The following business cases were not included in the 2021-2025 Financial Plan and will be going to Council for final approval:
Corporate Asset Management System (CAMS)
Add a Corporate Asset Management System starting in 2021. Implementation to be funded by $2.15 million in funding from the Community Works Fund and $660,900 in funding from the Special Initiatives Reserve. Annual operating costs to be funded from General Revenue.
Add a Buyer position effective July 1, 2021.
Add a Digital Forensic Technician position and a Major Case File Specialist position effective January 1, 2021.
Annual Community Watercourse Restoration Grant
Add an Annual Community Watercourse Restoration Grant program to be funded from the Special Initiatives Reserve in 2021 and 2022.
Add a Manager, Sustainability, effective July 1, 2021 and apply to the BC Hydro Community Energy Manager Offer program to fund a portion of the position.
Municipal Enforcement Officers (MEOs) Change of Hours
Increase the hours of the Municipal Enforcement Officers from a 35 to a 40-hour workweek effective January 1, 2021.
Community Clean Team
Extend the Community Clean Team pilot to December 31, 2021, to be funded from the Special Initiatives Reserve.
Municipal Service Inspector
Add a Municipal Services Inspector position effective January 1, 2021 and an additional unit to the City Fleet funded from the Emission Reduction Reserve.
Add the position of Project Engineer, to be funded from the Special Initiatives Reserve in 2021 and 2022.
Art Gallery Next Phase
Allocate $25,000 in 2021 for the development of a feasibility report on the concept of an Arts Centre and Nanaimo Art Gallery Phase 3 facility project funded from the Strategic Infrastructure Reserve.
Start Date of New Positions Delayed
Reinstate a January 1, 2021 start date for the following positions, to be funded from the Special Initiatives Reserve:
a. Manager, Facility Assets
b. Junior Financial Analyst
c. Assistant Accountant
Reinstate the following 2021 projects with funding to be allocated from the Special Initiatives Reserve:
|Fire Services: Emergency Pre-Emption Devices ||$ 55,080 |
|Integrated Survey Control Monuments ||5,000 |
|Drainage: Infrastructure Condition Assessment Program ||100,000 |
|ENGPW Contingency: Projects ||50,000 |
|ENGPW Contingency: Developer Cost Shares ||50,000 |
|ENGPW Contingency: Transportation Projects ||50,000 |
|Railway Crossing Repairs ||34,000 |
|PW Yard: Paving ||25,680 |
|Bowen Corridor Traffic Signal management Hardware Upgrade ||250,000 |
|Bowen Park Trail way Lighting ||100,000 |
|Civic Facilities: Condition Assessment Program ||100,000 |
|Bleacher Replacement Program – Portable ||18,360 |
|Park Amenities Condition Assessment Program ||10,000 |
|Park Amenities: Investigation/Pre-Design ||10,000 |
|Parks/Facility Accessibility ||25,000 |
|Total ||$ 883,120 |
Community Connect Pilot Extension
Allocate $147,000 from the Special Initiatives Reserve to Community Connect to allow for the continuation of an enhanced neighbourhood safety program between January 1, 2021 and June 30, 2021.
COVID Internal Order
Allocate $500,000 from the Special Initiatives Reserve to a 2021 COVID Internal Order to cover continuing and potential new costs related to the pandemic.
Allocate an additional $700,000 (for a total of $1 million) in the 2021 Budget for pedestrian infrastructure and improvements to be funded from the Strategic Infrastructure Reserve.
Reserve $400,000 from the Special Initiative Reserve and $100,000 from the Daytime Resource Centre, to be allocated in the 2021 Budget, for the recommendations coming from the Health and Housing Task Force.
December 4, 2020 Special Finance and Audit Committee Meeting – agenda, documents and video