Highlights from the CRD Board meeting on January 12, 2022




CRD Board Highlights: January 12, 2022

CRD Board Highlights provides a brief summary of items from each monthly regional Board meeting. The summary is not inclusive of all agenda items. Please refer to the CRD website for the full agenda, minutes and webcast.


Capital Regional District External Grants Update

The CRD Board received the Capital Regional District External Grants Update for information. The CRD recognizes grants are a supplementary funding source to address the needs of services provided to the region. The External Grants Update outlines how the CRD continues to integrate and consider these grant opportunities relative to service needs, as well as informing local partners of these opportunities through the grants dashboard. The CRD will continue to provide a summary of activities and outcomes in the External Grants Update on a bi-monthly basis.

Staff Report | Grants Dashboard


CAO Quarterly Progress Report No. 4, 2021

The Board received the fourth Quarterly Progress Report in 2021 for information. As part of staff’s commitment to enhanced quarterly reporting to the Board, the report provides an update of the progress on Board and corporate priorities, activities and initiatives, capital project variances, and human resource trends across the organization.

Staff Report | Appendices | Webcast | Website


Community Emergency Preparedness Fund: Evacuation Route Planning Grant - Motion of Support

The CRD provides emergency management services in Electoral Area communities. The UBCM Evacuation Route Planning grant is a key opportunity to update and enhance emergency evacuation planning for residents and visitors to these areas. The CRD Board approved a motion to support an application to UBCM Community Emergency Preparedness Fund for the Evacuation Route Planning grant and directed staff to provide overall grant management.

Staff Report | Webcast | Website


CRD’s response to COVID-19
In keeping with directives from the Province of BC, there is limited space for the public to attend CRD Board meetings in-person at this time. However, the public may continue to view meeting materials and webcasts online. Written submissions and applications to address the Board are encouraged, with a modified process for delegations electronically.


In response to Ministerial orders, we are updating our process for public notices and hearings for land use applications. For more information, please contact the JDF Office here. For more information on communicating with the CRD Board or appearing as a phone-in delegation at a Board or Committee meeting, click here.


To find out if the committee/commission you are interested in has an upcoming meeting, click here for agendas.


For more information on the CRD’s response to COVID-19, please visit www.crd.bc.ca/covid.


The next Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 9, 2022


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