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DISTRICT OF HIGHLANDS 
NOTICE OF REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2019 @ 7PM
School House, 1589 Millstream Road

A G E N D A
1.

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA


2.

PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS


2.1.

Award of Service Medal – Ms. Pattie Whitehouse

3.

ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES


3.1.

Council Minutes – November 4, 2019

Recommendation:  Adopt

4.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS


4.1.

Councillor Anderson

Heritage Select Committee, Western Communities Policing Advisory Committee 
4.2.

Councillor A. Baird

CRD Climate Action Committee, CRD Housing Trust Fund Commission
4.3.

Councillor G. Baird

Capital Region Invasive Species Partnership, CRD Regional Water Supply Commission,  CRD Juan de Fuca Water  Distribution Commission 
4.4.

Councillor McLean

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

Councillor Roessingh

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

Councillor Rose Stanton

Emergency Planning and Social Sustainability Select Committee 
4.7.

Mayor's Report


5.

RATIFICATION OF COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS


5.1.

RECOMMENDATIONS FROM NOVEMBER 12, 2019 COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

5.1.1.

RE: RCMP TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT - STATISTICS

That Councillor Anderson work with staff and the community to compile a list of comments, concerns and suggested actions which will be forwarded to the RCMP for consideration.

5.1.2.

RE: HIGHLANDS TRAILS

That the recommendation from the Sustainable Land Use Select Committee be placed under Section 7 of  the current strategic plan: Initiatives Requiring Scoping and Parking Lot.

5.1.3.

RE: NOVEMBER 9, 2019 HDCA LETTER - MINES ACT PERMIT APPLICATION #1610713, IMPACT ON MILLSTREAM MEADOWS LONG TERM REMEDIATION AND RISKS

That in respect to the Highland District Community Association’s November 9, 2019 letter to Mr. Ben Isitt, Chair of the CRD Parks and Environment Committee, it be communicated to the Capital Regional District Board that Council supports ensuring that the concerns raised by the HDCA are considered by the CRD in respect to the potential impact on the Millstream Meadows property remediation as a result of the proposed quarry activities on the adjacent property.
6.

INTRODUCTION OF LATE ITEMS


7.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS


7.1.

Report – M. Dillistone, Planning Consultant

RE:  GROUNDWATER PROTECTION IMPLEMENTATION AND WORK PLAN – FINAL CONSULTANT REPORT
Recommendations:  That Council endorse the Groundwater Protection Implementation and Work Plan; and That Council authorize staff to work with UBCM to secure the remaining funding under the Gas Tax Grant to begin implementation of  the Groundwater Protection Implementation and Work Plan.

8.

CORRESPONDENCE


8.1.

Letter – J. Henshaw, Residents for Responsible Renewables

RE:  2019 UBCM SESSION ON HYDROGEN AND ONGOING PROMOTION BY SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS

8.2.

Letter – C. Day, Chair, Victoria Family Court & Youth Justice Committee

RE:  IMPLEMENTING CALLS TO ACTION FROM THE TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSION

8.3.

Email Correspondence – B. Gibbon

RE:  REQUEST TO CHANGE BYLAWS TO PROHIBIT BOTTLING OF GROUNDWATER
9.

BYLAWS


9.1.

Report – Corporate Officer

RE:  SEWER BYLAW AMENDMENT - BYLAW NO. 419, 2019
Recommendation:  That Council give Sewer User Fees and Certain Sewer User Requirements and Regulations for the Rivers Crossing Area at 1150 Bear Mountain Parkway Bylaw 373, 2015, Amendment No. 4, Bylaw 419, 2019 First, Second and Third Readings.
10.

NEW BUSINESS


10.1.

Proposed Motion – Councillor G. Baird

RE:  PROPOSED MOTION FOR REFERRAL TO STRATEGIC PLANNING REVIEW – CLIMATE LEADERSHIP
Recommendation:  That consideration to develop a Climate Leadership Plan in response to the Climate Emergency declared by Council be referred to the annual Strategic Plan Review, and further, that staff be requested to provide a proposed project scope for Council’s consideration at that time. 

10.2.

Report – Corporate Officer

RE:  2020 AVICC  AGM & CONVENTION – APRIL 17-19, 2020 (0400.04)
Recommendation:  That those members of Council wishing to attend the 2020 AVICC Convention being held in Nanaimo, BC be authorized to do so.
10.3.

Report – Municipal Planner

RE:  REFERRAL – SAANICH DRAFT REGIONAL CONTEXT STATEMENT
Recommendation:  That Council directs staff to advise the District of Saanich that Highlands Council has no comments at this time in regards to the District of Saanich’s draft regional context statement.

11.

IN CAMERA

Motion:  That Council move In Camera to discuss items specific to the Community Charter, specifically s.90 (1) (a) personal information about an identifiable individual who holds or is being considered for a position appointed by the municipality;  and (c) labour relations or other employee relations.

12.

RELEASE OF IN CAMERA RESOLUTIONS


13.

ADJOURNMENT