Resolutions Debate Decisions - September 25, 2019

The following is a summary of the resolutions considered on Wednesday, September 25 at the 2019 Convention.

Section SR (Special Resolution)

Res No.

Resolution Title

Result

SR1

Provincial Consultation with Local Governments

Endorsed

SR2

Modernizing Development Financing

Endorsed

SR3

Pre-Hospital Emergency Services

Endorsed

Section A

Res No.

Resolution Title

Result

A1

Provincial Responsibility for Fire Services Act and Regulations

Endorsed

A2

Cannabis Revenue Sharing with Local Governments

Endorsed

A3

Increase Provincial RCMP Contribution

Endorsed

A4

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)

Endorsed as Amended:

Therefore be it resolved that the Province of British Columbia provide clarity to local governments regarding implementation of United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) processes and framework;

And be it further resolved that the Province of British Columbia provide a clear delineation of the responsibilities of local governments in relation to the implementation of these processes after full consultation with local governments, both rural and urban.

Section B – Part 1

The Section B – Part 1 resolutions were introduced as a block. The block included resolutions B1 to B74.  Resolutions B7, B25, B35, B43, B65 and B71 were pulled from the block for individual consideration.

Res No.

Resolution Title

Result

B1 Block as Amended contained:

B1-B6,

B8-B24,

B26-B34,

B36-B42,

B44-B64,

B66-B70,

B72-B74

 

Endorsed as Amended

B7

Safer Slower Streets: 30 km/h Residential Street Pilot

Endorsed as Amended:

Therefore be it resolved that the Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure be asked to consider an amendment to the Motor Vehicle Act that would allow incorporated municipalities and regional districts to institute blanket speed zones in residential areas.;

And be it further resolved this resolution be presented at the UBCM.

Resolutions debate will continue during the policy session on Thursday, September 26 beginning at 8:55am. The order of debate will begin with the remaining B resolutions that were pulled from the B1 Block, which include:  B25, B35, B43, B65 and B71. 

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