AGM – April 19, 2021

The April 2021 meeting was our second virtual AGM. Meeting minutes will be posted shortly.

AGM – August 17, 2020

The August 2020 AGM was our first virtual meeting. Here are the Meeting Minutes (pdf).

Federal Candidates Meeting – Sept 29, 2019, 2-4PM

The candidates forum was held at the CRD Services Building, 3 – 7450 Butler Road, in Otter Point. This was the Agenda (pdf).

Millions of our tax dollars are sent to the Federal government annually to improve services and ideally make both our country and our community a better place to work, live and play.

OPSRRA invited the candidates for the 2019 local election to introduce themselves, tell you how they hope to help and answer a few direct questions from our group.

Our membership chose the first three questions posed to all of the candidates.

  1. The Climate Crisis is a real issue globally and locally as extreme weather events become the norm. What tools and strategies would you advocate using to solve the crisis?
  2. Federal infrastructure dollars for programs like high-speed internet access and clean water are critical for our region. Over $45 million in federal and provincial tax dollars was allocated between 2016 and early 2018 to create high speed access for our region and the coast of BC. To date no progress has been shared with this community, nor is there a clear confirmation that the program will do anything beyond delivering potential access. Without a provider agreeing to connect up end users, local residents will still be without access. How would you work to ensure that this program proceeds in a timely way with real results?
  3. Chinook fishing restrictions and closures were imposed this year to protect fish stocks and local orca populations. What regional and national solutions would you work towards to address this issue?

 

AGM – April 14, 2019

Held Sunday, April 14th, 1:30 – 3:30, at the CRD Services Building, 3 – 7450 Butler Road, Otter Point

Meeting minutes (pdf)

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This year, based on how isolated the communities were during the February snow storms and forecasts of a hot 2019 fire season, we were pleased provide our members with access to a panel of guest speakers on Emergency Preparedness

Local experts spoke about Emergency Services for our region – what exists, what’s coming soon and ways to be self-reliant and prepared. Our thanks to  Juan de Fuca Emergency Program Coordinator Jeri Grant Otter Point Fire Dept Chief John McCrea.

CRD Regional Director Mike Hicks also joined us to share news and updates for our region.

All Candidates Meeting – Sept 30, 2018

Millions of our tax dollars are spent each year improving services and ideally making our community a better place to work, live and play.

OPSRRA invited the candidates for this year’s local election – Voting Day on October 20th – to introduce themselves, tell you how they hope to help and answer a few direct questions from our group.

Thanks to the nearly 60 people who came out to the September 30th All Candidates Meeting scheduled from 2 – 4pm at the CRD Juan de Fuca Building in Otter Point – Unit 3 – 7450 Butler Road. The speeches from candidates were impassioned and the questions for local residents added quite a bit of value to the meeting.

We heard from these Milne’s Landing Zone School Trustee & JdF EA Director candidates:

  • Allison Watson
  • Britt Santowski
  • Margot Swinburnson
  • Neil Poirier
  • Robert (Bob) Phillips
  • Daniel Yates
  • & Mike Hicks