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Board Highlights - September 11, 2020

Sep 14, 2020

Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Hospital District Board Highlights

For an online version of the CCRHD board meeting agenda, including agenda item summaries and reports please visit: CCHRHD Board Agenda Sept. 11, 2020

Information Updates

The board received 12 items from Northern Health and Interior Health for its consent calendar. Representatives of the Central Interior Rural Division of Family Practice provided an update on recruitment and retention.

GR Baker Phase 2 Upgrades

The board received a news release from Northern Health officially announcing the award of the construction contract for the redevelopment of the GR Baker Memorial Hospital Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit.

Cariboo Regional District Board Highlights

For an online version of the CRD board meeting agenda, including agenda item summaries and reports please visit: CRD Board Agenda Sept. 11, 2020


Josh Pressey, District Manager for Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, gave a presentation on Community Forest Agreements.

Planning Bylaws

The board gave first and second reading to Bylaw 5285 (Area G) and Bylaws 5286 and 5135 (Area L). Bylaw 5143 (Area H), Bylaw 5249 (Area G), and Bylaw 5251 (Area J) were adopted

Variance Permits

Three development variance permit applications in Areas A, G, and L were brought before the board. Items 6.1 and 6.3 (Areas A and G) were approved. Item 6.2 – (Area L) was deferred until the next board meeting.

Agricultural Land Commission Applications

An application for non-adhering residential use in Area E was received and authorized for submission to the Provincial Agricultural Land Commission.

Community Services

A request to submit an application for $336,000 from the Canada Infrastructure Program was approved. The money will be matched by funding from the North, Central, and South Cariboo Recreation Leisure Service 2021 budget. The monies will be allocated to the Low Mobility Wilderness Trails Network Expansion Project, for trail development at Pioneer Park on Dragon Lake, the Esler Sports Complex, and 108 Mile Lake.


A report on library use statistics for 2019, was received.


The Monthly Expenditures Board Summary Report and Mastercard Summary Report for the month of August 2020, were received and ratified. The board approved the use of $80,000 from the Community  Works Fund to develop a broadband strategy for the Cariboo Chilcotin


A request for a letter for support by the Big Lake Community Association and the Likely Xatsull Community Forest for their application for a new community forest in the Big Lake area was received and approved.

Board Reports and Correspondence

Three items were received to the Board Consent calendar (Items 12.1.1 to 12.2.1). The board resolved to develop a proposal package to work towards and lobby the provincial government to facilitate sustainable development of 3 phase power to the Barkerville Gold Mine and Well/Barkerville.

Committee Minutes and Recommendations

The minutes of the North Cariboo Rural Directors Caucus meeting, held September 8, 2020, were received and a recommendation that a letter be forwarded to Central Mountain Air requesting clarification of service plans for the Cariboo was approved.

Chair Report

A Chair report to Sept 8 was received.

Upcoming Meetings:

CCRHD & CRD Meetings: Friday, October 2, 2020

See the full CCHRD and CRD agenda at cariboord.ca/agendasminutes.


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