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April 8, 2019 Council Meeting Highlights

Apr 09, 2019

Council Highlights provide an informal summary of key decisions made by Delta Council at each Regular Meeting. The City Clerk provides the complete, formal documentation of Council meetings referred to as minutes.


Recognition of the Day of Mourning

Mayor Harvie and Delta Council received a presentation from the New Westminster and District Labour Council and observed one minute of silence in remembrance of workers killed and injured on the job. The National Day of Mourning takes place on April 28. View the presentation.


Appointment of Council Members to Delta’s Advisory Committees

Council members were appointed to Delta’s advisory and other committees at the March 4, 2019 Executive Meeting. In addition, a revision was made to these appointments at the April 8, 2019 Executive Meeting of Council. View the appointments.


Southlands Village – Application to Permit Craft Brewery & Other Freestanding Commercial Uses

In follow up to the March 12, 2019 Public Hearing, Council denied the development application for a craft brewery (Four Winds) and other freestanding commercial uses in Southlands Village. View the staff memorandum.


Development Application for 18-Unit Townhouse Project at 4600, 4606, 4614 and 4624 51 Street

Council gave first and second readings on a proposed development application to amend both the Official Community Plan and the Zoning Bylaw to enable consolidation of the properties into one development site and the construction of 18 townhouse units. This proposal has been referred to an upcoming Public Hearing. View the staff report.


Improvements to Intersection at 53A Street & 16 Avenue

Council approved a series of safety upgrades to be implemented at the 53A Street and 16 Avenue intersection. A neighbourhood consultation conducted in January 2019 by the City found that a majority of residents in the area, along with the HUB Cycling Delta Committee, support the proposed safety improvements, which will be constructed as part of this year’s capital plan. View the staff report.

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Public Hearing for Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project

Council endorsed a recommendation that Mayor Harvie attend the upcoming Public Hearing for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project (RBT2), which starts May 14, 2019, and present the City’s submission to the Review Panel. Council also endorsed a recommendation that any approval of RBT2 must be contingent upon the resolution of traffic congestion at the George Massey Tunnel. View the staff report and Delta’s submission.


Youth Admission Pass – Delta Families First

Council approved a major component of the new Delta Families First initiative – an expanded Youth Admission Pass that will take effect on July 1, 2019. The new Youth Admission Pass is for Delta youth between the ages of 10 through to 18, enabling students in grades 5 through 12 to receive free admission at all City of Delta recreation facilities and any drop-in activities at these facilities. View the staff report.


Important Dates & Reminders

  • April 10-11 –  Spring Clean-Up, North Delta 
  • April 19 & 22 – City Hall closed for Good Friday & Easter Monday Public Holidays
  • April 29 –  Regular Meeting of Council at City Hall
  • April 30 – Public Hearing at Delta City Hall

For more information on this news release, contact the Mayor’s Office at 604-946-3210 or e-mail



George V. Harvie, Mayor