|DISTRICT OF HIGHLANDS |
NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC COUNCIL MEETING
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 @ 7PM
Meeting ID: 892 4486 4613
Dial In: +1 (778) 907-2071
In-Person Attendance accommodated at the Community Hall - 729 Finlayson Arm Road
PUBLIC MEETING ATTENDANCE
Council meetings will be held electronically using the “Zoom” platform. Members of the public wishing to attend electronically are invited to join the electronic meeting using the link provided above. Electronic attendance is encouraged for safety reasons.
However, members of the public wishing to attend a facility, in person, may do so at the Community Hall located at 729 Finlayson Arm Road, where they will be able to hear the electronic meeting taking place.
Further to members of the public being invited to ‘attend’ a Council meeting electronically, we encourage you to forward any comments regarding an agenda item in writing via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or via Canada Post – District of Highlands, 1980 Millstream Road, Victoria, BC V9B 6H1, or by dropping your comments in the mail slot available at the District Office.
Heritage Select Committee, South Highlands Local Area Plan Task Force, South Western Communities Policing Advisory Committee and West Shore Parks & Recreation Society
CRD Climate Action Committee and CRD Housing Trust Fund Commission
CRD Regional Water Supply Commission, CRD JDF Water Distribution Commission and Sustainable Land Use Select Committee
Coexisting with Carnivores Alliance and Greater Victoria Family Court and Youth Justice Committee
Capital Region Emergency Services Telecommunications, CRD Arts and Greater Victoria Public Library Board
Emergency Planning Committee, Intermunicipal Committee on Disability Issues and Social Sustainability Select Committee
RE: WEST SHORE RCMP 2021 ANNUAL YEAR END REPORT
RE: PERIOD 3 ACTIVITY REPORT - SEPTEMBER 1 TO DECEMBER 31, 2021 - FOR INFORMATION
That the September 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021 Activity Reports attached to the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.
RE: FINANCIAL PLAN REVIEW SCHEDULE
That Council approve the above Financial Plan Review Process Schedule and direct staff to give notice to District Committees and the public to enable public participation and consultation.
RE: COMMUNTIY GARDEN MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT - REQUEST FOR AMENDMENT TO USER RULES
That the Parks and Recreation Association’s request for amendments to Schedule “D” to the Community Garden Management Agreement be referred to staff for review and discussion with the Association; and that a recommendation be brought to Council.
RE: FIRE DEPARTMENT GRANT OPPORTUNITY - EAST FIRE HALL BACK UP GENERATOR
That Council authorize staff to prepare and submit an Emergency Operations Centres & Training grant application to UBCM on behalf of the District, in the amount of $25,000.
RE: STIPENDS VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS
“That Council direct the District of Highland’s Fire Chief to provide high level information with a brief overview or information regarding the usual hours of the Highlands Volunteer Fire Fighters for responding and participating in:
*training/practice nights (Thursdays)and, for example: numbers of usual participants and the usual number of hours for practice nights until they are usually going home and, the current stipend per practice night,
First Responders and,
Fires (including calls outs that may go beyond 2 hours in attendance) and, the current stipend per call out,
* fuel reimbursement (if any) for the above within Highlands municipal boundaries. Is this currently being compensated by the District for the Firefighters?
And, further that the requested information provided from the Fire Chief be forwarded to Council’s 2022 Budget discussions.”
RE: SIGNAGE MILLSTREAM ROAD
“That Highlands Council direct staff in respect to the District’s Bylaw No. 300 (A By-law to Regulate Roads & Traffic within the District of Highlands- Section 5.13), to strengthen the existing No Parking signage to include Tow Away information for the No Parking signage(s) on Millstream Rd specifically in the areas of the panhandle access trail head into Gowlland Todd Park.”