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NOTICE OF MEETING
SEWAGE COMMISSION


Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Civic Room, located at 770 Harmston Avenue, Courtenay, BC commencing at 1:00 pm.

The chair of the commission will preside over the meeting according to the CVRD procedure bylaw. This meeting may include participation by members of the commission via electronic communication.

This meeting is not meant for general public input. If members of the public wish to speak at a meeting, they should contact the CVRD Legislative Services Department to request to appear as a delegation. Live webcasts and recordings are available at www.comoxvalleyrd.ca/minutes-agendas

All commission motions will be voted on as determined under Bylaw No. 650.

Note: Director Hamir, Electoral Area B (Lazo North), may participate during a portion of this meeting to consider matters that relate to the services and infrastructure located within Electoral Area B.

In the event of an emergency the public gathering place is the parking lot outside the Civic Room.
 
 
AGENDA
 
   
A. RECOGNITION OF TRADITIONAL TERRITORIES:
B. DELEGATIONS:
C. MANAGEMENT REPORT:
Sewage Commission management report dated September 2022 for receipt. [Item
 
D. REPORTS:
1) COMOX VALLEY SEWAGE MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
 
Minutes from the September 6, 2022 Comox Valley Sewage Management Advisory Committee for receipt. [Item
 
2) STAGE 1 AND 2 LIQUID WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN
 
Report dated September 13, 2022 regarding the Stage 1 and 2 Liquid Waste Management Plan report for approval by the Sewage Commission for receipt. [Item
 
Report appendices are listed here due to file size:

Stage 1 and 2 Liquid Waste Management Plan [Item
 
- Appendix A (Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, Community and First Nations Consultation); [Item
 
- Appendix B (Impacts and Costs of South Region Service Area); [Item
 
- Appendices C - F (CVWPCC Effluent Discharge Permit No. 5856; Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Wastewater; Microplastics in Wastewater; Viruses in Wastewater); [Item
 
- Appendix G (Stage 1 Wastewater Conveyance Options); [Item
 
- Appendix H (Stage 2 Wastewater Conveyance Feasibility Assessments); [Item
 
- Appendices I - M ( Stage 1 Wastewater Treatment Options; Stage 2 Wastewater Treatment Feasibility Assessments; Cape Lazo Outfall Assessment; Resource Recovery Options; Letters of Support); [Item
 
- Appendix N (Community Benefits Agreement). [Item
 
Recommendation:
 
THAT the Stage 1 and 2 Liquid Waste Management Plan be approved in the form that is substantially compliant with Appendix A of the staff report dated September 13, 2022.
 
3) TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES OPTIONS ANALYSIS AS PART OF COMOX VALLEY WATER POLLUTION CONTROL CENTRE SITE MASTER PLANNING WORK AND VALUE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
 
Report dated September 13, 2022 regarding the phase one assessment of wastewater treatment technologies completed as part of the Comox Valley Water Pollution Control Centre (CVWPCC) site master planning work and to recommend completion of a value management process for receipt. [Item
 
Recommendation #1:
 
THAT based on the results of the treatment technologies review completed by AECOM and as presented within the report titled Evaluation of Process Options for Future Secondary Treatment Expansions, attached as Appendix A to the staff report dated September 13, 2022, the Comox Valley Water Pollution Control Centre continue to utilize conventional activated sludge treatment technology to achieve secondary treatment of all wastewater flows.
 
Recommendation #2:
 
THAT the 2022-2026 financial plan and capital expenditure program for the Comox Valley Sewerage Service, functions 335-338, be amended in the 2022 budget year by increasing Other Professional Fees expenses by $150,000, to be funded by a corresponding transfer from the Future Expenditure reserve for the service, for the completion of a value management process as part of the Comox Valley Water Pollution Control Centre site master planning work.
 
4) COMOX VALLEY WATER POLLUTION CONTROL CENTRE WASTEWATER TESTING
 
Report dated September 13, 2022 regarding a collaboration with the Ministry of Health for testing of wastewater at the Comox Valley Water Pollution Control Centre for receipt. [Item
 
5) SEWER SYSTEM CONVEYANCE PROJECT - TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT STRATEGY UPDATE
 
Report dated September 15, 2022 regarding an update on the traffic management strategy and stakeholder consultation to address traffic impacts as part of the Sewer System Conveyance Project for receipt. [Item
 
6) COMOX VALLEY SEWER CONVEYANCE PROJECT - DASHBOARD
 
Comox Valley Sewer Conveyance Project dashboard for September 2022 for receipt. [Item
 
7) K’ÓMOKS FIRST NATION COMMUNITY BENEFIT AGREEMENT AMENDMENT
 
Report dated September 15, 2022 regarding a draft agreement between the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) and K’ómoks First Nation (K’ómoks) to convert the Community Benefit Agreement (CBA) approved in December 2020 into two agreements for receipt. [Item
 
Recommendation:
 
THAT the Comox Valley Regional District and K’ómoks Agreement to Amend the Community Benefit Agreement be approved in the form that is substantially compliant with Appendix A to the staff report dated September 15, 2022
 
E. NEW BUSINESS:
F. ADDENDUM - UPON APPROVAL OF THE COMMITTEE:
G. MEDIA QUESTIONS:
H. IN-CAMERA:
I. TERMINATION:
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