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January 25, 2021 Council Meeting Highlights

Date

For City of Langley Regular Council meeting of January 25, 2021.
Please note these are not the official minutes. Council Meeting Highlights are an informal summary. Council Meeting agenda is available here:  https://langleycity.ca/cityhall/city-council/council-meetings. For more information, please contact kkenney@langleycity.ca or pkusack@langleycity.ca

Development Permit Amendment No. 01-21 - 20449 Park Avenue

Council approved Development Permit Amendment Application DP 01-21 to permit changes to Development Permit DP 15-18 to accommodate the installation of rooftop solar panels and the addition of a rooftop amenity area, which includes a Pickleball court, at 20449 Park Avenue.

Utility Rate Bylaws

Council gave final readings to the following utility rate bylaws which set the rates for these services for 2021:

  • Bylaw 3148 - Sanitary Sewer and Storm Sewer Rates Bylaw
  • Bylaw 3149 - Waterworks Regulation Bylaw
  • Bylaw 3150 - Solid Waste Bylaw

Council Member Appointments to Internal and External Committees and Working groups

Council appointed individual Council members to internal and external committees and working groups for 2021.

Request for Formal Response from Tamara Jansen, MP

Council directed staff to send correspondence to Tamara Jansen, MP requesting she provide a letter to Mayor and Council clarifying what she meant by her comment that Langley City is becoming a ghost town.

Letter of Appreciation to the Province re: Canada-B.C. SafeRestart Funding

Council directed the Mayor to send a letter on behalf of Council thanking the Premier and Minister of Municipal Affairs for securing $4.15 million for Langley City as part of the Canada-B.C. Safe Restart funding to support COVID-19 recovery in our community, allowing our local government to continue to deliver essential services to our community.