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November 23, 2015 Council Meeting Highlights

Nov 24, 2015



MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Winter Preparedness 

With the weather changing, it is important for Delta residents to keep themselves safe from potential storms and hazards that come with the season. With Delta staff constantly monitoring the weather, they are ready to respond in the event of an emergency. Visit Delta.ca for information on how you can be prepared and ensure the safety of you and your family.

Pyjama Drive

On December 2nd, the Annual Pyjama Drive kicks off in Delta, organized by Molly Millward of Port Guichon Elementary School. The Delta Police Department will provide drop off boxes for donations, all of which will go to Delta children and youth, from newborns to 16 year-olds. Please donate new pyjamas to the donation boxes at Delta Police Headquarters, the North Delta Public Safety Building, and at the North Delta, Ladner, and Tsawwassen CoPS locations.

Dog Licenses

2015 is coming to a close, which means that it is time for dog owners to renew their dog licences. Licences are due on January 1st and are valid for the calendar year. For more information, or to renew your license online, please go to Delta.ca. 

DISCUSSION REPORTS


Winter Season Preparedness

Council received a summary from Engineering Operations regarding Delta’s steps towards preparing for the winter season. In a presentation to Council, Hugh Fraser, Deputy Director of Engineering, outlined the First, Second, and Third Priorities with regard to Delta’s Snow and Ice Control Policy. Delta’s annual snow and ice control budget for 2015 is $326,500. View the Staff Report.

2016 Equipment Program

Council approved the purchasing of equipment included in the 2016 Equipment Program. The program will be granted $4,362,000 from the Equipment Replacement Reserve Fund to allow purchasing of equipment for Municipal Departments. View the Staff Report.

116 Street at 86 Avenue Pedestrian Crosswalk

Council approved the upgrades to the existing overhead illuminated pedestrian crosswalk on 116 Street on the north side of 86 Avenue. These upgrades will include overhead and side mounted pedestrian actuated flashing amber beacons to enhance the visibility of pedestrians waiting to cross at this location. Upgrades will cost approximately $35,000 and will be designed in 2016 following Council approval of the 2016 Capital Plan. View the Staff Report.

 


 

View the Council report and complete agenda from the November 23, 2015 Regular Meeting.

For more information on this news release, contact the Mayor’s Office at 604-946-3210 or email mayor@delta.ca.