Council Chambers, Langley City Hall
20399 Douglas Crescent

The land on which we gather is on the traditional unceded territory of the Katzie, Kwantlen, Matsqui and Semiahmoo First Nations.


THAT the March 18, 2024 regular agenda be adopted as circulated.

Before the motion is made to approve the Consent Agenda, a Council member may request that an item be removed from the Consent Agenda and dealt with separately; additionally, a Council member may request that one or more items on the Regular Council Agenda be included on the Consent Agenda, and if no one objects, it will be so listed and considered.

Where no recommendation is noted, the agenda item is deemed to be received for information.


THAT the following item(s) be approved:


THAT the minutes of the regular meeting held on March 4, 2024 be adopted as circulated.


THAT the minutes of the special (pre-closed) meeting held on March 4, 2024 be adopted as circulated.



Final reading of a bylaw to establish procedures to amend the Official Community Plan, Zoning Bylaw or a Land Use Contract and to issue a permit under Part 14 of the Local Government Act.


THAT the bylaw cited as "Development Application Procedures Bylaw, 2024, No. 3270" be read a final time.

See Consent Agenda

Kim Hilton, Director of Recreation, Culture & Community Services
Sichen Grace Chen, Artist



see Consent Agenda also

First, second and third reading of a bylaw to provide for alternative means of providing notice to the public as permitted under Section 94.2 of the Community Charter.


THAT the bylaw cited as "Public Notice Bylaw, 2024, No. 3267" be read a first, second and third time.

First, second and third reading of a bylaw to align with the new Public Notice Bylaw and to reflect current best practices for meeting procedures


THAT the bylaw cited as "Council Procedure Bylaw, 2024, No. 3268" be read a first, second and third time.

- Councillor Wallace


WHEREAS as of March 7th, 2024, 1139 Israelis have been killed and 8730 injured and 30,800 Palestinians have been killed (70% of whom are women and children) and 72,298 injured in the ongoing genocide in Gaza;

AND WHEREAS the Canadian government exports tens of millions of dollars of arms to Israel annually ($26 million worth from Oct-Dec 2023 alone) which have contributed to the killing and injuring of countless innocent Palestinian lives and destruction of basic infrastructure in both Gaza and the West Bank both before and during this genocide;

AND WHEREAS Canada has been hesitant to accept in full the International Court of Justice’s ruling that Israel is plausibly committing genocide thereby giving protection to Israel at the international level;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the City of Langley write a letter to the Prime Minister urging the Canadian government to:

  • Call for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza;
  • Stop all trade in military goods and technology with Israel;
  • Support South Africa’s case against Israel at the International Court of Justice regarding Israel’s violations of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide;
  • Ensure Canadians trapped in Gaza can reach safety in Canada and lift the arbitrary cap of 1,000 temporary resident visa applications;
  • Provide humanitarian and financial aid to Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank;
  • Support the prosecution of all crime and violations of international law committed in the region;
  • Advocate for an end to the decades-long occupation of Palestinian territories;
  • Officially recognize the State of Palestine;
  • Acknowledge that multiple human rights organizations have determined that Israel is practicing apartheid. These organizations include Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and B'Tselem;
  • End Canada’s support for US/UK bombings of Yemen for their support of Palestine.


THAT the meeting adjourn.