Articles for category Public Notices
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.
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.
The District of Sechelt welcomes expressions of interest from residents to fill five vacancies on the Advisory Planning Commission for a two-year term from January 2019 to December 2020.
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.
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.
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.
The District of Sechelt is hosting a Have Your Say Day to provide an opportunity for citizens to learn more and provide input on several important issues Council will be considering.
The remaining 2018 scheduled meetings of the Finance, Culture and Economic Development Committee; Planning and Community Development Committee; and Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee have
Ian Holl will commence employment with the District of Sechelt in the new position of development planning manager on December 3, 2018.
The District of Sechelt is in the process of adopting a new smoking control bylaw. The smoking bylaw will apply to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, vaping and cannabis. The proposed bylaw first came before Council in 2016 and was followed by a community online survey. The proposed bylaw reflects the comments received through the survey and also reflects new Provincial legislation regarding smoking and vaping control.