A letter from the CVRD about our water system is enclosed with its October 2017, Semi-annual Water Invoice (CVRD 171011). The letter explains Saltair must install a filtration system for its Stocking Lake, surface-water source or find another water source. Three options are described: (1) Upgrade the Saltair water treatment plant to include a filtration… Continue reading Our Next Water Issue
The 2018 Draft Annual Budget has been prepared by Cowichan Valley Regional District staff based on direction received by the Board. During October, November and December 2017 individual Committee and Commission meetings will take place where the budgets will be debated. Should any amendments be required after Committee or Commission meetings a schedule will be… Continue reading CVRD 2018 Draft Annual Budget
At the 20 Sept 2017 Electoral Area Service Committee (EASC) the Saltair Water Advisory Committee Chairperson made a presentation to the EASC Directors requesting the following: “The Saltair Water Advisory Committee requests the Electoral Area Directors to direct the CVRD staff to prepare the documents for approval of the Electoral Area Service Committee Directors and… Continue reading Saltair Water Advisory Committee Update
At 2:00 P.M. on September 24, 2017, the Chemainus Senior’s Drop-in Centre was packed.
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