COMOX VALLEY WATER COMMITTEE

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Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Minutes of the meeting of the Comox Valley Water Committee held on September 21, 2021 in the Civic Room of the Comox Valley Regional District offices located at 770 Harmston Avenue, Courtenay, BC commencing at 3:15 pm.
 
 
MINUTES
     
 
Present:
Chair:W. MorinCity of Courtenay
Vice-Chair:E. GrievePuntledge/Black Creek (Area C)
Members:D. ArbourBaynes Sound-Denman/Hornby Islands (Area A)
 W. Cole-HamiltonCity of Courtenay
 M. McCollumCity of Courtenay
 K. GrantTown of Comox
 A. HamirLazo North (Area B)
 D. HillianCity of Courtenay
 M. SwiftTown of Comox
Non-voting Members:R. DysonChief Administrative Officer
 M. RuttenGeneral Manager of Engineering Services
Staff:J. WarrenDeputy Chief Administrative Officer
 J. MartensGeneral Manager of Corporate Services
 L. DennisManager of Legislative Services
 A. BaldwinLegislative Services Assistant
 
   
ATTENDANCE:
Directors Grieve attended via electronic means.
 
 
RECOGNITION OF TRADITIONAL TERRITORIES:
The Chair acknowledged that the meeting was being held on the unceded traditional territory of the K’ómoks First Nation
 
 
LATE ITEM TO AGENDA:
 
 
D. Arbour/W. Morin: THAT a late item regarding installing electric vehicle charging stations at the new water treatment plant be added to the agenda under New Business.
 Carried
 
MANAGEMENT REPORT:
A. Hamir/W. Cole-Hamilton: THAT the Comox Valley Water Committee management report dated September 2021 be received. [Item
 Carried
 
REPORTS:
COMOX VALLEY WATER MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
 
 
D. Hillian/K. Grant: THAT the minutes from the September 9, 2021 Water Management Advisory Committee meeting be received. [Item
 Carried
 
COMOX LAKE TURBIDITY MODEL
 
 
K. Grant/M. McCollum: THAT the report dated September 15, 2021 regarding the results of the Comox Lake turbidity modelling conducted by Tetra Tech Canada Inc. be received. [Item
 Carried
 
K. La Rose, Senior Manager of Water/Wastewater Services, provided an overview of the report regarding the results of the Comox Lake turbidity modelling conducted by Tetra Tech Canada Inc.
 
 
D. Arbour/W. Cole-Hamilton: THAT the Comox Valley Regional District continue to work with the Village of Cumberland and other partners to support initiatives that will decrease sedimentation in Perseverance Creek;

AND FURTHER THAT the Comox Valley Regional District continue to monitor turbidity at the former proposed deep water intake location for one year, along with newly established continuous turbidity monitoring at the new lake intake location, to better understand the extent of the difference in turbidity at these two locations.
 Carried
 
ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS - NEW WATER TREATMENT PLANT
 
 
D. Arbour/W. Morin: THAT staff investigate the potential of installing electric vehicle charging stations at the new water treatment plant.
 Carried
 
TERMINATION:
D. Arbour/D. Hillian: THAT the meeting terminate.
 Carried
 
Time: 3:49 pm.
 
 
 Confirmed by:




____________________________________
Wendy Morin
Chair
 
Certified Correct:




____________________________________
Lisa Dennis
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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