COUNCIL NEWS: District of Central Saanich

News briefs from the Mon., Feb. 16 council meeting.

  • Feb. 26, 2015 8:00 p.m.

• Council has approved an extension of the Sewer Collection Area No. 1 to allow the property at 6244 Rodolph Road to connect to the sanitary collection system.

Aplomado Developments recently received approval for a six-lot subdivision that would include the removal of ten protected trees. Owner Dan Doore agreed to donate five per cent of the property as park land.

 

• Council declined an invitation from the BC Seniors Games Society to host the 30th, 31st and 32nd consecutive annual 55+ BC Games, to be held in 2017, 2018 and 2019. Councillor Carl Jensen noted he felt the District simply does not have the facilities.

 

• Councillor Alicia Cormier has been appointed liaison to the Saanich Inlet Protection Society. The Society is involved with environmental protection, habitat-conservation and wildlife protection.

 

• In response to a request for funding for Christmas lights in Brentwood Village, council will be sending out letters of inquiry to local service groups to see if any are interested in sponsoring a holiday light-up.

 

• Councillor Jensen reminded council that this Wednesday (Feb. 25) is Pink T-Shirt Day in support of anti-bullying efforts.

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