COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Minutes of the meeting of the Committee of the Whole held on January 21, 2020 in the Civic Room of the Comox Valley Regional District offices located at 770 Harmston Avenue, Courtenay, BC commencing at 4:00 pm.
 
 
MINUTES
     
 
Present:
Chair:J. KetlerVillage of Cumberland
Vice-Chair:A. HamirLazo North (Area B)
Directors:D. ArbourBaynes Sound-Denman/Hornby Islands (Area A)
 W. Cole-HamiltonCity of Courtenay
 D. HillianCity of Courtenay
 K. GrantTown of Comox
 E. GrievePuntledge/Black Creek (Area C)
 W. MorinCity of Courtenay
 M. SwiftTown of Comox
 D. FrischCity of Courtenay
Staff:R. DysonChief Administrative Officer
 B. DunlopCorporate Financial Officer
 M. RuttenGeneral Manager of Engineering Services
 D. DeMarzoGeneral Manager of Community Services
 J. WarrenGeneral Manager of Corporate Services
 S. SmithGeneral Manager of Planning and Development
 J. MartensManager of Legislative Services
 A. BaldwinLegislative Services Assistant
 
   
RECOGNITION OF TRADITIONAL TERRITORIES
The Chair acknowledged that the meeting was being held on the unceded traditional territory of the K’ómoks First Nation.
 
 
MANAGEMENT REPORT:
D. Frisch/D. Arbour: THAT the Committee of the Whole management report dated January 2020 be received. [Item
208Carried
 
REPORTS:
BC ASSESSMENT - 2020 ASSESSMENT ROLL
 
 
D. Arbour/K. Grant: THAT the presentation from Maurice Primeau, BC Assessment, providing information regarding the 2020 assessment roll, be received. [Item
208Carried
 
2020-2024 PROPOSED FINANCIAL PLAN - BUDGET PRESENTATIONS
 
 
D. Arbour/K. Grant: THAT the information provided by Kevin Douville, Manager of Financial Planning respecting the the 2020-2024 financial planning process, the overall consolidated budget as well as:
[Item
 
 
- Member Municipal Administration - Function 100;
- Administration and General Government - Functions 110 - 119; and
- Electoral Areas Administration - Function 130,

be received. [Item
208Carried
 
CORE SERVICE: FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
 
 
D. Arbour/A. Hamir: THAT the report dated January 17, 2020 regarding key projects related to Finance and Administration, as a core service, and to recommend support for the Indigenous Relations Framework be received. [Item
208Carried
 
D. Hillian/A. Hamir: THAT the Indigenous relations framework, as attached to the staff report dated January 17, 2020 be approved, as a guide to support the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) in considering the needs, interests and concerns of Indigenous peoples and outline how the CVRD can incorporate an Indigenous lens into decision-making and service delivery.
208Carried
 
PUBLIC INPUT - FINANCIAL PLANNING PROCESS:
The public was provided with an opportunity to ask questions and provide input on the 2020-2024 proposed financial plan.
 
 
TERMINATION:
D. Arbour/A. Hamir: THAT the meeting terminate.
208Carried
 
Time: 5:36 pm.
 
 
 Confirmed by:


____________________________________
Jesse Ketler
Chair
 
Certified Correct:


____________________________________
Jake Martens
Manager of Legislative Services
 
Recorded By:



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Antoinette Baldwin
Legislative Services Assistant

These minutes were received by the Comox Valley Regional District board on the _________ day of _______, 20___.
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