Council Meeting News: City of Coquitlam (May 15, 2023)

Here is the latest council news from the City of Coquitlam! Below you will find a summary of the residential development projects covered at the May 15, 2023, City of Coquitlam Public Hearing Council Meeting.

City of Coquitlam – MAY 15, 2023 PUBLIC HEARING

589 and 593 Westley Avenue, 648 and 650 Gardena Drive, and 584, 588, 592 and 596 Kemsley Avenue

  • Applicant: Strand Development
  • File: 08-3010-06/21118804 PROJ/1
  • Location/NCP: Oakdale
  • Associated Project Summary: A 35-storey market residential tower with 320 units and a six-storey rental building with 132 units.
  • Application Summary: The applicant is proposing to: Rezone the subject site from RS-l One-Family Residential to CD-40 Comprehensive Development Zone – 40 in order to construct a 35-storey condo tower and a six-storey purpose-built rental building with an overall floor area ratio (FAR) of 5.5; Consolidate eight subject properties (584, 588, 592 and 596 Kemsley Avenue, 589 and 593 Westley Avenue, and 648 and a portion of 650 Gardena Drive), and accommodate dedications totaling an area approximately 0.11 ha in size to partially complete the Gardena Drive Extension, and widening of Kemsley Avenue.
  • Outcome: Third Reading
Name In Favour Opposed No Vote Indicated*
Mayor Richard Stewart X  
Councillor Brent Asmundson X    
Councillor Matt Djonlic X    
Councillor Craig Hodge   Absent
Councillor Steve Kim X  
Councillor Trish Mandewo X    
Councillor Dennis Marsden X
Councillor Robert Mazzarolo   X
Councillor Terri Towner X    

*Column includes votes of those who did not actively participate when the vote was called. Learn more at the bottom of this post.

Would you like to learn more about the items covered at this Coquitlam Public Hearing? Agendas, meeting minutes, and videos can be found on the City’s website HERE, or give us a shout to discuss.

Note: Each member present at a meeting must vote on the matter being decided. If a council or board member does not indicate how they vote, they are deemed to have voted in the affirmative. In other words, they cannot abstain from voting, unless they may not participate because of a conflict of interest and have followed the procedure for dealing with various types of prohibited conflicts of interest under the Community Charter. Source: Government of BC’s local government council and board procedures.

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