Archive: February 2020
On February 7, 2020, during the work to install a storm sewer line on Trail Avenue, possible artifacts were discovered which resulted in a halt to all work on the Trail Avenue realignment and construction project. 54 test pits in the construction zone, between Surf Circle and Pebbles Crescent, have now been removed and the consultant, In Situ Archaeological Consulting, is screening the soil from both the test pits as well as all the soil removed during the installation of the storm sewer line.
When the screening is complete, if no further artifacts are located, the Province may issue a permit to continue the road construction. It is anticipated work may resume on March 9th.
Wanted! Volunteer members for the Advisory Planning Commission.The District of Sechelt has vacancies on the APC for a two-year term from early 2020 to December 2021.The APC makes recommendations to
Notice of Upcoming Select and Advisory Committee Meeting dates for the month of March: Housing Advisory Committee Meeting - March 12, 2020 at 7pm See attached Public Notice(s) for more details.
The District of Sechelt recently awarded multi-year grants to six local non-profit and charity organizations.
The District of Sechelt Housing Advisory Committee released a survey to better understand the needs of property owners wishing to build rental housing on their properties. Council established the volunteer Housing Advisory Committee of citizens, organizations, and council members to explore housing solutions in Sechelt. Providing a mix of housing types throughout the District is one of Sechelt Council’s strategic goals.
The Sunshine Coast Child Care Action Plan his now complete. The Plan sets 10-year targets for the creation of new child care spaces and identifies the actions required for achievement.
The Plan reflects a significant amount of feedback from parents and guardians, child care providers and stakeholders. The Plan brings to light the experiences of many local families and workers in the child care sector and summarizes the situation as a “child care crisis”.
DEVELOPMENT INFORMATION MEETING: W2 Group Developments invites members of the public to review and provide comments on the proposed mixed use re-zoning application for a future development located at
At the Committee of the Whole meeting on Wednesday February 12th Council will review the proposed operating costs for municipal services. These figures are for the operating budget only and do not include capital projects.
On Friday February 7th possible artifacts were located during the work to install a storm
sewer line on Trail Avenue. As a result, the work on the project stopped to allow for further
investigations until approximately February 18, 2020.
The District of Sechelt has entered into a 5-year lease agreement with Trail Bay Properties Ltd. to provide a new home for the Sechelt Community Archives at the Trail Bay Centre.