January 18, 2022 Halifax and West Community Council

Date:

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual Meeting

Agenda

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – December 15, 2021

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 Hearing
10.1.1 Land Use By-law amendment for front yard setbacks in the C-2C (Dutch Village Road Mixed-Use) Zone [PDF]

- Staff Presentation [PDF]
Motion: 
That Halifax and West Community Council adopt the amendment to the C-2C Zone of the Land Use By-law for Halifax Mainland, as set out in Attachment A of the staff report dated November 12, 2021.  

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 23781:  Discharge Development Agreement for 1956-58 Rosebank Avenue, Halifax [PDF]
- Staff Presentation [PDF]
Motion: 
That the Halifax and 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 staff report dated January 4, 2022; 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. 

13.1.2 Case 20226: Land Use By-law amendment to reduce parking requirements for community centres in Timberlea, Lakeside, Beechville [PDF]
Motion: 
That Halifax and West Community Council give First Reading to consider approval of the proposed amendment to the Land Use By-law for Timberlea/Lakeside/Beechville, to reduce the parking requirements for recreation facilities and community centres as set out in Attachment A of the staff report dated November 3, 2021 and schedule a public hearing.

13.1.3 Case 22523:  Amending Development Agreement for the corner of Gottingen and Bilby Streets (PID 00127522), Halifax [PDF]
Motion: 
That Halifax and West Community Council give Notice of Motion to consider the proposed amending development agreement, as set out in Attachment A of the staff report dated January 4, 2022, for non-substantive amendments to enable changes to a previously approved eight storey mixed-use building at the corner of Gottingen and Bilby Streets, Halifax.

13.1.4 Case 23936: Amending Development Agreement for 2858-2866 Gottingen Street and 5516-5518 Macara Street, Halifax [PDF]
Motion: 
That Halifax and West Community Council give Notice of Motion to consider the proposed amending development agreement, as set out in Attachment A of the staff report dated January 5, 2022, for non-substantive amendments to an existing development agreement to allow an extension to the commencement and completion dates for development.

13.1.5 Case 23872: Discharging Development Agreement for lands at 5785 Sarah Street, 2400 Agricola Street, and 5780 West Street, Halifax [PDF]
Motion: 
That Halifax and West Community Council:

1. Approve, by resolution, the Discharging Agreement, which shall be substantially of the same form as set out in Attachment A of the staff report dated January 6, 2022; and

2. Require the Discharging 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. 

13.1.6 Case 23483: Fourteenth Amending Agreement to allow residential development on the reserved school site on Amalfi Way in Brunello, Timberlea [PDF]
Motion: 
That Halifax and West Community Council give Notice of Motion to consider the proposed amending agreement, as set out in Attachment A of the staff report dated January 6, 2022, to change development permitted on the subject sites from a public school to residential.

14. MOTIONS – NONE 

15. IN CAMERA (IN PRIVATE) 
Community 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 – December 15, 2021 
Motion: 
That the In Camera (In Private) minutes of December 15, 2021 be approved as circulated. 

15.2 Personnel Matter – Private and Confidential Report  
Citizen and Councillor appointments to boards and committees in keeping with the Public Appointment Policy adopted by Regional Council in August 2011, to be found at https://www.halifax.ca/city-hall/boards-committees-commissions/volunteer-boards-committees/public-appointment-policy

15.3 Personnel Matter – Private and Confidential Report  
Citizen and Councillor appointments to boards and committees in keeping with the Public Appointment Policy adopted by Regional Council in August 2011, to be found at https://www.halifax.ca/city-hall/boards-committees-commissions/volunteer-boards-committees/public-appointment-policy

16. ADDED ITEMS

17. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

18. DATE OF NEXT MEETING – February 22, 2022 

19. ADJOURNMENT 

INFORMATION ITEMS

1. Information Report from the Legislative Assistant dated January 7, 2022 re: Requests for Presentation to Halifax and West Community Council [PDF]