Articles for category Public Notices
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.
The two advanced voting opportunities saw fewer numbers this year than in 2014. There were of 968 electors who cast ballots on October 10 and 16, 2018 however there were 1,093 ballots cast in the 2014 advanced voting
The District of Sechelt is asking residents to keep their cats indoors for the protection of birds, the safety of the cat and to be a good neighbor. After consideration of a cat bylaw, Council decided education was a more appropriate tactic for handling cat concerns than tickets.
NOTICEPlease note that the October 24th, 2018 Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee Meeting has been cancelledThank you