Regional Services Committee Meeting Agenda

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Board Room

175 Ingram Street, Duncan, BC

 

6:00 PM

 

 

Page

 

1.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

 

2.

ADOPTION OF MINUTES

 

 

M1

Regular Regional Services Committee meeting of April 22, 2015

1

 

Recommendation

That the Regional Services Committee minutes of April 22, 2015 be adopted.

 

3.

BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES

 

 

4.

DELEGATIONS

 

 

5.

CORRESPONDENCE

 

 

6.

INFORMATION

 

 

7.

REPORTS

 

 

R1

Committee Report from the Manager, Finance Division, Corporate Services Department Re: Strategic Community Investment Fund 2014 Report

5

 

Recommendation

That it be recommended to the Board that the 2014 Strategic Community Investment Fund Report be received.

 

R2

Committee Report from the General Manager, Corporate Services Department Re:  Funding Request for Homelessness

9

 

Recommendation

That it be recommended to the Board that $313,435 of the funds received from the Vancouver Island Health Authority for dealing with the issues of homelessness in the Cowichan Valley be provided to the Cowichan Housing Association for the purpose of homelessness prevention and working on ensuring affordable housing in the Cowichan region; and that the Chair and Corporate Secretary be authorized to sign an agreement between the CVRD and Cowichan Housing Association.

 

R3

Committee Report from the Office o the CAO Re: Regional Arts & Culture Service Function

27

 

Recommendation

That it be recommended to the Board:
1. That a service establishment bylaw be drafted for the creation of a regional arts and culture service function with a maximum annual requisition limit of $130,000 for the purpose of supporting arts & culture initiatives in the region;
2. That the participating areas include all nine electoral areas and four member municipalities;
3. That the method of cost allocation be set on an equal share basis, based on property assessment;
4. That voter assent be obtained through an alternative approval process;
5. That assent of the electors be obtained over the entire service area; and
6. That basic communication materials be prepared for distribution to residents, via newspaper ads, and the CVRD website, Facebook and twitter accounts, to promote the creation of the service.

 

R4

Report from the Chief Administrative Officer Re: Regional Services Committee Review of Commissions Report

51

 

Recommendation

For Information

 

8.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

 

9.

NEW BUSINESS

 

 

NB1

Committee Report from the Manager, Parks & Trails Re: Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Grant Program

87

 

Recommendation

For Information

 

10.

QUESTION PERIOD

 

 

11.

CLOSED SESSION

 

 

Motion that the meeting be closed to the public in accordance with the Community Charter Part 4, Division 3, Section 90, subsections as noted in accordance with each agenda item.

 

12.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

The next Regional Services Committee Meeting will be held Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 6:00 PM, in the Board Room, 175 Ingram Street, Duncan, BC.

 

 

Committee Members

Director M. Marcotte, Chair

Director M. Dorey

Director K. Kuhn

Director R. Douglas, Vice Chair

Director S. Furstenau

Director I. Morrison

Director M. Clement

Director L. Iannidinardo

Director A. Nicholson

Director K. Davis

Director J. Lefebure

Director A. Stone

Director B. Day

Director P. Kent

Director T. Walker