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File #: AR-17-003    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agenda Reports Status: Passed
File created: 12/13/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/20/2017 Final action: 3/20/2017
Title: Public Works Site Management Policy Update Presented by: Leah Kongsrude, Environment Director
Attachments: 1. C-IS-06 Amendments Incorporated, 2. C-IS-06 Amendments Highlighted Redlined, 3. EAC Advice_City Contaminated Sites Management

Public Works Site Management Policy Update
Presented by: Leah Kongsrude, Environment Director


1. That Council review the updated City Council Policy C-IS-06 Contaminated Sites Management, included as an attachment to the March 20, 2017 agenda report dated entitled “Public Works Site Management Policy Update” and that Council Members provide feedback to Administration by April 24, 2017.

2. That Administration consider Council’s feedback and present an amended version of City Council Policy C-IS-06 to Council for consideration by the end of Quarter two.

3. That Administration add a policy statement related to the assessment of contaminated sites as part of the planning and development process during the next update of the Municipal Development Plan.


The purpose of this report is to provide Council with background on the proposed updated policy for the management of City contaminated sites. The updates to the policy are reflective of changes that have occurred since the policy was initially approved in 2014 and include:

· Increased scope to include all City owned properties, not limited to just Public Works Sites;
· Alignment with the proposed Corporate Land Management Strategy Policy;
· Alignment with the new Public Sector Accounting Board standards related to liabilities associated with contaminated sites and landfills; and
· Addresses the City’s role related to contaminated sites on private property and lands that become part of the City’s planning and development process.


On April 25, 2016 Council passed the following motion:

That Administration be directed to review Policy C-IS-06 Public Works Sites Management and provide recommendations for updates, if any, to City Council in Q4 2016.

On November 28, 2016 Council passed the following motion:

That the deadline of Q4 2016 for the agenda item "Public Works Site...

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