Council voted on the following bylaws:
Tourist Home Density in Sub-District C: Council approved an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw to allow for no more than 50% of residential units within a building to be used as tourist homes in this Teepee Town sub-district with the exception of one block of properties that can have 100% of residential units as tourist homes.
Land Use Omnibus Amendments: Council approved a number of clarifications, corrections of clerical errors, and removal of redundant and irrelevant sections of the Land Use Bylaw.
Offsite Levy Bylaw: Council approved a new an updated offsite levy bylaw, which provides a legislated method of repayment by the development community of costs incurred by the Town to provide supporting infrastructure for future development.
All bylaws will be available at https://canmore.ca/town-hall/bylaws-policy
Council also approved:
· Several 2021 capital projects, including a solar project for the roof of the Canmore Recreation Centre (instead of on the Senior Centre, artsPlace, and Roundhouse at this time), Stoneworks Creek flood mitigation, and network and utility upgrades.
· Funding for the 2020 capital project for the CPR Crossing Replacement at Spring Creek Gate.
· An increase to a budget for the digitization of planning records.
· Amendments to Assessment Appeal fees.
Finally, Council was presented with the 2020 Report to the Community, which is a progress report on the planned work that was accomplished last year as well as on the Town of Canmore’s response to COVID-19. It can be found here: https://canmore.ca/documents/guiding-documents/4366-2020-report-to-the-community
To read any of the reports in the council agenda package or watch a video of the meeting visit https://canmore.ca/town-hall/town-council/council-minutes-agendas