hay bales in Pemberton Meadows, SLRD Electoral Area C
Pemberton Meadows
aerial view of Pemberton Meadows, SLRD Electoral Area C
Pemberton Meadows
hay bales in Pemberton Meadows, SLRD Electoral Area C
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The next local government elections take place on Saturday, November 15, 2014. The Nomination Period begins on September 30 and ends on October 10. Nomination packages are now available for download on the SLRD website or for pick up at the SLRD...

Electoral Area C

Electoral Area C

Representatives

Susie Gimse
Susan Gimse
Director
Phone: (604) 452-3201
Cell: (604) 902-0277
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Rebecca Barley
Alternate
Phone: (604) 452-3247
Cell: (604) 902-0677
Outside Agency/Other Appointments
  • Howe Sound Community Forum
  • Lower Mainland Local Government Association
  • Pemberton Library Board
  • Pemberton – Lillooet Treaty Advisory Committee
  • Pemberton Regional Airport Authority
  • Sea to Sky Highway Safety Committee
  • Winds of Change Committee

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Pemberton Valley / Mount Currie-D’Arcy Corridor

Population: 3,512 including First Nations communities (2011 Census)
Size: 5,570.39 square kilometers
Folio Count: 1,516
Taxable Property Assessment Total: $550,345,600
Average Taxable Property: $394,513

Electoral Area C is known for its spectacular beauty, characterized by numerous rivers, productive agricultural lands, and steep mountainous vistas. At about 5,600 square kilometers in size, Electoral Area C is the largest area in the regional district, and is also is the most populous. Area C is home to long-time residents with agricultural roots, young families new to the area, part-time residents, and the growing Lil’wat, N’Quat’qua and In-SHUCK-ch Nations.

Electoral Area C enjoys a diverse economy with a focus on agriculture, tourism and forestry, but also supports a number of home-based businesses. The area shares a close and mutually supportive relationship with the Village of Pemberton.  Although the Pemberton Valley is known as the “Seed Potato Capital of Canada,” in recent years the agricultural industry has seen continued diversification to include cattle ranching, burgeoning small-scale organic farms, a vineyard, extensive equestrian facilities, food and accommodation providers, and other agricultural festivals and events, including the popular Slow Food Cycle Sunday, celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2014.  

Electoral Area C lies in the centre of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, and is bounded to the North by Electoral Area A (Upper Bridge River Valley), to the east by Electoral Area B and the Thompson Nicola Regional District, to the south by Electoral Area D and the Fraser Valley Regional District, and to the west by Sunshine Coast, Powell River and Strathcona Regional Districts.

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Bylaws

Communities

  • Pemberton Fringe
  • Pemberton Meadows
  • Mount Currie-D’Arcy Corridor (including Walkerville, Reid Road, Ivy Lake Estates, Owl Ridge, Poole Creek, Birken, Devine and Birkenhead Lake Estates)
  • Lillooet Lake Estates
  • Wedge Woods / Whistler-Pemberton Corridor

First Nations Communities

  • Lil’wat
  • N’Quatqua
  • In-SHUCK-ch

Community Organizations

Upcoming Events

There are currently no upcoming events posted.

News

Notices

Other Notice
Sep 17, 2014 - Gates Lake Park is located at 9184 Portage Road, in Birken, B.C. In 2012, the SLRD purchased a 3-acre property adjacent to Gates Lake with a vision to develop it... Read more
Other Notice
Sep 17, 2014 - The next local government elections take place on Saturday, November 15, 2014. The Nomination Period begins on September 30 and ends on October 10. Nomination... Read more
Travel/Road Notices
Sep 9, 2014 - Until further notice, the Phelix Creek Forest Service Road is closed from the Blackwater Lake Road junction to protect public safety and to allow free access to... Read more
Other Notice
Sep 9, 2014 - The Wildfire Management Branch is currently monitoring a lightening-caused fire at Mount Taillefer, near Phelix Creek, approximately 6 km northeast of Birkenhead... Read more
Other Notice
Aug 27, 2014 -   Effective at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, August 1, 2014, all open burning (including campfires, Category 2 open fires and Category 3 open fires) will once again... Read more
Status Updates:
  • Effective at noon on Thursday, Aug. 28, campfires will once again be permitted throughout the Coastal Fire Centre's Jurisdiction.
  • The public is reminded that campfires must not be larger than a half-metre high by a half-metre wide.

Past Meetings

Date Committee Agenda Minutes
Sep 22, 2014 SLRD Board
Sep 16, 2014 SLRD Board Download
Sep 15, 2014 Pemberton Valley Utilities & Services Committee (PVUS) Download
Sep 8, 2014 Electoral Area Directors Committee Download
Sep 1, 2014 SLRD Office Closed

Permits / Applications

Date Name Type Documents
Aug 20, 2014 McGillivray Falls Land Use Contract Amendment & Rezoning Application Land Use Contract Amendment Application
Jul 31, 2014 Wedgemount Creek Temporary Use Permit Application Temporary Use Permit
Jul 31, 2014 Pemberton Music Festival Temporary Use Permit Application Temporary Use Permit

Projects/Initiatives

Name Type Communities
Devine Transfer Station Survey for Service Area Residents Recycling, Composting & Solid Waste
  • Electoral Area C
Fire Services Review Public Safety & Health
  • Electoral Area A
  • Electoral Area B
  • Electoral Area C
  • Electoral Area D
Food Scraps Collection Pilot Project Recycling, Composting & Solid Waste
  • Electoral Area C
  • Village of Pemberton
Medical Marihuana Proposed Regulations Planning & Building
  • Electoral Area A
  • Electoral Area B
  • Electoral Area C
  • Electoral Area D
Solid Waste and Resource Management Plan Recycling, Composting & Solid Waste
  • All Areas

Reports

Year Title Area Report
2013 Regional Composting Feasibility Study_July 2013 All Areas Download
2013 SLRD Integrated Sustainability Plan All Areas Download
2013 Fire Services Review Electoral Area A, Electoral Area B, Electoral Area C, Electoral Area D Download
2013 Cataline Creek Geotechnical Report - August 30, 2013 Electoral Area C Download
2012 SLRD Investment-Ready Community Profile - 2012 All Areas Download
2010 Phase 1 Final Report - Governance & Boundaries Project All Areas Download
2010 Phase 2 Reports - Governance & Boundaries Project All Areas Download
2010 SLRD Regional Growth Strategy, Bylaw No. 1062, 2008 District of Lillooet, District of Squamish, Electoral Area B, Electoral Area C, Electoral Area D, Resort Municipality of Whistler, Village of Pemberton Download
2008 Hazard and risk from large landslides from Mount Meager Volcano Electoral Area C, Village of Pemberton Download
2007 SLRD Solid Waste Management Plan Update_2007 All Areas Download

Local Services

  • Birken Fire Protection
  • Birken Recreation Commission
  • D’Arcy Street Lighting
  • D’Arcy Water System
  • Devine Water System
  • Devine Waste Transfer Station (D’Arcy, Devine, Birkenhead Lake Refuse; Anderson Lake Garbage)
  • Pemberton Fire Protection
  • Pemberton Heights Fire Protection
  • Pemberton Meadows Fire Protection
  • Pemberton North Water System
  • Walkerville Dyking & Drainage

Sub-Regional Services (shared with the Village of Pemberton)

Other Sub-Regional Services

Regional Services

  • Building Inspection (Electoral Areas only)
  • Civic Addressing (Electoral Areas only)
  • Elections (Electoral Areas only)
  • Electoral Areas Community Parks (Electoral Areas only)
  • Emergency Planning (Electoral Areas only)
  • General Government Services
  • Land Planning & Zoning
  • Regional Growth Strategy (all Electoral Areas and municipalities except Electoral Area A)
  • Regional Transit Planning
  • Treaty Advisory Committee
  • Waste Management Planning

Recycling, Composting & Solid Waste Facilities

Upcoming Meetings

Date Committee Agenda Minutes
Dec 25, 2014 SLRD Office Closed
Dec 15, 2014 SLRD Board
Dec 8, 2014 Electoral Area Directors Committee
Nov 24, 2014 SLRD Board
Nov 12, 2014 Electoral Area Directors Committee
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