COMOX VALLEY WATER COMMITTEE

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Minutes of the meeting of the Comox Valley Water Committee held on September 12, 2017 in the boardroom of the Comox Valley Regional District offices located at 550B Comox Road, Courtenay, BC commencing at 2:30 pm.
 
 
MINUTES
     
 
Present:
Chair:B. WellsCity of Courtenay
Vice-Chair:B. PriceTown of Comox
Voting Members:E. ErikssonCity of Courtenay
 K. GrantTown of Comox
 E. GrievePuntledge/Black Creek (Area 'C')
 L. JangulaCity of Courtenay
 B. JolliffeBaynes Sound-Denman/Hornby Islands (Area 'A')
 R. NicholLazo North (Area 'B')
 M. TheosCity of Courtenay
Non-voting Members:D. AllenCity of Courtenay Administrator
 R. O'GradyCity of Courtenay Director of Engineering Services
 S. AshfieldTown of Comox Engineer
 R. KaniganTown of Comox Administrator
 R. DysonChief Administrative Officer
 M. RuttenCVRD General Manager of Engineering Services
Staff:B. DunlopCorporate Financial Officer
 J. WarrenCorporate Legislative Officer
 A. BaldwinLegislative Services Assistant
 
   
MANAGEMENT REPORT:
K. Grant/E. Grieve: THAT the Comox Valley Water Committee management report dated September 2017 be received. [Item
 Carried
 
REPORTS:
COMOX VALLEY WATER MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES
 
 
K. Grant/E. Grieve: THAT the minutes of the Comox Valley Water Management Advisory Committee meeting held August 31, 2017 be received. [Item
 Carried
 
COMOX VALLEY WATER SYSTEM DCC UPDATE- PUBLIC CONSULTATION SUMMARY
 
 
K. Grant/B. Price: THAT the report dated September 7, 2017 regarding the recommended increase in the Comox Valley Water System development cost charges be received. [Item
 Carried
 
Zoe Berkey, Engineering Analyst, presented information regarding the recommended increase in the Comox Valley Water System development cost charges. [Item
 
 
K. Grant/E. Grieve: THAT the board amend Bylaw No. 2342, being the “Regional District of Comox-Strathcona Water Supply Development Cost Charges Bylaw No. 2342, 2001” to the revised bylaw attached as Appendix C;

AND FURTHER THAT the revised Bylaw No. 2342 be considered for first, second and third readings at the September 19, 2017 board meeting.
 Carried
 
K. Grant/B. Price: THAT the board amend Bylaw No. 2350, being the “Comox Valley Water Supply System Capital Improvement Cost Charge Bylaw No. 2350, 2001” to the revised bylaw attached as Appendix D;

AND FURTHER THAT the revised Bylaw No. 2350 be considered for first, second and third readings at the September 19, 2017 board meeting.
 Carried
 
COMOX VALLEY WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM CONSUMPTION REPORT
 
 
K. Grant/B. Price: THAT the Comox Valley water supply system consumption report to July 31, 2017 be received. [Item
 Carried
 
IN-CAMERA:
E. Grieve/B. Price: THAT the committee adjourn to an in-camera session pursuant to the following sub-section of section 90 of the Community Charter:

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.
 Carried
 
Time: 2:42 pm.
 
 
RISE AND REPORT:
The committee rose from its in-camera session at 3:51 pm and reported on the release of the in-camera staff report dated September 7, 2017 regarding an update on the Comox Valley water treatment project. [Item
 
 
NEW BUSINESS:
VILLAGE OF CUMBERLAND - PERSEVERANCE CREEK
 
 
E. Grieve/K. Grant: THAT the Chair of the Water Committee write a letter to the Village of Cumberland council to request a detailed outline of their plan, including what financial plan they have to put in place, for the remediation of issues associated with Perseverance Creek.
 Carried
 
TERMINATION:
E. Grieve/K. Grant: THAT the meeting terminate.
 Carried
 
Time: 3:55 pm.
 
 
 Confirmed by:


____________________________________
Bob Wells
Chair
 
Certified Correct:


____________________________________
James Warren
Corporate Legislative Officer
 
Recorded By:


____________________________________
Antoinette Baldwin
Recording Secretary

These minutes were received by the Comox Valley Regional District board on the _________ day of September, 2017.
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