Overview of Committee Meetings 21 January 2020

Planning and Regulatory Services Meeting – 1pm

Overview of the Committee Meeting.

  • The Committee adopted their Terms of Reference.
  • Vern Morris, Engineering Assistant, and Mark Dixon, Compliance Team Leader, gave an update on Freedom Camping in the district. Councillors discussed their concerns and staff provided information about the legislation and rationale behind the Bylaw.
  • Councillors Kennedy, Keogan, Davidson and Kw. Madgwick were nominated to the Freedom Camping Working Group.
  • The Committee resolved to restrict vehicle access to Docherty Creek at Franz Josef.
  • The Committee heard from Lynda Murchison who has been providing consultation services for the future development of Franz Josef township and Fiona Scadden, Planning and Customer Services Manager.

 

Economic Development Committee 3pm

Overview of the Committee Meeting.

  • The Committee adopted their Terms of Reference.
  • Simon Bastion, Chief Executive, spoke about his April 2018 presentation, Economic Development for Westland District.
  • Penny Bicknell, Principal Regional Advisor, West Coast at Provincial Development Unit, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, provided updates on the Provincial Growth Fund and the Tourism Infrastructure Fund.
Summary: 
An overview of the Committee meetings