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Minutes of the meeting of the First Nations Relations Committee held on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at the Strathcona Regional District offices located at #301-990 Cedar Street, Campbell River, B.C.

A quorum having been confirmed the Chair called the meeting to order at 9:08 a.m. with the following members in attendance:
     
Chair:C. CornfieldCity of Campbell River
Director:N. AndersonElectoral Area B (Cortes Island)
 J. ColborneVillage of Zeballos


          
 
 
ADOPTION OF PUBLIC AGENDA
 
Colborne/Anderson: FNRC 65/18

THAT the agenda for the November 22, 2018 regular meeting of the First Nations Relations Committee be adopted as presented.
   CARRIED
 
 
ADOPTION OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES
 
Anderson/Colborne: FNRC 66/18

THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of the First Nations Relations Committee held on October 25, 2018 be adopted. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
 
Maa-Nulth First Nations
 
The Chair gave a verbal update on attendance at a future meeting with the Maa-Nulth First Nations.
 
First Nation Relationship Building
 
The Chair gave a verbal update on the CRD and First Nations Taskforce.
 
CHAIRS' REPORTS
 
Komox First Nations
 
The Chair gave a verbal update regarding his contact with the Komox First Nations and Minister.
 
STAFF REPORTS
 
Proposed C2C Forum with Ka:yu:kth/Che:ktles7eth First Nation
 
Anderson/Colborne: FNRC 67/18

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
Colborne/Anderson: FNRC 68/18

THAT the FNRC recommend to the Regional Board that a letter be written to the Province and UBCM inquiring about the future of C2C funding and advocating for the importance of C2C funding.
   CARRIED
 
Anderson/Colborne: FNRC 69/18

THAT the Committee recommend that the Regional District proceed with hosting a Community to Community forum with the Ka:yu:kth/Che:ktles7eth First Nation to be funded through the existing allocation in the 2018 financial plan.
   CARRIED
 
First Nations Relations Activities and Future Directions
 
Colborne/Anderson: FNRC 70/18

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
Colborne/Anderson: FNRC 71/18

THAT the scope of the engagement with Alderhill Planning be amended as outlined in the November 16, 2018 report from the Chief Administrative Officer.
   CARRIED Director Anderson opposed
 
Anderson/Colborne: FNRC 72/18

THAT the Committee recommend that a business case be approved by the Board as part of the 2019 financial plan for a staff member dedicated to advancing the SRD's strategic priority for improving First Nations Relations.
   CARRIED
 
Colborne/Anderson: FNRC 73/18

THAT the Board review the terms of reference and mandate for the Committee.
   
 
With consent from the seconder, the Chair permitted the mover to withdraw the motion.
 
Anderson/Colborne: FNRC 74/18

THAT the FNRC review its terms of reference at the February Committee meeting.
   CARRIED
 
Anderson/Colborne: FNRC 75/18

THAT the Committee recommend that the Board maintain First Nations Relations as a strategic priority of the Regional District Board in its upcoming strategic planning sessions.
   CARRIED
 
 
 
 
 
 
TERMINATION
 
Colborne/Anderson: FNRC 76/18

THAT the November 22, 2018 regular meeting of the First Nations Relations Committee be terminated.
   CARRIED
 
Time: 10:23 a.m.

Certified Correct:



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Chair




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Corporate Officer