The role of the Project Board as laid out in the Terms of Reference is to:
- Be responsible for overall planning, project management, site acquisition, expenditures, and liquid waste management planning for the purposes of the Project.
- Select a Project Director to oversee all aspects of the Project.
- Provide direction and guidance to the Project Director on Project matters, including the development of a decision making framework, business priorities, strategies and resource approval, and appropriate project controls and reporting procedures.
- Manage the development of a comprehensive Business Case for submission to the federal and provincial governments to confirm funding to proceed to project implementation.
- Appoint or confirm advisors including Fairness Advisor and Conflict of Interest Adjudicator.
- Oversee Project scope, schedule and budget as the Project progresses through planning, procurement and implementation phases, with particular attention to risk identification and risk management.
- Work with the Project Director to resolve material issues that may arise over the course of the Project.
- Oversee Project communications, information and consultation activities.
The Project Board consists of seven members who meet monthly.
Terms of Reference
The Terms of Reference sets out the roles, responsibilities and function of the Project Board and provides a framework that includes the Project vision and goals, guiding principles and values, meeting protocols, and identifies those matters that must be referred to the CRD Board for approval.
The CRD Board approved the final Business Case and continues to have overall accountability for the Project. The CRD Board will also maintain responsibility for any changes that could affect scope, schedule and budget.