Council Highlights – June 14, 2022

Posted: Jun 22, 2022      |      By: Corporate Services

Council Highlights – June 14, 2022

Posted: Jun 22, 2022   |   By: Corporate Services

Meeting Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Mayor's Report

Acting Mayor Jacky Challenger congratulated Aaron Rodgers on his new role as the Director of Infrastructure and Public Works.

Agenda Items

Bylaws for Adoption

  • Business License Regulation Bylaw No. 1239, 2022
  • 2022 Election Procedures Amendment Bylaw No. 1204.02, 2022

 

Presentation and Reports

Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1320, 2022 - 565 Campbell Street

Council gave first reading to a zoning amendment that would facilitate the development of a 20-unit multi-family housing project at 565 Campbell Street.

Fees and Charges Amendment Bylaw No. 1271.07, 2022 - Water Modelling 

Council gave three readings to the amendment bylaw that would set a fee for water modelling services to ensure that costs for reviewing new development proposals are recovered.

Permission to Proceed for Zoning Amendment Housekeeping Bylaw 

Council granted staff permission to prepare a bylaw that would clarify certain definitions of the Zoning bylaw and correct oversights made in previous zoning bylaw amendments.

2021 Annual Report Available for Public Inspection 

The 2021 Annual Report is available for public consideration. It can be accessed at the Municipal Hall and on the District of Tofino website. Council will consider the 2021 Annual Report at the June 28, 2022 Regular Council meeting.

UBCM Community Excellence Awards joint application with the District of Ucluelet

Council gave approval for staff to continue with an application for the UBCM Community Excellence Awards for Sustainability. The District of Tofino is applying jointly with the District of Ucluelet for being the first two municipalities in British Columbia to adopt single-use plastic cutlery (utensils) regulations along with significant proactive compliance.

Previous Council Highlights

Council Highlights – Jan 11, 2022

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Mayor Law spoke to the Omicron variant and COVID-19 protocols, including additional precautions in Municipal Hall and other District buildings. He expressed his thankfulness for the community and for vaccines, reiterating how fortunate we are to have these advances and how important it is for government to continue to take care of their communities.

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Council Highlights – Dec 14, 2021

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Mayor Law recapped a local government round table hosted by Minister of Municipal Affairs, the Honorable Josie Osborne and Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, the Honorable Murray Rankin. There were over 44 mayors and chairs present for the discussions about local government efforts towards reconciliation across the island.

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Council Highlights – Nov 23, 2021

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Mayor Law spoke to the Remembrance Day ceremony, attended by Acting Mayor Tom Stere due to Mayor Law’s absence.
He also presented Trish Dixon with a Certificate of Recognition for 10 years with the District of Tofino.

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