Strathcona Regional District

The SRD will be doing work on the water system in Area D in April. SRD photo

Water system work scheduled for Area D

Work scheduled from April 6-13

 

The regional district has chosen a design firm as part of its overhaul of Strathcona Gardens. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Strathcona Gardens, Sportsplex, Community Centre suspend adult group physical activities

Following provincial health order issued due to COVID-19 spike

  • Mar 30, 2021

 

The regional district has chosen a design firm as part of its overhaul of Strathcona Gardens. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

SRD awards design contract for reworked Rec-reate project

Ice arenas not included to make grant funding more likely

 

The Strathcona Regional District wants trail user’s feedback to help plan the future of the Salmon Point Trail. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

SRD wants feedback on Salmon Point trail

Survey input will inform upgrade plan

The Strathcona Regional District wants trail user’s feedback to help plan the future of the Salmon Point Trail. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Mowi Canada West was part of the presentation to the Strathcona Regional District board. (Mowi Canada West photo)

Salmon Farmers ask Strathcona Regional District for support

Directors ask why industry hasn’t already pivoted to closed containment

Mowi Canada West was part of the presentation to the Strathcona Regional District board. (Mowi Canada West photo)
An overview of the proposed wastewater outfall for Tlowitsis First Nation – prepared by Chatwin Engineering – submitted to the Ministry of Transport.

SRD ‘cannot support’ Tlowitsis sewage outfall

Policies in Oyster Bay Buttle Lake OCP call for protection of foreshore and aquatic habitat

An overview of the proposed wastewater outfall for Tlowitsis First Nation – prepared by Chatwin Engineering – submitted to the Ministry of Transport.
SRD directors Claire Moglove, Andy Adams, Brenda Leigh and chief administrative officer David Leitch discuss the new NI911 funding model at the SRD Board’s March 10 meeting. Photo courtesy Youtube

New funding model for NI911 ‘best option’ for SRD – director

Split between assessed value and population chosen as funding model

SRD directors Claire Moglove, Andy Adams, Brenda Leigh and chief administrative officer David Leitch discuss the new NI911 funding model at the SRD Board’s March 10 meeting. Photo courtesy Youtube
The Strathcona Regional District has approved its financial plan for the coming year. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

SRD adopts 2021 financial plan

Two directors voted against budget, Anderson citing lack of consultation and info

The Strathcona Regional District has approved its financial plan for the coming year. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Sayward Residents can dispose of waste that is too large for curbside pickup on April 17 and 18. (Black Press File Photo)

Sayward Clean Up Days scheduled for mid-April

The event will be held between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. at Main Road Yard

Sayward Residents can dispose of waste that is too large for curbside pickup on April 17 and 18. (Black Press File Photo)
Comox Strathcona Waste Management is planning webinars for the public to see the preliminary designs for the new composting facility. Photo CSWM

Preliminary designs for CSWM composting facility released

CSWM wants feedback on designs, holding two webinars next week

Comox Strathcona Waste Management is planning webinars for the public to see the preliminary designs for the new composting facility. Photo CSWM
Oyster River fire has responded to 56 calls so far in 2021. Photo courtesy Oyster River Fire Department

Oyster River Fire averaged one call per day in busy February

One weekend saw 12 calls for service from crew

Oyster River fire has responded to 56 calls so far in 2021. Photo courtesy Oyster River Fire Department
The SRD is looking for volunteers for three Public Safety Lifeline Teams in the area. File photo

SRD looking for Public Safety Lifeline Volunteers

Emergency Support Services, Radio Communications and Animal Response volunteers all sought

The SRD is looking for volunteers for three Public Safety Lifeline Teams in the area. File photo
BC Hydro is replacing streetlights across the province, with Strathcona Regional District communities this week. (Submitted photo)

Streetlights to be replaced in SRD communities

LEDs chosen for energy efficiency and to reduce glare

BC Hydro is replacing streetlights across the province, with Strathcona Regional District communities this week. (Submitted photo)
The Strathcona Regional District discussed their draft 2021 budget at their Feb. 10 meeting. The budget comes back one more time before adoption. File photo

SRD eyes 0.47 per cent tax increase

Requisition kept low to not compound difficulties caused by COVID-19

The Strathcona Regional District discussed their draft 2021 budget at their Feb. 10 meeting. The budget comes back one more time before adoption. File photo
A staff report shows the options the SRD board considered in dealing with the Cortes Island Director’s alleged insider influence. Photo courtesy Youtube.
A staff report shows the options the SRD board considered in dealing with the Cortes Island Director’s alleged insider influence. Photo courtesy Youtube.
The SRD is looking for input from residents who live north of Gold River on their tsunami preparedness plan. (Black Press Media file photo)

SRD wants input on tsunami planning

Looking for Indigenous and local knowledge to inform planning process

The SRD is looking for input from residents who live north of Gold River on their tsunami preparedness plan. (Black Press Media file photo)
Clockwise from top left are KCFN vice-Chief Kevin Jules, SRD Director Charlie Cornfield, Ecoplan planning associate Hudson McLellan, KCFN representatives Francis Gillette, Samantha Christenson, Lillian Jack, SRD Director Julie Colborne, and Ecoplan planner John Ingraham at the SRD/KCFN meeting. Photo courtesy Youtube.

KCFN, SRD meet to discuss upcoming First Nation inclusion to board

Overview of KCFN given, as well as advice for moving forward

Clockwise from top left are KCFN vice-Chief Kevin Jules, SRD Director Charlie Cornfield, Ecoplan planning associate Hudson McLellan, KCFN representatives Francis Gillette, Samantha Christenson, Lillian Jack, SRD Director Julie Colborne, and Ecoplan planner John Ingraham at the SRD/KCFN meeting. Photo courtesy Youtube.
The Strathcona Gardens has gotten the largest portion of the Safe Restart grant so far. File photo

SRD allocates provincial safe restart funds

A portion still held in reserve for future potential costs

The Strathcona Gardens has gotten the largest portion of the Safe Restart grant so far. File photo
Lawyer Matthew Voell presents Section 100 of the Community Charter, which defines conflicts of interest during his defence of Director Noba Anderson to the SRD Board on Jan. 27. Photo courtesy Youtube

SRD holds hearing on potential disqualification of Cortes director

Anderson allegedly used inside information and influence as director on personal matter

Lawyer Matthew Voell presents Section 100 of the Community Charter, which defines conflicts of interest during his defence of Director Noba Anderson to the SRD Board on Jan. 27. Photo courtesy Youtube
The Strathcona Regional District is offering $250 rebates for homeowners exchanging old wood stoves for more efficient models. File photo

SRD offers wood stove rebates for 2021

Property owners can receive $250 rebate for decommissioning and replacing old wood stoves

The Strathcona Regional District is offering $250 rebates for homeowners exchanging old wood stoves for more efficient models. File photo