City of Fernie, BC Council Connection June 10, 2013 Highlights

Copies of the agenda packages are available of the City website.
https://fernie.civicweb.net/Documents/DocumentList.aspx?ID=11358

1. BYLAWS

1.1. Bylaw No. 2214, cited as Zoning Bylaw 1750, Amendment No. 146, 2013 for Sarah McFarlane (Lot 2, Block 117, District Lot 4588, Kootenay District, Plan 902) 1421 8th Avenue. Council approved the application to change the zoning of the property from R4 – Multiple Family Residential (High Density) to R1B – Single Detached Plus Residential. The bylaw was given first and second readings. A public hearing to receive comments from citizens will be held on July 8, 2013.
2013 06-06 Report re: BYLAW 2214 Zoning Bylaw No. 1750, Amendment Bylaw No. 146, 2013

2. DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMITS & OTHER PERMITS OR LICENCES

2.1. Development Variance Permit Application No. 330 for 1421 8th Avenue for Sarah McFarlane to legalize the siting and maximum eave projections of the existing home and front addition and vary the rear yard setback for secondary dwelling. Council approved Development Variance Permit Application No. DVPA-330 and directed staff to give notice of their intention to consider the issuance of the Permit at their June 24, 2013 Regular Meeting.
2013-06-06 Report from the Director of Planning re: Development Variance Permit - 330

2.2.
Licence of Occupation & Liquor Licence Structural Change for the Fernie Hotel & Pub at 691-1st Avenue for the construction of an outdoor patio. Council approved the issuance of the Licence of Occupation to the Fernie Hotel & Pub for the municipal boulevard adjacent to 691- 1st Avenue and endorsed their application to the Liquor Control and Licencing Branch to amend their licence to add a new outdoor patio.
2013-06-07 RTC Licence of Occupation & SOL - Fernie Hotel & Pub
DRAFT Licence of Occupation

2.3. Temporary Change to Liquor Licence for the Fernie Hotel at 691 1st Avenue. Council authorized the temporary change to the Fernie Hotel’s Liquor Licence to extend their licensed area to include the parking lot adjacent for their establishment for the purpose of operating a Beer Garden during the Fernie Ultra & Endura Race from June 29, 2013 to June 30, 2013, subject to the approval of the Liquor Control and Licensing Branch.
2013-06-07 RTC Fernie Hotel Temporary Change - Liquor Licence
LCLB Application for a Temporary Change to a Liquor Licence

2.4. Licence of Occupation & Liquor Licence Structural Change for the Brick House at 401-2nd Avenue for the construction of an outdoor patio. Council directed staff to post notice of its intention to dispose of City property located adjacent to the Brick House and to gather the views of residents that may be affected by their proposed liquor licence change. Consideration of public submissions respecting these applications will take place at the regular meeting on June 24, 2013.
2013-06-07 RTC Licence of Occupation and LCLB Structural Change Application for Brick House
2013-06-03 Memo from Planner re OPA 006
Brick House Patio Occupancy Load
Brick House Application for Licence of Occupation.
Brick House LCLB Structural Change Application

2.5.
Licence of Occupation & Liquor Licence Structural Change for the Infinitea Tea Bar & Boutique located at 501-1st Avenue for the construction of an outdoor patio. Council directed staff to post notice of their intention to dispose of City property located adjacent to the Infinitea Tea Bar & Boutique and to gather the views of residents that may be affected by the proposed liquor licence change. Consideration of public submissions respecting these applications will take place at the regular meeting on June 24, 2013.
2013-06-07 RTC Licence of Occupation - Infinitea
2013-06-03 Memo from Planner re OPA 007
Infinitea Patio Occupancy Load
Infinitea Application for Licence of Occupation

2.6.
Licence of Occupation Royal Hotel located at 501-1st Avenue for the construction of an outdoor patio. Council directed staff to post notice of their intention to dispose of City property located adjacent to the Royal Hotel. Consideration of public submissions respecting this application will take place at the regular meeting on June 24, 2013.
2013-06-07 RTC Licence of Occupation - Royal Hotel
2013-06-03 Memo from Planner re OPA 008
Royal Hotel Patio Occupancy Load
Royal Hotel Application for Licence of Occupation

2.7.
Special Occasion Liquor Licence Application for Canada Day Beer Garden – City of Fernie at Prentice Park. Council approved the special occasion licence for the City of Fernie to operate a beer garden at Prentice Park on July 1, 2013 (Canada Day) from 12:00pm to 10:00pm, subject to the approval of the Liquor Control and Licensing Branch.
2013-06-06 RTC Canada Day SOL
LCLB SOL Application
LCLB Security Plan for Large Events with SOL
Beer Garden Occupancy Load

3. AGREEMENTS & CONTRACTS

3.1. Partnering Agreement with the Fernie Chamber of Commerce for delivery of the Victoria Avenue Summer Socials (VASS). Council authorized notice of its intention to provide assistance to the Fernie Chamber of Commerce under the terms of a Partnering Agreement to host the “Victoria Avenue Summer Socials” (VASS) from July 3, 2013 to August 28, 2013 for a fee of $15,000.00.
Following the requisite advertising the agreement will be brought forward for Council’s consideration at the June 24, 2013 regular meeting.
Partnering Agreement - Summer Socials (Authorize Notice)
Partnering Agreement - 2013 Summer Socials (Agreement)

3.2. Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique lease agreement for use of 2 rooms at Max Turyk School. Council authorized notice of its intention to dispose of City property via a Lease Agreement with the Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2016 for a specified monthly lease payment of $1,336.53. Following the requisite advertising the lease will be brought forward for Council’s consideration at the June 24, 2013 regular meeting.
Franco School Lease - Max Turyk Lease - Staff Report Property Disposition- Final.
Franco School - Max Turyk Lease - Final
Schedule A - Max Turyk School

3.3.
Web Streaming Council Meetings. Council authorized staff to purchase the necessary audio/video equipment and software to provide the community with the availability to view videos of Council meetings on-demand and so that Shaw could broadcast the meetings on the community channel.

4. OTHER INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
4.1. 2012 Annual Municipal Report
The 2012 Annual Municipal Report is available for public inspection online and at City Hall during regular office hours. Council welcomes all submissions and inquiries from the public respecting the 2012 Annual Report. The Report will be presented at the June 24, 2013 regular meeting.
2012 Annual Municipal Report.

4.2.
Wapiti Music Festival Society – August 9, 10, 2013
Kevin McIsaac of the Wapiti Music Festival Society provided Council with an overview of this year’s upcoming event and requested support from Council for equipment and staff assistance. Council supported their request.
Wapiti Music Festival - 2013
For more information, visit their website at www.wapitimusicfestival.com