Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 Centennial Square
The City of Victoria is located on the homelands of the Songhees and Esquimalt People
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Addendum: Correspondence

Council is considering an application to convert the existing motel to supportive housing for two years.


The standard practice of holding an opportunity for public comment in Council Chambers has been waived by Council for this application as it is not required by legislation.

  • Motion to approve temporary use permit. 

A report providing information to Council regarding the rationale of the site planning of the proposed small lot house at 1023 Tolmie Avenue.

A letter dated March 27, 2020, regarding the Provincial responses to Council's 2019 resolutions. 

Land - 750 and 752 Douglas Street - New Lease 

That Council authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a lease with Max Wright Real Estate (Incorporation No. BC0675428), dba (Sotheby's International Realty Canada) for two (2) adjoining retail units located at 750 and 752 Douglas Street, in a form satisfactory to the City Clerk and the City Solicitor, for a period of five (5) years commencing February 29, 2020 which terms will reflect a combined base rent of $62,018.00 per annum for the first two (2) years rising to $64,802.80 per annum for the remaining three (3) years, subject to the publication of the statutory notices required by the Community Charter.

Appointment – External Grant Review Committee

That Council:
Appoint Chris Tilden to the External Grant Review Committee for a two-year cycle,
Appoint Alan Humphries and Serena Klaver to the External Plan Grant Review Committee for a one-year cycle.


In accordance with the Class Order on COVID-19 from the Office of the Provincial Health Officer, Council has suspended the Question Period section for in person participation until further notice.


That Council convene a closed meeting that excludes the public under Section 90 of the Community Charter for the reason that the following agenda items deal with matters specified in Sections 90(1) and/or (2) of the Community Charter, namely:

Section 90(1) A part of a council meeting may be closed to the public if the subject matter being considered relates to or is one or more of the following:

  • Section 90(1)(c) labour relations or other employee relations; 
  • Section 90(1)(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 municipality

Section 90(2) A part of a council meeting must be closed to the public if the subject matter being considered relates to one or more of the following:

  • Section 90(b) the consideration of information received and held in confidence relating to negotiations between the municipality and a provincial government or the federal government or both, or between a provincial government or the federal government or both and a third party