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NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021 @ 7PM


Council meetings will be held electronically using the "Zoom" platform.  Members of the public can join the electronic meeting using this link: https://zoom.us/j/95848386912?pwd=VDltOVNRTHpmd01qTnVJMmtpZGJtdz09
Meeting ID: 958 4838 6912, Passcode: 118569

 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


2.1.

B.McMinn

RE: OK INDUSTRIES MINE
3.

ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES


3.1.

Council Minutes - March 1, 2021

Recommendation: Adopt
3.2.

West Shore Parks and Recreation Society Minutes - February 18, 2021

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


6.

INTRODUCTION OF LATE ITEMS


7.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS


7.1.

Report, Corporate Officer, March 26, 2021

REMUNERATION AND EXPENSES - E-BIKE EXPENSE PROVISIONS IN BYLAW 400
Recommendation: That Council direct staff to include provisions for E-bikes in Bylaw 400 consistent with the Motor Vehicle Act and Motor Assisted Cycle Regulations, set an annual allowance of $275 for transportation by personal E-bike to conduct Council business, and determine a timeline for implementation. 
8.

CORRESPONDENCE


8.1.

Correspondence - J. Wheatcroft, March 5, 2021

RE: PARKING GOWLLAND TOD PARK AND EMMA DIXON ROAD
8.2.

Correspondence - J. Kadar, March 10, 2021

RE: PARKING AND TRAFFIC CONCERNS IN HIGHLANDS AREA PARKS
8.3.

Letter - Township of Spallumcheen, March 10, 2021

RE: 9-8-8 CRISIS LINE
8.4.

Letter - City of Victoria, March 16, 2021

RE: HELP CITIES LEAD CAMPAIGN
8.5.

Response - Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, March 16, 2021

RODENTICIDE BAN
8.6.

Correspondence - T. Tobin, March 21, 2021

RE: OPPOSITION TO BC GOVERNMENT APPROVAL OF OK INDUSTRIES MINE
8.7.

Correspondence - J. Fisher, March 23, 2021

RE: OK INDUSTRIES ROCK QUARRY
8.8.

Letter - District of Saanich, March 25, 2021

RE: MOTOR VEHICLE ACT PILOT 30KM/HR
8.9.

Correspondence - C. McClarnon, March 26, 2021

RE: SMOKE IN THE HIGHLANDS AND GREATER VICTORIA REGION
8.10.

Correspondence - Victoria Family Court and Youth Justice Committee

RE: 2020 ANNUAL REPORT
9.

BYLAWS


10.

NEW BUSINESS


10.1.

Memorandum, Corporate Officer, March 24, 2021

RE: HDCA PROPOSED 2021 INVASIVE BROOM REMOVAL PROGRAM
Recommendation: That Council approve in principle the Highlands District Community Association's proposed 2021 Invasive Broom Removal Program subject to staff satisfaction of program implementation requirements. 
10.2.

Report, Planner, March 29, 2021

RE: DVP-01-21 - 668 SOUTHWOOD DRIVE
Recommendation: That Council direct staff to issue notification for the consideration of application DVP-01-21 at a future Council Meeting.
10.3.

Report - Planner, March 30, 2021

RE: DEVELOPMENT PERMIT APPLICATION DP-17-20
Recommendation: That development permit DP-17-20 be approved and issued to O.K. Industries in the form attached to the report of the Planner dated March 30, 2021.
11.

RELEASE OF IN CAMERA RESOLUTIONS


11.1.

In Camera

Motion: That Council move in camera in accordance with sections 90(1) (a) and (c) of the Community Charter to discuss items specific to personal information about an identifiable individual who holds or is being considered for a position as an officer,  employee, or agent of the municipality or another position appointed by the municipality, and labour relations or other employee relations. 
12.

ADJOURNMENT