The Village is pleased to advise residents of the many different programs back up and running in the hall. These include fitness boot camps, volleyball, children’s dance, badminton and of course the return of yoga classes offered by Shannon Nering! For more information on class times and how to register, call the Village Office at 604-921-9333.
The Village will host two "Green Can Information Sessions" in January, facilitated by Ruth Simons. The dates are Wednesday, January 7th at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, January 10th at 9:30 a.m. Residents are encouraged to attend one of the sessions to learn more about the Metro Vancouver Organic Waste Ban. The Village is also facilitating a Zero Heroes educational performance at Lions Bay School on February 24th.
Mandy Koonts, Chief Administrative Officer (604) 921-9333 ext. 101 | www.lionsbay.ca
AN UPDATE ON LIONS BAY WATER SITUATION FROM THE MAYOR
Susan Loutet - Administrative Assistant
MESSAGE FROM EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BC:
Major flooding on Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland from December 8-12, 2014 has caused property and content damages. As a result of the damages sustained from this event, provincial Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) has been authorized for qualifying claimants, such as home owners, residential tenants, small business owners, farmers, charitable organizations and local government bodies, who were unable to obtain insurance to cover these disaster-related losses.
Disaster Financial Assistance has been authorized for:
The Squamish RCMP are asking for residents assistance with an attempted break-in at the Lions Bay General Store.
The incident happened early morning during the power outage.
If any resident noticed anything suspicious during this time, please contact the Squamish RCMP at their non-emergency number 1-604-892-6100. (collect calls accepted)
Susan Loutet - Administrative Assistant
Employment Opportunity: Municipal Office Coordinator
The Village of Lions Bay has posted the above-noted employment opportunity on our website. Please visit our website to view the position details and application deadline.
Mandy KoontsChief Administrative Officer
The Municipality of the Village of Lions BayAdministrative Services TeamPO Box 141400 Centre RoadLions Bay, BC, V0N 2E0Tel: (604) 921-9333 ext. 101Fax: (604) 921-6643www.lionsbay.ca
The Village is pleased to advise that the Harvey Creek Intake and PRV-5 are now back online and fully functional. Water restrictions are now lifted.
We would like to thank residents for their patience and cooperation in acknowledging and abiding by the water restrictions while we worked to rectify this unfortunate incident.
The Village has been notified of a vehicle break-in on Isleview Place overnight. We would like to take this opportunity to remind residents to be vigilant in protecting their vehicles and personal property from would-be thieves. The following link details some tips from ICBC for proactive prevention of auto crime: http://www.icbc.com/road-safety/prevent-autocrime/Documents/Auto-crime.pdf
If you are the victim of auto crime, or any other crime, it is important to report each incident to the Squamish RCMP as quickly as possible and with as much detail as possible. Emergencies should be reported by dialing 9-1-1; the non-emergency line is (604) 892-6100.
There has recently been another coyote small animal attack in the village. Please be diligent about your pets. Below is further information on resources to educate yourself, your family and your neighbours about coyotes, behaviors and preventative measures.
It is imperative to report sightings to the RAPP line! The operator will ask very specific questions about your encounter – this is why it is extremely important for the witness to contact the RAPP line directly at 1-877-952-7277.
The Conservation Officers Service has advised their mandate is to ensure public safety, which does not include protection of pets. The COS notes it is the responsibility of homeowners to adjust behaviors and take precautions to reduce risk to pets.
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