Minutes of the Annual General Meeting
Valley Community Association

 Tuesday, April 5, 2005
Jaycee House, 1251 Lillooet Road

Introduction:     Chair, Bill Maurer called the meeting to order at 7:15 p.m.  He welcomed all attendees, 15 resident-members who had signed in at the door and outlined the agenda of the evening.  

GVRD Presentation:     Simon So of the GVRD-Water Projects gave a slide presentation on the work being done on the Seymour Filtration Plant.   Next, Steven Lewis discussed the status of the Monashee-Selkirk Connector and the work to begin on the Seymour Main #5 River Crossing in the summer. Then finally, Doug Kennedy discussed the results of a study his consulting firm did to examine expected noise at the Seymour River Crossing..

District Lynnmour/Inter-River Community Plan Presentation:     Phil Chapman from District Planning gave a slide presentation on the proposed Lynmour-InterRiver Local Plan. He reviewed the work done over the past 5 years and the Open Houses held to date. He also discussed the remaining steps required as the plan makes its way to adoption.

District Landslide Presentation:    Jozsef Dioszeghy Director of Engineering gave a brief discussion on work being done by the district to mitigate the landslide hazard on the Blueridge Escarpment. This included the installation of a catchment basin at the base of the slide area and installation of piezometers at the crest of the escarpment to measure ground water levels. This was followed by an informative question and answer session.

Election:     Phil Holland presided over the election. Former directors Ken Reid, Michelle Payne, and John Lane indicated that they would be stepping down. Three existing directors were standing for re-election. This included: Phil Holland and Bill Maurer of Riverside Drive; Willy Schuurman of Rivergrove Place. Additional nominations were requested from the floor. Nancy van Insberghe of Chapman Way, David Mundie of Treetop Lane, and Rob Wharton of Riverside Drive were nominated. All six were then declared elected by acclamation, with one Board seat remaining vacant.

After thanks, Bill called for a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Phil Holland so moved and the meeting was adjourned at 9:45 p.m.  Some socializing continued with coffee and cookies provided.