NOTICE OF MEETING
BLACK CREEK - OYSTER BAY SERVICES COMMITTEE


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Monday, October 18, 2021
Civic Room of the Comox Valley Regional District offices located at 770 Harmston Avenue, Courtenay, BC commencing at 9:00 am.

The chair of the committee will preside over the meeting according to the CVRD procedure bylaw. This meeting may include participation by members of the committee via electronic communication.

This meeting is not meant for general public input. If members of the public wish to speak at a meeting, they should contact the CVRD Legislative Services Department to request to appear as a delegation. Live webcasts and recordings are available at www.comoxvalleyrd.ca/minutes-agendas

In the event of an emergency the public gathering place is the parking lot outside the Civic Room.
 
 
AGENDA
 
    Section Who Votes How Vote Counted
   
A. RECOGNITION OF TRADITIONAL TERRITORIES:
B. DELEGATIONS:
C. MANAGEMENT REPORT:
Black Creek Oyster Bay Services Committee management report dated October 2021 for receipt. [Item
208All1 person/1 vote
 
D. REPORTS:
1) MINUTES OF THE BLACK CREEK - OYSTER BAY SERVICES COMMITTEE MEETING FOR SEPTEMBER 20, 2021
 
THAT the minutes of the Black Creek - Oyster Bay Services Committee minutes dated September 20, 2021 be received. [Item
208All1 person/1 vote
 
NOTE: These minutes were referred from the October 5, 2021 Board meeting for review.
 
2) BLACK CREEK-OYSTER BAY WATER LOCAL SERVICE AREA – CONNECTION SUSPENSION
 
Report dated October 15, 2021 regarding suspending new or upsized connections in the Black Creek-Oyster Bay Water Local Service Area and further exploratory work to develop additional water supply sources to address water capacity constraints for the system for receipt. [Item
209C, DWeighted
 
Recommendation #1:
 
THAT no new or upsized connections be approved for any non-in-stream and non-entitled properties within the Comox Valley Regional District’s Puntledge – Black Creek (Electoral Area C) portion of the Black Creek-Oyster Bay Water Local Service Area, as defined in the October 15, 2021 staff report;

AND FURTHER THAT Bylaw No. 5 being “Black Creek/Oyster Bay Water Service Regulation, Fees and Charges Bylaw, 2008” be amended to include additional language to provide additional authority and flexibility to not approve new water connections as per the redline sections highlighted in blue and attached as Appendix A to the staff report dated October 15, 2021;

AND FINALLY THAT staff work with Strathcona Regional District staff to ensure that the connection suspension and bylaw conditions are implemented in a similar manner for all properties located within the Strathcona Regional District Electoral Area D portion of the Black Creek-Oyster Bay Water Local Service Area.
209C, DWeighted
 
Recommendation #2:
 
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.
209C, DWeighted
 
Recommendation #3:
 
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 October 15, 2021.
209C, DWeighted
 
E. NEW BUSINESS:
F. ADDENDUM - UPON APPROVAL OF THE COMMITTEE:
G. MEDIA QUESTIONS:
H. IN-CAMERA:
I. TERMINATION:
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