Monthly Archives: April 2012

Sewer Tour

I participated this week in a tour of the CRD sewer system that serves Oak Bay and Saanich. The tour, organized by Oak Bay Director of Engineering Dave Marshall, also included Councillors John Herbert and Kevin Murdoch, Oak Bay senior staff Mark B…

Calling All Council Members

Just a quick response to this week’s Oak Bay News news story which states in part, that phone numbers and other contact information for Council members do not appear on the municipal website. This is incorrect — confirmation from Chief Administr…

YOUTH RECOGNITION EVENT

On May 2, 2012, 7:30 PM, at the Oak Bay Rec Centre, the 5th annual Young Exceptional Star (YES) Awards will recognize local Oak Bay school students, grades 6 – 10, nominated for their exceptional achievement. Co-sponsored by the Oak Bay Child and …

Conference a Success

The Association of Vancouver Island Coastal Communities Conference (AVICC), hosted this year by Ucluelet, was a success on many levels. Mayor Nils Jensen was joined at the conference by Councillors Copley, Green, Herbert, Kirby and Ney and attendi…

Budget Estimates Completed

Mayor and Council and senior staff completed Budget Estimates this week, ending what was for me a very positive process. With the guidance of Municipal Treasurer Patricia Walker, budget information was clear, well rationalized and well supported b…