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JANUARY  

Have Your Say!

SALT SPRING ISLAND LOCAL TRUST AREA SPECIAL PROPERTY TAX REQUISITION

The Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee is seeking a $75,500 special property tax requisition for the 2021/22 fiscal year to continue funding the coordination of freshwater policy on Salt Spring Island through the Salt Spring Island Watershed Protection Alliance (SSIWPA).

This special property tax requisition will support the continued coordination of community, government, and non-government organizations working together to develop a framework and strategy to protect watersheds and preserve drinking water sources on Salt Spring Island.

You can learn more about the special property tax requisition process here.

Share your opinion about the proposed special property tax requisition and the Islands Trust budget  here.

Information about the 2021/22 Islands Trust budget is available here.

To learn more about the Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee’s ongoing commitment to freshwater sustainability, visit its website here.

 

January 22, 2021 | Electronic SSI LTC Special Business Meeting

Meeting Agenda: click here.
To join Electronically: click here.
To Call into the meeting: Canada: 855 703 8985 (Toll Free) / US: 888 475 4499 (Toll Free) 
Webinar ID: 696 3522 3284.

Watch Live Stream in real time: https://collaboratevideo.net/islandstrust/A

Meeting Recording: click here.

 

January 19, 2021 | Electronic SSI LTC Regular Business Meeting

Meeting Agenda: click here.
To join Electronically: click here.
To Call into the meeting: Canada: 855 703 8985 (Toll Free) / US: 888 475 4499 (Toll Free) 
Webinar ID: 623 7979 4610.

Watch Live Stream in real time: https://collaboratevideo.net/islandstrust/A

Meeting Recording: click here.

January 21, 2021 | SSI LTC Electronic Regular Meeting Highlights:

  • requested that LTC amend the 2021/22 draft budget to include a draw of $30,000 from SSI LTC surplus funds – which includes the remainder of the constituency grant received by SSIWPA in 2017 – for the development of a Weston Lake Water Availability and Climate Change Assessment Study to be carried out by a contractor in cooperation with the CRD and directed staff to develop a draft project charter and partnership agreement for a Weston Lake Water Availability and Climate Change Assessment Study to be carried out by a contractor in cooperation with the CRD.
  • to forward letter received from Dr. T. Varzeliotis concerning Consensus for Change to the Trust Council Governance and Management Review Select Committee.
  • determined that there is a community need to process SS-RZ-2020.2 (125 Churchill Road) while the prohibited use is continuing and direct staff, per standing resolution SS-2020-045, to temporarily cease bylaw enforcement action for the following commercial uses until consideration of SS-RZ-2020.2:
    • Restaurant (Bakery);
    • 2 Commercial Guest Accommodation Units.
  • approved issuance of SS-TUP-2020.3 (215 Margolin Drive).
  • approved issuance SS-DVP-2020.11 and SS-DP-2020.9 (135 Leslee Drive).
  • approved issuance of SS-DVP-2020.12 (176 Bishops Walk Road).
  • approved issuance of SS-DP-2019.4 (154 Kings Lane) conditional upon receipt of a letter from BC Housing assuring the installation and successful establishment of all vegetation as required by the landscaping plan attached as a schedule to the proposed permit, as deemed satisfactory by Islands Trust staff.
  • approved issuance of SS-DP-2020.11 as amended (104 Cedar Lane).
  • approved issuance of SS-DP-2020.13 as amended (Lot A, Mt. Belcher Heights).
  • that in order to meet the principles of openness, transparency, and accessibility, meetings of the Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee will be held electronically until Ministerial Orders under the Emergency Program Act and requirements or recommendations under the Public Health Act change regarding public attendance at trust body meetings; and that such meetings be live streamed, and the public invited to participate in meetings by connecting to the link or the phone number provided in the meeting notice, in order to observe proceedings and speak when invited by the Chair.

 

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