Kensington Business Revitalization Zone

 
Mandate:
The purposes for which the BRZ was established are the following:
(a) improving, beautifying and maintaining property in the BRZ;
(b) developing, improving and maintaining public parking within or adjacent to the BRZ; and
(c) promoting the BRZ as a business or shopping area.
 
Composition:
7 to 10 Members

The Board must consist of individuals who have been nominated by one or more taxpayers in the BRZ as defined in s. 1(e) of the Business improvement Area Regulation, Alta. Reg. 93/2016.
Term:
2 year term; appointed by resolution of Council.

Council may appoint a member for a term that is less than 2 years.

When a vacancy occurs on the Board, the Board may appoint an individual to fill that office for the remainder of the former member's term. Such interim appointments shall not require the further approval of Council.
Term Expiry Month:
October
Meetings:
Monthly
Day:  2nd Tuesday
Time:  6:15 p.m.
Location:  To be announced
Quorum:
50% + 1
Resource Staff:
MacInnis, Annie (403-969-3216)
Administrative Contact:
Annie MacInnis (Executive Director)
Kensington Business Revitalization Zone
1118 Kensington Road NW
Calgary AB T2N 3P1
Bus: 403-969-3216
E-mail: kensingtonbrz@shaw.ca
Reports To:
Priorities & Finance Committee (PFC)
Website:
Kensington BRZ


ChairVice ChairMemberRoleCurrent AppointmentExpiry Year
   James DobbinDirector20202021
   Jennifer DobbinDirector20142021
   Jennifer FoordDirector20202021
   Brianna HalletDirector20172020
   Rupinder KhairaDirector20192020
   Nicholas LecceDirector20112021
   Graeme MaitlandDirector20172020
   Jeff MooijDirector20192020
   John NicastroDirector20192020
   Annabel TullyDirector20202021
   Jacqueline WarrellDirector20172020



Authority  Description Decision
1. 1985 September 16, OD85-93 and Bylaw 23M85 To establish The Kensington/Louise Crossing Business Revitalization Zone.
2. 1985 December 16, OD85-119 and Bylaw 43M85 Amends Bylaw 23M85 - To provide for a change of boundaries to the zone.
3. 1994 December 09, Ministerial Order # L:438/94 in the matter of the Municipal Government Act Section 53 and Section 381 revisions to include The Business Revitalization Zone Regulation.
4. 2003 September 08, AGS2003-43 Reduces Council membership from 1 member to 0 member.
5. 2003 October 20, Bylaw 41M2003 To amend various bylaws relating to committees. Housekeeping amendment regarding the number of BRZ's, and also amends the number of Directors on each Board.
6. 2004 June 21, CPS2004-45 Approve the 'Working Relationship Model' between the BRZs and The City of Calgary; and implement the preliminary 'Action Plan'.
7. 2005 January 24, CPS2005-02 Update report on the work and relationships with the Business Revitalization Zones groups; and approval of the 'Action Plan and Implementation Strategy'.
8. 2005 April 11, LPT2005-17 1) Review of the existing Cash In Lieu for Parking Policy; (2) Administration to establish a Review Committee with membership to include BRZ representatives.
9. 2007 May 07, LPT2007-22 (1) Abandon the Cash In Lieu policy for Kensington BRZ; (2) Utilize the remaining funds in the existing Cash In Lieu Kensington BRZ parking district for short term parking improvements.
10. 2008 December 08, LPT2008-65 Adopt Kensington BRZ parking improvements: Improve directional signage to underutilized parking facilities in the area.
11. 2009 December 14, FCS2009-49 and Bylaw 73M2009 Amends Bylaw 23M85 - To change the boundaries of the BRZ.
12. 2012 September 10, NM2012-38 Notice of Motion: Administration to provide an overview of the current state of municipal support for BRZ development in Calgary, research municipal best practices, and recommend options for consideration to better support existing BRZs, encourage innovation, and foster the creation of new BRZs.
13. 2014 January 13, PFC2013-0819 Direct Administration to complete Phase 2 of the BRZ review process and report back to Council through the Priorities and Finance Committee with a 2015-2018 BRZ business plan to support BRZ development.
14. 2014 November 03, PFC2014-0760 Business Revitalization Zones 2015-2018 Business Plan.
15. 2016 November 28, CPS2016-0826 and Bylaw 56M2016 To continue the 'Kensington/Louise Crossing Business Revitalization Zone' as the 'Kensington Business Revitalization Zone'; and to repeal Bylaw 23M85.