Strathcona
Regional District
ELECTORAL AREAS SERVICES COMMITTEE - NOTICE OF MEETING


Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Strathcona Regional District office located at #301-990 Cedar Street, Campbell River, BC commencing at 1:30 p.m.

The purpose of the meeting is to permit consideration of matters listed on the agenda below and, where appropriate, to provide recommendations to the Regional Board. Unless otherwise noted, all resolutions will be decided pursuant to section 208(1) of the Local Government Act, which requires that all Committee members who are present vote and each member receives one vote.
 
AGENDA


      
 
A. CONFIRMATION OF QUORUM

 
B. CALL TO ORDER

 
C. ADOPTION OF PUBLIC AGENDA

    a) EASC 152/19

THAT the agenda for the September 11, 2019 regular meeting of the Electoral Areas Services Committee be adopted as presented.
 
 
D. PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS

 
E. ADOPTION OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES

    a) EASC 153/19

THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of the Electoral Areas Services Committee held on July 24, 2019 be adopted.
 
 
F. BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES

 
G. PUBLIC CONSIDERATIONS

 
H. CHAIRS' REPORTS

 
I. STAFF REPORTS

 Second Quarter 2019 Financial Report
 
    a) EASC 154/19

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
 The Chief Financial Officer made a presentation regarding the Electoral Areas 2019 Second Quarter Financial Report.
 
 A vote was held on the pending motion and it was .
 
1) PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS
 
 Oyster River Dike Upgrade Project
 
 The Chair welcomed Mark DeGagne, McElhanney Engineering who made a presentation regarding the Oyster River Dike upgrade project.
 
 The Chair thanked the presenter for his presentation.
 
    a) EASC 155/19

THAT the presentation be received.
 
 Bylaw Enforcement Policy Review
 
    b) EASC 156/19

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
 The Chair welcomed Lisa Guidi, Lawyer, Dominion GovLaw LLP who made a verbal presentation regarding the proposed Bylaw Enforcement Policy.
 
 The Chair thanked the presenter for her presentation.
 
 A vote was held on the pending motion and it was .
 
    c) EASC 157/19

THAT the presentation be received.
 
    d) EASC 158/19

THAT the matter be referred to the next meeting of the Committee.
 
 Development Variance Permit Application (DV 2D 19 - Berry)
 
    e) EASC 159/19

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
 John Neill, Planner distributed a handout with comments from neighbouring property owners.
 
    f) EASC 160/19

THAT the handouts be received.
 
    g) EASC 161/19

THAT the Committee recommend development variance permit DV 2D 19 (Berry), as attached in staff report dated August 27, 2019 be approved, and

THAT the Corporate Officer be authorized to issue the permit.
 
 Campbell River Sewer System- Electoral Area D Connection Requests
 
    h) EASC 162/19

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
    i) EASC 163/19

THAT the Committee recommend that the owners of 3804 South Island Highway and 51 Colorado Drive be advised that the Regional District first requires written approval from the City of Campbell River that they will connect the properties to the City's sanitary sewer system prior to the Strathcona Regional District considering the request.
 
 With consent from the seconder the Chair permitted the mover to withdraw the motion.
 
    j) EASC 164/19

THAT the Committee recommend that the owners of 3804 South Island Highway and 51 Colorado Drive be advised that the Regional District will not consider their request.
 
 Cortes Island Unsightly Premises Bylaw
 
    k) EASC 165/19

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
    l) EASC 166/19

THAT the matter be referred to the Area B APC, and

THAT an amended unsightly premises regulatory bylaw reflecting the direction of the Area B APC on how to improve the draft be prepared for consideration.
 
 Community Resiliency Investment Grant Opportunity
 
    m) EASC 167/19

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
    n) EASC 168/19

THAT the Electoral Area Services Committee endorse an application to the Community Resiliency Investment Grant funding stream to be prepared for Board in support of funding for Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPPs) and Fuel Management Prescriptions.
 
 Northern Electoral Area D - 2018 Water Conservation Education Report
 
    o) EASC 169/19

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
    p) EASC 170/19

THAT the 2018 Water Conservation report attached to staff report dated August 8 be received.
 
 Grant in Aid Policy Review
 
 The Chair advised that the matter of a Grant in Aid policy review would be deferred to the next meeting.
 
 Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program Grant Application Update
 
    q) EASC 171/19

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
 Requests for Financial Assistance - Electoral Area D
 
    r) EASC 172/19

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
    s) EASC 173/19

THAT the Committee recommend that the Board approve grants in aid to be paid from the Electoral Area D grant in aid budget as follows:

i) $2,500 to the Museum at Campbell River to assist with operations;

ii) $1,500 to the Campbell River Volunteer Society to assist with operations;

iii) $2,500 to the Campbell River Search & Rescue Society to assist with operations;

iv) $2,100 to the Mental Health Recovery Partners - North Island to assist with operations;

v) $4,500 to the Oyster River Volunteer Fire Rescue Society to assist with the purchase of hardware for the Mobile Emergency Dispatch System;

vi) $5,000 to the Greenways Land Trust to assist with streamkeeping in Area D;

vii) $10,000 to the Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society to assist with operations;

viii) $2,000 to the Campbell River Alano Club to assist with operations;

ix) $1,500 to the Campbell River Art Gallery to assist with programs;

x) $10,000 to the Oyster River Enhancement Society to assist with operations;

xi) $3,000 to the Strathcona Wilderness Institute to assist with operations;

xii) $1,500 to the Beacon Club to assist with programs;

xiii) $1,500 to the Second Chance Recovery House to assist with programs;

xiv) $5,000 to the Campbell River Killer Whales to assist with programs;

xv) $1,000 to the Ocean Grove Parent Advisory Council to assist with programs; and

xvi) $5,000 to the Timberline Wolves Football Club to assist with team equipment.
 
 
J. BYLAWS

 Bylaws No. 364 and 365 - OCP Amendment and Rezoning (CP 1D 19/RZ 1D 19 -Miller)
 
    a) EASC 174/19
THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received with required amendments noted.
 
    b) EASC 175/19

THAT the Committee recommend that Bylaws No. 364 and 365 be forwarded to the Board for first and second reading.
 
    c) EASC 176/19

THAT the Committee recommend the Board authorize a public hearing to consider Bylaws No. 364 and 365;

AND THAT the public hearing be held at a future time and date to be determined.
 
 
K. CORRESPONDENCE

 
L. DIRECTORS' REPORTS

 
M. NEW BUSINESS

 
N. ADDENDUM ITEMS

 
O. CLOSED SESSION

 
P. TERMINATION

    a) EASC 177/19

THAT the September 11, 2019 regular meeting of the Electoral Areas Services Committee be terminated.
 
 Time: 2:55 p.m.

Certified Correct:



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Chair


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Corporate Officer