COMOX STRATHCONA WASTE MANAGEMENT BOARD

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Thursday, April 22, 2021
Minutes of the meeting of the Comox Valley Regional District (Comox Strathcona Waste Management) Board of Directors held on April 22, 2021 in the Civic Room of the Comox Valley Regional District offices located at 770 Harmston Avenue, Courtenay, BC commencing at 9:30 am.
 
 
MINUTES
     
 
Present:
Chair:B. UngerVillage of Gold River
Vice-Chair:A. HamirLazo North (Area B)
Directors:J. AbramDiscovery Islands - Mainland Inlets (Area C)
 A. AdamsCity of Campbell River
 N. AndersonCortes (Area B)
 D. ArbourBaynes Sound-Denman/Hornby Islands (Area A)
 J. ColborneVillage of Zeballos
 W. Cole-HamiltonCity of Courtenay
 C. CornfieldCity of Campbell River
 M. DavisVillage of Tahsis
 C. EvansCity of Campbell River
 E. GrievePuntledge/Black Creek (Area C)
 D. HillianCity of Courtenay
 B. LeighOyster Bay – Buttle Lake (Area D)
 R. KerrCity of Campbell River
 W. MorinCity of Courtenay
 M. McCollumCity of Courtenay
 G. WhalleyKyuquot – Nootka/Sayward (Area A)
 C. MogloveCity of Campbell River
Alt. Directors:A. BissingerTown of Comox
 N. MinionsTown of Comox
 S. PoulsenVillage of Sayward
 S. SullivanVillage of Cumberland
Staff:R. DysonChief Administrative Officer
 J. WarrenDeputy Chief Administrative Officer
 M. FoortChief Financial Officer
 M. RuttenGeneral Manager of Engineering Services
 J. MartensGeneral Manager of Corporate Services
 L. DennisManager of Legislative Services
 A. BaldwinLegislative Services Assistant
 
   
ATTENDANCE:
Director Unger, as Chair of the Strathcona Regional District Board, assumed the role of presiding member.

With the exception of Chair Unger and Director Arbour, all board members participated in the meeting by electronic means.

Also in attendance was V. Schau, CVRD.
 
 
CALL TO ORDER AND APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA:
B. Leigh/G. Whalley: THAT the agenda be approved as presented.
208Carried
 
IN-CAMERA MEETING:
C. Cornfield/D. Arbour: THAT the committee adjourn to an in-camera session pursuant to the following sub-section of section 90 of the Community Charter:

90(1)(e) The acquisition, disposition or expropriation of land or improvements, if the board considers that disclosure could reasonably be expected to harm the interests of the regional district;

AND FINALLY THAT the in-camera portion convene immediately following the open portion of the meeting.
208Carried
 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES:
B. Leigh/W. Cole-Hamilton: THAT the Comox Strathcona Waste Management Board minutes dated March 11, 2021 be adopted. [Item
208Carried
 
REPORTS:
COMOX STRATHCONA WASTE MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
 
 
B. Leigh/W. Cole-Hamilton: THAT the minutes of the Comox Strathcona Waste Management Advisory Committee meeting held April 1, 2021 be received. [Item
208Carried
 
COMOX STRATHCONA SOLID WASTE ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY SELECT COMMITTEE - April 8, 2021
 
 
G. Whalley/W. Cole-Hamilton: THAT the Comox Strathcona Solid Waste Advanced Technology Select Committee minutes dated April 8, 2021 be received. [Item
208Carried
 
OCEAN LEGACY FOUNDATION - OCEAN PLASTICS DEPOT ESTABLISHMENT REPORT
 
 
J. Abram/J. Colborne: THAT the report dated April 6, 2021 regarding a request to establish an Ocean Legacy Foundation (OLF) ocean plastics depot at the Comox Valley Waste Management Center be received. [Item
209Carried
 
S. Valdal, Services Coordinator, provided an overview of the report regarding a request to establish an Ocean Legacy Foundation (OLF) ocean plastics depot at the Comox Valley Waste Management Center
 
 
B. Leigh/J. Abram: THAT the Comox Strathcona Waste Management Board support the establishment of an Ocean Legacy Foundation ocean plastics recycling depot at the Comox Valley Waste Management Center to ensure ocean debris collected within the Comox Strathcona Waste Management service area can be properly managed and recycled.
209Carried
 
REGIONAL ORGANICS COMPOST PROJECT UPDATE
 
 
B. Leigh/W. Cole-Hamilton: THAT the report dated April 16, 2021 regarding an update on the Regional Organics Compost Project be received. [Item
209Carried
 
V. Schau, Senior Manager of CSWM Services, provided an update on the Regional Organics Compost Project.

C. Wile, Manager of External Relations, presented an overview of the public engagement process for the Regional Organics Compost Project. [Item
 
 
CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION - WASTE MANAGEMENT
 
 
E. Grieve/W. Cole-Hamilton: THAT the report dated April 21, 2021 regarding the current management of construction and demolition debris, and relevant policy tools to be explored as a follow-up from the April 8, 2021 Solid Waste Advanced Technology Select Committee meeting be received. [Item
209Carried
 
S. Willie, Solid Waste Analyst, provided an overview of the report regarding the current management of construction and demolition debris, and relevant policy tools to be explored.
 
 
CSWM MANAGEMENT REPORT
 
 
D. Hillian/J. Colborne: THAT the Comox Strathcona Waste Management Board management report dated April 2021 be received. [Item
 Carried
 
ADJOURN TO IN-CAMERA:
The board adjourned to its in-camera session at 10:40 am.
 
 
RISE AND REPORT:
The board rose from its in-camera session at 10:49 am.
 
 
TERMINATION:
D. Arbour/A. Hamir: THAT the meeting terminate.
208Carried
 
Time: 10:49 am.
 
 
 Confirmed this 17th day of June, 2021:


____________________________________
Brad Unger
Chair
 
Certified Correct:


____________________________________
Lisa Dennis
Manager of Legislative Services
 
Recorded By:


____________________________________
Antoinette Baldwin
Legislative Services Assistant
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