Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: AR-17-238    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agenda Reports Status: Passed
File created: 4/6/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/26/2017 Final action: 6/26/2017
Title: Public Works Site Management Policy Update Presented by: Leah Kongsrude, Director
Attachments: 1. C-IS-06 Environmental Management of Contaminated Sites (amendments incorporated), 2. C-IS-06 Environmental Management of Contaminated Sites (amendments highlighted)
TAMRMS#: B06
title

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

label
RECOMMENDATION(S)
recommendation

That City Council Policy C-IS-06 Environmental Management of Contaminated Sites, as amended and included as an attachment to the Agenda Report dated June 26, 2017 titled “Public Works Site Management Policy Update,” be approved.

body
PURPOSE OF REPORT

The purpose of this report is to provide Council with the final updated Policy C-IS-06 Environmental Management of Contaminated Sites, previously titled Public Works Site Management, for their approval.

COUNCIL DIRECTION

On March 20, 2017 Council passed the following motions:
AR-17-003
1. That Council review the updated Policy C-IS-06 Contaminated Sites Management, included as an attachment to the agenda report dated March 20, 2017 titled “Public Works Site Management Policy Update” and provide feedback to Administration by April 24, 2017.

2. That Administration incorporate Council’s feedback and bring the policy back to Council 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.

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION

The existing “Public Works Sites Management Policy” (C-IS-06) was adopted to address the environmental management of Public Works sites, specifically the City-Owned former Sewage Lagoons/Landfill at Riel Park and former Public Works Yard at 7 Riel Drive. The revised policy:

· Recognizes that there is the potential for environmental risks related to all City-Owned properties and increases the scope of the policy to address this.
· Includes provisions related to the acquisition and disposal of City-Owned property to minimize the City’s environmental risks and liabilities by conducting the necessary environmental assessments prior to purchasing or selling any properties.
· Reco...

Click here for full text