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Minutes of the meeting of the Municipal Services Committee held on Thursday, October 25, 2018 in the Strathcona Regiona District office located at #301 - 990 Cedar Street, Campbell River, B.C.

A quorum having been confirmed, the Chair called the meeting to order at 10:30 am with the following directors in attendance:
     
Chair:B. UngerVillage of Gold River
Directors:M. BabchukCity of Campbell River
 J. ColborneVillage of Zeballos
 J. MacDonaldVillage of Sayward
Alt. Director:C. EvansCity of Campbell River
 for C. Cornfield


          
 
 
ADOPTION OF PUBLIC AGENDA
 
MacDonald/Colborne: MSC 31/18

THAT the agenda for the October 25, 2018 regular meeting of the Municipal Services Committee be adopted as presented.
   CARRIED
 
 
ADOPTION OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES
 
Colborne/Babchuk: MSC 32/18

THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of the Municipal Services Committee held on June 20, 2018 be adopted. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
 
AVICC Membership
 
Director MacDonald requested an update regarding the issue of whether or not to maintain membership in the Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities (AVICC).
 
Disscusion ensued.
 
DIRECTOR REPORTS
 
Community Initiatives
 
- Director Colborne gave a verbal report regarding the aftermath of the wildfires and slope instability.
 
Director Kerr arrived at the meeting.
 
- Director MacDonald gave a verbal report regarding newly elected officials and advised that the Inaugural meeting date for the Village of Sayward is November 6, 2018.
 
- Director Babchuk gave a verbal report regarding newly elected officials for the City of Campbell River council and advised that the City was awarded the International Finance Officer Award for the 3rd year.
 
- Alternate Director Evans gave a verbal report regarding the upcoming Financial Planning process for the City of Campbell River.
 
- Director Kerr gave a verbal report to express his congratulations to those directors who have been re-elected.
 
- Director Unger gave a verbal report regarding Economic Development, Tourism, Financial Sustainability, Asset Management Planning, community redevelopment initiatives and the Chief Administrative Officer for the Village of Gold River retirement.
 
Colborne/Evans: MSC 33/18

THAT the verbal reports be received.
   CARRIED
 
 
 
STAFF REPORTS
 
Budget Process for 2019
 
Colborne/Evans: MSC 34/18

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
 
CORRESPONDENCE
 
Tourism Initiative
 
Colborne/MacDonald: MSC 35/18

THAT the October 11, 2018 correspondence from Destination Campbell River regarding tourism initiatives for municipalities in the region be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
MacDonald/Babchuk: MSC 36/18

THAT Destination Campbell River be invited to the November 22, 2018 MSC meeting for a presentation.
   CARRIED
 
 
 
 
 
TERMINATION
 
Babchuk/Colborne: MSC 37/18

THAT the October 25, 2018 regular meeting of the Municipal Services Committee be terminated.
   CARRIED
 
Time: 10:53 a.m.

Certified Correct:



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Chair


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Corporate Officer