Minutes of the SVCA Board Meeting 

March 6th at 7:00 p.m.

One Director absent - Phil Holland. Meeting called to order 7:21 p.m.

Michele moved the acceptance of the Feb. 13th minutes. Second: Bob Passed unanimously.

Andrew read the first draft of the Constitution. Bob moved to reorder section 1 and 2 of Article 3. Second: Michele. Passed unamimously.

Andrew read the first draft of the By-laws. Several minor amendments were suggested including a section B under Article 3 to deal with a vacancy on the Board. Andrew to revise the draft and prepare for adoption at the next meeting.

The vacancy created by Barb Murray’s resignation was then discussed. Bill suggested that Phil Holland approach the Strata Council from Heritage first to see if anyone is interested in representing that part of the community, before any one else is considered.

The issue of authorizing committees or representatives to attend meetings on behalf of the SVCA was then discussed. There was general agreement that some parameters must be written out, and that the distinction be made between attending meetings in order to obtain and bring back information to the Board, and speaking at meetings with regard to policy and decision-making. Representation of the SVCA’s position in such a forum can only be possible after the Board’s assessment of the issues and approval of certain policies. Sher to word an appropriate motion and written parameters for adoption at the next meeting.

The Marktrend Survey results were examined and strategy for the March 11th Council meeting was discussed. It was agreed that the survey indicated the majority wish to remove the humps, and that as the representatives we must emphasize this to council Also there is a need to reassure residents and council that we do not see this as an end to the process, but a start to look at alternate solutions. Moved by Andrew that he and Michele draft a letter to Mayor and Council from all directors, to be revised via email and signed by Thursday afternoon for sending on Friday. Second: Harry. Passed unanimously.

Next meeting April 3rd. Meeting was adjourned at 10:05 p.m.