Friday, October 12, 2018

Cariboo RD Board Highlights - Oct 12th mtg

Present: Chair M. Wagner; Directors Armstrong, Bruce, Massier (Vice-Chair), Forseth, Delainey, Sorley, Richmond, Anderson, Coakley, Kuch, Campsall and Alternate Directors' L. Roodenburg (Quesnel) and I. Bonnell (Williams Lake)

The Chair acknowledged the meeting was taking place on traditional Shuswap territory and welcomed Alternate Directors' Roodenburg (Quesnel) and Bonnell (Williams Lake) to the meeting today

Meeting Agenda Adopted & Minutes of the Cariboo RD Board Meeting held September 21st, 2018 were received/adopted

Delegations MOB was received

Director Bruce recused himself on the next item due to being friends with the applicant and left the Boardroom at 9:50am


Development Services:

1) The Board dealt with the following Planning Bylaws, as follows:

a) North Cariboo Area Rural Land Use Amendment Bylaw No. 5178, 2018 (Area B/Dillabough) - 1st/2nd Readings

Director Bruce returned to the meeting at 9:51am

b) North Cariboo Area Rural Land Use Amendment Bylaw No. 5150, 2018 (Area I/Parkins) - 3rd Reading
c) Lac La Hache Official Community Plan, Bylaw No. 5170, 2018 (Area G/Cariboo Regional District) - 3rd Reading/Adoption
d) South Cariboo Area Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 5140, 2018 (Area G/Goldschmidt)

2) The Board approved DVP #48/2018 (Area G/Springmann)
3) The Board received Cariboo Regional District Statistics Report, Municipalities Building Inspection Statistics Report, and the Inspection Activity Report for August 2018

Community Services:

1) The Board agreed to support an grant application from the Forest Grove & District Recreation Society (Area H) to the Northern Development Initiative Trust, for $30,000 in funding from the Community Halls and Recreation Facilities Program to perform improvements at the Forest Grove Community Hall


1) The Board received a report from the Manager of Communications pertaining to the evaluation of the Interlakes Fire Truck Referendum communications plan


1) The Board received/ratified the Monthly Expenditures Board Summary Report and Mastercard Summary Report for the month of September 2018, in the amount of $2,810,110.05


1) The Board received a report from the CAO concerning a request from the City of Quesnel for permission to supply water outside of City limit and agreed to consent to the City of Quesnel to provide municipal water to the proposed Quesnel Junior School located on Maple Drive in Electoral Area A, as per Section 13(1b) of the Community Charter.

2) The Board approved the 2019 Board Meeting Schedule

Committee or Commission Minutes/Recommendations:

1) The Board received meeting minutes from the following CRD Committees or Commissions:

a) South Cariboo Rural Directors Caucus Minutes - September 17, 2018
b) South Cariboo Joint Committee Minutes - September 17, 2018
c) Policy Committee Minutes - September 20, 2018
d) Committee of the Whole Minutes - September 20, 2018
e) Central Cariboo Joint Committee Minutes - September 26, 2018
f) North Cariboo Rural Directors' Caucus - October 9th, 2018

2) The Board ratified recommendations from the following CRD Committees or Commissions:

a) South Cariboo Joint Committee - September 17th

* 108 Mile and District of 100 Mile House Garbage and Recycling Contracts
* South Cariboo Solid Waste Function Boundary - Merge South Cariboo Solid Waste/Rural Refuse into 1 CRD Function

b) Policy Committee - September 20th

* Proposed Firesmart Policy

c) Committee of the Whole Meeting - September 20th

* Inland Water – Speed Restrictions – Local Processes (Deny Request)

d) Central Cariboo Joint Committee - September 26th

* CMRC Special Needs Pass Pricing Request (Staff to bring forward amendment to Central Cariboo Recreation Fees/Charges Bylaw to accommodate request)

* West Fraser Aquatic Centre Operating Budget – Implications Resulting from Facility Upgrades (Increase base operating budget by $235,000)
* Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin Society Fee for Service Agreement with City of Williams Lake (bring forward Cariboo Strong Central Cariboo Allocation and projects attached and consider request of Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin Society for $48,000 over two years).  Areas D, E, F/City of WL Stakeholders Divided - Approved by the following vote:

Affirmative - Director Forseth/Alternate Director Bonnell - 7
Negative -   Directors Delainey/Sorley - 4

e) North Cariboo Rural Directors' Caucus - October 9th

* Conference Hosting Support Request from the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association - North Cariboo Allocation of $300

Directors' Requests or Reports:

1) At the request of Director T. Armstrong (Area A) -- the Board agreed to waive Election Communications and Grant for Assistance Policies and provide a grant of $687 to the
Alexandria Community Hall Society for the purpose of to pay the fees associated with reestablishing their status as a registered non-profit society.  Board Divided/Approved by the following vote:

- Chair Wagner; Directors Armstrong, Bruce, Massier, Delainey, Sorley, Richmond,  Anderson, Coakley, Kuch, Campsall and Alternate Directors Bonnell (Williams Lake) and Roodenburg (Quesnel)

Negative - Director S. Forseth (Area D)

2) At the request of Director J. Sorley (Area F) - the Board agreed to provide a letter of support to the Big Lake Community Association and the Likely Xatsull Community Forest Ltd.’s application for a community forest licence

The Board received the report of the Chair to October 10th, 2018

Closed Board Meeting (In-Camera):

At 10:28am -- the Board recessed its Open Meeting to a Closed Meeting as per Sections 92 & 90 (1a/c - appointment/labour) of the Community Charter

Resume Open Board Meeting:

At 12:05pm -- the Board resumed its public meeting
At 12:09pm - the meeting recessed for lunch
At 12:50pm - the meeting resumed

Directors' reported on activities in their Electoral Area or Municipality

The Board adjourned at 1:20pm

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