(includes Pavilion, Texas Creek, Yalakom, Seton Portage)
SLRD convenes community meetings in Birken, Seton Portage/Shalath, Bralorne and Gun Lake to present fire protection options
The SLRD is holding a series of community meetings to engage with property owners in the communities of Birken, Seton Portage/Shalath, Bralorne and Gun Lake about their fire services.
The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) has received funding from the 2021 Union of BC Municipalities Community Resiliency Initiative to expand our 2021 FireSmart program in the SLRD’s four electoral areas. These funds will be applied in a number of projects, including the SLRD’s Residential FireSmart Program, the conduct of Residential FireSmart pre- and post-work Assessments, FireSmart Community Education Days, and the provision of FireSmart educational material to electoral area residents. These activities will be supported by a residential vegetative debris removal plan.
The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) is seeking a qualified Local FireSmart Representative with the appropriate certifications, experience, and expertise to coordinate key components of the SLRD 2021 Residential FireSmart Program on a fixed-term contract anticipated to be from June 7, 2021 to December 17, 2021.
BC Hydro has advised of increased water flows in the Lower Bridge River this spring.
This change in flows will help to reduce the risk of high flows in August, during the Gates Creek run on Seton River, and will also help to reduce the risk of spill events this fall on the Lower Bridge River.
Notice of High Flows April 18 - Seton River
BC Hydro has advised that there will be a significant increase in water flows on the Seton River this Sunday, April 18.
Members of the public are reminded to use extreme caution when active in and around the river as water levels may rise suddenly and without warning.
Residents and visitors are reminded to stay away from the edges of the river during this high flow period and continue to be mindful of water safety throughout the year.
A bylaw to establish the SLRD North 911 Emergency Call Response Service
BC Hydro will be conducting work to repair the transmission structure on Highway 99 near Pavilion Lake on Tuesday, March 30 and Wednesday, March 31.
- This will result in traffic delays of up to 90 minutes from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.
- BC Hydro contactors will be working on site approximately 12 kilometres north of Upper Hat Creek Road and 800 metres south of Smith Road.
- Crews will be using one crane to install cross braces on the structure and while work is underway the road will be closed to protect public safety.
The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) is requesting Proposals from qualified professionals possessing the appropriate technical expertise to develop a Community Wildfire Resiliency Plan for Electoral Area A and a Community Wildfire Resiliency Plan for Electoral Area B.
Deadline to Submit: 4 p.m. March 29, 2021
Area A, B & D Retaining Wall Amendments & House Keeping Amendments
Pursuant to Section 464 of the Local Government Act, this is to provide notice of intent of the Squamish-Lillooet
Rebates of up to $5,000 available for storefront facelifts; Application deadline is May 31, 2021
SLRD Electoral Areas A & B – The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) has secured funding from Northern Development Initiative Trust (NDIT) to provide support to commercial property owners in Electoral Areas A and B to invest in business façade improvements.