Council Decisions: March 8, 2022
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the March 8, 2022 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 Meetings & Hearings page. Details are also available by contacting Legislative Services at the County.
- Council approved the 2022 Tax Sale Conditions for County properties with three years worth of outstanding tax arrears. Terms include the acceptance of cash or certified cheque, a 10% deposit at the time of sale, and payment of the remaining 90% balance within 30 days of receipt by Rocky View County, plus GST.
- Council approved Assessment Review Boards Bylaw C-8273-2022 as amended to remove Councillors from the membership of the Assessment Review Board. Administration is also directed to return to Council with a report for the appointment of the Chair no later than March 30, 2022.
- Council provided an update on the latest activities regarding municipal and community committees including the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board, Rural Municipalities of Alberta rural caucus meeting, and the Rocky View Foundation and the seniors housing board. Specific details can be reviewed on the meeting’s livestream video.
- Council received, for information, an update on the 2022 Council Priorities and Significant Issues list, including all active, ongoing, and pending priorities and initiatives to assist council on the status of business items.
Planning and Development
- Division 5 – File: PL20210088 (06223002/004/006/007/009), Bylaw C-8197-2021, Redesignation Item: To redesignate the subject lands from Agricultural, General District to Agricultural, Small Parcel District, Agricultural, Small Parcel District (p8.1) and Agricultural, Small Parcel District (p12.1) to facilitate a future boundary adjustment between five parcels. Considered under the County Plan. Approved.
- Division 5 – File: PL20210106 (05327005), Bylaw C-8240-2021, Redesignation Item: To redesignate the subject land from Agricultural, General District to Business, Live-Work District, to facilitate a future truck storage business. Considered under the County Plan. Refused.
- Division 7 – File: PL20210185 (03215004), Bylaw C-8270-2022: To redesignate ± 8.88 hectares (± 21.96 acres) of the subject lands from Agricultural, General District to Residential, Mid-Density Urban District with a modifier indicated by “s”, and Special, Parks and Recreation District, to facilitate the creation of 86 residential lots and six municipal reserve lots. This includes Land Use Bylaw text amendment to accommodate reduced side yard setbacks. First Reading approved.
- Division 7 – File: PL20220005 (03215001/004/005), Bylaw C-8271-2022: To amend the existing Bridges of Langdon Conceptual Scheme to change the Phase 2 area from Commercial and Medium Density Residential use to Low Density Residential use only, resulting in the changes on the land use statistics; to relocate the commercial site further south to the neighbourhood centre located in Phase 10; and to revise the site previously indicated as Manufactured Housing to Medium Density Residential. First Reading approved.
- Council moved into a closed session to consider the confidential item “Update to Lease/Sell County Lands – Cochrane Gravel Pit and Airdrie Operations Centre” under Sections 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Council moved back into the public session, and directed Administration to prepare a report to proceed with a Phase III ESA on the Cochrane Gravel Pit and finalize the Letter of Intent dated February 5, 2020, as well as prepare a report to proceed with a Phase III ESA on the Airdrie Operations Centre.
- Council moved into a closed session to consider the confidential item “Conrich Water Line Extension – Project Update & Options Assessment” under Sections 24, 25, and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Council moved back into the public session with no resulting follow-up action.