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Schedule of events

Join the Committee of the Whole meetings to watch presentations from each department and participate at the question and answer session following the meeting. Check out the agendas for more information and the calendar for links to join.

Public participation sessions are scheduled for noon on the Monday following each committee of the whole meeting so Council can hear from you. Two evening public participations sessions are also planned:

  • Wed March 10, 3pm: Committee of the Whole - Tourism, Library, RCMP, One-time and New Operating requests, Capital budget requests
  • Mon March 15, 12pm: Public participation on topics from March 10 Committee meeting
  • Wed March 24, 3pm: Committee of the Whole - Capital Budget requests
  • Mon March 29, 7:30 - 8:30pm: Public participation - Capital budget requests
  • Wed March 31, 3pm: Special Committee of the Whole - Capital budget requests and deliberation
  • Tues April 6, 12pm: Public participation session on topics from March 31 Committee meeting
  • Wed April 14, 3pm: Special Committee of the Whole - Capital budget requests and deliberation

Council will continue budget deliberations into April, with the final 2021 Budget and Five Year Financial Plan to be adopted before May 15, per the Community Charter. Special Committee of the Whole Meetings may be scheduled if additional time is needed.

Other ways to Have Your Say:

  • Click on the department links above to take the budget surveys.
  • Email us at finance@sechelt.ca
  • Call and ask to speak to a member of the budget team 604-885-1986

Public Works

What we do: The Public Works crew is responsible for the maintenance of our roads, drainage and utilities, including: sidewalks, ditches, fleet, buildings, and storm water collection systems. This team also takes care of snow removal, dangerous trees, street sign installation as well as repairs and maintenance for much of our equipment. 

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In emergencies we work together with Capilano Highways to keep the Sunshine Coast Highway open, and provide support to other local governments on the coast.  Capilano and other local governments help us out during extreme conditions too.

Municipal Infrastructure

  • Storm Sewer - 44 km
  • Paved Roads – 88 km
  • Gravel roads - 25 km
  • Sidewalks – 25 km
  • Fleet vehicles - 38
  • Buildings – Municipal Hall, Water Resource Centre, RCMP Building, Justice Building, Rockwood Lodge, Mission Point House, Seaside Centre, Kirkland House, Robertson House
Fleet vehicles are primarily used by the Parks and Public Works Departments, but some are also allocated to Bylaw Enforcement, Building Inspection, Sewer Treatment and Engineering:
  • 5 heavy trucks, including two 1 ton trucks with front plows and salters, 2 dump trucks with salters and belly plows and one 1 ton truck awaiting delivery (it will also have a plow and salter).
  • 20 light vehicles
  • 14 motorized/special equipment vehicles

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Take the survey to Have Your Say on the Public Works budget. You can also email questions or suggestions to finance@sechelt.ca or call 604-885-1986.