Through my travels in the Village lately I have been asked a number of questions with respect to the recently adopted Volunteer Policy. I thought it might be beneficial to residents to provide some clarity on the document and its intent.
In this day and age of unnerving legal terms like “risk assessments”, “risk mitigation” and the always fearsome “potential lawsuit”, we as a Municipality have a duty to ensure all of our assets are protected.
Citizen of the Year 2014Heather Hood
Citizens of Distinction Ruth Simons and Michael Tickner
2014 Scholarship Recipients
Canada Day is a fantastic day to celebrate both Canada and achievements made by Lions Bay citizens both within Lions Bay and to the greater community. This year we conferred the Citizen of the Year 2014 to Heather Hood and conferred two Citizen of Distinction Awards to Ruth Simons and Michael Tickner.
It Takes a Village …
To stay committed to and maintain our vibrant spirit ... both our continued long term and strategic planning lead to our successes ...
Thank you to our Village Staff Team, Lions Bay Fire Rescue and outstanding Volunteers !
Welcome to the Fall, following a spectacular summer ! We hope that as community members, that you are able to bring a sense of optimism, curiosity and your hopes for Lions Bay in order to provide comment regarding the DRAFT Land Use Management Plan.
During my term as in office I have held the responsibility of being the head of the Finance portfolio and Chairman of the Finance Committee. I have undertaken to provide as much financial disclosure as possible to the public. My belief is that Villagers need to be accurately informed about the financial and operational activities of the Community.
Council would like to thank the 150+ residents who participated in the Land Use Master Plan public forum on Monday, September 8th.
Residents are reminded that the public feedback period will be open until September 22nd. Residents are welcome to submit their feedback using any of the means noted on the Land Use Master Plan page of the website. The page has been updated to address some of the questions and concerns raised by residents and also includes links to the plan, the background report, public feedback received to date and the presentation boards from the meeting.
All residents are encouraged to provide their feedback on the plan by the September 22nd deadline. Council will review the feedback and the final plan recommendations at the October 7th Regular Council meeting.
Municipal Coordinator(604) 921-9333 ext. 103www.lionsbay.ca
Subject: ePost - Local General Election Information
Please visit the Election page of the Village website for detailed information and key dates relating to the local general election which will occur on Saturday, November 15th.
Pursuant to the provisions of Election Procedures Bylaw No. 474, the Provincial Voters' List will be become the register of resident Electors no later than 52 days before General Voting Day (September 24, 2014).
If you are not sure whether or not you are registered on the Provincial Voters' List, you can contact Elections BC by phone at 1-800-661-8683 or register online at: https://eregister.electionsbc.gov.bc.ca/ovr/welcome.aspx
Key information will be updated on our website on an ongoing basis. Residents are encouraged to check the Election page regularly.
Mandy KoontsMunicipal Coordinator
Green Waste Clean Up in Anticipation of Water Main Flushing
In anticipation of the next water main flushing program, scheduled for October, Village crews will be carrying out their bi-annual ditch and culvert cleaning program in September. The Village would like to request residents' assistance in cleaning out ditches and culverts located along their property frontage; especially if you have extensive plantings that overhang or encroach onto the Village boulevard over your property line. Please also remove any rocks or objects that could impede crew progress as they work to ensure the culverts and ditches are cleared.
There is no limit to the amount of green waste that can be placed curbside on garbage collection day and the Village encourages residents to use this disposal option as an opportunity to assist in preparation for the flushing program. More information on green waste pickup requirements can be obtained here:
http://www.lionsbay.ca/articles/article/8908436/178807.htmThank you for your assistance.
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Manager, Public Works Department | Municipal Services Team | The Village of Lions Bay |PO Box 141 - 400 Centre Road - Lions Bay, BC – V0N 2E0 | P: 604.921.9833 | F: 604.921.6643 | www.lionsbay.ca or
New Bylaw Enforcement Officer!
Please welcome to the Village Mr. Mark Chutka, temporary seasonal Bylaw Enforcement Officer. Mark started his service with the Village on August 8, 2014.
A North Shore resident, Mark brings to the Village previous bylaw experience in a small community as well as a desire to educate the community on pertinent bylaw issues. Please don't hesitate to introduce yourself to Mark when you see him patrolling the Village.
Mark's hours of work are as follows:· Friday 6-10:30 p.m.· Saturday 12:30-9 p.m.· Sunday 2-6 p.m.
Bylaw queries can be made via phone at (604) 834-3404 or by emailing
Susan Loutet - Administrative Assistant
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