2013 UBCM Resolutions Disposition

Report on Resolutions Received After the Deadline

The Report on Resolutions Received After the Deadline was introduced for consideration and a motion, duly moved and seconded, to amend the Report on Resolutions Received After the Deadline to admit resolution LR9 “Howe Sound Management Plan” for debate, was endorsed.

The Report on Resolutions Received After the Deadline was then endorsed as amended.

Therefore, as recommended in the amended Report on Resolutions Received After the Deadline, resolutions LR1 and LR9 were admitted for debate; resolutions LR2 through LR5 were referred to the UBCM Executive; and resolutions LR6 through LR8 were not admitted for debate.

LR1 Fairness & Balance in the BC Heritage Conservation Act
Endorsed

LR9 Howe Sound Management Plan
Endorsed

Section B2-b

B96 Reducing Default Speed Limits for Municipal Roads
Not Endorsed

B97 All Terrain Vehicle Operation on Public Roads
Endorsed

B98 Community Charter/Local Government Act Amendment
Not Endorsed

B99 Provincial Fuel Tax Funding for Active Transportation Infrastructure
Endorsed

B100 Host Local Government Share of Casino Revenues
Endorsed

B101 New Property Class for Large Commercial Entities
Endorsed

B102 Medical Marihuana Land Use Assessment & Taxation
Referred to UBCM Executive

B103 Assessment of Wine & Cider Producers
Not Endorsed

B104 Coastal Douglas Fir Partnership
Endorsed

B105 Watershed Protection
Endorsed

B106 Removal of Carbon Tax from Biofuels
Endorsed as Amended

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Province of BC amend the Greenhouse Gas Reduction (Renewable and Low Carbon Fuel Requirements) Act to remove the Carbon Tax from the entire biofuel portion of all fuel production and sales derived from reused oil sources only, and provide further incentives to ensure that the renewable fuel sector continues as a viable industry for BC consumers and supports provincial greenhouse gas reduction objectives.

B107 Goose Population Control
Endorsed

B108 Noxious Weeds & Range Lands
Endorsed

B109 Agricultural Land Commission Applications
Not Endorsed

B110 Agricultural Land – Second Dwelling
Not Endorsed

B111 Regulation of Foreign Ownership of Farmland
Endorsed

B112 Private Managed Forest Land Assessment & Consultation
Endorsed

B113 Landscape Security
Endorsed

B114 Review of Planning & Development Legislation
Not Endorsed

B115 Restaurant Liquor Licenses in the Agricultural Land Reserve
Endorsed as Amended

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Agricultural Land Reserve Use, Subdivision and Procedure Regulation and the Liquor Control and Licensing Regulation be amended to allow for the sale or service of wine, beer and spirits manufactured and grown in British Columbia in winery lounges as a permitted farm use in the ALR.

B116 Community Forest Management Zone for Wildfire Hazard Reduction
Endorsed

B117 Grow-op Bylaw Authority
Endorsed

B118 Third Party Monitoring of Sewerage Installations Abutting Farmland
Endorsed

B119 Water Quality Testing
Endorsed

B120 Early Intervention Centres for Mental Health & Addiction
Endorsed

B121 Reinstating Riverview
Endorsed as Amended

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the provincial government immediately begin to undertake all necessary action, including funding, to reinstate Riverview as a patient-centred, wrap around care modern centre of excellence for mental health care and support.

B122 Funding for Hospice Care
Endorsed as Amended

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Hospital District Act be amended to provide enabling legislation authorizing regional hospital districts to requisition funds to support the capital costs of hospice societies and centres located within a regional hospital district.

In accordance with s. 18 of the Conference Rules & Procedures for Handling Resolutions, the resolutions from Sections B2 and B3 that were not debated by the Convention were referred automatically to the UBCM Executive.

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