City of Fernie, BC Council Connection March 25, 2013

Regular Meeting of March 25, 2013

Francophone Association of the Southern Rockies
Council provided a letter of support to the Francophone Association of the Southern Rockies, for the establishment of a Francophone Public School and their mandate to expand the Francophone culture and education in our region.

Day of the Honey Bee
Council directed staff to forward the letter to Wildsight for their consideration
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Fernie Rod and Gun Club – Annual Awards Dinner and Dance
Council authorized grant funding from the Resort Municipality Tourism Initiative Investment Fund to the Fernie Rod & Gun Club to help cover the rental costs of the Fernie Memorial Arena and the Community Centre for their upcoming Annual Awards Dinner and Dance to be held Saturday, April 27, 2013.

Zoning Amendment Bylaws

Zoning Bylaw No. 1750, Amendment Bylaw No. 141, Bylaw No. 2205, 2013 for Rick and Shirley Mercier
Council adopted Zoning Bylaw No. 1750, Amendment Bylaw No. 141, Bylaw No. 2205, 2013.

Zoning Bylaw No. 1750, Amendment Bylaw No. 139, Bylaw No. 2202, 2013 for Collin Woehl and Christine Abela, 1092 - 9th Avenue.
Council approved first and second reading and referred the application to an upcoming public hearing.

Zoning Bylaw No. 1750, Amendment Bylaw No. 145, Bylaw No. 2210, 2013, Ted Shoesmith, 501A - 6th Avenue, Council approved first and second reading and referred the application to an upcoming public hearing.

Zoning Bylaw No. 1750, Amendment Bylaw No. 143, Bylaw No. 2207, 2013 for Jane Wilson, 1102 - 11th Avenue.
Council approved first and second reading and referred the application to an upcoming Public Hearing.

Zoning Bylaw No. 1750, Amendment Bylaw No. 142, Bylaw No. 2206, 2013 for Leffler Law Office, 1A/1B and 2-9 Alpine Place Trail.
Council approved first and second reading and referred the application to an upcoming Public Hearing.

Development Variance and Development Permits
Council approved notice of intention to consider Development Variance Permit Application No. DVPA-324 for Collin Woehl and Christine Abela to vary setbacks and projections at 1092 - 9th Avenue.

Council approved notice of intention to consider Development Variance Permit Application No. DVPA-326 for Heather Hockley to vary setbacks and projections at 1121-4th Avenue.

Council approved the form and character changes to Phase I of Development Permit No. 293 for S.V. Ski Base Ltd., Inc. No 180080, located at 451-1st Avenue.

Council denied issuance of Development Variance Permit No. DVP-325 to Stuart Robbins and Ami Barras to vary the maximum parcel coverage from 35% to 38% for 1301A - 9th Avenue.

Revenue Sharing Program
Notification of the City of Fernie's success in $87,351 (Small Community Grant) from the Strategic Community Investment Fund program.

April is Daffodil Month

Council for the City of Fernie proclaims April as “Daffodil Month” and April 27th, to be “Daffodil Day” and strongly encourage all residents of Fernie to continue to recognize and support the Canadian Cancer Society.