BLACK CREEK - OYSTER BAY SERVICES COMMITTEE

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Monday, September 20, 2021
Minutes of the meeting of the Black Creek - Oyster Bay Services Committee held on September 20, 2021 in the Civic Room of the Comox Valley Regional District offices located at 770 Harmston Avenue, Courtenay, BC commencing at 8:36 am.
 
 
MINUTES
     
 
Present:
Chair:E. GrievePuntledge/Black Creek (Area C)
Vice-Chair:B. LeighOyster Bay – Buttle Lake (Area D)
Staff:R. DysonChief Administrative Officer
 J. WarrenDeputy Chief Administrative Officer
 M. RuttenGeneral Manager of Engineering Services
 J. MartensGeneral Manager of Corporate Services
 L. DennisManager of Legislative Services
 A. BaldwinLegislative Services Assistant
 
   
ATTENDANCE:
Director Leigh 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.
 
 
MANAGEMENT REPORT:
B. Leigh/E. Grieve: THAT the Black Creek - Oyster Bay Services Committee management report dated September 2021 be received. [Item
208Carried
 
REPORTS:
BLACK CREEK-OYSTER BAY WATER LOCAL SERVICE AREA – CONNECTION SUSPENSION
 
 
B. Leigh/E. Grieve: THAT the report dated September 17, 2021 regarding suspending new or upsized connections in the Black Creek-Oyster Bay Water Local Service Area and the completion of further exploratory work to develop additional water supply sources to address water capacity constraints for the system be received. [Item
209Carried
 
K. La Rose, Senior Manager of Water/Wastewater Services, provided an overview of the report regarding suspending new or upsized connections in the Black Creek-Oyster Bay Water Local Service Area and the completion of further exploratory work to develop additional water supply sources to address water capacity constraints for the system.
 
 
B. Leigh/E. Grieve: THAT no new or upsized connections be approved for any non-instream and non-entitled properties within the Black Creek-Oyster Bay Water Local Service Area, as defined in the September 17, 2021 staff report.

209DefeatedNAY: E. Grieve
 
E. Grieve/B. Leigh: THAT the matter regarding suspending new or upsized connections in the Black Creek-Oyster Bay Water Local Service Area and the completion of further exploratory work to develop additional water supply sources to address water capacity constraints for the system be referred to the next Black Creek - Oyster Bay Services Committee meeting.
209Carried
 
E. Grieve/B. Leigh: THAT consideration of the following recommendations be deferred to the next Black Creek - Oyster Bay Services Committee meeting:

THAT the 2021-2025 financial plan for the Black Creek-Oyster Bay Water Local Service Area, Function 313, be amended to include an additional $100,000 to be funded from reserves for further groundwater exploratory work, preliminary design, a class c cost estimate and implementation schedule to be brought back to the Black Creek-Oyster Bay Services Committee for review in early 2022; and,

THAT Bylaw No. 5 being “Black Creek/Oyster Bay Water Service Regulation, Fees and Charges Bylaw, 2008” be amended to include additional language surrounding use of wells for non-domestic purposes as per the redline sections highlighted in green and attached as Appendix A to the staff report dated September 17, 2021.
209Carried
 
TERMINATION:
B. Leigh/E. Grieve: THAT the meeting terminate.
208Carried
 
Time: 9:43 am.
 
 
 Confirmed by:


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Edwin Grieve
Chair
 
Certified Correct:


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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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