COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Minutes of the meeting of the Committee of the Whole held on October-03-17 in the boardroom of the Comox Valley Regional District offices located at 550B Comox Road, Courtenay, BC commencing at 4:00 pm.
 
 
MINUTES
     
 
Present:
Chair:B. JolliffeBaynes Sound-Denman/Hornby Islands (Area 'A')
Vice-Chair:B. WellsCity of Courtenay
Directors:K. GrantTown of Comox
 E. GrievePuntledge/Black Creek (Area 'C')
 L. JangulaCity of Courtenay
 R. NicholLazo North (Area 'B')
 B. PriceTown of Comox
 G. SprouleVillage of Cumberland
Staff:B. DunlopCorporate Financial Officer
 R. DysonChief Administrative Officer
 A. MacDonaldGeneral Manager of Planning and Development Services
 I. SmithGeneral Manager of Community Services
 J. WarrenGeneral Manager of Corporate Services
 J. MartensManager of Legislative Services
 
Absent:
Directors:E. ErikssonCity of Courtenay
 M. TheosCity of Courtenay
 
   
PARTICIPANTS:
In addition to the Comox Valley Regional District directors, the following elected officials participated in the meeting:
City of Courtenay: Doug Hillian
K’ómoks First Nation: Nicole Rempel, Sharlene Frank
Town of Comox: Maureen Swift, Marg Grant
Strathcona Regional District: Brenda Leigh
 
 
REPORTS:
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ELECTED OFFICIALS' FORUM
 
 
E. Grieve/B. Wells: THAT the presentations and information from emergency management stakeholders be received.
208Carried
 
• Ralph Mohrmann and Ian Foss, Emergency Management BC, gave a presentation regarding provincial services and initiatives. [Item
 
 
• Howie Siemens, Emergency Program Coordinator for the Comox Valley Regional District, gave presentations regarding:
 
 
- Elected officials' preparedness and roles in emergency management; [Item
 
 
- 2017 wildfire functional exercise; and
[Item
 
 
- 2017 BC fire season deployment by Comox Valley emergency services.
[Item
 
 
• Deputy Fire Chief Kurt MacDonald, Courtenay Fire Department, gave a presentation regarding support provided during the 2017 BC fire season deployment. [Item
 
 
• Paul Berry, Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue, gave a presentation regarding support provided during the 2017 BC fire season deployment. [Item
 
 
• Fire Chief Bruce Green, Oyster River Fire Department, gave a presentation regarding support provided during the 2017 BC fire season deployment. [Item
 
 
• Brent Hobden, Community Ministries Director, Salvation Army, gave a presentation regarding support provided during the 2017 BC fire season deployment. [Item
 
 
• Fire Chief Gord Schreiner, Comox Fire Rescue, gave a presentation regarding support provided during the 2017 BC fire season deployment. [Item
 
 
E. Grieve/K. Grant: THAT the meeting terminate.
208Carried
 
Time: 8:35 pm
 
 
 Confirmed by:


____________________________________
Bruce Jolliffe
Chair
 
Certified Correct and Recorded By:


____________________________________
Jake Martens
Manager of Legislative Services
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