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November 15, 2016
6:00 p.m.
Council Chambers, 3rd Floor City Hall
1841 Argyle Street, Halifax

1. CALL TO ORDER

ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE-CHAIR

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – September 13, 2016

3. APPROVAL OF THE ORDER OF BUSINESS AND APPROVAL OF ADDITIONS AND DELETIONS

4. BUSINESS ARISING OUT OF THE MINUTES

5. CALL FOR DECLARATION OF CONFLICT OF INTERESTS

6. MOTIONS OF RECONSIDERATION – NONE

7. MOTIONS OF RESCISSION – NONE

8. CONSIDERATION OF DEFERRED BUSINESS – NONE

9. NOTICES OF TABLED MATTERS – NONE

10. HEARINGS
10.1 PUBLIC HEARINGS
10.1.1 Case 20326: Substantive Development Agreement Amendments for a development on the corner of Isleville Street and Bilby Street, Halifax
- Memorandum from the Districts 7 & 8 Planning Advisory Committee dated May 31, 2016
Motion:
That Halifax and West Community Council:
1. Approve the proposed Amending Agreement, as contained in Attachment A of the report dated August 31, 2016; and
2. Require the agreement be signed by the property owner within 120 days, or any extension thereof granted by Council on request of the property owner, from the date of final approval by Council and any other bodies as necessary, including applicable appeal periods, which is later; otherwise this approval will be void and obligations arising hereunder shall be at an end.

10.2 VARIANCE APPEAL HEARINGS – NONE

11. CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
11.1 Correspondence
11.2 Petitions
11.3 Presentations - None

12. INFORMATION ITEMS BROUGHT FORWARD – NONE

13. REPORTS
13.1 STAFF
13.1.1 Case 18388: Amendments to the Halifax MPS and Peninsula LUB for 6389, 6395 and 6399 North Street, Halifax
- Memorandum from the Districts 7 & 8 Planning Advisory Committee dated March 22, 2016
Motion:
That Halifax and West Community Council recommend that Regional Council:
1. Give First Reading to consider the proposed amendments to the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law (LUB), as set out in Attachments A and B of the staff report dated November 1, 2016, to enable a multi-unit residential building at 6389, 6395 and 6399, North Street, Halifax, and schedule a public hearing; and
2. Approve the proposed amendments to the Halifax MPS and Halifax Peninsula LUB, as set out in Attachments A and B of the staff report dated November 1, 2016.

13.1.2 Councillor Appointments to Boards and Committees
Motion:
That Halifax and West Community Council nominate representatives for each of the Standing and Advisory Committees set out in the Table for Councillor Appointments distributed for this meeting and forward to Regional Council for ratification.

13.1.3 2017 Meeting Schedule (to be provided upon approval)
Motion:
That Halifax and West Community Council approve the proposed 2017 Meeting Schedule.

13.1.4 RP16-02: Proposed amendment to the R-2P Zone to the Halifax Mainland Land Use Bylaw
Motion:
That Halifax and West Community Council:
1. Give First Reading to consider approval of the proposed amendments to the Land Use By-law for Halifax Mainland, as set out in Attachment A of the report dated August 21, 2016, to clarify the requirements for semi-detached dwellings within the R-2P Zone, and schedule a public hearing.

13.1.5 Case 20386: Non-substantive Amendments to the Development Agreement for 3480 Joseph Howe Drive, Halifax
Motion:
That Halifax and West Community Council refuse, by resolution, the proposed amending agreement, as set out in Attachment A of the staff report dated November 1, 2016.

13.1.6 Case 19531: Amendments to the Halifax MPS and Halifax Peninsula LUB for the northern corner of Young Street and Windsor Street, Halifax
- Memorandum from the Districts 7 & 8 Planning Advisory Committee dated November 24, 2015
Motion:
That Halifax and West Community Council recommend that Regional Council:
1. Give First Reading to consider the proposed amendments to the Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and Land Use By-law (LUB) for Halifax Peninsula, as set out in Attachments A and B of the staff report dated November 1, 2016, to enable a mixed use, commercial and high density residential development at the northern corner of Young Street and Windsor Street, Halifax and schedule a public hearing; and
2. Approve the proposed amendments to the MPS for Halifax and the LUB for Halifax Peninsula, as set out in Attachments A and B of the report dated November 1, 2016.

13.1.7 Case 20450: Amendment to Stage II Development Agreement, 980 Parkland Drive, Halifax
Motion:
That Halifax and West Community Council:
1. Approve, in resolution, the amending Stage II development agreement which shall be substantially of the same form as set out in Attachment A of the staff report dated November 1, 2016, to permit seven additional hotel rooms within the ground floor of an existing hotel development at 980 Parkland Drive, Halifax; and
2. Require the agreement be signed by the property owner within 120 days, or any extension thereof granted by Council on request of the property owner, from the date of final approval by Council and any other bodies as necessary, including applicable appeal periods, whichever is later; otherwise this approval will be void and obligations arising hereunder shall be at an end.

13.1.8 Case 19858: Amendments to the Halifax MPS and Peninsula LUB for 6345 Coburg Road, Halifax
- Memorandum from the Districts 7 & 8 Planning Advisory Committee dated March 3, 2016
Motion:
That Halifax and West Community Council recommend that Regional Council:
1. Give First Reading to consider the proposed amendments to the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law (LUB), as set out in Attachments A and B of the staff report dated November 1, 2016, to enable a multi-unit residential building at 6345 Coburg Road, Halifax, and schedule a public hearing; and
2. Approve the proposed amendments to the Halifax MPS and Halifax Peninsula LUB, as set out in Attachments A and B of the staff report dated November 1, 2016.

13.1.9 BMX Dirt Jump Facility in Armdale/Springvale
Motion:
That Halifax and West Community Council not proceed with a recommendation to Regional Council for the development of a BMX dirt jump facility in the Armdale/Springvale area.

13.2 MEMBERS OF COMMUNITY COUNCIL – NONE

14. MOTIONS – NONE

15. IN CAMERA (IN PRIVATE)
Council may rise and go into a private In Camera session, in accordance with Section 19 of the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter, for the purpose of dealing with the following:

15.1 In Camera (In Private) Minutes – September 13, 2016

16. ADDED ITEMS

17. NOTICES OF MOTION

18. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

19. DATE OF NEXT MEETING – Wednesday, December 14, 2016

20. ADJOURNMENT


INFORMATION ITEMS

1. Memorandum from the Legislative Assistant dated November 7, 2016 re: Requests to Present – None

For further information regarding this meeting, please contact
Sheilagh Edmonds, Legislative Assistant at maceacs@halifax.ca or 902-490-6520