Monday, June 25, 2018

City Council Preview: Monday, June 25 2018

Prince Rupert City Council comes together tonight 
with a  rather light Agenda for their final meeting for June

The last of the twice a month meetings for the next two months takes place tonight, as Prince Rupert City Council brings their June workload to a conclusion with this evening's Session.

Following tonight's meeting Council moves into its summer schedule with only one meeting per month in July and August leading up to the October municipal election of October 20th.

For this evening a range of reports await Council members, with notes related to the proposed BC Housing project on Park Avenue, a variance request on 1st Avenue West and recommendation to approve the Annual Report and adopt the Elections Voting procedures and Vote Counting system for this years municipal election in October.

The Committee of the Whole process  opens the evening's public portion of the night, taking place just before the Regular Council session.

Council Members will also meet in a Closed Session at 5 PM:

With Council choosing to close the doors for the following criteria: 90.1 ((k) negotiations and related discussions respecting the proposed provision of a municipal service that are at their preliminary stages and that, in the view of the council, could reasonably be expected to harm the interests of the municipality if they were held in public.

The Agenda for the Regular Council session, and the Committee of the Whole sessions for June 25th session  can be accessed here.


Adoption of Agenda and Past minutes -- Mayor Brain will review the agenda for the evening and Council will adopt the minutes of past meetings.

Petitions and Delegations

Question Period from the Public

a) Any Questions related to the 2017 Annual Report
(See Page 2 of Committee of the Whole Agenda)

b) Any other questions from the public on other issues or concerns.

Report, Questions and Inquiries from members of Council

Adjournment and return to Regular Council Meeting



Adoption of Agenda and Past minutes -- Mayor Brain will review the agenda for the evening and Council will adopt the minutes of past meetings.

Petitions and Delegations

Any Notes on Unfinished Business will follow that presentation.

Reports and Recommendations

Report from the  City Planner; Re: Development Permit for 1500 Park Avenue (36 Unit BC Housing Project)  -- . City Planner Zeno Krekic will outline the background to the proposed BC Housing Supportive Housing project for a parcel of land on Park Avenue  (see page 8 of the Agenda)

Report from the City Planner; Re: Application for Development Variance Permit for property on 1st Avenue West  -- The City Planner will outline the nature of the work related to the variance request. (see page 28 of the Agenda)

Report from the City Manager: 2017 Annual Report -- Council will make note of any comments on the budget from the Committee of the Whole session and then vote whether to approve the Annual Report. (see page 39 of the Agenda)

Correspondences for Action follows

Resolutions from Closed Meetings makes for the next element should Council have anything to disclose.


Election Voting Procedure and Automated Vote Counting System  -- Council will review  and then vote on whether to adopt the Procedure and Vote Counting system Authorization bylaw. (see page 40 of the Agenda Package)

The evening will come to an end with Reports, Questions and Inquiries from Members of Council.

Council members can also take advantage of the period to offer up any items or concerns that they have for consideration on the night.

The Live broadcast of the City Council session can be found here, a video archive of past sessions is available here.

Our items of note related to the June 25th session can be found here.

While our archive of all sessions for 2018 for Council is available here.

To return to the most recent blog posting of the day, click here.

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