Delegations (Presentations from the public, by application)
D-1: Quinn Yates – Edward Milne Community School – Delegation Request
Quinn Yates requested that the fees associated with the rental of Ed Mcgregor Park be waived for the Sooke Harbour Festival happening in August. Motion made. Carried unanimously
D-2: Britt Santowski – Sooke PocketNews – Delegation Request
Presentation details will be delivered separately in the near future. Motion was made “That Council accept the Sooke PocketNews as an official media source, and that all local media outlets be give equal opportunity.” Councillors Parkinson, Logins, Berger and Mayor Tait were in favour; Councillors Kasper, Pearson and Reay were opposed. Motion carried.
D-3: Gail Hall – Public Forum/Town Hall Meeting – Delegation Request
Hall requested a Town Hall meeting. Presentation details will be delivered separately in the near future. Carried unanimously.
Four bylaws to allow for development passed first and second readings. Public hearings will be held at the next regular Council Meeting. If you have concerns or want to speak in support of these applications, this will be your opportunity. Note, Councillor Logins twice emphasised the need for sidewalks on Grant Rd.
- B-1: Bylaw No. 604, Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw (400-7) & Bylaw No. 605, Zoning Amendment Bylaw (600-13) – Kennedy Closed Road – Staff Report
- B-2: Bylaw No. 642, Zoning Amendment Bylaw (600-28)- 7090 Grant Road/ 2105 Firwood Place – Staff Report
- B-3: Bylaw No. 643, Zoning Amendment Bylaw (600-29) – 7135 Grant Road – Staff Report
- B-4: Bylaw No. 644, Zoning Amendment Bylaw (600-30) – Silver Spray Water Lot Rezoning – Staff Report
REPORTS Requiring Action:
RA-1: Kennedy Closed Road Sale – Staff Report
Howett presented, request to direct staff to publish notice for the proposed sale of Kennedy Closed Road to Harbour View Centre Ltd and E.J. Charters Building Ltd., in accordance with the sections 24 and 26 of the Community Charter. Carried
RA-2: Development Permit Application – 2057 Otter Point Road – Staff Report (Microbrewery)
Ms. Lesyshen presenting, requesting that Council issue Development Permit PLN 01268 for purposes of constructing a commercial building located on Lot A Section 10 (2057 Otter Point Road). Decorative fencing to be included. Staff was satisfied that requirements had been met. This is for the planned micro brewery. Supported by Council.
RA-3: 2015 District of Sooke Annual Report – Staff Report
Want to post it on the website for public input. Carried.
REPORTS For Information – Council, Committees, COW and Commissions and Staff (CAO, Development Services)
- RI-1: RCMP Quarterly Report – Staff Report
- RI-2: Agricultural Land Commission – Kim Grout and Jennifer Dyson – Presentation
- RI-3: Mayor and Council Reports all gave verbal reports.
CORRESPONDENCE Requiring Action: C-1: Correspondence received May 19 – June 6, 2016 – Correspondence
Request Fees waived for Sooke Community Arts Council fees for the use of Ed McGregor park.
Regarding the logging trucks on Sooke Rd., the mayor will write a letter on behalf of council to the logging companies and trucking associations, requesting consideration for Sooke residents who live along the logging route.
CORRESPONDENCE For Information: I-1: Information and Correspondence received May 19 – June 6, 2016 – Correspondence