Metro Vancouver Board meeting Fri Nov 29 – last one this Council term: Air quality, GHG management, wood stoves, SO2, car share, transpo, Howe Sound

Metro Vancouver BoardThis is the last Metro Vancouver Board meeting of this term. Although mostly incumbents stayed in power as mayors in the Metro region with the November 15 civic elections, there were some changes in city councillors, and the directors appointed by each municipality are also likely to change. For the record, here is the agenda for Friday, November 29, starting at 9 am. Note that the Board meetings are webcast live, but not archived online.

http://www.metrovancouver.org/boards/Pages/BoardsCommittees.aspx

GREATER VANCOUVER REGIONAL DISTRICT (GVRD)
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
Friday, November 28, 2014
9:00 A.M.
2nd Floor Boardroom, 4330 Kingsway, Burnaby, British Columbia
Membership and Votes

A G E N D A1

A. ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA
1. November 28, 2014 Regular Meeting Agenda
That the GVRD Board adopt the agenda for its regular meeting scheduled for
November 28, 2014 as circulated.
B. ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES
1. October 24, 2014 Regular Meeting Minutes
That the GVRD Board adopt the minutes for its regular meeting held
October 24, 2014 as circulated.
C. DELEGATIONS
D. INVITED PRESENTATIONS
E. CONSENT AGENDA
Note: Directors may adopt in one motion all recommendations appearing on the Consent
Agenda or, prior to the vote, request an item be removed from the Consent Agenda for
debate or discussion, voting in opposition to a recommendation, or declaring a conflict of
interest with an item.

1. ELECTORAL AREA SUB COMMITTEE REPORTS
1.1 Lot 31 Passage Island – Illegal Dwelling
That the GVRD Board direct the Corporate Officer to file a notice in the land title
office stating that the structures on Lot 31, District Lot 841, Plan 12053, Passage
Island, PID: 008-972-788 (folio 745.12000.150), are in contravention of the Greater
Vancouver Regional District Electoral Area A Building Administration Bylaw No.
1043, 2006.
1.2 Block A, DL 3022 North of Cozen Point – Illegal Dwelling
That the GVRD Board direct the Corporate Officer to file a notice in the land title
office stating that the structures on Block A, District Lot 3022, Group 1 NWD, PID:
015-659-011, Pitt Lake (folio 743.10022.918), are in contravention of the Greater
Vancouver Regional District Electoral Area A Building Administration Bylaw No.
1043, 2006.
1.2.1 Written Submission from Mr. Mike Scott, Property Owner

2. EVIRONMENT AND PARKS COMMITTEE REPORTS

2.1 Greater Vancouver Regional District Air Quality Management Bylaw No. 1082,
2008 – Officer Appointment
That the GVRD Board appoint Craig Shishido as an Officer, pursuant to the
Environmental Management Act and Greater Vancouver Regional District Air Quality
Management Bylaw No. 1082, 2008.

2.2 Progress Report on the 2011 Integrated Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas
Management Plan
That the GVRD Board:
a) receive for information the report dated October 21, 2014, titled “Progress
Report on the 2011 Integrated Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Management
Plan”; and
b) forward the report to agency partners and key stakeholders for information,
indicating the Board’s continued interest in working with them to improve air
quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions within the Lower Fraser Valley
airshed.

2.3 Funding for Metro Vancouver’s Wood Stove Exchange Program and Authorization
of Additional Retailers
That the GVRD Board authorize the participation of additional wood burning
appliance retailers in Metro Vancouver’s wood stove exchange program by:
a) Directing staff to publish Metro Vancouver’s intention to work with additional
wood burning appliance retailers listed in (b) below to carry out the program;
and
b) Authorizing staff to enter into a partnering agreement with each of the following
retailers to establish the terms and conditions of the services they would
provide to Metro Vancouver as part of the program:

i. A & B Technical Services, Surrey, BC
ii. Fastgo System (2011) Inc., Burnaby, BC and Surrey, BC
iii. Hallmark Heating, Duct and Chimney Services, Surrey, BC
iv. 0961051 B.C. Ltd. (doing business as North Shore Fireplace), North
Vancouver, BC
v. Solace Home Comfort Ltd., Burnaby, BC and Port Coquitlam, BC
vi. The Richmond Firebox Hearth Products Inc., Richmond, BC

2.4 Consultation on an Interim Sulphur Dioxide Objective
That the GVRD Board direct staff to initiate consultation with key stakeholders to
establish an interim ambient air quality objective for sulphur dioxide that better
protects human health and the environment.

2.5 The Metro Vancouver Car Share Study
That the GVRD Board receive for information the report dated October 20, 2014,
titled “The Metro Vancouver Car Share Study”.

3. CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER REPORTS

3.1 Report of 2014 Election Results for the Election of Electoral Area A Director
That the GVRD Board receive for information the report dated November 21, 2014,
titled “Report of 2014 Election Results for the Election of Electoral Area A Director”.

3.2 Provincial Consultation on the B.C. on the Move 10-Year Transportation Plan
That the GVRD Board endorse the letter attached to the November 19, 2014, report
titled “Provincial Consultation on the B.C. on the Move 10-Year Transportation Plan”
as Metro Vancouver’s input to the provincial government on the B.C. on the Move
10-Year Transportation Plan.

3.3 Province of BC’s Proposed Cumulative Effects Assessment for the Howe Sound
Area
That the GVRD Board receive for information the report dated November 17, 2014,
titled “Province of BC’s Proposed Cumulative Effects Assessment for the Howe
Sound Area”.

F. ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA

G. REPORTS NOT INCLUDED IN CONSENT AGENDA
1.1 City of New Westminster – “Greater Vancouver Regional District Security Issuing
Bylaw No. 1215, 2014”
That the GVRD Board:
a) pursuant to Sections 182(1)(b) and 182(2)(a) of the Community Charter, give
consent to the request for financing from the City of New Westminster in the
amount of $24,800,000; and

b) give first, second and third reading to Greater Vancouver Regional District
Security Issuing Bylaw No. 1215, 2014 being a bylaw to authorize entering into
an Agreement respecting financing between the Greater Vancouver Regional
District and the Municipal Finance Authority of British Columbia; and
c) pass and finally adopt Greater Vancouver Regional District Security Issuing Bylaw
No. 1215, 2014; and
d) forward Greater Vancouver Regional District Security Issuing Bylaw No. 1215,
2014 to the Inspector of Municipalities for Certificate of Approval.

H. MOTIONS FOR WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN GIVEN
I. OTHER BUSINESS
J. BUSINESS ARISING FROM DELEGATIONS
K. RESOLUTION TO CLOSE MEETING
Note: The Board must state by resolution the basis under section 90 of the Community
Charter on which the meeting is being closed. If a member wishes to add an item the basis
must be included below.
L. RISE AND REPORT (Items Released from Closed Meeting)
M. ADJOURNMENT/CONCLUSION
That the GVRD Board adjourn/conclude its regular meeting of November 28, 2014.

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