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File #: BL-17-021    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Bylaw Status: Passed
File created: 1/26/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/20/2017 Final action: 3/20/2017
Title: Bylaw 22/2017 - Amendment to Business License Bylaw 43/2000 Regarding Vehicle for Hire Presented by: Dawn Fedorvich, Acting Manager of Business Retention & Expansion
Attachments: 1. Bylaw 22-2017 Amendment to Business Licensing Bylaw 43/2000, 2. Bylaw 22-2017 Schedule C - Vehicles for Hire Draft
TAMRMS#: B06

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Bylaw 22/2017 - Amendment to Business License Bylaw 43/2000 Regarding Vehicle for Hire
Presented by: Dawn Fedorvich, Acting Manager of Business Retention & Expansion

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RECOMMENDATION(S)
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1. That Bylaw 22/2017, being Amendment 16 to Business Bylaw 43/2000, be read a first time.

2. That Council Members provide feedback to Administration on Bylaw 22/2017, provided as an attachment to the March 20, 2017 agenda report entitled "Bylaw 22/2017 - Amendment to Business License Bylaw 43/2000 Regarding Vehicle for Hire" by April 13, 2017.

3. That Administration incorporate feedback received from Council Members into amendments to Bylaw 22/2017, for Council consideration at a Council Meeting to be determined by Agenda Committee.

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PURPOSE OF REPORT
This report is to outline the proposed amendment to Business Licensing Bylaw 43/2000. This amendment creates Schedule C - Vehicles for Hire which provide direction to companies wishing to operate as a Vehicle for Hire business in St. Albert.

COUNCIL DIRECTION

On May, 24, 2016, the following Council Motion was passed:

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1. That the "Proposed Approach to Amending the Business License Bylaw", provided as Attachment 1 to the May 24, 2016 agenda report entitled "Vehicle for Hire Approach" be received as information.
2. That Council members provide feedback to Administration on the "Proposed Approach to Amending the Business License Bylaw", provided as Attachment 1 to the May 24, 2016 agenda report entitled "Vehicle for Hire Approach" by June 30, 2016.
3. That Administration conduct further consultation with the vehicle for hire industry and incorporate feedback received from Council and industry into the proposed approach to amending the Business License Bylaw and bring back to Council in Q1 2017 for consideration.

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION

Community and Administration concern with the taxi industry and service levels provided in St. Albert has generated muc...

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