INTEGRATED REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION SELECT COMMITTEE

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Minutes of the meeting of the Integrated Regional Transportation Select Committee held on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 in the boardroom of the Comox Valley Regional District offices located at 550B Comox Road, Courtenay, BC commencing at 10:09 am.
 
 
MINUTES
     
 
Present:
Chair:D. FrischCity of Courtenay
Vice-Chair:A. HolmesMember of the Public
Member:S. McGowanTown of Comox
 E. GrievePuntledge/Black Creek (Area C)
 J. HigginbothamMember of the Public
 S. McDonnellSchool District No. 71
 V. BrownVillage of Cumberland
 G. PriceMember of the Public
Staff:J. WarrenGeneral Manager of Corporate Services
 A. BaldwinLegislative Services Assistant
 
Absent:
Member:C. DavidsonMember of the Public
 
   
RECOGNITION OF TRADITIONAL TERRITORIES
The Chair acknowledged that the meeting was being held on the unceded traditional territory of the K’ómoks First Nation.
 
 
REPORTS:
REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION SERVICE DELIVERY AND GOVERNANCE MODELS – COMMITTEE FEEDBACK
 
 
E. Grieve/A. Holmes: THAT the report dated July 10, 2019 regarding the recent feedback provided by the committee regarding the exploration of the concept of a single point of contact for transportation related initiatives in the Comox Valley be received. [Item
208Carried
 
James Warren, General Manager of Corporate Services, presented information regarding Regional Transportation Service Delivery and Governance Models. [Item
 
 
E. Grieve/S. McGowan: WHEREAS transportation is a growing issue within the Comox Valley;

AND WHEREAS the establishment of unified regional policies and strategic transportation plans which incorporate all modes of transportation is aligned with the goals and objectives of the Comox Valley Regional Growth Strategy;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Board direct staff to engage the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI), School District No. 71 and member municipalities regarding the development of a Regional Transportation Implementation Agreement and provide a summary report of the feedback and other considerations respecting this proposed initiative, with a focus on the multi-modal transportation, planning and advocacy tasks described in appendix B of the staff report dated July 10, 2019 (service activities option #2) with a specific focus on:

- Greenhouse gas emissions reduction
- Public education
- Links between communities and destinations
- Active and healthy communities
208Carried
 
NEW BUSINESS:
BC ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION SUMMIT
 
 
E. Grieve/S. McGowan: THAT the information presented by Angela Holmes regarding her recent attendance at the BC Active Transportation Summit held June 17-18, 2019 in New Westminster be received. [Item
208Carried
 
TERMINATION:
A. Holmes/S. McGowan: THAT the meeting terminate.
208Carried
 
Time: 12:05 pm.
 
 
 Confirmed by:


____________________________________
David Frisch
Chair
 
Certified Correct:


____________________________________
James Warren
General Manager of Corporate Services
 
Recorded by:


____________________________________
Antoinette Baldwin
Recording Secretary

These minutes were received by the Comox Valley Regional District Board on ____ July 2019.
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