District Hall will be closed Friday, April 18 through Monday, April 21 for the Easter long weekend. Regular hours return on Tuesday, April 22.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the BOSA development Public Hearing. We heard from 64 speakers over two nights (April 15 and 16). The Public Hearing for this application is now closed. The two bylaws have been returned to Council for consideration of second and third reading at a date to be determined. Since the Public Hearing is closed, Council cannot receive further input from the public.
All relevant background material is available here. For further information on the Bosa Development Proposal, click here. Curious about the rezoning process in the District? We've broken it down for you in this handy infographic.
April 28 - June 1
Water main cleaning in the Lynn Valley area is schedule to begin April 28. Flushing water mains is necessary to remove sediment that gradually deposits in the water distribution system. For more details, invluding a map of the affected area click here. For answer to frequently asked questions and daily status updates once work in underway click here.
The District has presented the Award of Honour to four citizens in recognition of their decades long contributions to our community. Click here for more information. Congratulations and thank you to all our recipients! View photos of the award recipients here.
April 22 - May 11 Woods Dr to Edgemont Blvd
Starting on April 22 we will begin paving Capilano Road (Woods Dr to Edgemont Blvd). This project is expected to take approximately 3 weeks (weather permitting) and will primarily involve daytime work (7 am - 8 pm), however overnight work on a few days will also be required. We appreciate your patience as we carry out this important work. When driving in the area, please consider using an alternate route, as traffic patterns will be affected and detours will be in effect. For safety’s sake, please follow all signs and flag-person directions. For more details on this project click here.
There are a number of utilities projects underway in Lynn Valley
Utilities crews are at work in Lynn Valley on the following projects (for details click on the project title):
Apply for a 2014 Child Care Grant
All non-profit child care providers located in the District are invited to submit an Expression of Interest for a 2014 Child Care Grant. Please review the Expression of Interest form for all the details. Competed forms can be emailed to Cristina Rucci at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Please call 604-990-2274. Application deadline is 4:30 pm Monday, April 28th, 2014.
Temporary traffic changes on Mountain Highway (Crown St to Fern St)
Traffic on Mountain Highway (Crown St to Fern St) will be reduced to single lane alternating between April 2 and April 30. This is to accommodate ongoing work on the Mountain Highway section (Rupert St to Keith Rd) of the Lower Lynn Town Centre area sewer upgrade. A night time detour will be in effect. Details can be found at seylynnvillage.ca. Please allow extra time when travelling in the area.
Work on the north and south sides of the parkway between Seymour Blvd and Riverside Drive continues. For more info on this project, including the environmental protection plan and the habitat restoration plan, please visit dnv.org/mspbridge.
The District has been granted intervener status in the National Energy Board hearings on the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion application.This will allow us to be involved in discussions at the hearings, including potential environmental and social effects of the project, cumulative environmental effects, the potential impact of tanker shipping, aboriginal impacts, contingency planning for spills, accidents and malfunctions and the economic feasibility of the project. Review Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline Application to the National Energy Board here.
In 2015 Metro Vancouver will ban organics (all compostable material, including food) from being included in your garbage. If you haven't already, now would be a great time to start using the Green Can Program. The way we manage waste is changing and Metro Vancouver wants to know what you think! Please take a few moments to fill out their Organics Disposal Ban survey.
The demolition process at William Griffin has begun. The first step is to remove materials from inside the facility. This portion of the process will take up to five weeks. The playing field remains open during this time.
Curious about the design and floorplans for the new centre? Visit our project web page to have a look.