Courtesy of the City of Quesnel:
Elliott Street Supportive Housing Project – Second Proposal
BC Housing, Proponent for the Elliott Street Housing project, has submitted a second proposal for their Supportive Housing development that would be located on 6 vacant lots within the 300 Block of Elliott Street. Highlights of the second proposal submitted includes:
Removes the short stay shelter and emergency shelter components of the development
Has 32 units of supportive housing with space for staff, programming and common facilities on the first floor.
Floor plans will continue to be a three storey building, although the footprint may be reduced.
30 residential units will be self-contained one-bedroom units with full washroom and kitchen with shared common laundry rooms.
2 units will be used by Northern Health for 4 beds of support recovery.
Next steps include:
BC Housing will issue a Request for Proposal to invite qualified non-profit societies to operate this project.
Once the Operator contract has been awarded, the exact needs for the first floor will be determined and finalized floor plans will be determined.
Council to determine if the discretionary open house hosted BC Housing is required
Council will consider setting a date/time for the required Public Hearing should this development proceed.
City’s 2017 Fourth Quarter Report
The City’s fourth quarter report for 2017 was presented and includes each department’s key activities and statistics and lists an update for activities included in the Corporation’s 2017 Strategic Plan.
Sidewalk Food Vendor Permit
Council approved a Sidewalk Food Vendor Permit for Site #1 that is located on the corner of Reid Street and St. Laurent Avenue to Golden Boy Dog. The Proponent will have access to Site #1 for up to three years. City staff will work with the Proponent on alternative locations that may be required during the Reid Street Revitalization project that is scheduled to commence April 2018 and continue to late Fall 2018.
Bylaw of the Month Program - Dog Regulations
For the month of March 2018 the City’s Bylaw of the Month Program will focus on providing educational awareness, through the Bylaw Enforcement Department, around the following dog regulations:
Residents can keep up to a maximum of 3 dogs per house/dwelling and any dog over the age of 3 months must have a valid license which must be applied for prior to March 31st of each year.
Owners or caretakers must also ensure dogs are leashed in public spaces and clean up feces in a timely and sanitary manner, especially during the spring snow melt.
There is a $50 fine that may be applied if in contravention of the above regulations.
1829 Official Community Plan Amendment – Elliott Street Supportive Housing Development (1st Proposal) – Rescind First Reading and Stand Down
1830 Zone Amendment – Elliott Street Supportive Housing Development (1st Proposal) – Rescind First Reading and Stand Down
1848 Official Community Plan Amendment – Elliott Street Supportive Housing Development (2nd Proposal) – First Reading
1849 Zone Amendment – Elliott Street Supportive Housing Development (2nd Proposal) – First Reading
5:30 pm, March 13, 2018 – North Cariboo Joint Planning Committee
7 pm, March 27, 2018 – Regular Council Meeting