September 12, 2022 Grants Committee

Date:

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Virtual Meeting

Agenda

1.CALL TO ORDER AND LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

2.APPROVAL OF MINUTES – June 8, 2022

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.CONSIDERATION OF DEFERRED BUSINESS – NONE

7.CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
7.1 Correspondence
7.2 Petitions
7.3 Presentations – None

8.INFORMATION ITEMS BROUGHT FORWARD – NONE

9.REPORTS/DISCUSSION
9.1 STAFF

9.1.1 Less than Market Value Land Lease: West Halifax Housing Co-Operative Limited, Lot BRH-2,Regent Road, Halifax [PDF]
Motion:
That the Grants Committee recommend that Halifax Regional Council approve the entering into of a less than market value land lease agreement with West Halifax Housing Co-Operative Limited located at LotBRH-2, Regent Road, Halifax, as per the key terms and conditions set out in Table 1 in the discussion section of this report, and that Council authorize the Mayor and Municipal Clerk to execute the less than market value land lease agreement.

9.1.2 Tax Relief for Non-Profits 2022 [PDF]
Motion:
THAT the Grants Committee recommend that Regional Council:

  1. Approve the addition of thirteen (13) properties to Administrative Order 2014-001-ADM as detailed in the Discussion section of this report at an estimated combined cost of $207,273 from Operating Account M311-8006;
  2. Approve an increase in level of tax relief for twelve (12) housing properties at a combined cost of$33,093 as detailed in the Discussion section of this report;
  3. Approve four (4) one-time grants in support of four properties developed under the auspices of the federal Rapid Housing Initiatives Program: Phase 1 and Phase 2 as listed in the Discussion section of the report at an estimated combined cost of $16,692 from Operating account M311-8006;
  4. Suspend the application of Section 7C and 7D of Administrative Order 2014-001-ADM in fiscal year 2022-23 by amending the Administrative Order as set out in Attachment 2 of this report;
  5. Approve records management corrections and amendments as listed in the Discussion section of this report and as set out in Attachment 2 of this report; and
  6. Adopt the amendments to Administrative Order 2014-001-ADM as set out in Attachment 2 of this report including adopting Attachments A through E attached to Attachment 2 to repeal and replace Schedules 26, 27, 28, 28 and 30 of the Administrative Order.

9.2 COMMITTEE MEMBER UPDATES – NONE

10. ADDED ITEMS

11. DATE OF NEXT MEETING – October 17, 2022

12. ADJOURNMENT

INFORMATION ITEMS – NONE

For further information regarding this meeting, please contact Catie Campbell, Legislative Assistant, at Catherine.campbell@halifax.ca or 782-641-0796.
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