NOTICE OF MEETING
COMOX STRATHCONA REGIONAL HOSPITAL DISTRICT BOARD


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Thursday, February 7, 2019
at the Campbell River Maritime Heritage Centre, 621 Island Highway, Campbell River, BC commencing at 1:00 pm.

In the event of an emergency the public gathering place is the parking lot outside the boardroom.
 
 
AGENDA
 
    Section Who Votes How Vote Counted
   
A. IN-CAMERA MEETING:
B. ADOPTION OF MINUTES:
Minutes of the Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District Board meeting held January 10, 2019 for adoption. [Item
HDA (9)All1 person/1 vote
 
C. BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES:
D. PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS:
1) SENIORS HEALTH CARE
 
Deborah Mitchell, Vice President, Seniors Care, Organizational Strategy & Partnerships, Providence Health Care, to provide information regarding the transfer of ownership of St. Joseph's in Comox to the Providence Residential and Community Care Services Society.
 
2) LIZA SCHMALCEL - WATER FEATURES AT THE HOSPITALS
 
Liza Schmalcel to provide information regarding the proposed installation of water features at the North Island Hospitals and outline her request for the board to not approve project. [Item
 
E. REPORTS:
1) ISLAND HEALTH OPERATIONS
 
Dermot Kelly, Executive Director, Geography 1, and Dr. Jennifer Grace, Executive Medical Director, Island Health, to present information regarding Island Health operations.
 
2) PROPOSED WATER FEATURE DESIGN AND COSTS COMOX VALLEY AND CAMPBELL RIVER HOSPITAL CAMPUSES
 
Report dated October 9, 2018 regarding the proposed design and costs related to the installation of the water features at both the Comox Valley and Campbell River hospital campuses for receipt. [Item
HDA (9)All1 person/1 vote
 
NOTE: This matter was originally considered at the October 11, 2018 regular meeting and deferred to early 2019.
 
Recommendation:
 
THAT the CSRHD Board not proceed with water features at the hospitals at this time and that the board thank the efforts of the Commemorative Items Select Committee.
HDA (9)All1 person/1 vote
 
3) TAX REQUISITION REDUCTION
 
Report dated January 28, 2019 regarding a recommendation to reduce the tax requisition for the Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District (CSRHD) from $17 million to $15 million for receipt. [Item
HDA (9)All1 person/1 vote
 
Recommendation:
 
THAT the tax requisition for the Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District be reduced from $17 million to $15 million in the 2019 recommended budget, and to be reviewed annually as part of the financial planning process.
HDA (9)All1 person/1 vote
 
4) 2019 ANNUAL BUDGET AND CAPITAL PROJECTS
 
Report dated February 1, 2019 regarding the 2019 recommended annual budget for the Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District (CSRHD) and to recommend adoption of the 2019 annual budget for receipt. [Item
HDA (9)All1 person/1 vote
 
Recommendation:
 
THAT subject to confirmation of the requisition level by the board, the 2019 recommended annual budget for the Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District be adopted.
LGA (196 and 197)AllWeighted
 
5) CSRHD BACKGROUND AND STRATEGIC PLANNING REPORT
 
Report dated regarding the strategic planning report and background materials to the Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District (CSRHD) Board of Directors for receipt. [Item
HDA (9)All1 person/1 vote
 
NOTE: This matter was originally considered at the September 6, 2018 regular meeting and deferred for consideration of the board following the 2018 general local elections.
 
Recommendation:
 
THAT the Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District Board recognize its mandate is to provide capital funding support to Island Health for acute care facilities;

AND FURHTER THAT the Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District Board recognize the important role for communities and regions to advocate for health care services and programs through local municipalities and regional districts.
208All1 person/1 vote
 
6) SUMMARY OF PROJECTS AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2018
 
Summary of projects as of December 31, 2018 for receipt. [Item
HDA (9)All1 person/1 vote
 
7) MANAGEMENT REPORT
 
Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District management report dated February, 2019 for receipt. [Item
HDA (9)All1 person/1 vote
 
F. BYLAWS AND RESOLUTIONS:
G. NEW BUSINESS:
1) REMUNERATION AND EXPENSES BYLAW
 
Correspondence dated February 1, 2019 from Chair Cornfield regarding director meeting remuneration for receipt. [Item
HDA (9)All1 person/1 vote
 
Requested action:
 
THAT a report be provided regarding potential amendments to the meeting remuneration rates and expenses provided by Comox-Strathcona Regional Hospital District Board Remuneration Bylaw No. 244, 2008.
HDA (9)All1 person/1 vote
 
H. ADDENDUM - UPON APPROVAL OF THE BOARD:
I. MEDIA QUESTIONS:
J. TERMINATION:
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