Wednesday, April 25, 2018

CC Joint Committee Highlights - Apr 25th mtg

Present from CRD  - Directors S. Forseth, A. Delainey and J. Sorley

Present from City of WL - Mayor W. Cobb; Councillors I. Bonnell, S. Nelson, C. Smith, L. Walters and S. Zacharias

Meeting called to order at 5:30pm by CRD Co-Chair J. Sorley

Meeting Agenda adopted

Minutes of the March 28th CC Joint Committee meeting were received/adopted


1) Jay Morrison, Senior Public Affairs Advisor, and Emma Shea, Community and Indigenous Engagement Consultant, from Enbridge Inc., appeared before the Committee to provide an update on proposed projects in the Central Cariboo

A Question/Answer period ensued

The Chair, on behalf of the Committee, thanked Mr. Morrison/Ms. Shea for their time/information

Resolved - That a letter of support be provided in respect of Enbridge's 150 Mile House Compressor Station Upgrade Project

2) Micheal Kidston from the Mt Timothy Ski Society appeared before the Committee to discuss their request for taxation funding ($300,000) for the Society's activities at Mount Timothy

A Question/Answer period ensued following the presentation

Councillor S. Zacharias left the meeting at 6:42pm

The Chair thanked Mr. Kidston for his presentation


The Committee discussed the following two items:

a) Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society Grants

The Committee held a general discussion on this item

Resolved - That the item be received

b) Bull Mountain Cross Country Ski Trails

Director S. Forseth reported on this item
Discussion ensued thereon

Resolved - That a letter be forwarded to the Province asking for permission to submit a Rural Dividend/Special Circumstance application on behalf of the WL Cross Country Ski Club for Bull Mountain

Resolved - That representatives of the WL Minor Hockey Association be invited to the next Joint Committee meeting to discuss their concerns around the City of Williams Lake managing the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex

c) Action Page

General discussion ensued thereon

Resolved - That the item be received and Action Items #2 and #5 be removed

The Committee adjourned at 7:22pm

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