THAT Council will go into meetings later this week which are closed to the public, pursuant to Section 165.2(1) of the Vancouver Charter, to discuss matters related to paragraphs:

(i) the receipt of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose; and

(k) negotiations and related discussions respecting the proposed provision of an activity, work or facility that are at their preliminary stages and that, in the view of the Council, could reasonably be expected to harm the interests of the city if they were held in public.

Rationales 165.2 (1) (a) and (e) added below – October 26, 2023

(a) personal information about an identifiable individual who holds or is being considered for a position as an officer, employee or agent of the city or another position appointed by the city;

(e) the acquisition, disposition or expropriation of land or improvements, if the Council considers that disclosure could reasonably be expected to harm the interests of the city.


1. Council – October 17, 2023

2. Public Hearing – October 17 and 19, 2023

3. Council (City Finance and Services) – October 18, 2023

4. Public Hearing – October 19, 2023




1. 2023 Homeless Count

Bruk Melles, Director, Homelessness Services, Arts, Culture, and Community Services, to provide a presentation on the above-noted matter.



1. Appointments to Council Committees:

• Standing Committee on City Finance and Services, Chair and Vice-Chair;
• Standing Committee on Policy and Strategic Priorities, Chair and Vice-Chair;
• Nomination Sub Committee members; and
• Auditor General Committee members.

2. Appointment of Council Representatives to Boards, Statutory Committees and Non Profit Societies



1. City Council’s Strategic Priorities, 2023 – 2026

2. Vancouver Community Sport Event Grants – Fall 2023 Intake

Recommendation A requires two-thirds affirmative votes of all Council members under section 206(1) of the Vancouver Charter.

3. Closure of a Portion of Road Adjacent to 181 West Georgia Street

4. Report Back – EHT Graduated Tax Rate and an Administrative By-law Change

5. Decision Re: Integrity Commissioner Investigation Report

NOTE: Recommendation A of the above-noted Report recommends that Council resolve by a 2/3 vote not to hear from speakers on the report recommendations.



By-law 1 PDF

By-laws 2 to 10 PDF

1. A By-law to Contract a Debt by the Issue and Sale of 4.90% Sinking Fund Debentures in the Aggregate Principal Amount of $100,000,000 for the Objects Set Out in Schedule “B”

2. A By-law to designate certain real property as protected heritage property (2146 Semlin Drive (Kilpin Residence))

3. A By-law to authorize Council entering into a Heritage Revitalization Agreement with the Owner of Heritage Property (2146 Semlin Drive (Kilpin Residence))

4. A By-law to amend Zoning and Development By-law No. 3575 to facilitate arts and culture events
(Councillors Carr, Fry and Mayor Sim were absent for this item at the Public Hearing and will need to review the proceedings to be eligible to vote)

5. A By-law to amend the License By-law No. 4550 to facilitate arts and culture events

6. A By-law to amend the Building By-law No. 12511 to facilitate arts and culture events

7. A By-law to amend Fire By-law No. 12472 to facilitate arts and culture events

8. A By-law to amend the Procedure By-law No. 12577 regarding public hearing dates

9. A By-law to enact a Housing Agreement for 3279-3297 Vanness Avenue

10. A By-law to enact a Housing Agreement for 1190 Burrard Street



1. Approval of Form of Development – 2086-2098 West 7th Avenue and 2091 West 8th Avenue

2. Resolution - Closure of a Portion of Road Adjacent to 181 West Georgia Street

Subject to the approval of Report 3.




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