Current News

News Release - Sechelt Visitor Information Centre reopens

4/3/2019

The Sechelt Visitor Information Centre will reopen under the management of Sunshine Coast Tourism (SCT) on April 17, 2019. The hours during the month of April will be Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm and closed Monday and Tuesday. From May to September the centre will be open seven days a week from 9am to 5pm.

News Release - Pilot project to reduce human and wildlife interactions

4/1/2019

Sechelt, BC – The District of Sechelt is pleased to announce a partnership with local community advocate and realtor, Tony Browton to pilot an innovative tool to improve citizen safety in parks and trails. The District of Sechelt has been taking measures to reduce conflicts between citizens and wildlife with the installation of bear-proof garbage bins in most municipal parks and trails. The next step in this safety campaign is to safely frighten the animals away from human only areas. Bear aware and other safety campaigns advocate making noise to frighten wildlife so the District is partnering with Mr. Browton, to install wireless, micro-resonation units (MRU) in Kinnikinick Park as a pilot project. Watch informational video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=hqiKhvSbuNk

2019 CIP Grant Allocations

3/22/2019

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District of Sechelt Council has adopted the annual grant recommendations of the CIP Grant Review Committee.

Children’s Art Brightens Sechelt’s Civic Square

3/11/2019

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Twenty colourful lamppost banners, designed by children from across the Sunshine Coast, are now on display throughout Sechelt’s Civic Square.

News Release - public participation strategy

3/6/2019

The District of Sechelt is kicking off a Public Participation Strategy project drawing on best practices and local input to guide how the District develops, implements and evaluates its public participation and engagement activities. Feedback from residents, businesses, community groups, District Council, committees and staff will be essential in developing both the strategy and a toolkit.

Notice of Proposed Council Procedure Bylaw Amendment

2/25/2019

NOTICE OF PROPOSED COUNCIL PROCEDURE BYLAW AMENDMENT

Parcel Tax Review Panel

2/19/2019

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 204 of the Community Charter, the District of Sechelt will be holding a Review Panel in regard to parcel tax assessment rolls. There are three different parcel

Garbage Update Feb 13

2/13/2019

Waste Management staff are doing their best to complete garbage pick up. If they cannot safety navigate a road due to ice and snow and your bin is not collected you can put out an extra can on your next scheduled collection day. For the latest updates on garbage pick up download the Sechelt Citizen App!

Update on Garbage Collection - Friday February 8

2/8/2019

Waste Management staff are doing their best to complete garbage pick up today, although service may be delayed due to weather. If it is your regular garbage day please leave your can out all day. If they cannot safety navigate a road due to ice and snow and your bin is not collected you can put out an extra can on your next scheduled collection day.

Seawatch Concordia Subdivsion - EVACUATION ALERT

2/8/2019

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An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the District of Sechelt for the following areas: 6629 to 6689 North Gale Avenue and 6644 to 6649 Seawatch Lane.
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