Mayor & Council

District of Sechelt Council is comprised of a Mayor and six Councillors, elected for four year terms (see Elections page for further details). All of Council can be contacted at

The 2014-2018 Council members are:

Mayor Bruce Milne and Councillors Darren InksterAlice Lutes, Noel Muller, Mike Shanks, Darnelda Siegers and Doug Wright

Sechelt is an Area within the Sunshine Coast Regional District.  Two members of Council are appointed to represent Sechelt on the Regional District Board, with Directors from seven other areas of the lower Sunshine Coast.  One alternate Director is also appointed. Mayor Milne and Councillor Inkster are Sechelt’s Area Directors and Councillor Alice Lutes is our Alternate Area Director.

The public is welcome to attend Regular Council and Committee meetings.  A question and answer period is included at the end of each meeting, to allow members of the audience to ask questions about issues discussed.


(left to right) Councillors Darren Inkster, Mike Shanks, Doug Wright, Darnelda Siegers, Noel Muller, Alice Lutes and Mayor Bruce Milne

Regular Council Meetings are held on the First and Third Wednesday of each month, in the Community Meeting Room on the first floor of the Sechelt Library Building (5797 Cowrie Street), at 7:00pm. Copies of Regular Council meeting agendas are posted on this site on the Friday before the meeting date. 

Minutes of Council and Committee Meetings are available for review in the Sechelt Public Document Library and posted to the agenda and minutes page of the District website.  Audio recordings of the meetings are posted to the Council Audio Web Page. Video is available on the District YouTube page

Delegations - To address Council or a Committee a request must be in writing using the Delegation Form and submitted on-line submissions or by fax.

Delegations are heard after the adoption of the agenda (shortly after 7:00pm).

Appointments with the Mayor may be obtained by contacting the District Office at 604-885-1986 or info@Sechelt.caStrategic Plan