NRRM Strategic Planning Update Aug 2012

Report
Status Update
Regional Council
August 13th, 2012
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Premier Approved Process
Process and Commitments Outlined by Premier Clark – February 29th, 2012
Step 1
May
31st,
2012
Agreement on
Process
(to be enshrined in
an MOU)
Step 2
Step 3
Oct 31st, 2012
Jan 31st, 2013
Developing Plans,
Strategies for
Community and
Regional
Infrastructure
Implementation of
Agreed
Recommendations
(to be enshrined in
a formal
agreement)
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Signed (Final) MOU
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Signed (Final) MOU
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Signed (Final) MOU
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Fort Nelson News
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Provincial Press Release
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Joint Working Group Appointees
Provincial Working Group Members:
NRRM Working Group Members:
Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development:
Don Fast, Deputy Minister
Julian Paine, ADM- Local Government Division
Derek Trimmer, Director, Regional Initiatives
Jessica Brooks
Talitha Soldera
Glen Brown – Infrastructure
Randy McLean, City Manager
Colin Griffith, Director of Strategic Initiatives
Gerry Tonn, Consultant
David Molinsky – OnPoint Consultants
George Macauley – OnPoint Consultants
Katrin Saxty, Urban Systems
Kevin Brown – KGB Communications
Morey Stewart, Consultant
Ministry of Energy and Mines
Laurel Nash, Executive Lead
Daymon Trachsel
Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource
Operations
Duncan Williams, Executive Director, Tenures
Mr. Nick Crisp, Executive Director - Regional Operations
Butch Morningstar, ED of Regional Operations
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Dave Duncan, ADM- Highways Department
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Joint Working Group Meetings 2012
Key Milestone Targets
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July 4, 2012: project team meeting: Purpose: to provide status updates and review draft materials,
including scenarios
August 29, 2012: project team meeting : Purpose: to provide status updates and review draft materials,
and review / finalise Table of Contents for final report.
Week of September 24 (Date TBC): meeting with NRRM and Ministers of Community, Sport, Cultural
Development and Energy and Mines: Purpose: project team to present NRRM Council and Ministers with
draft options; provide opportunity for NRRM and Ministers to discuss options
Victoria Meetings to Date
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Feb 29th, March 1st & 2nd
March 20th & 21st
April 26th
May 16th
May 31st
July 4th
Conference Call Meetings to Date:
• July 10th (conference call)
• July 23rd (conference call)
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Outline of the Community
Development Plan
Original work plan drafted by Province
 SECTION 1: NRRM FISCAL CAPACITY ANALYSIS
 SECTION 2: INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS ANALYSIS (NRRM MANAGED AND ‘OTHER’
AGENCY)
 SECTION 3: SCENARIO DEVELOPMENT
 SECTION 4: SYNTHESIS & FINAL REPORT
Adjusted work plan initiated by the NRRM
 SECTION 1: NRRM FISCAL CAPACITY ANALYSIS
 SECTION 2: INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS ANALYSIS (NRRM MANAGED AND ‘OTHER’
AGENCY)
• Based on 3 population horizons (7500, 10000 & 15000)
• Will identify regional infrastructure requirements
• Will identify provincial service upgrading requirements
 SECTION 3: DEVELOPMENT OF ECONOMIC GROWTH SCENARIOS
 SECTION 4: PROVINCIAL PROTERTY TAX AND COMPETITIVENESS POLICY & EQUITY
COMPARISONS WITH THE PEACE REGION
 SECTION 5: LAND USE AND ECONOMIC PLANNING ISSUES INCLUDING THE
NORTHERN ROCKIES PARTNERSHIP
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Components of the MOU Community Development Plan
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NRRM Fair Share MOU Impact on Project Start Dates
Potential Timeframe for Signing / Implementation of MOU
2014
2013
May
Provincial
Election
Community Infrastructure Projects
Residential Subdivisions
Commercial Industrial Land
Streets and Roads
Public Safety Building
Airport Upgrading
Water Sewer and Drainage
Alaska Highway Corridor
Recreation Facilities
Approximate Timeline for Project Approval
Step 1 – 3 to 6 months
Step 2 – 3 to 6 months
Step 3 – 3 to 4 months
Step 4 – 3 months
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MOU Must Focus an Integrated Priority
for the Development of the NRRM
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Next Steps for the Fall of 2012
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2012-2013 Lobbying Campaign for
NRRM Funding MOU
Factors affecting Provincial approval:
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Support of Premier Clark
Support of MLA Pat Pimm
Support of Blair Lekstrom (Minister of Transportation)
Support of Rich Colemen (Minister of Energy)
Support of Kevin Falcon (Minister of Finance)
Support of Ida Chong (Minister of Community Development
Support of the Provincial Cabinet
Support of the Treasury Board
Support of other MLAs
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A Quick Review
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The Business Case
NRRM Agreement is separate from Fair Share
Our positions on the funding formula
Fair Share equivalency
The Cost of being Excluded from Fair Share
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The Business Case
Development of the NRRM as the Service Centre for
the Horn River, Liard and Cordova Basins
The Business Case
Local Employment and Population Growth
The Business Case
Cost Benefit Analysis
NRRM is NOT to be Folded into Fair Share
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Key Factors in Funding
Formula
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Fair Share Equivalency
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The Cost of being Excluded from Fair Share
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Comparing the 3 Major Service
Centres in NEBC
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Thank you very much.
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