LogoDISTRICT OF HIGHLANDS 
 NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, May 2, 2022 @ 7PM

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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 from Liette Bates-Eamer, KPMG LLP

RE:  DRAFT 2021 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND AUDIT FINDINGS REPORT
Recommendation:
That Council approve the draft 2021 Financial Statements and receive the Audit Findings Report.

3.

ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES


3.1.

Council - April 19, 2022

Recommendation:
Adopt

3.2.

Emergency Planning Committee - April 21, 2022

Recommendation:
Receive

3.3.

West Shore Parks and Recreation Society - March 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.

Special Committee of the Whole - April 19, 2022

RE:  SECONDARY SUITES AND ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS – STAFF SUGGESTION 

Recommendation:
That the document entitled, “April 19, 2022 Suggestions,” be used as a basis to draft bylaw amendments and any companion policy(ies) for Council consideration.

Recommendation:
That staff report back on feasible options for building proof of water into the secondary suites policy.

5.2.

Committee of the Whole - April 11, 2022

RE:  HDCA – BROOM BASH DISPOSAL COSTS
Recommendation:
That the Highlands District Community Association’s Community Broom Bash disposal costs be funded from the Invasive Species budget for 2022.

6.

INTRODUCTION OF LATE ITEMS


7.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS


7.1.

Report, Corporate Officer, April 25, 2022

RE:  HYBRID COUNCIL & COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Recommendation:
That Council direction is respectfully requested.

8.

CORRESPONDENCE


8.1.

Victoria Family Court & Youth Justice Committee

RE:  2021 ANNUAL REPORT

8.2.

Correspondence, Capital Regional District, April 27, 2022

RE:  SUPPORT FOR UKRAINIAN REFUGEES ON VANCOUVER ISLAND

9.

BYLAWS


9.1.

Report, Corporate Officer, April 21, 2022

RE:  FIVE YEAR FINANCIAL PLAN BYLAW NO. 436, 2022; TAX RATES BYLAW NO. 437, 2022
Recommendation:
That:
1.    “Five Year Financial Plan Bylaw, No. 436, 2022” be read a first, second, and third time.
2.    “Tax Rates Bylaw No. 437, 2022” be read a first, second, and third time.

10.

NEW BUSINESS


10.1.

Report, Municipal Planner, April 27, 2022

RE: DEVELOPMENT PERMIT WITH VARIANCE – DVP-03-21 – 1720 MARY PLACE
Recommendation:
That Council direct staff to issue notification for the consideration of application DVP-03-21 at a future Council Meeting.

10.2.

Report, Municipal Planner, April 28, 2022

RE: MOUNT WORK PARK DRAFT MANAGEMENT PLAN
Recommendation:
That the correspondence from CRD regarding the Mount Work Park draft Management Plan be received for information.

10.3.

Notice of Motion, Councillor Roessingh, April 19, 2022 Regular Council Meeting

RE: NON-STATUTORY CLIMATE RESERVE FUND
"That consideration for a non-statutory climate reserve fund from annual surplus as available with a target of $100K over 10 years be included in the upcoming Highlands Reserves & Surplus Policy review”.

11.

NOTICE OF MOTION

12.

MOTION TO MOVE IN CAMERA

13.

RELEASE OF IN CAMERA RESOLUTIONS


14.

ADJOURNMENT