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Archive: May 2019

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Public Hearings for Cannabis Regulations & Residential-3 (R-3) Zoning Amendments

5/3/2019

The District of Sechelt will be holding two Public Hearings regarding amendments to the District of Sechelt Zoning Bylaw No. 25, 1987 on Wednesday, May 15 at 6:00pm in the Community Meeting Room. 1. Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 25-288-2, 2019 (Cannabis) 2. Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 25-298, 2019 (R-3 Zone Minimum Lot Area for Subdivision) For further information please review the public notice, staff reports and proposed bylaws.

News Release: Suncoaster Trail awarded Rural Dividend Grant

5/2/2019

The District of Sechelt has been awarded a Rural Dividend Grant from the Provincial Government for the Suncoaster Trail project which will contribute $25,140 towards the completion of the remainder of the Suncoaster Trail through the District of Sechelt.