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CVRD Directors Deny Saltair Petition

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

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628 Saltairians Sign Petition

On October 18, 2017, a delegation of Saltair voters presented the Electoral Area Services Committee (EASC) of the CVRD with a petition signed by 628 Saltair residents, which had been produced in just three weeks.  The petition asked for a referendum to establish whether the community does or does not support spending Saltair tax and… Continue reading 628 Saltairians Sign Petition

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Saltair Community Centre Building Condition Assessment Reports

The Mt. Brenton Elementary School property was purchased in 2014 without a referendum to house the Saltair Community Centre at an apparent cost of $300,000. It was bought without a full building assessment, which was subsequently completed on July 21, 2017. The total cost for repairs and upgrades as estimated by the engineering firm appointed… Continue reading Saltair Community Centre Building Condition Assessment Reports

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Saltair Community Centre could cost Saltair taxpayers another $3M

In its July 21, 2017 Facility Condition Assessment of the Saltair Community Centre (SCC), McCuaig and Associates Engineering Ltd. reported major maintenance and renewal goals at the SCC might cost $3,074,593 over the next 10 years.  In 2012, the CVRD calculated the cost of borrowing $3,000,000 over 25 years was $5,400,000.  The Condition Assessment recommends… Continue reading Saltair Community Centre could cost Saltair taxpayers another $3M

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Saltair Community Centre Facility Condition Assessment Response from CVRD Austin Tokarek 18 Jul 2017

Hi Lynne, The current plan is to have the report ready for the Aug 16 EASC meeting. Austin From: N. Smith [mailto:4smithnl@telus.net] Sent: July-10-17 8:18 PM To: Austin Tokarek <ATokarek@cvrd.bc.ca> Subject: RFP No. ES-017-17 - Saltair Community Centre Facility Condition Assessment Good day Austin, RE: RFP No. ES-017-17 - Saltair Community Centre Facility Condition Assessment… Continue reading Saltair Community Centre Facility Condition Assessment Response from CVRD Austin Tokarek 18 Jul 2017

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Former Mt. Brenton School Building Assessment – Final Report Due Soon

I have sent the following to Austin Tokarek at the CVRD on the 10 Jul 2017. I will post his response. Good day Austin, RE: RFP No. ES-017-17 - Saltair Community Centre Facility Condition Assessment The RFP shows that the Final Report is due the 14 Jul 2017 and I was wondering when this report… Continue reading Former Mt. Brenton School Building Assessment – Final Report Due Soon

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Controversial Reflections

Earlier this month, SDRA President John Silins resigned.  In a memorandum, which can be found at http://www.sunnysaltair.ca/community-update/sdra-president-john-silins-retirement-reflections/,  He reflected on his eight years as an SDRA director and four years as president. In part, Silins commented on the CVRD’s decision to purchase the old, Mount Breton Elementary School and grounds.  He said, “Soon after the… Continue reading Controversial Reflections