Metro Vancouver, Regional Planning & Ag. Ctee, 6 June 2014, Surrey RGS change, RGS Annual Report, Marihuana, Port Metro Vancouver, more

The Metro Vancouver (GVRD) Regional Planning and Agriculture Committee meets on June 6, 2014. Some important topics, bolded.

Agenda:
http://www.metrovancouver.org/boards/Regional%20Planning%20and%20Agriculture/RPA-June_6_2014-Agenda.pdf

GREATER VANCOUVER REGIONAL DISTRICT
REGIONAL PLANNING AND AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE

REGULAR MEETING

Friday, June 6, 2014
9:00 a.m.
2nd Floor Boardroom, 4330 Kingsway, Burnaby, British Columbia.

A G E N D A1

1. ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA

1.1 June 6, 2014 Regular Meeting Agenda
That the Regional Planning and Agriculture Committee adopt the agenda for its regular meeting scheduled for June 6, 2014 as circulated.

2. ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES

2.1 May 9, 2014 Regular Meeting Minutes
That the Regional Planning and Agriculture Committee adopt the minutes of its regular meeting held May 9, 2014 as circulated.

3. DELEGATIONS
No items presented.

4. INVITED PRESENTATIONS

4.1 Don Luymes, Manager of Community Planning, City of Surrey Subject: Metro Vancouver 2040: Shaping our Future Amendment Request from the City of Surrey – Central Newton

5. REPORTS FROM COMMITTEE OR STAFF

5.1 Metro Vancouver 2040: Shaping our Future Amendment Request from the City of Surrey – Central Newton
Designated Speakers:
Heather McNell, Regional Planning Division Manager
Jaspal Marwah, Regional Planner
Planning, Policy and Environment Department

That the GVRD Board:

a) Initiate the regional growth strategy amendment process for the City of Surrey’s proposed amendment for the Central Newton Cultural Commercial District;
b) Give 1st reading of Greater Vancouver Regional District Regional Growth Strategy Amendment Bylaw No. 1207, 2014;
c) Give 2nd reading of Greater Vancouver Regional District Regional Growth Strategy Amendment Bylaw No. 1207, 2014; and
d) Direct staff to notify affected local governments as per Metro Vancouver 2040: Shaping our Future Section 6.4.2.

5.2 Strengthening the Metro Vancouver 2040: Shaping our Future Amendment Process
Designated Speakers:
Heather McNell, Regional Planning Division Manager
Jason Smith, Senior Regional Planner
Planning, Policy and Environment Department
That the GVRD Board:
a) Give 1st reading to Greater Vancouver Regional District Regional Growth Strategy Procedures Amendment Bylaw Number 1206, 2014;
b) Give 2nd reading to Greater Vancouver Regional District Regional Growth Strategy Procedures Amendment Bylaw Number 1206, 2014;
c) Give 3rd reading to Greater Vancouver Regional District Regional Growth Strategy Procedures Amendment Bylaw Number 1206, 2014;
d) Give final consideration and reading to Greater Vancouver Regional District Regional Growth Strategy Procedures Amendment Bylaw Number 1206, 2014 and adopt Greater Vancouver Regional District Regional Growth Strategy Procedures Amendment Bylaw Number 1206, 2014;
e) Adopt the revised Metro 2040 Implementation Guideline #2 – Amendments to the Regional Growth Strategy as presented in Attachment 4 of the report dated May 21, 2014 titled Strengthening the Metro Vancouver 2040: Shaping our Future Amendment Process”.

5.3 Metro Vancouver 2040: Shaping our Future Annual Report – 2014
Designated Speakers:
Elisa Campbell, Director of Regional and Strategic Planning
Terry Hoff, Senior Regional Planner
Planning, Policy and Environment Department
That the Regional Planning and Agriculture Committee receive for information the report dated May 22, 2014, titled “Metro Vancouver 2040: Shaping our Future Annual Report – 2014”.

5.4 Property Taxation of Medical Marihuana Production Facilities
Designated Speaker:
Tom Pearce, Regional Planner
Planning, Policy and Environment Department

That the Regional Planning and Agriculture Committee receive for information the report dated May 1, 2014, titled “Property Taxation of Medical Marihuana Production Facilities”.

5.5 Metro Vancouver Review of Municipal Comment Submissions on the Port Metro Vancouver’s Draft Land Use Plan
Designated Speaker:
Eric Aderneck, Senior Regional Planner
Planning, Policy and Environment Department
That the Regional Planning and Agriculture Committee receive for information the report dated May 26, 2014, titled “Metro Vancouver Review of Municipal Comment
Submissions on Port Metro Vancouver’s Draft Land Use Plan”.

5.6 Manager’s Report
Designated Speaker:
Allan Neilson, General Manager
Planning, Policy and Environment Department
That the Regional Planning and Agriculture Committee receive for information the report dated May 22, 2014, titled “Manager’s Report”.

6. INFORMATION ITEMS
No items presented.

7. OTHER BUSINESS
No items presented.

8. BUSINESS ARISING FROM DELEGATIONS
No items presented.

9. RESOLUTION TO CLOSE MEETING
No items presented.

10. ADJOURNMENT/CONCLUSION
That the Regional Planning and Agriculture Committee adjourn/conclude its regular meeting
of June 6, 2014

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Membership:
Corrigan, Derek (C) – Burnaby
Steves, Harold (VC) – Richmond
Clay, Mike – Port Moody
Daykin, Ernie – Maple Ridge
Froese, Jack – Langley Township

Hepner, Linda – Surrey
Isaak, Kerri Palmer – Anmore
Mussatto, Darrell – North Vancouver City
Paton, Ian – Delta
Reimer, Andrea – Vancouver

Smith, Michael – West Vancouver
Stewart, Richard – Coquitlam
West, Brad – Port Coquitlam
Wright, Wayne – New Westminster

 

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