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Printer VersionREGIONAL DISTRICT BOARD - NOTICE OF MEETING

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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

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A. CONFIRMATION OF QUORUM

     FIRST NATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
 
     The Chair acknowledged that we are located on the traditional territory of the Laichwiltach people.
 
 
B. CALL TO ORDER

 
C. ADOPTION OF PUBLIC AGENDA

     ADOPTION OF PUBLIC AGENDA
 
     SRD 413/22

THAT the agenda for the May 25, 2022 regular meeting of the Board be adopted as presented.
 
 
D. PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS

     PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS
 
     BC Hydro
 
     The Chair welcomed Stephen Watson, Stakehold Engagement Advisor, BC Hydro, who made a presentation regarding seismic upgrades to the Campbell River dams. [Item]
 
     Directors Jules, Kerr and Adams joined the meeting.
 
     SRD 414/22

THAT the Strathcona Regional District send a letter of support to the BC Utilities Commission for BC Hydro’s Ladore Spillway Seismic Upgrade Project.
 
     Bylaw No. 458 - Quadra Island Rezoning (RZ 3C 21 - Turkstra)
 
     The Chair welcomed Jonathon Turkstra, Quadra Island Rezoning applicant (RZ 3C 21 - Turkstra) who made a presentation regarding Bylaw No. 458. [Item]
 
 
E. ADOPTION OF MINUTES

     ADOPTION OF MINUTES
 
     SRD 415/22

THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of the Regional Board held on May 11, 2022 be adopted.
 
 
F. BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES

     BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES
 
     Bylaw No. 458 - Quadra Island Rezoning (RZ 3C 21 - Turkstra)
 
     SRD 416/22

THAT SRD 402/22 be reconsidered.
 
     SRD 402/22

THAT Bylaw No. 458, being Quadra Island Zoning Bylaw 1990, Amendment No. 138, be now reconsidered, finally passed and adopted.
 
 
G. PUBLIC CONSIDERATIONS

 
H. NOTICES OF MOTION

 
I. CHAIR'S REPORT

 
J. CONSENT CALENDAR

 
K. COMMITTEE CHAIR REPORTS

     COMMITTEE CHAIR REPORTS
 
     Electoral Areas Services Committee
 
     SRD 417/22

THAT the draft minutes of the regular meeting of the Electoral Areas Services Committee held on May 11, 2022 be received.
 
     Strathcona Gardens Commission
 
     SRD 418/22

THAT the draft minutes of the regular meeting of the Strathcona Gardens Commission held on May 11, 2022 be received.
 
 
L. EXTRATERRITORIAL REPORTS

 
M. STAFF REPORTS

     STAFF REPORTS
 
     Tenure Application - Hoskyn Channel Landing Access Road and Parking Lot
 
     SRD 419/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
     SRD 420/22

THAT a legal opinion be obtained on the access roadway and proposed parking lot expansion at Hoskyn Channel.
 
     Director Remuneration Variances
 
     SRD 421/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
     SRD 422/22

THAT an independent audit of director remuneration and expenses be conducted to determine the validity of variances outlined in the report from the CAO.
 
     Strategic Priorities Fund - Infrastructure Building Projects
 
     SRD 423/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
     SRD 424/22

THAT a grant application through the 2022 Strategic Priorities Fund – Infrastructure Building Projects be submitted for the Rec-reate Project at Strathcona Garden/Aquatic Centre.
 
     SRD 425/22

THAT the Regional District commit to overall grant management if the application is successful.
 
     SRD 426/22

THAT staff send letters to respective Ministries from the Strathcona Board regarding options 2 and 3 requesting information on the grant application decisions.
 
     Strathcona Gardens - Adjustment to Schedule of Fees, Charges and Rentals
 
     SRD 427/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
     SRD 428/22

THAT a bylaw be prepared to amend Bylaw No. 295, being Strathcona Gardens Recreation Complex Fees and Charges Bylaw 2018, to include the structured yearly increases as set out in the April 28, 2022 report from the Chief Administrative Officer.
 
     Kw'as Park Bridge Construction - Cortes Island
 
     SRD 429/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
     SRD 430/22

THAT the 2022-2026 Financial Plan and Capital Expenditure Program be amended to allocate $67,136 of gas tax funding for the Kw'as Park Bridge construction project to proceed in 2022.
 
     Financial Plan Amendment - Cortes Island Firefighters Association
 
     SRD 431/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
     SRD 432/22

THAT the 2022-2026 Financial Plan and Capital Expenditure Program be amended to include an additional $15,131 for the Cortes Island Fire Equipment Replacement capital project.
 
     Emergency Support Services - 2022 Grant Award
 
     SRD 433/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
     SRD 434/22

THAT the 2022-2026 Financial Plan be amended to incorporate revenue from the UBCM Community Emergency Preparedness Fund Emergency Support Services for use in 2022.
 
     55+ BC Games
 
     SRD 435/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
     SRD 436/22

THAT the Strathcona Regional District Board provide a letter of support for the jointly prepared application for the 2024, 2025, or 2026 55+ BC Games to be held in the Comox Valley and City of Campbell River, AND

THAT the Strathcona Regional District will commit to providing in-kind support of services and facilities should the bid be successful.
 
     Request for Financial Assistance - Sayward Futures Society
 
     SRD 437/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
     SRD 438/22

THAT the Board approve a grant for the Sayward Futures Society in the amount of $500 to assist with the 2022 bike rodeo to be paid from the Electoral Area A grant in aid budget.
 
     Requests for Economic Development Funding - Electoral Area C
 
     SRD 439/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
     Director Anderson left the meeting.
 
     SRD 440/22

THAT the Board approve economic development grants to be paid from the Electoral Area C economic development service budget as follows:

i) $1,485 to the Quadra Island Conservancy and Stewardship Society to assist with 2022 insurance costs; and

ii) $4,000 to the Quadra Island Old Age Pensioners' Organization Branch 91 to assist with programming costs.
 
     Requests for Financial Assistance - Electoral Area D
 
     SRD 441/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
 
     SRD 442/22

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

i) $1,500 to Campbell River Citizens on Patrol to assist with operational expenses; and

ii) $5,500 to the Oyster River Fire Rescue Society to assist with the purchase of a positive air pressure unit.
 
 
N. BYLAWS

 
O. CORRESPONDENCE

     CORRESPONDENCE
 
     SRD 443/22

THAT the following items be received:
 
     Vancouver Island Regional Library
 
     - May 9, 2022 correspondence regarding the VIRL newsletter "From the Board Table".
 
     Land Contribution Request
 
     - April 14, 2022 correspondence from the Centre for Inspired Living Campbell River regarding the development of a Retreat Education and Demonstration Centre.
 
     Fair Harbour Dock Upgrade
 
     - May 17, 2022 press release from the Island Coastal Economic Trust (ICET) regarding the Fair Harbour dock upgrades.
 
     Clean Coast, Clean Waters Initiative
 
     SRD 444/22

THAT the May 16, 2022 correspondence from Campbell River Association of Tour Operators regarding the Clean Coast, Clean Waters initiative be received.
 
     SRD 445/22

THAT the SRD write a letter of support for the Clean Coast Clean Waters Initiative.
 
     BC Hydro - 2022 UBCM
 
     SRD 446/22

THAT the May 17, 2022 correspondence from BC Hydro regarding an invitation to meet with their senior leadership team during the 2022 UBCM Convention be received.
 
     SRD 447/22

THAT the SRD complete the application to request a meeting with BC Hydro.
 
     With consent from the seconder the Chair permitted the motion to be withdrawn.
 
     SRD 448/22

THAT staff prepare a report with topics for consideration at UBCM including topics for BC Hydro.
 
 
P. MEMBERS' REPORTS

 
Q. MANAGEMENT REPORT

 
R. NEW BUSINESS

 
S. ADDENDUM ITEMS

 
T. CLOSED SESSION

 
U. TERMINATION

     TERMINATION
 
     SRD 449/22

THAT the May 25, 2022 regular meeting of the Regional Board be terminated.
 
     Time: 2:57 p.m.

Certified Correct:




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Chair


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Corporate Officer