Archive: May 2021
District of Sechelt Canadian flags will fly at half-mast to honour the 215 children who died at the Kamloops Indian Residential School, located on Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation land. The appalling discovery of the remains of 215 children by the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation is a shocking reminder of the atrocities that took place across Canada over the last 100 years.
The June 2, 2021 Regular Council meeting AMENDED agenda has been published and is available on the District's website. See article for meeting details.
The District asks local businesses to consider sponsoring the Drive-In Movie event to give residents and families an experience and memory to last a lifetime.
The May 26, 2021 Committee of the Whole meeting agenda is available on the District's website. See article for Zoom meeting details.
The May 19, 2021 Regular Council meeting agenda is available on the District's website. See article for Zoom meeting details.
The District of Sechelt is seeking artists for three public art projects - Street Banners; Utility Box Wraps; and a Mural at Hackett Park.
The District of Sechelt Council passed the 2021 budget unanimously at a special meeting of Council on May 12, 2021. The budget includes a 9.7% property tax increase with 6.7% of this going to operations and the remaining 3% to capital reserves. For the average residential property valued at $638,517 that will be a property tax increase of $128. While there is no increase to the sewer parcel tax, there is a 17%, or $84 increase for sewer user fees for the average residential property.
The May 12, 2021 Special Council, Committee of the Whole and Regular Council to Closed meeting agendas are available on the District's website. See article for meeting details.
Notice is given that a Special Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 2:30pm. See article for more details.
The audit firm of MNP responsible for expressing an opinion as to whether the 2020 Consolidated Financial Statements, prepared by the District’s management, present fairly the financial position of the District as at December 31, 2020. The auditors find that the 2020 Audited Consolidated Financial Statements reflect a clean audit and stated, “there were no significant matters discussed, or subject to correspondence, with management that in our judgment need be brought to your attention.”