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NOTICE OF COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING
Monday, May 8, 2017
Immediately Following the Special Council Meeting
School House, 1589 Millstream Road


A G E N D A
1.

APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA


2.

ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES


a.

Committee of the Whole - April 10, 2017

Recommendation:  Adopt
3.

NEW BUSINESS


a.

Report – L. Beckett, Planner – PLA-01-16, April 4, 2017

RE:  SLUSC MINUTES OF MARCH 2017 – ACCOMPANYING INFORMATION
Recommendation for Council:  That Council receive the Planner’s report of April 4, 2017 regarding SLUSC’s March 21, 2017 recommendation pertaining to septage system of the 9 lot subdivision on Millstream Road.


b.

UVIC Geography Reports for Community Education and Outreach for Groundwater Protection Practices; UVIC Law Clinic GAP Analysis; Golder Groundwater Protection Plan - April 20, 2017- SLUSC

Committee Recommendation:  Whereas groundwater protection is of paramount concern to Highland residents; and the Highlands aquifer is vulnerable; and the industrial sites in the South Highlands pose the largest risk to groundwater quality; and the SLR report provided a list of deficiencies regarding the (Tervita) Highwest site, and SLUSC is currently reviewing the largest known risks to Highlands groundwater;

Therefore the Sustainable Land Use Select Committee respectfully requests that District of Highlands staff provide any and all responses, follow-up, and monitoring reports to the BC Ministry of Environment relating to Highwest and the SLR report; and any and all correspondence relating to Highwest; Millstream Meadows; Lost Lake Road dump; and Millstream Industrial site.
c.

Report – L. Hilton, CAO, May 1, 2017

RE:  ACTIVITY REPORTS – January – April 2017 
Recommendation: That the January 1 to April 30, 2017 Activity reports attached to the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received.


d.

Report – L. Hilton, CAO, May 5, 2017

RE:  FEDERAL GAS TAX STRATEGIC PRIORITIES FUND APPLICATION
Recommendation: That it be recommended to Council that staff be authorized to submit an application to the Federal Gas Tax Strategic Priorities Fund, Capacity Building Stream to obtain an implementation and work plan for groundwater protection.

 

4.

IN CAMERA

a.

That Committee of the Whole adjourn the open portion of the Meeting and that the meeting be closed to the public and convene to an “In-Camera” Committee of the Whole Meeting under Section 90(1)(f) law enforcement

5.

ADJOURNMENT