Comments, Taxes & Grants, Water

Saltair Water Advisory Committee Community Update

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

Buildings, News, Taxes & Grants

Director Dorey’s Take 5 Statement Untrue and Misleading

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

Buildings, Comments, Linked to Reports, News, Taxes & Grants, Water

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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SCC Nightmare for Saltair Taxpayers?

CVRD Staff Report "Total estimated investment over 10 years is $3,074,593, of which $737,436 is recommended to be invested immediately" The CVRD hired McCuaig Engineering & Associates to perform a Conditional Assessment on the Saltair Community Centre/Former Mt. Brenton School.  Two reports were presented at the EASC 16 Aug 2017 meeting." Attachment A - Facility… Continue reading SCC Nightmare for Saltair Taxpayers?

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Saltair Water System 2017 Upgrades

Saltair Water Advisory Committee 26 Aug 2017 Saltair Water Distribution System Upgrades on South Oyster School Rd and future 2017 Upgrades The contract to upgrade the watermain on South Oyster School Road from Seavista to Bazan road is in the final stages with just some landscaping and driveway work to be completed.  The winning bid… Continue reading Saltair Water System 2017 Upgrades

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Is the CVRD’s Electoral Area Services Committee (the “EASC”) second-guessing its own expert reports?

On August 16, 2017, McCuaig and Associates Engineering Ltd. (“McCuaig”) presented a summary of its expert facility condition assessment reports regarding the Saltair Community Centre to the EASC.  In part, McCuaig: Found a range of conditions from Excellent to Very Poor with most appearing to fall in the Fair category. Found the oldest part of… Continue reading Is the CVRD’s Electoral Area Services Committee (the “EASC”) second-guessing its own expert reports?

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Summary of the Saltair Water Advisory Committee May 4, 2017 Presentation

Thank you for attending our Saltair Water Advisory Committee (SWAC) Meeting. We gave you a lot of information, and we thought that you would like to see some of the points we raised once again.  Don’t forget to email us at saltairwater@gmail.com if you have any comments or questions for us. Please talk to your neighbours… Continue reading Summary of the Saltair Water Advisory Committee May 4, 2017 Presentation