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!
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.
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.
On Friday January 25th the effluent lift station at the foot of Harbour Way in West Porpoise Bay had a pump failure and effluent spill. The station is currently operating effectively and the spill was contained by Sechelt staff and Startek Industrial Services. It is estimated that no more than 10 m3 of effluent may have spilled into the ocean.
The District of Sechelt announced the barricades on Gale Avenue North and Seawatch Lane will remain in place, effectively blocking all traffic to the Seawatch neighbourhood, in response to the most recent investigation from Thurber Engineering. Signs are in place to restrict pedestrian access as well.
2019 Business Cases
At 3:00pm on January 21, 2019 crews blasting rock for the installation of sewer lines on Wakefield Road caused serious damage to infrastructure. Telus, BC Hydro, Coast Cable and WorkSafe were immediately notified and the road was temporarily closed to remove debris. Hydro assessed their lines and determined there was no damage.
Sechelt Council approved the support of seven Sunshine Coast community groups with $325,500 in grants. The funds for the grants are provided through the Sunshine Coast Community Forest, a District of
The District of Sechelt has selected Waste Management as the successful proponent for curbside solid waste collection in Sechelt. Exact terms of the new contract have not yet been determined however, with this new contract the District will expand the current solid waste collection services.
On the advice of Thurber Engineering, the District of Sechelt closed Seawatch Lane, to all vehicular traffic, west of 6649 Seawatch Lane at 6 pm on January 9, 2019. The roads will remain closed until further investigation of ground stability is complete.