Logo DISTRICT OF HIGHLANDS
NOTICE OF REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, October 16, 2017 @ 7PM
School House, 1589 Millstream Road


A G E N D A
1.

APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA


2.

PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS


3.

ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES


a.

Council – October 2, 2017

Recommendation:  Adopt

4.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS


a.

Councillor A. Baird

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

Councillor G. Baird

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

Councillor Burns

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

Councillor McLean

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

Councillor Roessingh

Capital Region Emergency Services Telecommunications, CRD Arts, CRD Housing Trust Fund Commission
f.

Mayor's Report


5.

RATIFICATION OF COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS


6.

INTRODUCTION OF LATE ITEMS


7.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS


8.

CORRESPONDENCE


a.

Email Correspondence – WS Chamber of Commerce

RE: BEST OF THE WEST SHORE AWARDS
Recommendation:  That Council approve the expenditure for up to two tickets at a cost of $85 + GST each to attend the West Shore Awards on Thursday, October 26 
b.

Letter – Minister Farnworth, September 21, 2017

RE:  LEGALIZATION OF CANNABIS
Recommendation:  Council may wish to provide a submission to the Province regarding the  legalization of Cannabis

c.

Letter – Fiona Wild, BHP, September 6, 2017

RE:  RESPONSE TO DISTRICT OF HIGHLANDS LETTER WRITING CAMPAIGN
Recommendation:  Receive Correspondence

d.

Email Correspondence – Salish Sea Trust, September 29, 2017

RE:  WORLD HERITAGE SITE APPLICATION
The Trust is asking Council members to personally support, by way of signing an E-Petition, the application of the Salish Sea Trust to have the Salish Sea added onto Canada’s Tentative List for UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage Sites
e.

Correspondence – Community Energy Association, October 5, 2017

RE:  CLIMATE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
The Community Energy Association is extending an invitation to attend the Climate Leadership Institute (CLI) from Nov. 1-3, 2017 in Richmond, BC.  Registration is $275

e.i.

Email Correspondence, CRD, October 6, 2017

RE: SINGLE USE PLASTIC BAGS
Recommendation:  this information is provided for information only – Council may wish to Receive this correspondence
9.

BYLAWS


a.

RE: BYLAW NO. 393 - AMENDMENT TO SUBDIVISION BYLAW 154

Recommendation:  That Council Adopt Bylaw 393, District of Highlands Subdivision or Development of Land Bylaw No. 154, 2001, Amendment Bylaw No. 4 (Refinement of Water Well Requirements), Bylaw No. 393, 2017
b.

Report – T. Neurauter, C/Officer, October 12, 2017 (3900.395)

RE:  BYLAW NO. 395 - SEWER BYLAW AMENDMENT
Recommendation:  That Council give bylaw No. 395, Sewer User Fee and Certain Sewer User Requirements and Regulations for the Rivers Crossing Area at 1150 Bear Mountain Parkway Bylaw No. 373, 2015, Amendment No. 2, Bylaw 395, 2017, First, Second and Third Readings 

10.

NEW BUSINESS


a.

Report – T. Neurauter, C/Officer, October 6, 2017 (7900.03)

RE:  COMMUNITY HALL SUBSIDY REQUEST
Recommendation:  That Council approves the subsidy request by the Baha’is of Highlands for their half day community event on October 21, 2017

b.

Report – T. Neurauter, C/Officer, October 12, 2017 (7900.03)

RE:  COMMUNITY HALL SUBSIDY REQUEST
Recommendation:  That Council approves the subsidy request by the Highlands Heritage Park Society for a subsidized fee for a full day rental of $200 for the Highlands Winter Craft Fair on Sunday, November 29, 2017

c.

Report – Councillors Ann and Gord Baird, October 5, 2017

RE:  RESPONDING TO THE URGENCY OF CLIMATE CHANGE
11.

IN CAMERA


12.

RELEASE OF IN CAMERA RESOLUTIONS


13.

ADJOURNMENT