October 5, 2009 Council Meeting Minutes
Minutes of a Regular Council Meeting held in the City Hall Council Chambers, Courtenay B.C., on Monday, October 5, 2009 at 4:00 p.m.
Mayor: G. T. Phelps
Councillors: J. K. Ambler
L. V. Jangula
J. M. Presley
Staff: S.T. Gray, Administrator
J. Ward, Manager of Corporate Administration
P. Crawford, Director of Planning Services
R. Wiwchar, Director of Community Services
K. Lagan, Director of Operational Services
T. Manthey, Director of Financial Services
The meeting was called to order at 4:00 p.m.
Moved by Presley and seconded by Leonard that the minutes of the Regular Council meeting held September 21, 2009 be adopted.
1. Buzz Parsons re: Quality Foods Sign Variance
Buzz Parsons, representing Quality Foods, outlined the application for Development Variance Permit No. 0908 to increase the maximum sign area for the Quality Foods grocery store at 2701 Cliffe Avenue.
2. Rick Jones and Glenn Noort re: Applebee’s Restaurant
Rick Jones outlined the application for Development Permit No. 0910 to allow the construction of Applebee’s restaurant located at 2910 Kilpatrick Avenue.
4.00 COMMITTEE/STAFF REPORTS
Rezoning Application C.V. Child Development Association
Moved by Leonard and seconded by Presley that Council receive the application from the Comox Valley Child Development Association to amend the City of Courtenay Zoning Bylaw No. 2500, 2007, for Lots 21 and 22, both of Section 61, Comox District, Plan 1517 (243 and 255 3rd Street) as shown in bold on Attachment No. 1;
That Bylaw No. 2592, 2009 to rezone the area shown on Attachment No. 1 from Comprehensive Development Nine Zone (CD-9) to Public Use and Assembly One Zone (PA-1) be given first and second reading;
That Council direct staff to schedule and advertise a statutory public hearing with respect to Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 2592, 2009 on October 19, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers.
Development Variance Permit No. 0909 Quality Foods
Moved by Presley and seconded by Theos that notice be given to the adjacent property owners of proposed Development Variance Permit No. 0909 as outlined below, and that the application be returned to Council on October 19, 2009;
That subject to public input, Development Variance Permit No. 0908, to vary Section 6.4.1 of the City of Courtenay Sign Bylaw No. 2042, 1998 the maximum total area for fascia signs per building face of a business premise, from 9m2 to 34.4m2 for the property legally described as Lot A, Section 66 & 67, Comox District, Plan 44811 Except Part in Plans 49234, VIP66865 and VIP68598 (2701 Cliffe Avenue), be issued, subject to development in conformance with the plans and elevations contained in Attachment No. 2.
Development Permit No. 0910 Applebee’s Restaurant
Moved by Jangula and seconded by Ambler that
1. Development Permit No. 0910, to allow construction of an approximately 490m2 commercial building on the property located at 2910 Kilpatrick Avenue (Lot B, Section 67, Comox District, Plan 33851), as shown on the map contained in Attachment No. 1, be issued subject to resolution of the outstanding conditions listed in Item #2 of this resolution;
2. That the following outstanding conditions be resolved in advance of issuance of Development Permit No. 0910:
a. Submission of a Stormwater Management Plan to the City’s satisfaction;
b. Submission of a plan detail showing two parking spaces for persons with disabilities.
3. That conditions of Development Permit No. 0910 be as follows:
a. Development in conformance with the plans and elevations contained in Attachment Nos. 2-6;
b. Submission of landscape security in the amount of (125% x $64,412.50) $80,515.00;
c. Inclusion of four or five trees in the south landscape bed;
d. Landscaping must be completed within six months of the date of issuance of the occupancy permit by the City;
e. Services must be located outside of landscape beds;
f. All signage must be in conformance with the Sign Bylaw and Development Permit Guidelines applicable at the time of application for any sign and the tenant signage plan contained in Attachment No. 5;
g. Removal of the existing Cloverdale Paint/Liquidation World freestanding sign on the subject property;
h. Any new freestanding sign must be in general conformance with the preliminary freestanding sign concept contained in Attachment No. 7, and the sign location shown on the site plan contained in Attachment No. 2. A separate Development Permit as well as a Sign Permit must be obtained for the freestanding sign;
i. All building, site and sign lighting must be full cut off, flat lens in accordance with the City’s Dark Skies Policy. Lighting levels must not exceed the levels recommended by the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. Parking luminaires must be no higher than the existing luminaires on the subject property. All proposed lighting must be approved by the City prior to installation;
j. Parking area must be developed in accordance with Zoning Bylaw No. 2500, 2007, Division 7, Off-Street Parking and Loading Spaces.
4. That DP No. 9721 for a freestanding sign that does not currently exist on the property, and DP No. 0606 for a commercial building that was not constructed be discharged from Lot B, Section 67, Comox District, Plan 33851.
7.00 UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Mayor Phelps inquired if there were any members of the public wishing to make a submission regarding Development Variance Permit No. 0902, and there were none.
Development Variance Permit No. 0902 Island Honda
Moved by Ambler and seconded by Presley that Development Variance Permit No. 0902, to vary Zoning Bylaw No. 2500, 2007 Section 8.19.11, the Landscaping and Screening provisions of the C-2 Zone, from 7.5 metres landscaping inside the property line adjacent to Island Highway to 3.0m of landscaping in the area in front of the existing Island Honda dealership building; and to vary Zoning Bylaw No. 2500, 2007 Section 8.19.11, the Landscaping and Screening provisions of the C-2 Zone from 2.0m in height and width to 1.0m in width for five parking spaces located at the north property line be issued subject to the following condition:
a) Development in conformance with the plans and elevations contained in Attachment Nos. 2-4, including landscaping of the City-owned landscape island in accordance with the plan shown in Attachment No. 4.
Carried with Councillor Leonard Opposed
9.00 NEW BUSINESS
Letter of Support BC Shellfish Growers
Moved by Leonard and seconded by Presley that Council write a letter of support for the BC Shellfish Growers Association proposal to the Coast Sustainability Trust.
Bylaw No. 2592
Moved by Theos and seconded by Jangula that “Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 2592, 2009” pass first and second reading.
11.00 COUNCIL MEMBER ROUNDTABLE
Councillor Presley reviewed his attendance at the retirement celebration for Sharon Cochrane
Councillor Ambler reviewed the United Way Campaign kick-off
Councillor Leonard reviewed her attendance at the following events:
Ø 12 Great Places to Get Active in the Comox Valley event
Ø Comox Valley Quality of Life Report launch
Ø Convening for Action Vancouver Island Seminar Series #1
Councillor Jangula reviewed his attendance at the UBCM Annual Convention
Councillor Theos reviewed his attendance at the following events:
Ø UBCM Annual Convention
Ø Retirement celebration for Sharon Cochrane
Mayor Phelps reviewed his attendance at the 1st Annual Mayor’s Golf Tournament Fundraiser where $15,000 was raised
Moved by Jangula and seconded by Leonard that the meeting now adjourn at 4:53 p.m.
Manager of Corporate Administration
Adopted this 13th day of October, 2009
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