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Archive: October 2018

News Release - Proposed smoking bylaw

10/18/2018

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.

News Release - District of Sechelt asks residents to keep cats indoors

10/18/2018

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.

New Community Association Policy

10/5/2018

A new Community Associations Policy was approved by Council at the October 3, 2018 Regular Council meeting. 

For the Record - Statement regarding Seawatch subdivision

10/2/2018

October 2, 2018 - The search for a solution to the problems at Seawatch can and should continue, but the District of Sechelt can only do that within the proper bounds of responsible government. The Seawatch subdivision was designed, built, marketed, and sold by a private company. The District of Sechelt cannot accept the argument that when a private sector venture falters, the cost should be borne by the Sechelt taxpayers.