Natural Resources Advisory Committee (NRAC)
The purpose of the Sunshine Coast Natural Resources Advisory Committee (NRAC) is to advise the SCRD Board on resource issues and developments on the Sunshine Coast. NRAC will review and provide recommendations to the SCRD Board on resource issues which may include:
a. development proposals with potential signnificant impact on resource use;
b. environmental impact of resource activities on air, land, watersheds, lakes and the ocean or other impacts;
c. zoning Bylaw and Official Community Plan amendments;
d. timber harvesting operations and forestry plans;
e. existing or proposed government regulations affecting natural resources on the Sunshine Coast;
f. plans or proposals submitted to the SCRD by referral agencies;
g. economic significance of resource use decisions;
h. natural resource implications of outdoor recreation issues; and
i. other resource issues for the Sunshine Coast.
The Terms of Reference for NRAC are available here.
NRAC meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at the SCRD office at 1975 Field Road, Sechelt BC. Meetings will be cancelled if there are no referrals for an agenda or if quorum is not met. Meetings are open to the public except were the Committee resolves to close a portion of the meeting pursuant to Section 90 of the Community Charter.
Minutes of the Natural Resources Advisory Committee are considered draft until adopted by the SCRD Board.