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NOTICE OF MEETING
SEWAGE COMMISSION


Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Civic Room, located at 770 Harmston Avenue, Courtenay, BC commencing at 2:00 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 Hardy, 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. RESOLUTIONS STATUS REPORT:
Sewage Commission resolutions status report dated October 2023 for receipt. [Item
 
D. REPORTS:
1) SEWAGE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES
 
Sewage Advisory Committee minutes dated October 26 2023 for receipt. [Item
 
NOTE: This item was updated at 8:40 am on Tuesday, November 7, 2023.
 
2) REAL-TIME LEAK DETECTION FOR THE SEWER CONVEYANCE PROJECT
 
Report dated November 1, 2023 regarding a real-time leak detection system that could be appropriate for installation within the Sewer system Conveyance Project for receipt. [Item
 
Recommendation:
 
THAT the implementation of real-time fibre optic leak detection on the Sewer System Conveyance Project, subject to satisfactory completion of due diligence and pricing from the design-build and design-bid-build contractors, be supported;

AND FURTHER THAT in anticipation of satisfactory due diligence and pricing, the Sewer System Conveyance Project budget be amended to include $760,000 for implementation of real-time leak detection with funding provided from capital works reserves;

AND FINALLY THAT staff be directed to report back with proposed revisions to the Lazo Hill Groundwater Protection Policy accounting for the elimination of horizontal directional drilling from the Sewer System Conveyance Project scope, and implementation of a real-time leak detection system.
 
3) SEWER SYSTEM CONVEYANCE PROJECT BUDGET
 
Report dated November 2, 2023 regarding updates on the Sewer System Conveyance Project budget and a timeline for next steps for receipt. [Item
 
4) DEVELOPMENT COST CHARGE EXEMPTIONS
 
Report dated February 9, 2023 regarding the establishment of development cost charge bylaws including considerations for waiving these charges and how the bylaws are updated over time for receipt. [Item
 
Note: The above-noted report was referred to the Sewage Commission by the CVRD Board.
 
E. NEW BUSINESS:
F. ADDENDUM - UPON APPROVAL OF THE COMMITTEE:
G. MEDIA QUESTIONS:
H. IN-CAMERA:
I. TERMINATION:
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