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File #: 22-409    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Report Status: Carried
File created: 6/14/2022 In control: Regional Parks Committee
On agenda: 6/22/2022 Final action: 7/13/2022
Title: Renewed Regional Parks and Trails Strategic Plan
Attachments: 1. Staff Report: Renewed Regional Parks and Trails Strategic Plan, 2. Appendix A: Regional Parks and Trails Strategic Plan 2022-2032, 3. Updated Appendix A: Regional Parks and Trails Strategic Plan 2022-2032, 4. Appendix B: Public Engagement Report, 5. Appendix C: First Nations Engagement Report, 6. Appendix D: Presentation, 7. Appendix E: Transportation Committee Staff Report - June 15, 2022

Title

Renewed Regional Parks and Trails Strategic Plan

Recommendation

[On June 22, 2022, the Regional Parks Committee passed the report recommendation to approve the plan on an interim basis (#1); endorsed the Transportation Committee’s motion arising on priority action 4-2e (#2); and carried two additional motions arising on expanding protected areas (#3) and camping opportunities (#4). Please note, the Plan has been updated following Committee and is attached as UPDATED Appendix A:]
That t
he Regional Parks Committee recommends to the Capital Regional District Board:
1. That the Capital Regional District Regional Parks and Trails Strategic Plan 2022-2032 be approved on an interim basis for one year while engagement with First Nations continues.

2. That bike parking and e-bike charging stations be added to priority action 4-2e.

(WP - All)
3. That the Regional Parks Committee direct staff to report back, as part of the review, on the advisability of including the following target in the plan: “That CRD work with indigenous, federal, provincial, and philanthropic partners to expand protected areas in the region to 25% of the region’s land base by 2032.”
4. That staff be directed to consider the expansion of camping opportunities as part of the development of the Outdoor Recreation Plan as well as the report back on the Regional Parks and Trails Plan.

(NWA)