June 24, 2021

Council Highlights provide a snapshot of the progress made on City programs, initiatives and on Council decision-making. For more information on each initiative, please visit the accompanying link where noted. The items are selected highlights from the June 2021 Council Meetings. To review all the topics discussed, click here to see the full agenda and webcast.

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PUBLIC HEARING: 2440 and 2448 Richmond Road – Rezoning Application and Development Permit with Variances
Following a Public Hearing, Council voted to approve a Rezoning Application and Development Permit with Variances for 2440 and 2448 Richmond Road. This application will allow for construction of two new three-storey multi-unit residential buildings (one on each lot).

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PUBLIC HEARING: 2740 and 2742 Fifth Street – Rezoning Application and Development Variance Permit
Following a Public Hearing, Council voted to approve a Rezoning Application and Development Variance Permit for 2740 and 2742 Fifth Street. This application will allow for construction of a new single family dwelling in the rear yard of the existing duplex.

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PUBLIC HEARING: 819-823 and 825/827 Fort Street – Development Permit with Variance
Following a Public Hearing, Council voted to approve a Development Permit with Variance for 819-823 and 825/827 Fort Street. This application will allow for changes to the previously-approved plans with a parking variance.

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PUBLIC HEARING: 900-912 Vancouver Street and 930-990 Burdett Avenue – Development Permit with Variance
Following a Public Hearing, Council voted to approve a Development Permit with Variance for 900-912 Vancouver Street and 930-990 Burdett Avenue. This application will allow for construction to build a classroom building.

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2020 Annual Report
Council received the City’s 2020 Annual Report, an overview of the major achievements and significant projects completed during the past year, as well as detailed financial statements.

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Council Member Motion: Reconsideration of Council Motion on Development Permit with Variance Application for 1475 Fort Street
Council will refer a proposal back to staff to work with the applicant to reduce the size of the building footprint in order to retain as many trees as practicable, and consider increasing the setbacks to lessen the impact and to further secure privacy for adjacent neighbours while still creating a viable rental housing project.

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