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Minutes of the regular meeting of the Electoral Areas Services Committee held on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at the Strathcona Regional District office located at 990 Cedar Street, Campbell River, B.C.

A quorum having been confirmed, the Chair called the meeting to order at 9:30 a.m. with the following directors physically in attendance or participating electronically:
     
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
 
Whalley/Anderson: EASC 189/21

THAT the agenda for the September 8, 2021 regular meeting of the Electoral Areas Services Committee be adopted as presented.
   CARRIED
 
 
ADOPTION OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES
 
Leigh/Anderson: EASC 190/21

THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of the Electoral Areas Services Committee held on August 11, 2021 be adopted. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
 
Long Range Land Use Planning Overview
 
Director Anderson requested an update on the matter of long range land use planning.
 
The Chief Administrative Officer advised that long range planning would be addressed during the budget process.
 
 
 
STAFF REPORTS
 
Development Variance Permit Application DV 3D 21 (Watkins)
 
Leigh/Whalley: EASC 191/21

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
Leigh/Whalley: EASC 192/21

THAT the matter be referred to the October 3, 2021 Area D APC meeting.
   CARRIED
 
Cortes Island Superior Tanker Shuttle Service Study
 
Anderson/Whalley: EASC 193/21

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
Anderson/Leigh: EASC 194/21

That this report be referred to the Cortes Island Fire Fighting Association Board for a joint discussion between them, SRD staff and the Director for the area.
   CARRIED
 
Fire Services Review - Electoral Area D
 
Leigh/Whalley: EASC 195/21

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
Community Resiliency Investment - Grant Opportunity
 
Whalley/Leigh: EASC 196/21

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
Whalley/Anderson: EASC 197/21

THAT the Committee recommend that an application to the 2022 Community Resiliency Investment grant program be submitted for FireSmart activities in the electoral areas as outlined in the September 3, 2021 report from the Chief Administrative Officer, and

THAT the Regional District commit to overall grant management if the application is successful.
   CARRIED
 
BYLAWS
 
Bylaw No. 431 - Black Creek/Oyster Bay Water Meter Replacement
 
Leigh/Whalley: EASC 198/21

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
Leigh/Whalley: EASC 199/21

THAT the Committee recommend that Bylaw No. 431 be given first 3 readings by the Regional Board and submitted for written consent by the Director for Electoral Area D.
   CARRIED
 
Bylaws No. 432 and 433 - OCP Amendment and Zoning Bylaw Amendment Application to Facilitate the Establishment of a Recreational Vehicle Park at 950 Heriot Bay Road (CP 1C 21 and RZ 1C 21 - Quadra Links)
 
Whalley/Leigh: EASC 200/21

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
Whalley/Anderson: EASC 201/21

THAT the Committee recommend to the Board that a public hearing to consider Bylaws No. 432 and 433 be scheduled at a date and time to be determined.
   CARRIED
 
Whalley/Leigh: EASC 202/21

THAT any date for a public hearing be set for a date after the mandatory vaccination passport program is successfully implemented.
   CARRIED Director Anderson opposed
 
Bylaws No. 434 & 435 - OCP Amendment and Rezoning Application to Facilitate Additional Housing Density at 1062 Seascape Road (CP 1B 21/RZ 1B 21 - Treedom)
 
Anderson/Leigh: EASC 203/21

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
Anderson/Leigh: EASC 204/21

THAT the Committee recommend that Bylaws Nos. 434 and 435 be forwarded to the Board for first and second readings.
   CARRIED
 
Anderson/Whalley: EASC 205/21

THAT the Committee recommend the Board authorize a public hearing to consider Bylaws Nos. 434 and 435, and

THAT the public hearing be held at a date and time to be determined.
   CARRIED
 
 
 
 
 
 
TERMINATION
 
Leigh/Whalley: EASC 206/21

THAT the September 8, 2021 regular meeting of the Electoral Areas Services Committee be terminated.
   CARRIED
 
Time: 10:30 a.m.

Certified Correct:



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Chair


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Corporate Officer