BLACK CREEK - OYSTER BAY SERVICES COMMITTEE

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Monday, January 27, 2020
Minutes of the meeting of the Black Creek - Oyster Bay Services Committee held on January 27, 2020 in the Civic Room of the Comox Valley Regional District offices located at 770 Harmston Avenue, Courtenay, BC commencing at 9:08 am.
 
 
MINUTES
     
 
Present:
Chair:B. LeighOyster Bay – Buttle Lake (Area D)
Vice-Chair:E. GrievePuntledge/Black Creek (Area C)
Staff:R. DysonChief Administrative Officer
 M. RuttenGeneral Manager of Engineering Services
 D. DeMarzoGeneral Manager of Community Services
 J. WarrenGeneral Manager of Corporate Services
 J. MartensManager of Legislative Services
 L. DennisLegislative Services Assistant
 
   
ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE-CHAIR:
James Warren, Corporate Legislative Officer, called the meeting to order and opened the floor to nominations for the position of chair of the committee. At the close of nominations, Director Leigh was the only nomination and as such, was declared chair by acclamation.
 
 
James Warren called for nominations for the position of vice-chair of the committee. At the close of nominations, Director Grieve was the only nomination and as such, was declared vice-chair by acclamation.
 
 
Chair Leigh assumed the role of presiding member at 9:09 am.
 
 
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:
E. Grieve/B. Leigh: THAT the Black Creek-Oyster Bay Services Committee management report dated January 2020 be received. [Item
208Carried
 
REPORTS:
2020-2024 PROPOSED FINANCIAL PLAN - BUDGET PRESENTATIONS
 
 
E. Grieve/B. Leigh: THAT the introduction from K. Douville, Manager of Financial Planning, regarding the 2020-2024 financial plan and consolidated budget be received.
208Carried
 
2020-2024 FINANCIAL PLAN – BLACK CREEK-OYSTER BAY FIRE PROTECTION – FUNCTION 230
 
 
E. Grieve/B. Leigh: THAT the report dated January 21, 2020 regarding the proposed 2020-2024 financial plan and work plan highlights for the Black Creek-Oyster Bay Fire Protection Service, function 230 be received. [Item
209Carried
 
J. Bast, Manager of Fire Services, and Bruce Green, Fire Chief, Oyster River Fire Rescue, presented an overview of the staff report regarding the proposed 2020-2024 financial plan and work plan highlights for the Black Creek-Oyster Bay Fire Protection Service, function 230. [Item
 
 
E. Grieve/B. Leigh: THAT the proposed 2020-2024 Financial Plan for Black Creek-Oyster Bay Fire Protection Service, function 230 be approved.
209Carried
 
2020-2024 FINANCIAL PLAN – BLACK CREEK-OYSTER BAY WATER LOCAL SERVICE AREA - FUNCTION 313
 
 
E. Grieve/B. Leigh: THAT the report dated January 24, 2020 regarding the proposed 2020-2024 financial plan and work plan highlights for the BCOB Water Local Service Area, function 313 be received. [Item
209Carried
 
K. La Rose, Senior Manager of Water/Wastewater Services, presented an overview of the staff report regarding the proposed 2020-2024 financial plan and work plan highlights for the BCOB Water Local Service Area, function 313. [Item
 
 
E. Grieve/B. Leigh: THAT the proposed 2020-2024 financial plan for the Black Creek-Oyster Bay Water Local Service Area, function 313 be approved.
209Carried
 
E. Grieve/B. Leigh: THAT the application based annual rebate program for properties with farm status be continued for the service and that the program be re-evaluated in three years to ensure that the decrease in revenue resultant from the farm status rebate program remains below three per cent of the total annual revenue for the service.
209Carried
 
PUBLIC QUESTIONS:
Members of the public were provided an opportunity to give input on the 2020-2024 proposed financial plan and process.
 
 
TERMINATION:
E. Grieve/B. Leigh: THAT the meeting terminate.
208Carried
 
Time: 9:51 am.
 
 
 Confirmed by:



____________________________________
Brenda Leigh
Chair
 
Certified Correct:




____________________________________
Jake Martens
Manager of Legislative Services
 
Recorded By:




____________________________________
Lisa Dennis
Legislative Services Assistant

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