Current News

District of Sechelt encourages Active Transportation in May

5/21/2019

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Anyone riding a bike to work or school in Sechelt is invited to stop by the District of Sechelt’s Celebration Station on Tuesday May 28th from 7am – 9am

Local Government Management Association Centennial Tree in Sechelt

5/22/2019

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May 21, 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASELocal Government Management Association Centennial Tree in SecheltSechelt, BC - District of Sechelt participated in the Local Government Management Association

Art Spaces Available for Sunshine Coast Art Crawl

5/27/2019

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The District of Sechelt is inviting artists to display their work in the Rockwood Lodge during the 2019 Sunshine Coast Art Crawl.

News Release - Sechelt receives $547,500 BikeBC funding for West Porpoise Bay

5/29/2019

Sechelt was awarded a $547,500 grant from the BikeBC Funding Program to extend the existing cycling infrastructure into West Porpoise Bay, along Reef Road, Shoal Way, and Lighthouse Ave to Kinnikinnick Park, working to complete the Cycling Infrastructure Masterplan. The District portion of the project will be funded by the Gas Tax, or a combination of Gas Tax and Development Cost Charges.

News Release - District receives $1 million grant from BC Air Access Program for Sechelt aerodrome

5/30/2019

The District will receive a BC Air Access Program (BCAAP) grant of $1,031,012 for 75% of the cost of resurfacing and extending the runway at the Sunshine Coast Regional Airport estimated to be $1,387,460. A second grant application will be submitted to the Island Coastal Economic Trust to finance the remainder of the project. Should that application not be successful, Gas Tax funds could be used to complete the project.

2018 Annual Report Draft Available for comment

5/31/2019

The 2018 Annual Report Draft is now available for comment.  Please send questions and feedback to haveyoursay@sechelt.ca. Correspondence submitted will form part of the public record.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY - Sunshine Coast Community Forest Legacy Fund Committee

6/4/2019

The Sunshine Coast Community Forest (SCCF) has two volunteer vacancies to fill on the SCCF Legacy Fund Committee. See attached file or visit their website for more

RFP #2019-12 Roof Replacement for the Sechelt Justice Building

6/5/2019

The District of Sechelt (the “District”) is requesting Proposals for the removal of the existing roof and the supply and installation of a new 2-ply, torch on roof at the Sechelt Justice Building

Call for Committee Members

6/11/2019

Sechelt Council is seeking individuals to serve on the following Committees to consider and make recommendations to Council: Airport Development Select Committee; Harbour Expansion and Development Select Committee; Housing Advisory Committee; and Water Resources Select Committee

Seawatch Evacuation Order - extended

6/11/2019

The State of Local Emergency has been extended to June 21, 2019.
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