Board of Directors meeting agenda for Dec. 3

Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

This meeting will be held by WebEx videoconference.

The meeting can be viewed live on HCA’s You Tube Channel:
https://www.youtube.com/user/HamiltonConservation

Full agenda package

1. Call to Order – Ferguson

2. Declarations of Conflict of Interest

3. Approval of Agenda

4. Delegations
4.1. Enbridge Gas Inc. Kirkwall-Hamilton Project withdrawal
– Brian Lennie
– Nick Klip
– Ryan Park
4.2. McCormack Trail Access
– Carol Town
– Catherine Weir
4.2.1. Letter provided by delegates regarding
McCormack Trail Access

5. Consent Items for Applications, Minutes and Correspondence
5.1. Applications – Development, Interference with Wetlands, Alterations to Shorelines and Watercourses
5.2. Approval of Board of Directors Minutes – November 5, 2020
5.3. Approved September 17, 2020 Budget & Administration Committee Minutes – for receipt only
5.4. Email from Minister Jeff Yurek dated November 5, 2020 – “Updating the Conservation Authorities Act”
5.5. HCA Opinion article published in Hamilton Spectator November 7, 2020 – “Pandemic Bringing People Back to Nature”
5.6. HCA Media Release dated November 13, 2020 – “HCA Preliminary Response to Conservation Authority Act Changes”
5.7. Letter to Minister Jeff Yurek from Centre for Climate Change Management at Mohawk College dated November 18, 2020 – “Changes to the Conservation Authorities Act”
5.8. Township of Puslinch Resolution No. 2020-331 regarding Proposed Changes to the Conservation Authorities Act: Schedule 6 of Bill 229, dated November 18, 2020
5.9. Greenbelt Council letter to Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing dated November 19, 2020 – ‘Removal of Schedule 6 from Ontario Bill 229”
5.10. HCA Media Release dated November 19, 2020 – “Picture Perfect! HCA 2019 Photo Contest Winners Announced”
5.11. HCA Letter to Premier and Ministers November 23, 2020 – Concerns with Bill 229 Protect, Support and Recover from COVID 19 Act (Budget Measures Act) – Schedule 6 – Conservation Authorities Act
5.12. City of Hamilton Council Resolution regarding Proposed Changes to the Conservation Authorities Act: Schedule 6 of Bill 229, dated November 25, 2020

6. Member Briefing

7. Business Arising from the Minutes

8. Reports from Budget & Administration Committee, Conservation Advisory Board, and the Foundation
8.1. Budget & Administration Committee – November 19, 2020 – Moccio
(Recommendations)
8.1.1. BA 2015 2021 HCA Operating Budget
8.1.2. BA 2016 Mileage Report
8.1.3. BA 2017 Honorariums and Per Diems
8.2. Foundation Chairman’s Remarks (Video) – Margaret Reid

9. Other Staff Reports/Memorandums
9.1. Confederation Beach Park 2021 – McDougall
9.2. Enforcement Officer Appointment – Peck
9.3. Current Watershed Conditions as of November 24, 2020 – Peck
9.4. Conservation Areas Experiences Update – Costie

10. New Business

11. In-Camera Items for Matters of Law, Personnel and Property

12. Next Meeting – Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Please note this will be the Annual General Meeting

13. Adjournment

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