COMOX STRATHCONA REGIONAL HOSPITAL DISTRICT BOARD

Thursday, November 18, 2021
Minutes of the meeting of the Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District Board of Directors held on November 18, 2021 in the Civic Room of the Comox Valley Regional District offices located at 770 Harmston Avenue, Courtenay, BC commencing at 9:33 am.
 
 
MINUTES
     
 
Present:
Chair:C. CornfieldCity of Campbell River
Vice-Chair:D. HillianCity of Courtenay
Directors:J. AbramDiscovery Islands - Mainland Inlets (Area C)
 A. AdamsCity of Campbell River
 D. ArbourBaynes Sound-Denman/Hornby Islands (Area A)
 J. ColborneVillage of Zeballos
 W. Cole-HamiltonCity of Courtenay
 M. DavisVillage of Tahsis
 C. EvansCity of Campbell River
 E. GrievePuntledge/Black Creek (Area C)
 A. HamirLazo North (Area B)
 K. JulesKa:' yu :' k't'h / Che : k'tles7et'h First Nations
 R. KerrCity of Campbell River
 B. LeighOyster Bay – Buttle Lake (Area D)
 W. MorinCity of Courtenay
 M. McCollumCity of Courtenay
 M. SwiftTown of Comox
 B. UngerVillage of Gold River
 G. WhalleyKyuquot – Nootka/Sayward (Area A)
Alt. Directors:S. McGowanTown of Comox
 S. PoulsenVillage of Sayward
 S. SullivanVillage of Cumberland
Staff:R. DysonChief Administrative Officer
 J. WarrenDeputy Cheif Administrative Officer
 K. DouvilleManager of Financial Planning
 J. MartensGeneral Manager of Corporate Services
 L. DennisLegislative Services Assistant
 B. KozlowskiCorporate Services Assistant
 
Absent:
Directors:N. AndersonCortes (Area B)
 C. MogloveCity of Campbell River
 
   
ATTENDNCE:
With the exception of Chair Cornfield, Vice-Chair Hillian and Directors Grieve, and Arbour all directors attended via electronic means.

Also in attendance were Max Jajszczok and Scott McCarten, Island Health, via electronic means.
 
 
VARY THE AGENDA
J. Abram/G. Whalley: THAT the agenda be varied to consider agenda item E1 (2022 Provisional Budget) following agenda item E2 (Strategic Planning - Implementation Considerations).
HDA (9)Carried
 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES:
D. Arbour/B. Leigh: THAT the Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District Board minutes dated October 14, 2021 be adopted. [Item
HDA (9)Carried
 
REPORTS:
STRATEGIC PLANNING - IMPLEMENTATION CONSIDERATIONS
 
 
B. Leigh/M. Swift: THAT the report dated November 10, 2021 regarding an update on the strategic planning process and key considerations for advancing community health care initiatives in partnership with Island Health be received. [Item
HDA (9)Carried
 
J. Warren, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, presented an overview of the report regarding the strategic planning implementation considerations. [Item
 
 
The meeting recessed at 11:06 am and resumed at 11:16 am.
 
 
D. Arbour/W. Morin: THAT the Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District Board direct that further assessment and analysis be undertaken, in partnership with Island Health, to explore the required policies, agreements and financial plans and including consideration for public engagement for:

a. supporting a service health hub (through lease consolidation and program colocation) in the Comox Valley;
b. evolving and expanding clinic grants in rural, remote and Indigenous communities; and
c. supporting a long term care facility in Campbell River;
as described in the staff report dated November 10, 2021;

AND FURTHER THAT letters of support be provided by the Chair to Island Health for the service hub, and expanding clinic grants in rural and remote indigenous communities and long term care facilities;

AND FINALLY THAT reports be presented to subsequent Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District Board meetings as required.
HDA (9)Carried
 
D. Arbour/W. Morin: THAT the Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District write the Minister of Health, including the Premier of BC, highlighting the importance of regional equity for health care services and requesting that a legislative review be undertaken to modernize provincial legislation that provides a framework for financing capital health care projects.
HDA (9)Carried
 
2022 PROVISIONAL BUDGET
 
 
D. Hillian/E. Grieve: THAT the report dated November 10, 2021 regarding the 2022 provisional budget for the Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District be received. [Item
HDA (9)Carried
 
D. Hillian/E. Grieve: THAT the 2022 provisional budget for the Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District be adopted as presented.
LGA (196 and 197)Carried
 
MANAGEMENT REPORT
 
 
D. Hillian/E. Grieve: THAT the Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District management report dated November 2021, be received. [Item
HDA (9)Carried
 
TERMINATION:
D. Arbour/D. Hillian: THAT the meeting terminate.
HDA (9)Carried
 
Time: 12:16 pm
 
 
 Confirmed this _______ day of ______ 20___:



____________________________________
Charles J. Cornfield
Chair
 
Certified Correct:


____________________________________
Lisa Dennis
Manager of Legislative Services
 
Recorded By:


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Bonnie Kozlowski
Recording Secretary
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