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Lasqueti APC meeting Monday, July 6, 11:30am

The Lasqueti Advisory Planning Commission will be meeting at 11:30 on Monday, July 6 at the Arts Centre to consider a referral from the Lasqueti Local Trust Committee concerning some aspects of the Riparian Area Regulations, asking for a recommendation on these specific issues:

stream mapping (see p3 of report, subsections a & b)

Gord Johns, NDP Candidate for Federal Riding of Courteny-Alberni coming to Lasqueti

Event Date: 
Jul 4 2015

Hi everybody,

June 28 2015 - Fire Hazard Rating increases to EXTREME

Our local fire hazard conditions as of today are rated by BC Forests as EXTREME.  Anyone undertaking what BC Forests classifies as High Risk Activities is not allowed to work at these activities after 3 consecutive days with a hazard rating of Extreme.  During the 3 day allowable working period .....

PRRD Public Engagement Feedback

At Tuesday's meeting, the PRRD was collecting feedback on a number of initiatives currently under consideration.  If you could not attend, or did not submit feedback, or have more to say, the "Lasqueti Island Public Engagement Sesssion Feedback Form" is attached to this page.

Lasqueti Fire Services Reports

Ryan Thoms from PRRD sent me the Fire Services review reports:

Swimming lessons

Event Date: 
Jun 30 2015 - Jul 30 2015

Kids Swimming Lessons Available!  Classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays for 30-45 minutes, at the pool at Boat Cove.

Under 5 years (or uncomfortable in water) 10:30am-11

Beginner swimmers (comfortable with a pool noodle, getting face wet, blow bubbles) 11:15-12:00

Swimmers (can float, and front crawl for short distances) 12:15-1:00

Campfire Ban Effective noon Saturday June 27 2015

Campfires to be banned in parts of Coastal Fire Centre
For Immediate Release
June 25, 2015

ferry update and details about 9:45 ferry unaccompanied grocery deliveries

I heard, but not from Harry, that the ferry came into False Bay a tiny bit later than usual. I guess it'll be running Wednesday, unless we hear otherwise. A tiny bit more expensive, though.

ferry news - problem & delay 5:20pm

I just had a phone message from Harry. The ferry is experiencing engine problems and will be delayed leaving French Creek, and late arriving on Lasqueti. At this point he doesn't know the extent of the problem or the delay.

response from PRRD board on remuneration of directors

I received this response from PRRD board. I can't post just the text, but I've attached a copy of the letter