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April 6, 2020 Council Meeting Highlights

Date

For City of Langley Regular Council meeting of April 6, 2020.
Please note these are not the official minutes. Council Meeting Highlights are an informal summary. Council Meeting agenda is available here:  www.langleycity.ca/council-admin/city-council/council-meetings. For more information, please contact kkenney@langleycity.ca or pkusack@langleycity.ca 

Stability for the Strata Insurance Market in BC

In consideration of the recent and sudden spike in insurance rates for strata buildings, Council passed a resolution urging the Premier and Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister to take immediate action to consider the two reform proposals put forward by the Insurance Brokers Association of BC (IBABC) to provide stability for the strata insurance market in BC and protect millions of strata owners by mitigating insurance market cycles.

Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce - Request for Council to reconsider 2020 increase to the Industrial/Commercial Property Tax 

Canadian Federation of Independent Business - Request for Tax / Utility Payment Relief for Small Businesses and Non-Profits

In response to correspondence from the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Federation of Independent Business requesting financial relief for industries, small business and non-profits, Council referred the requests to staff for review and consideration.