May 19-25 is Local Government Awareness Week. From the water we drink to the leisure time we spend in our recreation facilities and parks, the SCRD plays a vital role in our community.
Public tours of the Chapman Water Treatment Plant are taking place on May 22, 24 and 25 to celebrate BC Drinking Water Week. Find out where your water comes from and meet our water operators. Learn about what it takes to supply clean, safe drinking water to your taps. Call 604-885-6806 to book a tour time.
On-site composting is the most eco-efficient way to manage the organic waste from your home. Your backyard compost will not be a bear attractant if it is managed well – check out 5 Simple Steps to Making Compost in Bear County with helpful information on which greens and browns can go into your backyard compost, and the importance of mixing and aerating regularly.
The SCRD has completed a draft comprehensive plan for the regional water system. You can view videos of our Open Houses that were held on April 29 in Gibsons and Sechelt. Thank you for the public feedback we received.
When it comes to disposing of your rubbish at the Sechelt and Pender Harbour Landfill sites, both commercial and residential customers can expect to pay a little more starting on September 1.
The May 16 to June 25 Transit Rider’s Bulletin is now available.
We want to hear from you. BC Transit and the Sunshine Coast Regional District are working on the second phase of a 25 year transit master plan. Open Houses will be held in June.
The SCRD has just received another successful “Independent Auditor’s Report” for its 2012 financial statements.
Enjoy the Sunshine Coast’s clean and refreshing tap water and celebrate Drinking Water Week in BC from May 20 to 26 by taking time to learn more about your water and how you can protect and conserve it.
A Public Hearing will be held on Wednesday, June 5 at 7:00 pm in the SCRD Boardroom for Bylaws 325.23, 325.24, 310.149 and 310.150.
Information about the proposal, rezoning application and environmental assessment can be found here.
The SCRD is endorsing the implementation of the Yellow Dog Project. This project was created to bring awareness to the general public about dogs who need space while training, recovering from surgery, or being rehabilitated. Read article in Coast Reporter.
Seeking applications from citizens who wish to serve on the Natural Resources Advisory Committee.