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NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2021 @ 7PM


Council meetings will be held electronically.  It is possible for the District to invite people to attend the meeting electronically using the
 Application “Zoom”.  If you would be interested in attending the Council meeting, please contact the District directly, prior to 12:00 noon on the meeting day at:  info@highlands.ca and staff will inform how this will occur.  Although it is possible for members of the public to ‘attend’ a Council meeting electronically, we would encourage you to communicate with Council by forwarding 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.

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA


2.

PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS


3.

ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES


3.1.

Minutes - Council Meeting January 25, 2021

Recommendation: Adopt
3.2.

Minutes - WSPRS December 10, 2020

Recommendation: Receive
4.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS


4.1.

Councillor Leslie Anderson

Heritage Select Committee, 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 and CRD JDF Water  Distribution Commission 
4.4.

Councillor Marcie McLean

Coexisting with Carnivores Alliance, Greater Victoria Family Court and Youth Justice Committee, Inter-municipal Advisory Committee on Disability Issues and Sustainable Land Use Select Committee 
4.5.

Councillor Karel Roessingh

Capital Region Emergency Services Telecommunications, CRD Arts and Greater Victoria Public Library
4.6.

Councillor Rose Stanton

Emergency Planning Committee and Social Sustainability Select Committee 
4.7.

Mayor's Report

5.

RATIFICATION OF COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS


5.1.

Emergency Planning Committee, January 26, 2021

RE: EVACUATION PLANNING PROJECT
Recommendation: That the 2020 Evacuation Route Plan be incorporated into the District of Highlands Emergency Response Plan.
6.

INTRODUCTION OF LATE ITEMS


7.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS


8.

CORRESPONDENCE


8.1.

Correspondence - R.G. McMinn, January 27, 2021

RE: OKI MINING IN HIGHLANDS
Recommendation: Receive
8.2.

Correspondence - R.G. McMinn, January 27, 2021

RE: WILLIS POINT ROAD ACCESS TO LANDFILL
Recommendation: Receive
9.

BYLAWS


10.

NEW BUSINESS


10.1.

Report - Corporate Officer, January 27, 2021

RE: WSPRS 2021 BUDGET AND COVID-19 SAFE RESTART GRANT REQUEST
Recommendation: 
1. That Council approve the 2021 West Shore Parks and Recreation Budget; and
2. That Council approve the request from the West Shore Parks and Recreation Society for funding from the District’s 
        Canada-B.C. Safe Restart Grant for Local Governments in the amount of $12, 497 to further expand program support. 



10.2.

Report - Corporate Officer, January 25, 2021

RE: GREATER VICTORIA PUBLIC LIBRARY 2021 BUDGET AND FIVE YEAR FINANCIAL PLAN
Recommendation: That Council approve the Greater Victoria Public Library 2021 Budget and 2021 - 2025 Five Year Financial Plan. 
10.3.

Report - Corporate Officer, January 27, 2021

RE: 2021 AVICC AGM AND CONVENTION - MAY 28, 2021
Recommendation: That Council members be authorized to attend the 2021 AVICC AGM and Convention.
11.

IN CAMERA


12.

RELEASE OF IN CAMERA RESOLUTIONS


13.

ADJOURNMENT