Strathcona
Regional District
REGIONAL DISTRICT BOARD - NOTICE OF MEETING


Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Strathcona Regional District offices located at 990 Cedar Street, Campbell River, BC commencing at 12:30 p.m.
 
AGENDA


         Section Who Votes How Vote Counted Voting Threshold
 
A. CONFIRMATION OF QUORUM

 
B. CALL TO ORDER

 
C. ADOPTION OF PUBLIC AGENDA

     ADOPTION OF PUBLIC AGENDA
 
     Director Leigh requested that an item of New Business entitled "Vancouver Island Regional Library" be added to the agenda.
 
     SRD 649/20

THAT the agenda for September 16, 2020 regular meeting of the Board be adopted as amended.
 
 
D. PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS

 
E. ADOPTION OF MINUTES

     ADOPTION OF MINUTES
 
     SRD 650/20

THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of the Regional Board held on August 19, 2020 be presented.
 
 
F. BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES

     BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES
 
1) Public Hearing Delegation
 
     Director Anderson requested formal clarification regarding her attendance at Public Hearings as outlined in resolutions SRD 606/20 and SRD 607/20.
 
     The Chair clarified that the intent of SRD 606/20 and SRD 607/20 was to authorize the electoral area directors that had not been censured to attend the public hearings and suggested that Director Anderson submit a Notice of Motion on the matter for the October 7, 2020 Board agenda, if she believed that further clarity was required.
 
     The Chief Administrative Officer advised that the Regional District has no obligation to appoint Directors to public hearings and confirmed that the censure motion was to be in effect until the end of term in 2022 and excluded the Area B Director from attending all public hearings save for those concerning Area B matters.
 
 
G. PUBLIC CONSIDERATIONS

 
H. NOTICES OF MOTION

 
I. CHAIR'S REPORT

     CHAIR'S REPORT
 
1) Fortis BC
 
     The Chair advised that correspondence from Fortis BC was received, where regrets regarding the inability to meet face to face at UBCM was expressed. Fortis socks were supplied and distributed to Director mailboxes.
 
     Ministry Calls
 
     The Chair advised that she, Vice Chair Unger, Directors Abram and Adams, and the Chief Administrative Officer attended two teleconference Ministry meetings this week.

The first was with Minister Kang with Citizen Services regarding the Connected Coast project and anticipated areas requiring support.

The second was with Minister Robinson regarding Connected Coast, Strathcona Gardens, and Surge Narrows Marine Infrastructure Development Plan.
 
     Director Colborne joined the meeting.
 
     Area D Planning Grant
 
     The Chair advised that a $10,000 planning grant was received for Area D water meters.
 
     North Island 911 Strategic Planning
 
     The Chair advised that the North Island 911 Strategic Planning session is scheduled for October 26, 2020. As both representatives are unable to attend, the Chair confirmed that Director Unger will attend as the Strathcona Regional District representative.
 
     SRD 651/20

THAT Director Unger be appointed as the North Island 911 representative for the October 26, 2020 meeting.
 
     Public Attendance to Meetings
 
     The Chair welcomed the first in-person meeting attendee in the gallery, Marc Kitteringham, reporter from the Campbell River Mirror. The Chair advised that Mr. Kitteringham was wearing a mask and observing all COVID-19 safety protocols.
 
     SRD 652/20

THAT the Chair's Report be received.
 
 
J. CONSENT CALENDAR

 
K. COMMITTEE CHAIR REPORTS

     COMMITTEE CHAIR REPORTS
 
     Committee of the Whole
 
     SRD 653/20

THAT the draft minutes of the inaugural meeting of the Committee of the Whole held on September 9, 2020 be received.
 
 
L. EXTRATERRITORIAL REPORTS

 
M. STAFF REPORTS

     STAFF REPORTS
 
     Review of the Regional District of Mount Waddington Interim Solid Waste Management Plan
 
     SRD 654/20

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
     2021 Proposed Financial Planning Timeline
 
     SRD 655/20

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
     SRD 656/20

THAT the proposed 2021 Financial Planning timeline (Table 1) attached to the September 9, 2020 report from the Chief Administrative Officer be approved.
 
 
N. BYLAWS

     BYLAWS
 
     Bylaw No. 400 - Electoral Area D Cannabis Regulations
 
     SRD 657/20

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
     SRD 658/20

THAT Bylaw No. 400 be given third reading.
 
     SRD 659/20

THAT Bylaw No. 400 being Campbell River Area Zoning Bylaw 1991, Amendment No. 59, be now reconsidered, finally passed and adopted.
 
     Bylaw No. 402 - Quadra Island Legion Permissive Tax Exemption
 
     SRD 660/20

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
     SRD 661/20

THAT Bylaw No. 402, being a bylaw to provide an exemption from taxation for specified real property located on Quadra Island, be now introduced and read a first time.
 
     SRD 662/20

THAT the rules be suspended and Bylaw No. 402 be given second and third readings.
 
     SRD 663/20

THAT Bylaw No. 402, being Royal Canadian Legion Property Tax Exemption Bylaw 2021, be now reconsidered, finally passed and adopted.
 
 
O. CORRESPONDENCE

     CORRESPONDENCE
 
     2019 Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF) Grant Project Completion
 
     SRD 664/20

THAT the August 18, 2020 correspondence from the Union of BC Municipalities regarding the 2019 Emergency Operations Centres & Training grant be received.
 
 
P. MEMBERS' REPORTS

 
Q. MANAGEMENT REPORT

 
R. NEW BUSINESS

     NEW BUSINESS
 
     Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL)
 
     Director Leigh provided an update on the construction of a new Campbell River Library and advised that the VIRL Board will meet on September 19, 2020 to consider financial options for the 2021-2025 budget.
 
     SRD 665/20

THAT the verbal report be received.
 
 
S. ADDENDUM ITEMS

 
T. CLOSED SESSION

     CLOSED SESSION
 
     SRD 666/20

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
     SRD 667/20

THAT a closed meeting be held following termination of the public meeting to consider matters deemed to fall within the parameters of subsections 90(1)(e), (f), (g), (n), (o) and 90(2)(b) of the Community Charter.
 
 
U. TERMINATION

     TERMINATION
 
     The September 16, 2020 regular meeting of the Regional Board was terminated.
 
    
Time: 1:00 p.m.

Certified Correct:




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Chair



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Corporate Officer