Next Whistler council meeting day is May 15
Development permit for neighbourhood park in Cheakamus Crossing will mark start of construction for new park
May 14, 2012: Whistler, BC − Looking for information on municipal programs and services from your local government? Attend the next regular Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) council meeting on May 15, 2012 and get the latest news directly, watch with live streaming video or sign up to receive updates.
Regular council meeting days are the first and third Tuesday of each month, unless otherwise advertised. Next month, only one council meeting is scheduled for June 19, 2012. Council schedules are posted annually, and the most recent agendas and council meeting packages are available online the Friday prior to a scheduled council meeting. Special meetings and public hearings are scheduled as required.
May 15, 2012 council meeting day
Committee of the Whole meeting 1 p.m., Municipal Hall
- A presentation from Karen Ayers, Assistant Deputy Minister and General Manager, Liquor Control and Licensing Branch.
- A presentation from Sarah Tipler, Measuring Up Coordinator, and committee members regarding an update on the Measuring Up Committee.
- A presentation from Mike Kirkegaard, Manager of Planning, regarding the Whistler Retail Strategy.
- View the agenda here.
Regular council meeting 5:30 p.m., Millennium Place
Meeting highlights include the following:
- A presentation by Sue Lawther for Whistler’s Mature Action Committee regarding the seniors’ Town Hall meeting held earlier this year in March.
- A presentation by Anne Popma, Jane Milner and Tara Wright regarding an update from Alliance for Cultural Tourism.
Council will consider administrative reports including:
- Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw regarding the Regional Context Statement.
- Development Permit Application to begin work on the Bayly Park construction in Cheakamus Crossing.
- Easement agreement between Vancouver Coastal Health Authority and the RMOW for the heliport.
- Authorization to submit applications under the Gas Tax Agreement for Capital Projects and Capital Building Projects.
- Bylaws for adoption:
- Zoning Amendment Bylaw (Gross Floor Area Exclusions) No. 1992, 2012
Live and archived video of regular council meetings
Live streaming video and archived video of council meetings is also available online.
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Following regular meetings, council meeting minutes are posted online and are available at Municipal Hall once council adopts them. Council Briefs are also available online the day after a meeting. Council briefs are a summary of the decisions made and topics discussed at council meetings and workshops. Sign up to receive Council Briefs by subscribing directly at whistler.ca/subscribe.
Visit www.whistler.ca/council for more information about your council.
About the Resort Municipality of Whistler
The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) is Whistler’s local government led by an elected council and administered by an executive team and staff on behalf of 9,824 residents and two million annual visitors. The RMOW manages municipal planning and development, park and Village operations, sports facilities and recreation, public utilities and environmental services, bylaws and enforcement, fire rescue, fiscal planning and financial services, legislative services, human resources, communications and the administration of the Whistler2020 Comprehensive Sustainability Plan and Whistler’s Official Community Plan. The RMOW collaborates with in-resort and external partners to create visitor experiences and enrich community life.
Whistler’s vision is to be the premier mountain resort community as it moves toward sustainability. Whistler was the proud Host Mountain Resort for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.