News Flash

Posted on: November 23, 2022

Highlights of Council Meeting – November 21, 2022

Council Chamber City Hall - City of White Rock

PRESENTATION

Fire Services awarded six (6) active members and two (2) retired members from White Rock Fire Rescue the Exemplary Service Medal. The Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal recognizes Canadian fire service members who have completed 20 years of...

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Council Meeting Highlights and Summaries
Posted on: October 4, 2022

Council Meeting Summary – October 3, 2022

Council Chamber City Hall - City of White Rock

Delegations

Members from the White Rock Events Society appeared before Council to discuss plans for the 2023 White Rock Sculptures Competition.

Council supported a recommendation to provide $30,000 to assist in preparations for the event for 2023.

Engaged Co...

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Council Meeting Highlights and Summaries
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Council Meeting Summary – September 20, 2022

Council Chamber City Hall - City of White Rock

MOMENT OF SILENCE

Council observed a moment of silence in honour of the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.

DELEGATIONS

Two (2) delegations appeared before Council:

  • To discuss the permit process for a paved driveway at 15510 Columbia Street. ...
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Council Meeting Highlights and Summaries
Posted on: July 26, 2022

Council Meeting Summary - July 25, 2022

Council Chamber City Hall - City of White Rock

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

Council acknowledged the 2022 recipients of the Outstanding Canadians on the Peninsula Legacy Award: Ramona Kaptyn, Marie Sabine and Upkar Singh Tatley. 

The White Rock Outstanding Canadians on the Peninsula represents the high...

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Council Meeting Highlights and Summaries
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Council Meeting Summary – July 11, 2022

Council Chamber City Hall - City of White Rock

Question and Answer Period

There was one (1) question with an answer from staff included in the agenda package about fireworks for Canada Day. While there were no fireworks for Canada Day this year, there will be fireworks on Saturday, July 30 to celebrate...

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Council Meeting Highlights and Summaries
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Council Meeting Summary – June 27, 2022

Council Chamber City Hall - City of White Rock

QUESTION AND ANSWER PERIOD

One (1) submission was received On Table for Question and Answer Period regarding the tax increase for White Rock as well as expenses and surpluses noted in the 2021 year audited financial statements.

Comments and questions were a...

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Council Meeting Highlights and Summaries
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Council Meeting Summary – June 13, 2022

Council Chamber City Hall - City of White Rock

Question and Answer 

The following questions were asked in person regarding:

  • Request to use the remaining pickleball funds to construct a permanent divider net on the northeast pickleball court. Council supported a resolution to allocate funds towa...
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Council Meeting Highlights and Summaries
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Council Meeting Summary – May 30, 2022

Council Chamber City Hall - City of White Rock

Question and Answer Period

One (1) On Table submission was received with questions regarding the delay in applications and processing times for building permits, renovations and business licences. 

The following questions were asked in person regar...

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Council Meeting Highlights and Summaries
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Council Meeting Summary – May 9, 2022

Council Chamber City Hall - City of White Rock

Question and Answer Period

One (1) submission was received for Question and Answer Period regarding the lighting at the Foster Martin Building.

The following questions were asked in person regarding:

  • The 2022-2026 Financial Plan, in particular why funding an...
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Council Meeting Highlights and Summaries
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Council Meeting Summary – April 26, 2022

Special Presentation

Council recognized three (3) community photographers for their promotion of our community through their photographs:

  • Christy Fox;
  • Corry Kriticos; and,
  • Donna Wooldridge.

Question and Answer Period

One (1) submission was received via email re...

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Council Meeting Highlights and Summaries
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Council Meeting Summary - April 11, 2022

Question and Answer 

One (1) submission was received by email:

  • Request for a status update on municipal waste and recycling collection for Strata Buildings in White Rock. 
  • Answer: Staff are reaching out to the approximately 350 commercial a...
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Council Meeting Highlights and Summaries
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Council Meeting Summary - March 28, 2022

Question and Answer

  • Comments expressing concern regarding the proposed $10 application fee for Freedom of Information (FOI) requests and that the FOI files had not been updated on the City website.
  • The recommendation from the Finance and Audit Committee reg...
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Council Meeting Highlights and Summaries
Posted on: March 8, 2022

Council Meeting Summary – March 7, 2022

Question and Answer

  • Citizens questions and comments were presented to Council regarding:
    • Tree cutting in the City and the importance of maintaining and increasing the tree canopy by following the City Tree Protection Bylaw and Policy
    • Concern with a recent de...
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Council Meeting Highlights and Summaries
Posted on: March 1, 2022

Council Meeting Summary – February 28, 2022

Question and Answer

  • Two (2) submissions were received by Council by email:
  • Question regarding neon light strips on new property developments and whether they fall within the City’s allowable parameters for brightness levels.
  • Comments/ feedback rece...
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Council Meeting Highlights and Summaries