NOTICE OF MEETING
COMOX VALLEY REGIONAL DISTRICT BOARD


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Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Civic Room of the regional district offices, 770 Harmston Avenue, Courtenay, BC commencing at 4:00 p.m.

Note: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with Ministerial Order M083, this meeting is closed to the public. If members of the public wish to provide input, they should contact the CVRD Legislative Services Department.

This meeting may include participation by members of the Board via electronic communication. The in-camera session of the board meeting will commence immediately following the open session.

In the event of an emergency the gathering place is the parking lot outside the Civic Room.
 
 
AGENDA
 
    Section Who Votes How Vote Counted
   
A. RECOGNITION OF TRADITIONAL TERRITORIES:
The presiding member will provide the territory acknowledgment and read the following article from the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) available online at www.un.org:

Article 7: Indigenous individuals have the rights to life, physical and mental integrity, liberty and security of person. Indigenous peoples have the collective right to live in freedom, peace and security as distinct peoples and shall not be subjected to any act of genocide or any other act of violence, including forcibly removing children of the group to another group.
 
B. IN-CAMERA MEETING:
Recommendation:
 
THAT the board adjourn to an in-camera session pursuant to the following sub-section(s) of section 90 of the Community Charter:

90(1)(c) labour relations or other employee relations;
90(1)(k) Negotiations and related discussions respecting the proposed provision of a regional district service that are at their preliminary stages and that, in the view of the committee/board, could reasonably be expected to harm the interests of the regional district if they were held in public;

AND FINALLY THAT the in-camera portion convene immediately following the open portion of the meeting.
208All1 person/1 vote
 
C. ADOPTION OF MINUTES:
D. BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES:
E. PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS:
F. REPORTS:
1) ELECTORAL AREAS SERVICES COMMITTEE - MARCH 9, 2020
 
Electoral Areas Services Committee minutes dated March 9, 2020 for receipt. [Item
208All1 person/1 vote
 
Electoral Areas Services Committee Consent Items
 
The board may consider a motion to adopt Recommendations #1 through #5 by general consent.
 
Recommendation #1
 
THAT the board deny Development Variance Permit DV 6B 19 (Graham) to decrease the minimum front yard setback from 7.5 metres to 3.19 metres and the front eaves setback to 2.28 metres, the side yard setback from 1.75 metres to 1.58 metres, and to increase the maximum height for an accessory building from 7.0 metres to 7.62 metres, for the purpose of adding a second storey to an accessory building on a property described as Lot 15, District Lot 216, Comox District, Plan 12215, PID 004-967-321 (1406 Wilkinson Road).
208 and 213A, B, C1 person/1 vote
 
Recommendation #2:
 
THAT the board give first and second reading to Bylaw No. 609, being the “Rural Comox Valley Zoning Bylaw No. 520, 2019, Amendment No. 4” for property known as Lot A, Block 29, Comox District, Plan 9954, Except Parcel A (DD 41465W), PID 005-433-401 (8659 Island Highway), which rezones the entire property from Country Residential One (CR-1) to Industrial Light (IL);

AND FINALLY THAT pursuant to Section 464(1) of the Local Government Act (RSBC, 2015, c.1), the board schedule a public hearing for Bylaw No. 609, being the “Rural Comox Valley Zoning Bylaw No. 520, 2019, Amendment No. 4” (RZ 1C 19, Zimmerman).
208 and 213A, B, C1 person/1 vote
 
Recommendation #3:
 
THAT the board approve the Development Permit DP 13A 19 (Strong Back Holdings Ltd.) on the property described as Lot A, District Lot 138, Comox District, Plan 35114, PID 000-324-451 (2750 Cumberland Road) for two modular buildings as identified on Schedules A and B of DP 13A 19;

FURTHER THAT the board approve Development Variance Permit DV 7A 19 (Strong Back Holdings Ltd.) on the property described as Lot A, District Lot 138, Comox District, Plan 35114, PID 000-324-451 (2750 Cumberland Road) to vary the following for the northern modular building as identified on Schedules A and B of DV 7A 19:

a. To reduce the minimum northwestern lot line (Slade Road) setback from 7.5 metres to 2.9 metres; and
b. To reduce the minimum northeastern lot line setback from 7.5 metres to 3.7 metres;

AND FINALLY THAT the Corporate Legislative Officer be authorized to execute the permits.
208 and 213A, B, C1 person/1 vote
 
Recommendation #4:
 
THAT the board give first and second reading to Bylaw No. 604, being the “Rural Comox Valley Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 337, 2014, Amendment No. 5”, which updates policies relating to cannabis cultivation, processing and sales;

AND FINALLY THAT pursuant to Section 464(1) of the Local Government Act (RSBC, 2015, c.1), the board schedule a public hearing for Bylaw No. 604, being the “Rural Comox Valley Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 337, 2014, Amendment No. 5” (CP 1CV 19).
208 and 213A, B, C1 person/1 vote
 
Recommendation #5:
 
THAT the board repeal Bylaw No. 2782, being “Floodplain Management Bylaw, 2005”;

AND FINALLY THAT the board give first, second and third reading of Bylaw No. 600, being the “Floodplain Management Bylaw No. 600, 2020”.
208 and 213A, B, CWeighted
 
2) GRANT-IN-AID FUNDING
 
Directors report dated April 6, 2020 concerning the distribution of grant-in-aid funding from the electoral areas for receipt. [Item
208All1 person/1 vote
 
Requested action:
 
THAT the grants-in-aid, payable from the respective electoral areas as outlined in the report dated April 6, 2020, be approved and
paid as soon as possible.
208All1 person/1 vote
 
Note: This report was added to the agenda at 2:00 pm on Monday, April 6, 2020.
 
3) CVRD CORPORATE PLAN
 
James Warren, General Manager of Corporate Services to present the 2020 Comox Valley Regional District Corporate Plan. [Item
 
Note: The 2020 Corporate Plan was added to the agenda at 2:00 pm on April 6, 2020.
 
G. BYLAWS AND RESOLUTIONS:
First and second readings
 
1) RECOMMENDATION for Bylaw No. 604 being “Rural Comox Valley Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 337, 2014, Amendment No. 5”
 
THAT Bylaw No. 604, being “Rural Comox Valley Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 337, 2014, Amendment No. 5” be given first and second readings concurrently. [Item
208 and 213A, B, C1 person/1 vote
 
2) RECOMMENDATION for Bylaw No. 609 being “Rural Comox Valley Zoning Bylaw No. 520, 2019, Amendment No. 4”
 
THAT Bylaw No. 609 being “Rural Comox Valley Zoning Bylaw No. 520, 2019, Amendment No. 4” be given first and second readings concurrently. [Item
208 and 213A, B, C1 person/1 vote
 
First, second and third readings
 
3) RECOMMENDATIONS for Bylaw No. 600 being “Floodplain Management Bylaw No. 600, 2020”
 
THAT Bylaw No. 600 being “Floodplain Management Bylaw No. 600, 2020” be given first and second readings concurrently. [Item
208 and 213A, B, C1 person/1 vote
 
THAT Bylaw No. 600 being “Floodplain Management Bylaw No. 600, 2020” be read a third time.
208 and 213A, B, C1 person/1 vote
 
4) RECOMMENDATIONS for Bylaw No. 591 being “Comox Valley Sewerage Service Regulation, Fees and Charges Bylaw No. 71, 2010, Amendment No. 2”
 
THAT Bylaw No. 591 being “Comox Valley Sewerage Service Regulation, Fees and Charges Bylaw No. 71, 2010, Amendment No. 2” be given first and second readings concurrently. [Item
Bylaw 650Cty, Cmx1 person/1 vote
 
THAT Bylaw No. 591 being “Comox Valley Sewerage Service Regulation, Fees and Charges Bylaw No. 71, 2010, Amendment No. 2” be read a third time.
Bylaw 650Cty, Cmx1 person/1 vote
 
Note: The recommended readings of Bylaw No. 591 are subject to consideration by the Sewage Commission at their April 7, 2020 meeting.
 
Final adoption
 
5) RECOMMENDATION for Bylaw No. 568 being "Rural Comox Valley Zoning Bylaw No. 520, 2019, Amendment No. 2.”
 
THAT Bylaw No. 568 being "Rural Comox Valley Zoning Bylaw No. 520, 2019, Amendment No. 2" be finally adopted. [Item
208 and 213A, B, C1 person/1 vote
 
H. NEW BUSINESS:
I. ADDENDUM - UPON APPROVAL OF THE BOARD:
J. MEDIA QUESTIONS:
K. TERMINATION:
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