Delegation:

Tracy Gray MP presented Mayor James Baker with a long term service award, recognizing Mayor Baker’s contribution to local government and the community.  

Notice on Title:

Council approved a three-month extension to allow additional time for the property owner of 1525 Camp Road to obtain the necessary building permits for tents placed on the property. 

Notice on Title:

Council approved a three-month extension to allow additional time for the property owner of 11014 Bond Road to obtain the required building permits for the portable kitchen that is used on the property throughout the summer months.   

Temporary Use Permit:

Council approved extending the temporary use permit for Little Owl Academy located at 10303 Bottom Wood Lake Road. The extension of the permit allows the daycare to continue operating at the same location for an additional three years. 

Mobility Improvement Plan:

Council approved the Mobility Improvement Program and agreed that the plan provides sustainable road infrastructure renewal and improvements and meets the mobility needs of the community over the next 20 years. 

Connection Fee Bylaw:

Council gave three readings to revise the Connection Fee Bylaw to allow the District to recover costs for the advanced installation of infrastructure intended to provide water or sewer services for specific properties, by the benefiting properties, at the time of connection. 

Self Contained Breathing Apparatus Compliance Upgrade:

Council approved the cost of $650,000 for upgrading 50 Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) required by the Fire Department. The current units are nearing the end of life and unable to be upgraded to modern safety standards compliant with WorkSafe BC Regulations and National Fire Protection Association Standards. 

Notice of Motions:

Council supported two Notice of Motions brought forward by Councillor Reed: 

Staff be directed to report back to Council on the operational and budgetary implications of including the property fronting 16590 Toby Road continuing north, up to and including the waterfront road end front on Toby Road, into the schedule of maintained park areas including maintenance, signage and improved public access to the waterfront. 

That the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee be requested to assist staff in identifying unmaintained or undeveloped park areas that could provide benefit to the community and that staff be directed to report back to Council on the operational and budgetary implications of including these areas into the schedule of maintained park areas.