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RFD- 3763 Bylaws   Item #   9. b.    
Regular Council Meeting Agenda
Meeting Date: 11/12/2019  
Title:    C-1065-19 - Second Reading - Municipal Development Plan Amendment - Easton - Levasseur
Department: Planning & Infrastructure  
Strategic Vision Element: Where People Choose to Live - A dynamic city with an exceptional quality of life Related Goal: The City maintains a constant inventory of available land, both developed and developable, to ensure businesses can find properties that meet their needs.

Information
Request for Decision Summary
The purpose of this report is to seek Council's support for second reading of Bylaw C-1065-19, an amendment to the Municipal Development Plan (MDP) that proposes to remove the Urban Village land use from both the text of the document and the associated mapping. The proposed Municipal Development Plan amendment supports the proposed amendment to the East Pioneer Area Structure Plan, Bylaw C-1066-19.

The proposed amendment is in general compliance with the policy of the Edmonton Metropolitan Region Growth Plan.  Administration supports this proposed MDP amendment.
Proposed Motion
That second reading be given to bylaw C-1065-19 - Municipal Development Plan Amendment - Easton.
Background/Analysis
This amendment to the Municipal Development Plan is being brought forward in support of Bylaw C-1066-19, an amendment to the East Pioneer Area Structure Plan for the Easton neighbourhood. The primary purpose of this amendment is to remove the identified Urban Village land use from the subject lands (SE 2-53-27-W4).  As the removal of this future Urban Village area eliminates that land use from the Municipal Development Plan maps, the proposed bylaw also deletes all reference to the Urban Village land use from both the text of the bylaw and the associated mapping. 

In addition to removing the identified Urban Village land use, Bylaw C-1065-19 also updates the future land uses in the subject area to reflect those proposed in the associated East Pioneer Area Structure Plan amendment. If both bylaws are approved, the Municipal Development Plan mapping will properly reflect the land uses of the amended East Pioneer Area Structure Plan (including the proposed 11 ha vehicle oriented commercial site and revised open spaces).
Options/Alternatives
N/A
Consultation/Engagement
A public open house was held by the applicant on February 5, 2019 at the Golden Age Club. A more in-depth review of this open house is provided in the report accompanying Bylaw C-1066-19.

A public hearing was held on November 12, 2019. Notification of the amendment was advertised in the local newspaper and direct mailings were sent to property owners within 30m of the amendment area.

The proposed amendment is required to be referred to the Edmonton Metropolitan Regional Board prior to consideration of third reading.
Implementation/Communication
Following second reading, proposed Bylaw C-1066-19 will be referred to the Edmonton Metropolitan Regional Board for their review and consideration prior to Council's consideration of third reading. As this bylaw (C-1065-19) is supportive to Bylaw C-1066-19, third reading should not be considered until both bylaws are ready for consideration of third reading.
Impacts
Approval of this bylaw will remove the Urban Village land use from the Municipal Development Plan - both in policy text and the associated mapping.
Attachments
Bylaw C-1065-19 Second Reading
PowerPoint Presentation

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