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Minutes of the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Strathcona Regional District held on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at the Strathcona Regional District offices located at 990 Cedar Street, Campbell River, B.C.

A quorum having been confirmed, the Chair called the meeting to order at 12:30 p.m. with the following members physically in attendance or participating electronically:
     
Chair:B. UngerVillage of Gold River
Directors:J. AbramDiscovery Islands-Mainland Inlets (Electoral Area C)
 N. AndersonCortes Island (Electoral Area B)
 M. BakerVillage of Sayward
 J. ColborneVillage of Zeballos
 C. CornfieldCity of Campbell River
 C. EvansCity of Campbell River
 K. JulesKa:'yu:'k't'h'/Che:k'tles7et'h' First Nations
 R. KerrCity of Campbell River
 B. LeighOyster Bay-Buttle Lake (Electoral Area D)
 C. MogloveCity of Campbell River
 G. WhalleyKyuquot/Nootka-Sayward (Electoral Area A)


          
 
FIRST NATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
The Chair acknowledged that we are located on the traditional territory of the Laichwiltach people.
 
ADOPTION OF PUBLIC AGENDA
Leigh/Baker: SRD 1/22

THAT the agenda for January 12, 2022 regular meeting of the Board be adopted as presented.
 
 
Director Abram requested that two items of New Business entitled "Bylaws No. 94 & 95" and "Bylaws No. 432 & 433" be added to the agenda.
 
Leigh/Cornfield: SRD 2/22

THAT the agenda for January 12, 2022 regular meeting of the Board be adopted as amended.
 CARRIED
 
PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS
Campbell River Community Foundation
 
The Chair welcomed Craig Gillis and Doug Lang from the Campbell River Community Foundation who made a presentation regarding publication of Vital Signs 2022. [Item]
 
Director Adams joined the meeting.
 
Director Davis joined the meeting.
 
Director Moglove declared a conflict of interest stating that she is a member of the Board of the Community Foundation and left the meeting chambers.
 
Evans/Cornfield: SRD 3/22

THAT the SRD contribute $3,000 to the 2022 Vital Signs.
 CARRIED
 
Director Moglove returned to the meeting chambers.
 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
Leigh/Cornfield: SRD 4/22

THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of the Regional Board held on December 8, 2021 be adopted. [Item]
 CARRIED
 
 
 
 
CHAIR'S REPORT
Weather Events
 
The Chair acknowledged the recent severe weather that the region had experienced and recognized the hardship experienced by Tahsis and Zeballos as a result. The Chair applauded the work of Director Davis, Director Coborne and the north island communities during this time.
 
The Chair recognized Shaun Koopman, Protective Services Coordinator, for his outstanding work.
 
Strategic Priorities
 
The Chair noted that there are ten months remaining for the term and that he looks forward to meeting strategic priorities goals.
 
Whalley/Baker: SRD 5/22

THAT the verbal report be recevied.
 CARRIED
 
 
COMMITTEE CHAIR REPORTS
Electoral Areas Services Committee
 
Whalley/Leigh: SRD 6/22

THAT the draft minutes of the special budget meeting of the Electoral Areas Services Committee held on November 10, 2021 be received [Item]
 CARRIED
 
Abram/Leigh: SRD 7/22

THAT the draft minutes of the special budget meeting of the Electoral Areas Services Committee held on November 23, 2021 be received [Item]
 CARRIED
 
Abram/Leigh: SRD 8/22

THAT the draft minutes of the special meeting of the Electoral Areas Services Committee held on December 7, 2021 be received [Item]
 CARRIED
 
Strathcona Gardens Commission
 
Adams/Leigh: SRD 9/22

THAT the draft minutes of the regular meeting of the Strathcona Gardens Commission held on November 3, 2021 be received. [Item]
 CARRIED
 
Adams/Leigh: SRD 10/22

THAT the draft minutes of the special budget meeting of the Strathcona Gardens Commission held on December 10, 2021 be received [Item]
 CARRIED
 
Director Colborne left the meeting.
 
Committee of the Whole
 
Adams/Leigh: SRD 11/22

THAT the draft minutes of the special meeting of the Committee of the Whole meeting held on January 28, 2021 be received. [Item]
 CARRIED
 
EXTRATERRITORIAL REPORTS
Management of Garbage - Highway Rest Stops
 
Leigh/Davis: SRD 12/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
 CARRIED
 
Adams/Cornfield: SRD 13/22

THAT the matter be referred to staff for revision to include director feedback and bring back to the next meeting for consideration.
 
 
Discussion ensued.
 
Director Adams requested that the motion be amended to state that the Regional District will submit directly to the Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities with a copy to Comox Strathcona Waste Management.
 
With consent from the seconder the Chair permitted the pending motion to be amended.
 
A vote was held on the pending motion as amended and it was…
 CARRIED
 
Leigh/Adams: SRD 14/22

WHEREAS MOTI own a number of public beachfront properties along Highway 19A and,

WHEREAS MOTI is responsible for these properties regardless of whether they are officially identified as Highway Rest Areas or not,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT AVICC supports that MOTI be requested to initiate garbage collection on all major beach destination along Highway 19A.
 
 
Director Cornfield requested that SRD 14/22 be referred to staff for inclusion with SRD 13/22.
 
With permission from the mover of SRD 13/22, the Chair accepted Director Cornfield's amendment.
 
CSWM Bylaw Adjudication Proposal
 
Abram/Davis: SRD 15/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
 CARRIED
 
Moglove/Adams: SRD 16/22

THAT the Board advise the CVRD that it supports Bylaw No. 687 as presented.
 CARRIED Director Abram opposed
 
STAFF REPORTS
Cultural Awareness Training Workshops
 
Leigh/Cornfield: SRD 17/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
 CARRIED
 
Davis/Cornfield: SRD 18/22

THAT the cultural awareness training workshops scheduled for early in 2022 be held independently of Committee of the Whole meetings, and

THAT directors be compensated in the amount of $160 for each day’s attendance at the workshops.
 CARRIED
 
Cornfield/Evans: SRD 19/22

THAT appropriate amendments to the director compensation bylaw be investigated for attendance at workshops and a further report be prepared for the Board’s consideration.
 CARRIED
 
Annual Report - 2021 Freedom of Information Record Requests
 
Adams/Whalley: SRD 20/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
 CARRIED
 
Development Permit Application - DP 1C 21 (Doo Yun Park)
 
Abram/Leigh: SRD 21/22

THAT the matter be referred back to the Electoral Areas Services Committee. [Item]
 CARRIED
 
BYLAWS
Bylaw No. 449 - Royal Canadian Legion (Sayward) Funding
 
Whalley/Leigh: SRD 22/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
 CARRIED
 
Whalley/Leigh: SRD 23/22

THAT Bylaw No. 449, being a bylaw to authorize entering into an agreement respecting the use of community works funds, be now introduced and read a first time.
 CARRIED
 
Leigh/Whalley: SRD 24/22

THAT the rules be suspended and Bylaw No. 449 be given second and third readings.
 CARRIED
 
Whalley/Leigh: SRD 25/22

THAT Bylaw No. 449 be returned for further consideration following written consent being received by the director for Electoral Area A.
 CARRIED
 
Bylaw No. 450 - Revenue Anticipation Borrowing
 
Whalley/Evans: SRD 26/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
 CARRIED
 
Leigh/Whalley: SRD 27/22

THAT Bylaw No. 450, being a bylaw to authorize the borrowing of funds in anticipation of receiving revenue, be now introduced and read a first time.
 CARRIED
 
Leigh/Evans: SRD 28/22

THAT the rules be suspended and Bylaw No. 450 be given second and third readings.
 CARRIED
 
Leigh/Evans: SRD 29/22

THAT Bylaw No. 450, being Revenue Anticipation Borrowing Authorization Bylaw 2022, be reconsidered, finally passed and adopted.
 CARRIED
 
CORRESPONDENCE
Abram/Whalley: SRD 30/22

THAT the following items of correspondence be received:
 
 
Dam Inundation Grant
 
- December 14, 2021 correspondence from the Union of BC Municipalities regarding funding for the Dam Inundation Capacity Enhancement Exercise. [Item]
 
Media Statements by Director
 
- December 28, 2021 correspondence from K. Horton and B. Girdlestone regarding comments by the Electoral Area C director in the Discovery Islander. [Item]
 CARRIED
 
Accessibility Requirements for Local Government
 
Anderson/Leigh: SRD 31/22

THAT the January 5, 2022 news release from the Union of BC Municipalities regarding accessibility requirements for local government be received. [Item]
 CARRIED
 
 
 
NEW BUSINESS
Bylaws No. 94 & 95
 
Abram/Whalley: SRD 32/22

Due to the most resent Omicron variant outbreak of Covid 19, that the public hearing for the Schellinck development scheduled for January 18, 2022 be rescheduled to an available date in late April 2022, at 7pm at the Quadra Island Community Centre. All COVID protocols will apply.
 CARRIED
 
Bylaws No. 432 & 433
 
Abram/Anderson: SRD 33/22

Due to the most resent Omicron variant outbreak of Covid 19, that the public hearing for the Quadra Links development scheduled for January 19, 2022 be rescheduled to an available date in late April 2022, at 7pm at the Quadra Island Community Centre. All COVID protocols will apply.
 CARRIED
 
 
 
TERMINATION
Abram/Whalley: SRD 34/22

THAT the January 12, 2022 regular meeting of the Regional Board be terminated.
 CARRIED
 
Time: 1:52 p.m.

Certified Correct:



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Chair


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Corporate Officer