AGENDA
GOVERNANCE AND PRIORITIES COMMITTEE MEETING

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SHAW AUDITORIUM, VANCOUVER ISLAND CONFERENCE CENTRE
80 COMMERCIAL STREET, NANAIMO, BC

[Note:  This meeting will be live streamed and video recorded for the public.]

Minutes of the Governance and Priorities Committee Meeting held in the Shaw Auditorium, Vancouver Island Conference Centre, 80 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, BC, on Monday, 2020-OCT-26, at 1:00 p.m.

To be introduced by Sheila Gurrie, Director, Legislative Services.

Purpose:  To introduce a modernized Animal Responsibility Bylaw that includes provisions for animal welfare, control, licensing, duties of animal owners, penalties, and enforcement as per the recommendations outlined in the Animal Control Service Review.

Presentation:

1. Karen Robertson, Deputy City Clerk.

[Note:  Presentation to be distributed on the Addendum.]

Delegations:

1. Alison Cuffley, Officer, Government Relations, BCSPCA

2. Leon Davis, Branch Manager, Nanaimo and District, BCSPCA

Recommendation:  That the Governance and Priorities Committee select one of the following options:

1.That the Governance and Priorities Committee direct staff to forward the draft “Animal Responsibility Bylaw 2020 No. 7316”, as circulated, to Council for consideration of first three readings.

OR

2. That the Governance and Priorities Committee direct staff to forward the draft “Animal Responsibility Bylaw 2020 No. 7316” with the following amendments (insert amendments here) to Council for consideration of first three readings.

To be introduced by Bill Sims, General Manager, Engineering and Public Works.

To be introduced by Bill Sims, General Manager, Engineering and Public Works.

Purpose:  To provide Council with a summary of findings and recommendations of the Residential Curbside Collection Post-implementation Review that may potentially impact the 2021 Budget.

Presentation:

1. Allan Neilson, Neilson Strategies Inc.

Recommendation:  That the Governance and Priorities Committee recommend that Council direct Staff to:

  1. Create a 0.5 Full Time Equivalent cart administrator position;
  2. Incorporate an additional non-collection day in the annual calendar for training; and,
  3. Purchase and install an additional on-board computer.

To be introduced by Bill Sims, General Manager, Engineering and Public Works. 

Purpose:  To update Council on a proposed optimization to the sanitation service routing and seek approval for 2021 Budget adjustments.

Presentation:

1. Taaj Daliran, Manager, Sanitation, Recycling and Cemeteries.

Recommendation:  That the Governance and Priorities Committee recommend that Council endorse the Ten-Zone Waste Collection Optimization Plan for implementation in January 2021.

Councillor Brown and Councillor Geselbracht to provide Council with a PowerPoint Presentation titled "The Nanaimo City Doughnut".

To be introduced by Rob Lawrance, Environmental Planner.

Purpose:  To provide information to the Governance and Priorities Committee on the REIMAGINE Nanaimo Climate Action Plan Update.

Presentation:

1. Lisa Bhopalsingh, Manager, Community Planning and Duncan Cavens, C2MP Consulting Ltd.

To be introduced by Dale Lindsay, General Manager, Development Services.

Presentation:

1. Lisa Bhopalsingh, Manager, Community Planning.

To be introduced by Sheila Gurrie, Director, Legislative Services.

Purpose:  To present for the Governance and Priorities Committee’s consideration, options for the draft 2021 Key Date Calendar.

Recommendation:  That the Governance and Priorities Committee recommend that Council approve the 2021 Governance and Priorities Committee Key Date Calendar, with meetings held in-person, in the Shaw Auditorium. 

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