Today's pre-Easter weekend session is set to provide for the formal approval for both the Budget and Salary increases, with the latter set to deliver some back pay for the Mayor and his Council Six with the new salary provisions to be effective as of January 1st.
With Council having hosted two extensive discussions on both of those elements in the last ten days,
City Council Session April 15
City Council Session April 8
we most likely will see nothing more than the fast approval of the agenda items set for this evening.
Council will also put in place the formal amendment towards a Reserve Fund that is required to establish the Northern Capital and Planning Grant Reserve Fund, one of the conditions tied into the recent 8.1 million dollars in one time funding from the Provincial government.
Council will also be asked to lend their support towards a Port request to support an application to the National Trade Corridor Fund, the program designed to support supply chain visibility initiatives.
You can review the Full Agenda Packages for the Regular Council Session from the City's website here.
REGULAR SESSION OF CITY COUNCIL
Adoption of Agenda and Past minutes -- Mayor Brain will review the agenda for the evening and Council will adopt the minutes of past meetings. (See page 3 of the Agenda)
Petitions and Delegations
Correspondence for Action
A request from the Prince Rupert Port Authority for support for an application to the National Trade Corridor Fund for a Supply Chain Visibility initiative. (See page 3 of the Agenda)
Reports and Recommendations
Resolutions from Closed Meetings
Report from the Chief Financial Office -- Re: Reserve Fund Bylaw -- Council will be asked to adopt of the creation of Reserve Fund related to the Northern Capital and Planning Grant. (See page 5 of the Agenda)
Report from the Chief Financial Office -- Re: 2019 Five Year Financial Plan -- Council will be asked to adopt the Five Year Financial Plan (See page 6 of the Agenda)
Report from the Chief Financial Office -- Re: Property Tax Bylaw -- Council will be asked to adopt the 2019 Property Tax Bylaw (See page 19 of the Agenda)
Report from the Chief Financial Office -- Re: Mayor and Council remuneration -- Council will be asked to adopt the Mayor and Council Remuneration Amendment (See page 21 of the Agenda)
The evening will come to an end with any Additional Items as well as 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 April 18th session can be found here.
While our archive of all sessions for 2019 for Council is available here.
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