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Seawatch Evacuation Order - extended


The State of Local Emergency has been extended to March 22, 2019.

News Release - public participation strategy


The District of Sechelt is kicking off a Public Participation Strategy project drawing on best practices and local input to guide how the District develops, implements and evaluates its public participation and engagement activities. Feedback from residents, businesses, community groups, District Council, committees and staff will be essential in developing both the strategy and a toolkit.

Notice of Proposed Council Procedure Bylaw Amendment



Seawatch Concordia Subdivsion - EVACUATION ALERT


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An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the District of Sechelt for the following areas: 6629 to 6689 North Gale Avenue and 6644 to 6649 Seawatch Lane.

News Release - Wakefield Road blasting incident damages infrastructure


At 3:00pm on January 21, 2019 crews blasting rock for the installation of sewer lines on Wakefield Road caused serious damage to infrastructure. Telus, BC Hydro, Coast Cable and WorkSafe were immediately notified and the road was temporarily closed to remove debris. Hydro assessed their lines and determined there was no damage.

News Release - curbside solid waste services


The District of Sechelt has selected Waste Management as the successful proponent for curbside solid waste collection in Sechelt. Exact terms of the new contract have not yet been determined however, with this new contract the District will expand the current solid waste collection services.

News Release - Seawatch road closures


On the advice of Thurber Engineering, the District of Sechelt closed Seawatch Lane, to all vehicular traffic, west of 6649 Seawatch Lane at 6 pm on January 9, 2019. The roads will remain closed until further investigation of ground stability is complete.

News Release - smoking bylaw


At their regular meeting on December 5th, Council unanimously adopted a new smoking bylaw that establishes smoke free locations and buffer zones. Following community consultation in 2016 and 2018, the proposed bylaw reflects the community feedback and reflects new Provincial legislation regarding smoking and vaping control.

News Release - Visitor Centre closing


The Sechelt Visitor Information Centre (VIC) has been managed, under contract with the District, by the Sunshine Coast Community Services Society since 2004. They have provided notice that they will end the contract on December 31, 2018.

News Release - Wakefield lift station overflow and pump failure


On Wednesday November 28th the effluent lift station at the foot of Wakefield Road had a pump failure and effluent spill. The station is currently operating effectively with one pump, however, a vac truck is standing by until the second pump is repaired later today.
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