Logo DISTRICT OF HIGHLANDS
NOTICE OF REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, May 15, 2017 @ 7PM
School House, 1589 Millstream Road


A G E N D A
1.

APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA


2.

PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS


a.

Presentation – Inspector Chomym, WS RCMP

RE:  West Shore  2016 Annual Year End Report
Recommendation:  That Council Receive the West Shore 2016 Annual Year End Report.
3.

ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES


a.

Council – May 1, 2017

Recommendation:  Adopt
b.

Sustainable Land Use Select Committee – April 20, 2017

Recommendation:  Receive
4.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS


a.

Councillor Anderson

West Shore Parks and Recreation
b.

Councillor A. Baird

Social Sustainability Committee, CRD Climate Action Committee, South Island Prosperity Project
c.

Councillor G. Baird

Emergency Planning, Capital Region Invasive Species Partnership, CRD & JDF Water Commission
d.

Councillor Burns

Sustainable Land Use Committee, Western Communities Policing Advisory, Greater Victoria Public Library
e.

Councillor McLean

Heritage Committee, Greater Victoria Family Court and Youth Justice Committee, Intermunicipal Advisory Committee on Disability Issues, Coexisting with Carnivores Alliance
f.

Councillor Roessingh

Capital Region Emergency Services Telecommunications, CRD Arts, CRD Housing Trust Fund Commission, Greater Victoria Public Library Board
g.

Mayor's Report


5.

RATIFICATION OF COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS


a.

Committee of the Whole – May 8, 2017


a.i.

RE: PLA-01-16

Recommendation:  That Council supports the following recommendation and that it be relayed as a Council concern to the Subdivision Approving Officer:  

Whereas the Millstream Creek 9 lot subdivision is proposed to be served by a single septage area in proximity to sensitive ecosystems including wetlands upstream of Mary Lake, the committee recommends additional scrutiny of the design and installation of the septage system; 

And further that Council supports the ability of the Subdivision Approving Officer to seek an independent review by a qualified professional on the specifications of the Septage System’s ability to adequately treat the leachate, including additional scrutiny regarding chemical contaminants, considering the surrounding wetland areas


a.ii.

FEDERAL GAS TAX STRATEGIC PRIORITIES FUND APPLICATION

Recommendation:  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
6.

INTRODUCTION OF LATE ITEMS


7.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS


8.

CORRESPONDENCE


a.

Letter – C. Leahy, CRD, April 20, 2017

RE:  COMMUNITY ENERGY AND EMISSIONS INVENTORY
Recommendation:  That Council receive the above correspondence 

b.

Letter – B. Reems, CRD, April 24, 2017

RE:  FOREIGN PURCHASER PROPERTY TRANSFER TAX
Recommendation:  Council may resolve to receive the above correspondence or to request that staff respond to the CRD by Wednesday, June 7, 2017 with Council’s input
9.

BYLAWS


a.

Memo – T. Neurauter, CO – May 11, 2017

RE:  WEST SHORE FEES AND CHARGES BYLAW
Recommendation:  That Council give Bylaw No. 392 First, Second and Third Reading 

10.

NEW BUSINESS


a.

Memo – T. Neurauter, CO – May 11, 2017

RE:  STRATEGIC PLAN ITEM – RECOGNITION EVENT
Recommendation:  That Council receive the report from the Corporate Officer dated May 11, 2017 regarding Strategic Plan Item – recognition Event and provide staff with direction regarding a Volunteer Recognition Event. 
11.

IN CAMERA


12.

RELEASE OF IN CAMERA RESOLUTIONS


13.

ADJOURNMENT