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NOTICE OF MEETING
COMOX STRATHCONA WASTE MANAGEMENT BOARD


Thursday, March 7, 2024
Civic Room of the Comox Valley Regional District offices located at 770 Harmston Avenue, Courtenay, BC commencing at 9:30 am

Director Baker, as Chair of the Strathcona Regional District, will serve as the presiding member for this meeting.

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

In the event of an emergency the public gathering place is the parking lot outside the boardroom.
 
 
AGENDA
 
    Section Who Votes How Vote Counted
   
PRESIDING MEMBER
A. RECOGNITION OF TRADITIONAL TERRITORIES:
B. CALL TO ORDER AND APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA:
Recommendation:
 
THAT the agenda be approved as presented.
208All1 person/1 vote
 
C. IN-CAMERA MEETING:
D. ADOPTION OF MINUTES:
Comox Strathcona Waste Management Board minutes dated February 8, 2024 for adoption. [Item
208All1 person/1 vote
 
E. BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES:
F. PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS:
G. REPORTS:
1) VILLAGE OF TAHSIS OPERATIONAL AGREEMENT
 
Report dated February 29, 2024 regarding to enter into a five-year agreement with the Village of Tahsis, for the operation of the Tahsis Waste Management Centre for receipt. [Item
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Recommendation:
 
THAT the Comox Valley Regional District enter into a five-year agreement with the Village of Tahsis for the provision of solid waste services, with an option to extend for an additional two years;

AND FURTHER THAT the Corporate Legislative Officer be authorized to execute the agreement.
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2) SWMP STEP 3 CONSULTATION NEXT STEPS SUMMARY
 
Report dated March 1, 2024 regarding a breakdown of the proposed Step 3 of the Solid Waste Management Plan (SWMP) Renewal Communication and Public Consultation Plan for receipt. [Item
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Recommendation:
 
THAT the Solid Waste Management Plan Renewal Step 3 Consultation Next Steps Summary, attached as Appendix A to the staff report dated March 1, 2024, be approved.
209AllWeighted
 
3) EXPLORATION OF REUSE INITIATIVES AT CSWM FACILITIES
 
Report dated February 29, 2024 regarding an update on reuse initiatives and their potential growth for receipt. [Item
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Recommendation 1:
 
THAT the establishment of a reuse initiative at Comox Strathcona Waste Management facilities be deferred until completion of a more comprehensive approach through the Solid Waste Management Planning process to elevate the 7Rs, consistent with Goal 2 of the Solid Waste Management Plan Goals and Objectives.
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Recommendation #2:
 
THAT staff continue to inform and educate the public through existing education programs, fostering collaboration and conducting research to make meaningful progress toward Comox Strathcona Waste Management’s diversion goals while the Solid Waste Management Plan renewal is in progress.
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4) APPOINTMENT OF REPLACEMENT PUBLIC RSWAC MEMBERS FOR SWMP
 
Report dated February 29, 2024 regarding appointments to the Regional Solid Waste Advisory Committee for the Solid Waste Management Plan Renewal for receipt. [Item
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Recommendation:
 
THAT as a result of vacancies due to resignations of members of the Regional Solid Waste Advisory Committee the following applicants be appointed as members from the public:

• Katie Lovely
• Lori Bryan.
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5) CSWM RESOLUTIONS STATUS REPORT
 
CSWM resolutions status report dated March, 2024 for receipt. [Item
208All1 person/1 vote
 
H. BYLAWS AND RESOLUTIONS:
I. NEW BUSINESS:
J. ADDENDUM - UPON APPROVAL OF THE BOARD:
K. MEDIA QUESTIONS:
L. TERMINATION:
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