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Council Decisions: November 26, 2019

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the November 26, 2019 Council Meeting. This is a general overview of decisions only. Details of the agenda items can be found in the meeting’s agenda and details on the specifics of the decisions can be found in the minutes of this meeting, both on the Council Minutes & Archives page. Details are also available by contacting the County’s Municipal Clerk’s Office.

General Business

  • Consideration of Third and Final Reading to amend Appeal and Review Panel Bylaw C-7952-2019. Approved. Councillor Daniel Henn appointed as Chair of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board and the Enforcement Appeal Committee for a one-year term to expire in October 2020.
  • Council received, for information, quarterly financial statements and supporting summaries for the period ending September 30, 2019.
  • Council approved a $100,000 budget adjustment to retain an independent consultant to deliver options for the Electoral Boundary and Governance Structure Review to commence in December 2019.
  • Council received, for information, a report listing surplus County-owned fee simple land for the purpose of annual work plans and future sale consideration and directed Administration to continue to prepare these plans for Council’s consideration.
  • Council rescinded Disbursements Policy C-205, as its requirements are better aligned as an administrative procedure.
  • Council rescinded Tangible Capital Assets Policy C-216, as its requirements are adequately covered in Administrative Policy A-216.
  • Council approved general updates to the Late Tax Payment Penalty Cancellation Policy C-204 as part of their regular policy review process.
  • Council approved general updates to the Community Recreation Funding Policy C-317 as part of their regular policy review process.
  • Council approved general updates to the Utility Placement within Municipal Road Allowances Policy C-436 as part of their regular policy review process.
  • Council approved general updates to the Flood Response Policy C-454 as part of their regular policy review process.
  • Council voted to table the rescindment of Capital Priorities Policy C-460 until an administrative policy is in place.
  • Council voted to table the rescindment of Storm Drainage Improvements Policy C-459 until an administrative policy is in place.
  • Council voted on the continued enforcement of Mountain Ridge Place Waterline Bylaw C-6034-2005 without amendments. Council then approved a motion arising to direct Administration to write a letter to the residents of Mountain Ridge Place to clarify the terms of the local improvement tax.
  • Council approved a motion directing Administration to assess the feasibility of creating authorized truck haul routes and/or agreements to minimize the negative impacts from heavy truck traffic on specified County roads.
  • Council received, for information, a quarterly report from Agricultural and Environmental Services, including a general briefing of activities, inspections and programs completed between July and October of 2019, and a forecasting of activities expected through to 2019-year end.
  • Council approved Bylaw C-7967-2019 in relation to the establishment of a new Municipal Planning Commission. Council then approved a motion to direct Administration to develop an amendment to the Board and Committee Remuneration Policy C-221 to include the Municipal Planning Commission.
  • Council received, for information, a quarterly report from Operational Services, including a general briefing of activities and projects, both ongoing and completed, between July and September of 2019, and a forecasting of activities expected through to 2019-year end.
  • Council received, for information, a quarterly report from Planning and Development Services, including policy and statutory plan updates and key statistics on planning applications, development compliance issues, and permit applications.
  • Council voted to approve Public Notification Bylaw C-7860-2019 to allow the County to choose other methods to advertise proposed bylaws, resolutions, meetings, public hearings and other items referred to in Section 606 of the Municipal Government Act and provide greater flexibility in how it notifies residents on matters of public interest.

Planning and Development

  • Division 3 – File PL20190067 (04606165), Bylaw C-7935-2019, Redesignation Item: Site-Specific Amendment to DC-13 to allow for a setback relaxation to a deck. Considered under the City of Calgary/Rocky View County Inter-municipal Development Plan and the Elbow Valley Area Structure Plan. Approved.
  • Division 4 – File PL20190108 (03232002), Bylaw C-7934-2019, Redesignation Item: Farmstead District to Residential One District in order to facilitate the creation of a ± 3.00 acre parcel (Lot 1) with a ± 3.52 acre remainder (Lot 2). Considered under the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board Regional Growth Plan. Approved.
  • Division 2 – File PL20170170/ PL20170171 (04717004/04717005), Bylaw C-7863-2019 and Bylaw C-7864-2019, Conceptual Scheme and Redesignation Item: River Edge Conceptual Scheme, New County Residential Community, Ranch and Farm District to Direct Control District to provide a policy framework to guide the development of a 49-lot country residential community on the subject lands. Considered under the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board Regional Growth Plan, the South Saskatchewan Regional Plan, and the Rocky View County/City of Calgary Inter-municipal Development Plan. Approved.
  • Division 1 – File PL20190034 (03901003), Bylaw C-7920-2019, Redesignation Item: Agricultural Holdings District to Residential One District and Residential Three District in order to facilitate the future creation of a ± 1.24 hectare (± 3.06 acre) parcel, a ± 1.34 hectare (± 3.31 acre) parcel with a ± 5.34 hectare (± 13.20 acre) remainder. Considered under the Greater Bragg Creek Area Structure Plan. Approved.

First Readings

  • Consideration of First Reading of Land Use Bylaw and Subdivision Authority Bylaw C7968-2019. Approved.
  • Division 4 – File PL20190111 (03223312), Bylaw C-7945-2019, Redesignation Item: Amendment to Direct Control Bylaw DC-2. Considered under the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board Regional Growth Plan, and Langdon Area Structure Plan. First Reading Approved.
  • Division 5 – File PL20190128 (05333004), Bylaw C-7946-2019, Redesignation Item: Residential Redesignation. Considered under the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board Regional Growth Plan. First Reading Approved.
  • Division 8 – File PL20180089 (06713006), Bylaw C-7947-2019, Conceptual Scheme Item: Rich Hill. Considered under the Bearspaw Area Structure Plan and in conjunction with File PL20180090 (06713006) below. First Reading Approved.
  • Division 8 – File PL20180090 (06713006), Bylaw C-7948-2019, Redesignation Item: Residential Two District to Residential One District. Considered under the Bearspaw Area Structure Plan and in conjunction with File PL20180089 (06713006) above. First Reading Approved.
  • Division 9 – File PL20190133 (07802005), Bylaw C-7949-2019, Redesignation Item: Site-Specific Amendment to DC-96. Considered under the County Plan. First Reading Approved.
  • Division 9 – File PL20190118 (08922001), Bylaw C-7950-2019, Redesignation Item: Residential Two District to Agricultural Holdings District. Considered under the County Plan. First Reading Approved.
  • Division 8 – File PL20190107 (06712023), Bylaw C-7951-2019, Redesignation Item: Residential Redesignation. Considered under the Bearspaw Area Structure Plan. First Reading Approved.
  • Division 5 – File PL20190092 (05333083), Bylaw C-7953-2019, Redesignation Item:  Residential Redesignation. Considered under the County Plan. First Reading Approved.
  • Division 6 – File PL20180029 (06228005), Bylaw C-7944-2019, Redesignation Item: Agricultural Redesignation. Considered under the County Plan. First Reading Approved.
  • Division 8 – File PL20190139 (06713007/06713071/06713072), Bylaw C-7954-2019, Redesignation Item: Residential Redesignation. Considered under the Bearspaw Area Structure Plan. First Reading Approved.
  • Division 5 – File PL20190153 (04329003), Bylaw C-7957-2019, Conceptual Scheme Item: Commercial Appendix to Approved Conceptual Scheme, South Conrich. Considered under the Conrich Area Structure Plan and in conjunction with File PL20190021 (04329003) below. First Reading Approved.
  • Division 5 – File PL20190021 (04329003), Bylaw C-7959-2019, Redesignation Item: Commercial Redesignation. Considered under the Conrich Area Structure Plan and in conjunction with File PL20190153 (04329003) above. First Reading Approved.
  • Division 9 – File PL20180059 (10013010), Bylaw C-7807-2018, Conceptual Scheme Item: Conceptual Scheme Amendment, Cottage Club Ghost Lake. Considered under the Cottage Club Ghost Lake Conceptual Scheme and in conjunction with File PL20180060 (10013010) below. First Reading Approved.
  • Division 9 – File PL20180060 (10013010), Bylaw C-7808-2018, Direct Control Bylaw Amendment to DC-123. Considered under the Cottage Club Ghost Lake Conceptual Scheme and in conjunction with File PL20180059 (10013010) above. First Reading Approved.
  • Division 9 – File PL20180097 (07706005), Bylaw C-7848-2018, Redesignation Item: Agricultural Redesignation. Considered under the County Plan. First Reading Approved.
  • Division 5 – File PL20180102 (03325006), Bylaw C-7940-2019, Redesignation Item: Institutional Redesignation. Considered under the County Plan. First Reading Approved.
  • Division 1 – File PL20190157 (03913077), Bylaw C-7960-2019, Redesignation Item:  Direct Control Bylaw Redesignation. Considered under the Greater Bragg Creek Area Structure Plan. First Reading Approved.

Subdivision Authority

  • Division 7 – File PL20190095, Subdivision Item: Residential Subdivision. Considered under the City of Calgary/Rocky View County Inter-Municipal Development Plan. Approved by the Subdivision Authority.
  • Division 6 – File PL20190096, Subdivision Item: Agricultural Business Parcel. Considered under the County Plan. Approved by the Subdivision Authority.
  • Division 7 – File PL20190078, Subdivision Item: Agriculture Subdivision, Ranch & Farm Three District. Considered under the County Plan. Approved by the Subdivision Authority.

Closed Session

  • Council moved into a closed session to consider the confidential item “Board and Committee Code of Conduct” under section 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP). Council move back into the public session, and directed Administration to explore a Joint Regional Assessment Review Board.

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