THAT Council receives, for information, the report from the Office of the City Clerk dated July 12, 2021 regarding Council meetings and public hearings under Phase 3 of BC’s Restart Plan;
AND THAT, beginning July 27, 2021, Council conduct public hearings and Tuesday regular meetings both electronically and with the public present in accordance with Ministerial Order No. M192 and the requirements of the Order of the Provincial Health Officer regarding Gatherings and Events;
AND THAT Council direct staff to continue to recommend that Council waive the public hearing for rezoning applications that are consistent with the Official Community Plan, have a recommendation of support from staff, and are not expected to generate significant public input based on correspondence received at the time of the report to Council until Council decides on a long-term option for electronic Council meetings and public hearings;
AND FURTHER THAT Council direct staff to report back to Council with long-term options for electronic Council meetings and public hearings.