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
Please be advised that two parking spaces on Lions Bay Avenue, closest to Lions Bay Beach Park, have been designated as handicapped parking spaces and signs installed accordingly. Vehicles parked in these spaces without displaying a handicapped parking decal will be ticketed and possibly towed.
Thank you for your cooperation in obeying Village parking regulations and restrictions.
Please be advised that Payless Towing will be patrolling the Village on a regular basis Friday through Sunday until further notice. Payless will tow any vehicle that has been ticketed by the Bylaw Officer for parking violations.
August 7, 2014 – 11:45 am
Water Shortage Alert - UPDATE
Crews have addressed the problem at the Magnesia Intake. All residences temporarily placed on the Harvey Intake for water supply have now been moved back to Magnesia; and the Magnesia Intake is now back online.
Water flows in both Harvey Creek and Magnesia Creek are low at this time, due to a combination of hot dry weather and a reduced snow pack. As such, we continue to urge all residents to use water sparingly, and conserve water where possible.
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
REPORT COYOTE SIGHTINGS!
Did you know? Only one coyote sighting has been reported to the RAPP line since June 3rd despite numerous sightings in the Village. Accurate and timely reporting affects response!
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, rather than relaying information through the Village office.
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.
As we continue to add to our compliment of Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) volunteers we could still benefit from diverse expertise and backgrounds. If you have experience in communications, engineering, emergency services or any number of fields that could prepare you to make a contribution to your community in time of need, we would like to hear from you. Training will be provided.
Contact Fred Bain | 604-921-8392
The Lions Bay Events Committee recently organized it’s first village Giveaway Weekend from May 31st – June 1st, , 2014. There were many treasures to be found including bikes, couches and various household items. My kids had a great time biking around the village finding special treasures, and by Saturday afternoon we ended up with a giant ping pong table! I even noticed a Variety Club van touring the village picking up items for donation. Next year we may invite a few other charities to come out near the end of the Giveaway Weekend and take what they want for donation.
If anyone happened to take two brand new children’s scooters parked beside a free couch on Timbertop, please contact Karina Santos at 778 280 3456 as they were placed there accidentally!
Thank you to everyone who participated either by putting out their FREE items or by recycling old items and giving them a new home. We had such great feedback from this event that I know that this event will be bigger and better next year. Start saving your ‘treasures’!
It is important for Villagers to be accurately informed about the financial and operational activities of the Community, and so I am providing another quarterly disclosure as head of the Finance portfolio and Chairman of the Standing Committee on Finance. Previous quarterly disclosures have provided specifics on how taxes and service fees are calculated and how these affect residents, our financial position, observations, and projected events. The three Village service areas (Fire Department, Administrative Services Staff, and Works Department) are commented on when applicable. This quarterly report will be brief as the annual report to be provided by the interim CAO is expected to be released shortly and will cover the Village’s finances and operations in more depth.
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2014 Yard Waste Collection
Bundle and Tie Branches. Branches must be less than 3 inches in diemaeter and bundles no greater than 3 feet long. Green Wast must be placed in Brown Kraft Green Waste bags. Rocks and dirt not permitted. Please keep your...