On November 29, 2017, all the CVRD directors who attended a CVRD Board Meeting, except Director Iannidinardo, approved spending another $300,000 of Saltair tax and grant money on the old school building. $130,000 of this money will come from our share of the Community Works Gas Tax, $33,000 will come from our Operating Reserves and… Continue reading Hazardous Materials in the SCC Building
Our wishes to you and yours for a Healthy and Happy New Year! Saltair Water System Budget 2018: $258,000 of Area G’s 2015-2019 Gas Tax Grant funds have finally been moved into the 2018 water system budget. These funds were available as of January 1, 2015. We have been waiting three years for them to… Continue reading Saltair Water Advisory Committee Community Update
Quote from Take 5 Dec/Jan 2018 CVRD Area G (Saltair) by CVRD Area G Director Dorey "Lemon: A resident filed a complaint with WorkSafeBC about a leaking roof. Lemonade: This changed the status of the building from a planned renovation to an emergency. This forced the Society to do the upgrades now." I spoke with… Continue reading Director Dorey’s Take 5 Statement Untrue and Misleading
This would have been a great New Saltair Community Centre building design but Director Dorey was in such a hurry to spend Saltair dollars on the old school building he didn't even have the CVRD Directors look at this option when he put his motions forward at the CVRD. $300,000 would have gone a long way towards a… Continue reading What about a new Saltair Community Centre building?
On December 15th, CVRD Corporate Secretary Joe Barry sent an email to Lynne Smith. In part, Mr. Barry said, “However, if you are still thinking that there might be a referendum regarding the Saltair Community Centre, the Directors do not support holding a referendum.” Before the property was purchased in 2014, Saltairians asked for a… Continue reading CVRD Directors Deny Saltair Petition
Why is the CVRD Board not being presented with comparisons? 1) New purpose built building that meets currents building codes, accessible to all, maybe even solar panels and can be a CVRD designated Emergency Shelter for Saltair residents in the event of an earthquake. The Saltair Community Society could help design the building to run… Continue reading New Saltair Community Centre?
The Lemon will continue to deteriorate and rot. The bandaid will last for a while but it also has a life span. The Former Mt. Brenton School (Saltair Community Centre) building was built during a time when asbestos was the king in building materials. When people walk down the halls they might take a look at the… Continue reading $300,000 Bandaid on a Lemon