LogoDISTRICT OF HIGHLANDS 
 NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, March 21, 2022 @ 7PM

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Meeting ID:  840 2508 0041
Passcode:  299375
Dial In:  +1 (438) 809 7799
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: info@highlands.ca, 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.

A G E N D A
We acknowledge that we are gathered in the traditional territories of the Lkwungen, Sencoten and Hul’q’umi’num speaking First Nations with whom we are committed to building stronger working relationships.
1.

APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA

2.

PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS


2.1.

Presentation, Ingo Lambrecht, Highlands Stewardship Foundation

3.

ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES


3.1.

Council - March 7, 2022

Recommendation:
Adopt

3.2.

Heritage Select Committee - January 12, 2022

Recommendation:
Receive

3.3.

Heritage Select Committee - February 16, 2022

Recommendation:
Receive

3.4.

West Shore Parks & Recreation - February 10, 2022

Recommendation:
Receive

4.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS


4.1.

Councillor Leslie Anderson

Heritage Select Committee, South Highlands Local Area Plan Task Force, South Western Communities Policing Advisory Committee and West Shore Parks & Recreation Society

4.2.

Councillor Ann Baird

CRD Climate Action Committee and CRD Housing Trust Fund Commission

4.3.

Councillor Gord Baird

CRD Regional Water Supply Commission, CRD JDF Water  Distribution Commission and Sustainable Land Use Select Committee

4.4.

Councillor Marcie McLean

Coexisting with Carnivores Alliance and Greater Victoria Family Court and Youth Justice Committee

4.5.

Councillor Karel Roessingh

Capital Region Emergency Services Telecommunications, CRD Arts and Greater Victoria Public Library Board

4.6.

Councillor Rose Stanton

Emergency Planning Committee, Intermunicipal Committee on Disability Issues and Social Sustainability Select Committee

4.7.

Mayor's Report

5.

RATIFICATION OF COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS


5.1.

Committee of the Whole - March 14, 2022

RE:  SOUTH HIGHLANDS LOCAL AREA PLAN

Recommendation:
That Land Use Option 2 – “Low Impact Development” be selected for the Millstream Industrial Park property as high level policy direction for early Local Area Plan drafting purposes.

Recommendation:
That Land Use Option 1 – “No New Development” be selected for the Millstream Meadows property as high level policy direction for early Local Area Plan drafting purposes.

Recommendation:
That Land Use Option 1 – “No New Development” be selected for the OK-Industries property as high level policy direction for early Local Area Plan drafting purposes.

Recommendation:
That Land Use Option 2 – “Low Impact Development” be selected for the M3-zoned portion of the GFL property as high level policy direction for early Local Area Plan drafting purposes;

And that Land Use Option 1 –“No New Development” be selected for the GB2-zoned portion of the GFL  property, as high level policy direction for early Local Area Plan drafting purposes.

6.

INTRODUCTION OF LATE ITEMS


7.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS


8.

CORRESPONDENCE


8.1.

Correspondence, District of Saanich, March 15, 2022

RE:  MVA PILOT PROJECT UPDATE

8.2.

Correspondence, Cathy Peters, March 8, 2022

RE:  PRESENTATION TO FEDERAL JUSTICE COMMITTEE

8.3.

Correspondence, Village of New Denver, March 14, 2022

RE:  SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE

8.4.

Correspondence, City of Abbotsford, March 10, 2022

RE:  SUPPPORT FOR RESOLUTION - BUILD BACK BETTER FUNDING

8.5.

Correspondence, City of Terrace, March 14, 2022

RE:  NCLGA 2022 RESOLUTION - PROLIFIC OFFENDERS

8.6.

Correspondence, RE: Item 5.1, Mel Sangha, March 21, 2022

RE: RATIFICATION OF COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE – MARCH 14, 2022; SOUTH HIGHLANDS LOCAL AREA PLAN

9.

BYLAWS


9.1.

RE: SEWER FEES BYLAW - 2022

Recommendation:
That “Sewer User Fees and Certain Sewer User Requirements and Regulations for the Rivers Crossing Area at 1150 Bear Mountain Parkway Bylaw 373, 2015, Amendment No. 6, Bylaw 434, 2022” be adopted.

10.

NEW BUSINESS


10.1.

Report, Chief Administrative Officer, March 15, 2022

RE:  GRANT APPLICATION - ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION FUND - BIKE LANES
Recommendation:
That staff be authorized to submit an application to the Federal Government Active Transportation fund and execute a funding agreement, if approved, for implementing a shared use lane along Millstream Road at an estimated overall cost of $56,000, and that the District’s portion be included in the Financial Plan.

10.2.

Report, Municipal Planner, March 16, 2022

RE:  GROUNDWATER WORK PLAN - WATER BUDGET STUDY
Recommendation:
That staff be directed to report back to Council on priority projects from the Water Budget Study in context with the overarching Groundwater Protection Implementation and Work Plan prior to 2023 budget discussions, and further that consideration of the Water Budget Study form part of the work toward the District’s response to the Province’s anticipated referral for Ecoasis’ groundwater license application.

11.

NOTICE OF MOTION

12.

MOTION TO MOVE IN CAMERA

13.

RELEASE OF IN CAMERA RESOLUTIONS


14.

ADJOURNMENT