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NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING
MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2021 @ 7:00 PM


Committee of the Whole  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/95705787133?pwd=alV1bGNDZmFONjY1WE9GUEwrSWNaQT09
Meeting ID: 957 0578 7133, Passcode: 182746
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.

APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA


2.

Adoption of Minutes

2.1.

Committee of the Whole - March 8, 2021

Recommendation: Adopt
3.

PRESENTATIONS

The following applicants wish to present to Council with respect to their Grant in Aid application (times are approximate):
  1. Maria Weaver - Need2 Suicide Prevention - 7:05 pm
  2. Todd Preston - West Shore RCMP - 7:10 pm
  3. Ingo Lambrecht - Highlands Stewardship Foundation - 7:15 pm
  4. Marlene Tyshynski - Highland Parks & Recreation Association - 7:20 pm
  5. Scott Richardson - HDCA (Highlands Fling) - 7:25 pm
  6. Scott Richardson - HDCA (Broom Removal) - 7:30 pm
  7. Sally Gose - Highland Heritage Park Society - 7:35 pm
  8. James Coates - Bike Victoria Society - 7:40 pm
  9. Judith Cullington - JDF Performing Arts Society - 7:45 pm
  10. Ian Bruce - Peninsula Streams Society - 7:50 pm
  11. Linda Geggie - CRFAIR - 7:55 pm
4.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

4.1.

Report - Corporate Officer, April 1, 2021

RE: 2021 GRANT IN AID REQUESTS
Recommendation: That Council provide direction to staff on the allocation of Grant in Aid funding for 2021.
4.2.

Report - Chief Administrative Officer, March 26, 2021

RE: DRAFT 2 - 2021-2025 FIVE YEAR FINANCIAL PLAN
Recommendation: 
That staff be directed to bring forward a Financial Plan Bylaw and Tax Rates Bylaw to the May 3, 2021 Council meeting based on the current tax policy and the current draft budget attached to the report from the Chief Administrative Officer. 
OR
That Council provide direction on changes to incorporate into the Financial Plan and direct staff to bring forward a Financial Plan Bylaw and Tax Rates Bylaw to the May 3, 2021 Council meeting or direct a sooner Special meeting be called to consider a revised draft of the budget. 
5.

IN CAMERA

Motion: That the Committee of the Whole meeting move In Camera in accordance with Section 90 (1) (g) of the Community Charter to discuss items specific to litigation or potential litigation affecting the municipality. 
6.

ADJOURNMENT