FREE. Visit Wapiti Music Festival for more information.
For the detailed update, click 2014-07-28 Council Connection

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