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Minutes of the regular meeting of the Electoral Areas Services Committee held on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the Strathcona Regional District office located at #301 - 990 Cedar Street, Campbell River, B.C.

A quorum having been confirmed, the Chair called the meeting to order at 9:34 a.m. with the following directors in attendance:
     
Chair:J. AbramElectoral Area C (Discovery Islands-Mainland Inlets)
Directors:N. AndersonElectoral Area B (Cortes Island)
 B. LeighElectoral Area D (Oyster Bay-Buttle Lake)
 G. WhalleyElectoral Area A (Kyuquot/Nootka-Sayward)


          
 
 
ADOPTION OF PUBLIC AGENDA
 
Director Leigh requested that an item of New Business entitled "Vancouver Island Regional Library" be added to the agenda.
 
Leigh/Whalley: EASC 72/19

THAT the agenda for the April 10, 2019 regular meeting of the Electoral Areas Services Committee be adopted as amended.
   CARRIED
 
 
ADOPTION OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES
 
Whalley/Leigh: EASC 73/19

THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of the Electoral Areas Services Committee held on March 13, 2019 be adopted. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
 
 
 
STAFF REPORTS
 
ESA Development Permit (DP 2D 19/DP 3D 19 - MacVeigh)
 
Leigh/Whalley: EASC 73/19

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
Leigh/Whalley: EASC 74/19

THAT the Committee recommend that the environmentally sensitive area development permits DP 2D 19 and DP 3D 19 (MacVeigh), as attached in staff report dated April 2, 2019 be approved, and

THAT the Corporate Officer be authorized to execute the permits.
   CARRIED
 
Brown's Bay Resort Service Area - Operation of Utilities Request
 
Whalley/Leigh: EASC 75/19

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
Whalley/Leigh: EASC 76/19

THAT the Committee recommend that a full analysis of costs and cost recovery be prepared for the proposed Brown's Bay water and sewer services.
   CARRIED
 
Request for Financial Assistance - Klahoose First Nation
 
Anderson/Whalley: EASC 77/19

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
Whalley/Leigh: EASC 78/19

THAT the matter be deferred to the May 8, 2019 meeting.
   
 
With consent from the seconder the Chair permitted the mover to withdraw the motion.
 
Whalley/Anderson: EASC 79/19

THAT the matter be referred to the Board without recommendation.
   CARRIED
 
Request for Financial Assistance - Surge Narrows Community Association
 
Whalley/Leigh: EASC 80/19

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
Whalley/Leigh: EASC 81/19

THAT the Committee recommend that the Board approve a grant in aid for the Surge Narrows Community Association in the amount of $3,000 to assist with operating expenses to be paid from the Electoral Area C grant in aid budget.
   CARRIED
 
Request for Financial Assistance - Sayward Community Health Society
 
Whalley/Anderson: EASC 82/19

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
Whalley/Anderson: EASC 83/19

THAT the Committee recommend that a grant in aid for the Sayward Community Health Society in the amount of $500 to assist with grounds maintenance wages be paid from the Electoral Area A grant in aid budget.
   CARRIED
 
 
 
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
Vancouver Island Regional Library
 
Director Leigh gave a verbal report regarding contract issuance for new libraries in Sayward and Woss.
 
Whalley/Anderson: EASC 84/19

THAT the verbal report be received.
   CARRIED
 
 
 
TERMINATION
 
Anderson/Whalley: EASC 85/19

THAT the April 10, 2019 regular meeting of the Electoral Areas Services Committee be terminated.
   CARRIED
 
Time: 10:02 a.m.

Certified Correct:



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Chair


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Corporate Officer