January 22, 2018 - Special Council Meeting

New Appointments to the Vancouver Island Regional Board of Directors 
For a one-year term, Councillor Diane Brennan was appointed as the Trustee, while Councillor Jerry Hong was appointed the Alternate.
Section 8 b
Motion carried.

New Appointments to the Public Works and Engineering Committee
Councillor Diane Brennan was appointed as the Chair, and Councillor Sheryl Armstrong was appointed as the Alternate. 
Section 8 c
Motion carried.

Council Endorses Terms of Reference for the Ad-hoc Cannabis Task Force 
City of Nanaimo staff presented a draft Terms of Reference for the Ad-hoc Cannabis Task Force, which was supported by council. Councillor Jim Kipp was appointed as Chair, and council is requesting that two representatives from the cannabis industry step forward as well.
Section 10 a
Motions carried.

New Shower Program for the Homeless to Operate at Caledonia Park
Council approved the use of the Caledonia Park sports field shower facility, and agreed to fund its use and the hiring of a staff person from the Unitarian Extreme Weather Shelter for a three-month trial of a proposed one-year plan. $10,000 to fund these first three months will come from Council’s Contingency Fund, until funding for the proposed $40,000 for the year-long program can be determined.  
Section 10 b
Motion carried.

Nanaimo Citizen Advocacy Gets Assistance
Council supports a one-time contribution to the Nanaimo Citizen Advocacy Fund in the amount of $10,000 to come from Council’s Contingency Fund.  
Section 10 c
Motion carried.

January 22, 2018 Council Meeting Resources

 

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