Langley City Solutions Tracker 2.0

During the fall 2018 election, I promised to work on solutions to increase safety, improve health, and create prosperity for people and businesses in our community.

Over the course of my second term on council, I will track the progress towards, and in some cases, what is blocking progress towards implementing these solutions. I have categorized these solutions into seven broad categories.

Partnering to Tackle Homelessness and Affordable Housing

Solution: Lobby the provincial government to increase funding for the ICM Team who connects people who are homeless with stable housing, and health & social services
Status: In Progress

Solution: Investigate rental-only zoning along the Fraser Highway corridor to support affordable housing near high-quality transit
Status: Not Started

Solution: Building a supportive housing facility in Langley City to get people off the street.
Status: Not Started

Solution: Create an affordable housing policy, and update zoning to support increasing the number of affordable housing units in our community
Status: Not Started

Solution: Support increasing the number of independent living units for low-income seniors in the area around the Langley Mall
Status: Not Started

Working Towards a Safer Langley City

Solution: Continue to improve lighting in our parks, streets, and walkways
Status: In Progress

Solution: Investigate gradually moving the Bylaw Enforcement department to a 24/7, 365 model
Status: Not Started

Solution: Support projects that bring more eyes and ears onto the street
Status: Not Started

Solution: Increase bike patrols with the RCMP and Bylaw Department
Status: In Progress

Solution: Increase the number of positive activities in our parks
Status: Not Started

Solution: Work towards increasing fire prevention and suppression services in our community
Status: Not Started

Building a Walkable Langley City

Solution: Continue to implement safer crosswalks including across 208 Street to provide safe school access, and across 200 Street near Penzer Park
Status: Not Started

Solution: Work towards implementing a Grade Crescent Greenway
Status: Not Started

Solution: Work towards implementing a Michaud Crescent Greenway
Status: In Progress

Solution: Support an Old Yale Road Walking Corridor
Status: Not Started

Solution: Increase the amount of sidewalks in our community
Status: In Progress

Solution: Implement traffic calming where requested
Status: In Progress

Solution: Implement a trail bridge in the Brydon Crescent area
Status: In Progress

Creating a Vibrant Downtown Langley

Solution: Implement Fraser Highway One-Way project to enhance the public realm and walkability
Status: In Progress

Solution: Invest in more evening and winter programming
Status: In Progress

Solution: Support the construction of a performing arts centre
Status: In Progress

Solution: Support the construction of a shared parking facility
Status: Not Started

Solution: Create safe and inviting laneways in Downtown
Status: In Progress

Solution: Complete the protected cycling network in Downtown
Status: In Progress

Improving Parks and Increasing Green Space

Solution: Increase and enhance our urban tree canopy
Status: In Progress

Solution: Support funding to enhance our parks and park programming
Status: In Progress

Solution: Improve lighting and dog off-leash area, including more benches, in Linwood Park
Status: Not Started

Solution: Improve washroom facilities in parks
Status: Not Started

Solution: Implement recommendations of the Brydon Lagoon task force
Status: In Progress

Solution: Partner with Fraser Health to reduce the number of needles in our parks
Status: In Progress

Investing in Basic Infrastructure and Upkeep

Solution: Expand asset management program
Status: In Progress

Solution: Increase funding into the Infrastructure Levy to ensure that basic infrastructure is renewed in a timely fashion
Status: In Progress

Maintaining Langley City’s Sense of Community and Character

Solution: Work toward increasing community engagement and meaningful public consultation
Status: In Progress

Solution: Support programs that encourage neighbours to get to know one another
Status: In Progress

Solution: Update Official Community Plan and Zoning Bylaw
Status: In Progress

You can still read the original solutions tracker from my first term on council.

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