The following recommendations will be going to Council for their consideration and endorsement:
That Council award $25,000 from the 2023 Partners In Parks (PIP) Program Fund, to the Douglas Island Garden Society (DIGS) for proposed community garden improvements.
That Council award $50,000 from the 2023 Partners In Parks (PIP) Program funds, to the proposed PIP Rocky Point Park improvements – including playground installation at Harry Wipper Park.
That Council approve the request from the Nanaimo Nature Society for a Community Program Development Grant in the amount of $1,600 to assist in funding the Buttertubs Tour Guide Program.
That Council direct Staff to proceed with a 3-year contribution agreement with Public Safety Canada using the Building Safer Communities Fund for the Nanaimo Youth Resilience Strategy.
That Council endorse the proposed amendments to the Council Spending and Amenities Policy.
That Council remuneration be reviewed in the third year of Council’s term (2025), and that any changes begin in the next Council’s term commencing 2026.
That Council direct Staff to prepare a report regarding the BC Annual Percent Consumer Price Index raising of Mayor and Council’s base rate of pay to a maximum of 2% per year, for Council’s review and consideration.
That Council accept the 2022 Statement of Financial Information for filing with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing.
May 17, 2023 Finance and Audit Committee Meeting - agenda, documents and video