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Printer VersionSTRATHCONA GARDENS COMMISSION - NOTICE OF INAUGURAL MEETING

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Strathcona Regional District offices located at 990 Cedar Street, Campbell River, BC, commencing at 3:00 p.m.

The purpose of this meeting is to permit consideration of matters listed on the agenda below and, where appropriate, provide recommendation 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 Commission members in attendance vote and each member receives one vote.

      
 
A. CONFIRMATION OF QUORUM

 
B. CALL TO ORDER

 
C. ELECTION OF CHAIR

 The Corporate Officer called for nominations for the position of Strathcona Gardens Commission Chair. [Item]
 
 Commissioner Leigh nominated Commissioner Adams. Commissioner Adams accepted the nomination with thanks.
 
 The Corporate Officer called a second and third time for nominations and there were none.
 
 The Corporate Officer declared Commissioner Adams elected by acclamation to the position of Commission Chair.
 
 
D. ELECTION OF VICE CHAIR

 The Corporate Officer called for nominations for the position of Strathcona Gardens Commission Vice Chair. [Item]
 
 Commissioner Grunerud nominated Commissioner Leigh. Commissioner Leigh accepted the nomination with thanks.
 
 The Corporate Officer called a second and third time for nominations and there were none.
 
 The Corporate Officer declared Commissioner Leigh elected by acclamation to the position of Commission Vice Chair.
 
 Commissioner Adams in the Chair.
 
1) CHAIR'S REPORT
 
 ReCreate
 
 The Chair advised that he is committed to working on moving forward with the ReCreate project and informed the Commission that over the holidays, he was in contact with a number of provincial stakeholders regarding the ReCreate funding application.

The Chair advised that he spoke to Hon. Josie Osborne, Minister of Municipal Affairs, and Michele Babchuk, MLA for North Island, to advise them that the ReCreate proposal has matching funds in place and is able to meet provincial timeframes.

The Chair also confirmed that he has been in contact with the staff liaison handling the ReCreate file at the Ministry of Municipal Affairs office and it remains unchanged after restructuring.
 
    a) SGC 1/21

THAT the verbal report be received.
 
 
E. ADOPTION OF PUBLIC AGENDA

 Commissioner Grunerud requested that an item entitled "Prince George Aquatic Centre" be added to the agenda.
 
    a) SGC 2/21

THAT the agenda for the January 13, 2021 inaugural meeting of the Strathcona Gardens Commission be adopted as amended.
 
 
F. PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS

 
G. ADOPTION OF MINUTES

    a) SGC 3/21

THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of the Strathcona Gardens Commission held on November 4, 2020 be adopted. [Item]
 
 
H. BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES

 
I. CHAIR REPORTS

 
J. STAFF REPORTS

 Energy Efficiency Project Update
 
    a) SGC 4/21

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
 
 Strathcona Gardens Arena Camera System (Spiideo) Request
 
    b) SGC 5/21

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
 
 License Agreement - Campbell River Storm
 
    c) SGC 6/21

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
 
    d) SGC 7/21

That the Commission recommend that Regional District approve entering a one-year license renewal with the Campbell River Storm Hockey Club subject to:

i) the licensee's account being paid in full,
ii) the inclusion of a 3% inflation rate for 2021, and
iii) the licensee's financial statements for the period May 1, 2019 to April 30, 2020 be received.
 
 2021 Schedule of Meetings
 
    e) SGC 8/21

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
 
    f) SGC 9/21

THAT the proposed 2021 meeting calendar for the Strathcona Gardens Commission be approved.
 
 
K. BYLAWS

 
L. CORRESPONDENCE

 Campbell River Storm - Request for Extension of Ice Availability
 
    a) SGC 10/21

THAT the January 8, 2021 correspondence from the Campbell River Storm regarding a request to extend the schedule for ice removal be received. [Item]
 
    b) SGC 11/21

THAT the matter be referred to staff to confirm details regarding the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) season.
 
 
M. COMMISSIONER REPORTS

 Prince George Aquatic Centre
 
 Commissioner Grunerud provided a verbal report regading the funding for the proposed new Prince George Aquatic Centre.
 
    a) SGC 12/21

THAT the verbal report regarding the Prince George Aquatic Centre be received.
 
 
N. NEW BUSINESS

 
O. ADDENDUM ITEMS

 
P. CLOSED SESSION

    a) SGC 13/21

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
 
    b) SGC 14/21

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)(c), (n) and (o) of the Community Charter.
 
 
Q. TERMINATION

 The January 13, 2021 inaugural meeting of the Strathcona Gardens Commission was terminated.
 
 Time: 3:54 p.m.

Certified Correct:




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Chair



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Corporate Officer