December 13, 2021 North West Community Council

Date:

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual Meeting

Agenda

1. CALL TO ORDER

1.1 ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR

1.2 TABLING OF 2021 ANNUAL REPORT [PDF]
•  Public Participation for Annual Report
Motion:
That the North West Community Council accept the 2021 North West Community Council Annual Report as presented.

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – October 4, 2021, November 8, 2021 and November 17, 2021 (Special)

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 20110:  Rezoning and Development Agreement for an Open Space Design Development along Windgate Drive, Beaver Bank [PDF]

- Memorandum from the North West Planning Advisory Committee dated July 16, 2020 [PDF]

- Staff Presentation [PDF]

- Applicant Presentation [PDF]

Motion:
That North West Community Council adopt the amendment to Schedule 1-C of the Land Use By-law for Beaver Bank, Hammonds Plains, and Upper Sackville, as set out in Attachment A of the October 5, 2021 staff report. 

10.1.2 Case 22732:  Development Agreement for lands off Kenwood Avenue, Hammonds Plains [PDF]

- Memorandum from the North West Planning Advisory Committee dated September 8, 2020 [PDF]

- Memorandum from the North West Planning Advisory Committee dated July 26, 2021 [PDF]

- Staff Presentation [PDF]

- Applicant Presentation [PDF]

Motion:
That North West Community Council:
1. Approve the proposed development agreement, which shall be substantially of the same form as set out in Attachment A of the October 14, 2021 staff report; and
2. Require the development agreement be signed by the property owner within 240 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.

10.2 VARIANCE APPEAL HEARINGS – NONE  

11. CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
11.1 Correspondence 
11.2 Petitions
11.3 Presentations

12. INFORMATION ITEMS BROUGHT FORWARD – NONE 

13. REPORTS
13.1 STAFF
 
13.1.1 Case 23662: Amendments to Development Agreement for lands at Walker Service Road, Lower Sackville [PDF]
Motion:
That North West Community Council:
1.Approve, by resolution, the proposed amending development agreement, which shall be substantially of the same form as set out in Attachment A of the October 13, 2021 staff report; and 
2. Require the amending development agreement be signed by the property owner within 240 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.

13.1.2 Case 21639 - Phase 1: Amendments to the Regional Subdivision By-law to remove Growth Management Area Policies from portions of the Indigo Shores Subdivision, Middle Sackville [PDF]

- Memorandum from the North West Planning Advisory Committee dated October 7, 2021 [PDF]

Motion:
That North West Community Council recommend that Regional Council:
1. Give First Reading to consider the proposed amendments to the Regional Subdivision By-law (RSBL) as set out in Attachment A of the November 25, 2021 staff report to remove Growth Management Area restrictions that currently apply to the Indigo Shores subdivision at McCabe Lake North to permit the development of more than 25 lots per year and schedule a public hearing; and
2. Adopt the proposed amendments to the RSBL as set out in Attachment A of the November 25, 2021 staff report. 

13.1.3 Case 22218: Development Agreement for 32 Dutch Settlement Road, Lantz [PDF]
Motion:
That North West Community Council give notice of motion to consider the proposed development agreement, as set out in Attachment A of the November 3, 2021 staff report, to allow for the expansion of a salvage yard at 32 Dutch Settlement Road, Lantz, and schedule a public hearing.

13.1.4 Case 23532:  Discharging Agreement and Amending Development Agreement for 636 Bedford Highway [PDF]
Motion:
That North West Community Council:
1. Approve, by resolution, the Discharge Agreement, which shall be substantially of the same form as set out in Attachment A of the November 29, 2021 staff report; and
2. Require the Discharge Agreement be signed by the property owner within 240 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; and
3. Give notice of motion to consider the proposed amending development agreement, as set out in Attachment B of the November 29, 2021 staff report, to allow a non-substantive amendment to an existing development agreement extending the commencement and completion dates for development.

13.1.5  Case 22670: MPS and LUB amendments to allow for industrial and highway commercial uses on the Conrad Quarry Lands, Montague Gold Mines and Waverley [PDF]
Motion:
That North West Community Council:
1. Recommend that Regional Council give First Reading to consider the proposed amendments to the Municipal Planning Strategies (MPS) and Land Use By-laws (LUB) for Cole Harbour/Westphal, Dartmouth and Planning Districts 14 and 17, as set out in Attachments A and B of this report, to allow industrial and highway commercial uses on the Conrad Quarry Lands and schedule a public hearing; and 
2. Approve the proposed amendments to the Municipal Planning Strategies (MPS) and Land Use By-laws (LUB) for Cole Harbour/Westphal, Dartmouth and Planning Districts 14 and 17, as set out in Attachments A and B of this report, to allow industrial and highway commercial uses on the Conrad Quarry Lands.

13.1.6 Review of Proposed North West Community Council 2022 Meeting Schedule [PDF]
Motion:
That North West Community Council approve the proposed North West Community Council 2022 meeting schedule as outlined in the staff memorandum.

13.2 MEMBERS OF NORTH WEST COMMUNITY COUNCIL – NONE 

14. MOTIONS 

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 PERSONNEL MATTER – Private and Confidential Report
A matter pertaining to an identifiable individual or group
Motion:
That North West Community Council: 
1. Adopt the recommendations as outlined in the private and confidential staff report dated November 29, 2021; and 
2. Direct that the staff report dated November 29, 2021 be maintained as private and confidential.

16. ADDED ITEMS

17. NOTICES OF MOTION

18. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

19. DATE OF NEXT MEETING – January 17, 2022

20. ADJOURNMENT

INFORMATION ITEMS 

1. Information report from the Legislative Assistant dated December 8, 2021 re: Presentation Requests. [PDF]


For further information regarding this meeting, please contact Andrea Lovasi-Wood, Legislative Assistant, at lovasia@halifax.ca or 902-490-5934.