Current News

News Release - Hackett Park upgrades

4/17/2019

The southwest baseball diamond in Hackett Park will close the week of April 22nd for 4-6 weeks due to upgrades to the diamond. The diamond is located at the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Dolphin Street.

Employment Opportunity - Wastewater Chief Operator

4/8/2019

The District of Sechelt is seeking an individual to join our team as our Wastewater Chief Operator.

Public Hearings for Lohn & Webb Rezoning and Everbrite Ventures Rezoning Applications

4/5/2019

The District of Sechelt will be holding two Public Hearings regarding amendments to District of Sechelt Zoning Bylaw No. 25, 1987 on Wednesday, April 17 at 6:00pm in the Community Meeting Room.

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
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