Board of Directors Meeting Agenda – April 2

Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

This meeting will be held entirely by teleconference. To access the meeting, please dial 1-866-219-8638. Please then enter the conference access code: 4987945 and the # key.

  1. Call to Order - Ferguson
  2. Declarations of Conflict of Interest
  3. Approval of Agenda
  4. Delegations
  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 – February 6, 2020
    5.3. Approved October 10, 2019 Conservation Advisory Board Minutes – for receipt only
    5.4. Approved February 13, 2020 Conservation Advisory Board Minutes – for receipt only
    5.5. Letters (13) from Municipalities in Support of Conservation Authorities and Rejecting Requests for and Exit Clause in the Conservation Authorities Act
    5.6. Letters (11) of Appreciation and Support for the Board of Directors regarding the February 6, 2020 resolution related to the Enbridge Gas Inc. easement request
    5.7. Email from Ontario Federation of Agriculture to Conservation Ontario regarding Conservation Authorities consultations, dated March 6, 2020
    5.8. Emails (2) from Jeff Laskey and Mark Osborne regarding Spencer Gorge Operations
  6. Member Briefing
    6.1. Coronavirus – Burnside
  7. Business Arising from the Minutes
    7.1. Letter of Support for Conservation Authorities – Burnside
  8. Reports from Budget & Administration Committee, Conservation Advisory Board, and the Foundation
    8.1. Conservation Advisory Board – February 13, 2020 – Topalovic (Recommendations)
    8.1.1. CA 2004 Visitor Safety at Dundas Peak
    8.1.2. CA 2005 Westfield 2020 Accession and Deaccession List
    8.2. Conservation Advisory Board – March 12, 2020 – Topalovic (Recommendations)
    8.2.1. CA 2014 Valens Lake Conservation Area Master Plan
    8.2.2. CA 2015 Spencer Gorge 2020 Operations
    8.2.3. CA 2016 Project Technical Advisory Committee
    8.3. Foundation Chairman’s Remarks – Margaret Reid
  9. Other Staff Reports/Memorandums
    9.1. Release of HCA 2020 Annual Report – Burnside
    9.2. Current Watershed Conditions as of March 23, 2020 – Peck
    9.3. Upcoming HCA & Partner Events – None
  10. New Business
  11. In-Camera Items for Matters of Law, Personnel and Property
  12. Next Meeting – Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Adjournment